links – Environment

Databases

Science Reference Center
Includes resources for several environmental topics, such as atmosphere, endangered species, global warming, and hazardous waste.

Green Living

The Green Guide
National Geographic source for green living tips, product reviews, and environmental health news.

Green Living Ideas
Provides ideas, tips, and information to help you improve the environmental sustainability of every aspect of your life.

Good Guide
Provides the world’s largest and most reliable source of information on the health, environmental, and social impacts of over 60000 products in your home.

Earth 911
One-stop shop for all you need to know about reducing your impact, reusing what you’ve got, and recycling your trash.

Treehugger
Chronicles green goods and services that have a modern aesthetic and are environmentally responsible.

Environmental Issues and News

E, the Environmental Magazines
Educates consumers about environmental awareness and living through feature articles and news stories.

National Geographic Environment
News and Videos on such topics as global warming, natural disasters, acid rain, and ozone depletion.

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
Encourages readers to conserve, protect, and enhance fish, wildlife, and plants and their habitats for the continuing benefit of the American people.

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
EPA leads the nation’s environmental science, research, education, and assessment efforts.

Energy Information Administration
Energy-related emissions data & environmental analysis.

World Changing
Covers environmental, humanitarian, and design issues.

Healthy Children Project
Raises awareness of environmental factors that can harm brain development, contributing to learning disabilities and behavior disorders.

Grist
Seattle-based online enviro-rag with provocative commentary, news, and daily dialogue concerning environmental issues.

Climate Ark
Climate change and global warming portal, search engine, and news feed that address global climate change.

Planet Ark
Home of world environment news.

Library of Congress – Conservation and Environment
Maps of early exploration and subsequent land use in various areas of the United States, showing changes in landscape, wetland areas, and vegetation.

Coastal Conservation League
Protects the natural environment of the South Carolina coastal plain.

Environmental Organizations

International Ecotourism Society
Provides all of the latest news about ecotourism including links to blogs, “ecoDestinations” and tips on how to be environmentally responsible when traveling.

Sierra Club
Oldest, largest, and most influential grassroots environmental organization in the United States.

Greenpeace
An independent campaigning organization which uses non-violent, creative confrontation to expose global environmental problems, and to force the solutions which are essential to a green and peaceful future.

Audobon
Information on conservation and restoration of natural ecosystems, focusing on birds and other wildlife for the benefit of humanity and the earth’s biological diversity.

National Wildlife Foundation
Information about global warming, wildlife conservation, water quality, land stewardship, wetlands, and other topics.

Rainforest Action Network
Working to protect tropical rainforests and the human rights of those living in and around those forests.

Cousteau
Provides information and insight on environmental issues to inspire better production of Earth by “educating people to understand, to love, and to protect the water systems of the planet, marine and fresh water, for the well being of future generations.”

Nature Conservancy
Information about protecting ecologically important lands and waters for nature and people.

We Can Solve It
Nonprofit grassroots organization whose purpose is to solve the climate crisis through repowering America from clean energy sources within 10 years.

Southern Environmental Law Center
Nonprofit organization that shapes, implements, and enforces the laws and policies that determine the quality of the air you breathe, the water you drink, and the landscapes and communities around us.

For Kids

The Greens
Highly interactive site smartly focuses on educating children in a fun way about the environment.

Audobon for Kids
Pages are filled with activities about birds and other animals.

Conservation International
Provides a wonderful multimedia experience, great for kids and young adults who want to explore the natural world from their computer.