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Enviropedia

This encyclopedia provides a one-stop source of information on a range of atmospheric issues, arranged alphabetically by topic. The topics covered include air quality, acid rain, global warming, ...

The Fishing Game

In The Fishing Game, students compete with 2 virtual fishing companies to maximize their bank balance by fishing. A population model informs the results of each year's fishing. The game is played ...

Looking at the Environment

Looking at the Environment is a one-year high school environmental science course that employs geographic visualization and data analysis tools in an inquiry-based approach to science education. ...

National Biological Information Infrastructure

The National Biological Information Infrastructure (NBII) is a broad, collaborative program to provide increased access to data and information on the nation's biological resources. NBII contains ...

Yellowstone Fires

Yellowstone Fires belongs to a series of online modules entitled Exploring the Environment. Emphasizing an integrated approach to environmental earth science through problem-based learning, the ...

Advanced Technology Environmental Education Center (ATEEC)

This site contains educational information on environmental science and technology. Several types of educational materials are available, such as classroom activities and projects, curricula, and ...

State of the Land

The Natural Resources Conservation Service (part of the US Department of Agriculture) developed this site to provide data and analysis on land use, soil erosion and quality, water quality, wetlands, ...

Introduction to Permaculture: Concepts and Resources

This website contains many resources related to permaculture, which is a contraction of "permanent agriculture" or "permanent culture". Permaculture is about designing ecological human habitats and ...

BASIN: Essays on Sustainability

In three essays on sustainability, various authors explore the institutional challenges and fundamental shifts in our thinking that must occur if we are to go beyond the cliche of sustainability and ...

The Sustainable Energy Coalition

The Sustainable Energy Coalition brings together more than 30 national business, environmental, consumer, and energy policy organizations. Founded in 1992, the Coalition promotes increased federal ...

Enviropedia: Introduction to Sustainability

This resource provides an overview of the concept of sustainability. Sustainable development is development which meets the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations ...

Center for Biodiversity and Conservation Homepage

This is the homepage for the American Museum of Natural History's Center for Biodiversity and Conservation. The goals of the center are to "mitigate critical threats to global biological and ...

Transitions and Tipping Points in Complex Environmental Systems

This report, by an NSF advisory committee, details many of the environmental challenges facing our planet and our society, and issues a call to action for NSF, for researchers, and for educators, to ...

Sustainability and Agriculture

This 48 minute radio broadcast is a discussion of agriculture and sustainability - how can people worldwide ensure that there is plenty of food now, as well as in years to come? Will it take changes ...

Rocky Mountain Institute

Rocky Mountain Institute is a nonprofit, 501(c)(3) think tank. It was co-founded in 1982 by Amory Lovins, Chairman and Chief Scientist. They seek "to drive the business-led transition from ...

An Introduction to Sustainable Development in the Engineering Curriculum

"The guide looks at why and how EngSD is included in the engineering curriculum and considers embedded versus discrete approaches. It discusses approaches to teaching and learning for ...

An Analysis of Environmental Issues in 19th Century England Using the Writings of Charles Dickens

This article is about how to use Dickens' writings to get students thinking about various environmental issues such as water and air quality, diseases and waste management.

University of Illinois School of Earth, Society and Environment

The SESE draws on the Geology, Geography and GIScience, and Atmospheric Sciences departments at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign to offer an interdisciplinary major called Earth, ...

Teaching Biology for a Sustainable Future

This article describes the efforts and reasoning of biology departments across the country to incorporate more aspects of sustainability into their curricula.

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