Environmental Resouces

Center for Infectious Disease Research & Policy
This website sponsored by the University of Minnesota provides current information and resources relating to infectious diseases.

Subject: Diseases, Disorders & Syndromes--Communicable Diseases; Environmental Sciences & Ecology

Center for International Earth Science Information Network 
This site is a general source for Internet accessible worldwide information advancing the understanding of human interactions in the environment to study global environmental change.

Subject: Environmental Sciences & Ecology

Conservation and Environmental Maps 
This site shows maps of the early exploration and subsequent land use in various areas of the United States. These maps show the changes in the landscape, including natural and man-made features, recreational and wilderness areas, geology, topography, wetland area, vegetation, and wildlife.

Subject: Geography--Maps & Atlases; Environmental Sciences & Ecology; History--History by Region--North American History--United States History--United States Historical Maps

Endangered Species Home Page 
This site lists officially U.S. recognized endangered species, candidates for the list, and guidelines and qualifications for the list. There's also a section of frequently asked questions.

Subject: Environmental Sciences & Ecology; Life Sciences--Zoology

Everglades: Water’s Journey
This site contains resources on the Florida Everglades' history and restoration efforts, including interactive timelines, a glossary of ecological terms, and animated maps.

Subject: Environmental Sciences & Ecology

EnviroLink 
This site provides access to thousands of online environmental resources since it began in 1991.  It covers a wide range of topics.

Subject: Environmental Sciences & Ecology

The Environment Directory 
This site is the largest exclusively environmental organization directory on the Web and includes sites from over 100 countries.

Subject: Earth Sciences; Environmental Sciences & Ecology

Environmental Literacy Council 
This site is intended to help students and teachers study environmental issues by guiding them to the best resources available on the internet. It provides links to information from high-quality sources to introduce students to a variety of viewpoints and thoughtful analyses on environmental issues.

Subject: Environmental Sciences & Ecology--Forestry; Environmental Sciences & Ecology

Environmental News Network 
This site contains news from around the world relating to the environment, updated daily.

Subject: Environmental Sciences & Ecology

Enviropaedia 
This site  is an online version of the hardcopy encyclopedia by the same name. It covers a wide range of environmental sustainability issues with encyclopedia-like information. This guide provides more practical information in regards to making one's life more ecologically friendly.

Subject: Environmental Sciences & Ecology

Greener Choices: Products for a Better Planet 
This site is a comprehensive resource from the publisher of Consumer Reports, providing information to enable consumers to make better choices regarding environmentally-friendly (green) products and practices. Green product ratings, green hot topics, energy calculators, and ConsumerReports.org News are among some of the options on this website.

Subject: Environmental Sciences & Ecology; Homework Help--Subject Area Help--Science--Earth Sciences

The Habitable Planet 
This site provides a "multimedia course for high school teachers and adult learners interested in studying environmental science." Provides information and materials on planets, life forms, and the Earth's ecosystem.

Subject: Environmental Sciences & Ecology

Invasive Species: Information, Images, Videos, Distribution Maps 
This site presents extensive information on invasive and exotic species. It also provides identifying pictures of invasive plants, pathogens, insects, and animals along with basic information about the impact of invasive species and what action can be taken to control them.

Subject: Environmental Sciences & Ecology; North America

Mongabay Environmental News 
This site aims to raise interest in wildlife and wildlands while promoting awareness of environmental issues. It has articles, resources and photography on our planet and ecosystems.

Subject: Environmental Sciences & Ecology

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration 
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) is an organization run by the U.S. Department of Commerce. This site reports on organizational research and gathers data about the global oceans, atmosphere, climate, space, and sun, and applies this knowledge to science and services that touch the lives of all Americans. The website also includes educational resources for teachers and students.

Subject: Earth Sciences; Environmental Sciences & Ecology; Earth Sciences--Meteorology/Climatology

Species in Parks: Flora and Fauna Databases 
This site provides searchable page links to databases of vertebrates and vascular plant occurrences (Amphibians, Birds, Fish, Mammals, Reptiles, and Plants) in selected National Parks. Information is given about the order, family, Latin name, common name, presence, documentation, resident status, and abundance.

Subject: Life Sciences; Environmental Sciences & Ecology

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Homepage 
This agency focuses on managing and maintaining natural habitats and the study and regulation of game and non-game species. Their site contains narrative information about their various programs and about the agency itself. It includes information about endangered species, fisheries, contact information for the National Refuge System, etc.

Subject: Law--United States--Environmental Law; Environmental Sciences & Ecology