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Campus Ecology part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This website from the National Wildlife Federation showcases environmental conservation projects that have been successfully undertaken by various universities. The site features example projects and ...

Campus Ecology: Environmental Management Projects part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This website describes projects on college campuses that aim to improve environmental management systems of their university. The goals of these programs are to weave environmental responsibility ...

Toward Environmental Justice: Research, Education, and Health Policy Needs part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This online book uses five case studies to investigate whether environmental degradation is worse in poor and minority communities, and if these communities suffer more adverse health effects as a ...

Natural Resources Defense Council Homepage part of SERC Web Resource Collection

Natural Resource Defense Council (NRDC) is an environmental action organization. They use law, science and the support of more than 1 million members and online activists to protect the planet's ...

The Sierra Club Homepage part of SERC Web Resource Collection

The Sierra Club is the oldest and largest environmental organization that works to protect our communities and the planet. From their homepage, users can access Sierra Club headlines, information on ...

Environmental Ethics part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This site provides access to Internet resources throughout the world which pertain to or focus on environmental ethics and environmental philosophy. It includes links to publications, associations, ...

When a Fish Is More Than a Fish part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This is a magazine article describing the relationship between the Nez Perce People and endangered salmon. This article provides first hand insight to the importance of salmon from a Nez Perce ...

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency - Environmental Justice part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This website features information relating to the fair treatment and meaningful involvement of all people with respect to the development, implementation, and enforcement of environmental policies. ...

Compensation of Navajo Uranium Miners part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This site addresses policy issues of the compensation of Navajo uranium miners. The site provides an annotated index of current issues, legislation, papers and presentations, books, and links that ...

Final Report of the Radiation Exposure Compensation Act Committee part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This is the final report of the Radiation Exposure Compensation Act (RECA) Committee published in July 1996. This report makes recommendations about policy issues relating to compensation for uranium ...

Environmental Justice part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This site gives a brief of overview of the concept of environmental justice, and the fact that minority populations are often disproportionately affected by environmental pollution. There are also ...

American Heat: Ethical Problems with the United States' Response to Global Warming part of SERC Print Resource Collection
This book by Donald Brown opens with a historical analysis of America's response to global warming, and continues with a look at the history of scientific and political concern with climate change. ...

The Lifestyle Project part of SERC Print Resource Collection
This paper from the Journal of Geoscience Education describes the Lifestyle Project. This project is an innovative way for students to learn about environmental alternatives by modifying their own ...

Science Policy part of SERC Print Resource Collection
Science policy involves consideration of two fundamental human activities: science and policy. People make decisions of valued outcomes, so thinking about science policy necessarily implicates ...

Expanding boundaries of exploration part of SERC Web Resource Collection

The appetite for mining beyond the confines of the land does not end with the deep ocean: celestial bodies, too, have stirred commercial interest. The prospect of mining the ocean floors and bodies ...

Teaching and learning in environmental education: Developing environmental conceptions part of SERC Print Resource Collection
This paper discusses how environmental education is closely connected with the affective domain in that it involves attitudes, values and behaviors, in addition to cognitive knowledge. The authors ...

A Multivariate Analysis of the Relationship Between Attitude Toward Science and Attitude Toward the Environment part of SERC Print Resource Collection
This statistical study from the Journal of Environmental Education identifies the relationship between students' attitude toward science and their attitude toward the environment. Canadian 9th grade ...

EarthScore: Your Personal Environmental Audit and Guide part of SERC Print Resource Collection
How do your daily activities at home, on the job and in between affect the environment? EarthScore offers an opportunity to quantify your environmental impact. This booklet consists of 107 questions ...

Biomedical Ethics for Engineers part of SERC Print Resource Collection
Biomedical Ethics for Engineers provides biomedical engineers with a new set of tools and an understanding that the application of ethical measures will seldom reach consensus even among fellow ...

Engineering Geology for Society and Territory part of SERC Print Resource Collection
This 274-page book focuses on education and the professional ethics that are dealt with by scientists, regulators, and practitioners of engineering geology related to the purposes, methods, ...

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