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Geoscience Web Resources

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The Environmental History of the Republic of Haiti

This website provides a collection of articles about the environmental and economic decline of Haiti. The articles document the effects of deforestation and ensuring erosion and erosion-related ...

Woods Hole Research Center: The Program on Science in Public Affairs

This website describes the role that science plays in public and international affairs as human activities create increasingly complex global environmental problems. The Wood's Hole Research Center ...

Population and Development

This module on population and development is part of the World Bank Group's educational site that addresses sustainable development in the world. An introduction, objectives, activities, and ...

Millennium Ecosystem Assessment Reveals 'Strain' on Earth.

This article critically analyzes the Millennium Ecosystem Assessment Synthesis Report, the result of a large scale research project that took place over four years. Findings in the report suggest ...

Campus Center for Appropriate Technology

This website from Humboldt State University showcases environmental technologies that contribute to a healthy environment. The purpose of this program is to demonstrate appropriate technology in a ...

Campus Ecology

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: Assessment Projects

This website from the National Wildlife Federation features environmental assessment projects that have been conducted at over 20 college campuses. These environmental assessments help identify ...

Campus Ecology: Building Design Projects

This website from the National Wildlife Federation showcases green building materials and technologies. The site provides examples of new "green" campus buildings in all parts of the ...

Campus Ecology: Energy Projects

This site shows how college campuses can serve as an ideal laboratory for new and innovative energy technologies. Many campuses are rising to the challenge, reducing energy consumption through ...

Campus Ecology: Habitat Restoration Projects

This website provides examples from over 40 campus landscaping projects from colleges across the US. Projects involved "green" practices such as reducing pesticide use, planting native ...

Campus Ecology: Purchasing

This website illustrates how college campuses can use their purchasing power to help drive markets for more sustainable goods, such as energy efficient office equipment, environmentally friendly ...

Campus Ecology: Transportation Projects

This website describes methods that universities can use to remedy common transportation problems such as traffic congestion, sprawling parking lots, and excessive fuel use. Alternative fuels, ...

Industrial Transformation

Industrial Transformation (IT) presents an innovative way of organizing research, which aims at understanding the societal mechanisms and human driving forces that could facilitate sustainable ...

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, ...

UN Atlas of the Oceans

This portal provides information relevant to the sustainable development of the oceans. Uses of the Oceans covers ocean resources and topics such as energy, biotechnology, ocean dumping, coastal ...

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 ...

The Tofte Project

This site provides a description of a cabin in Tofte, MN on the North Shore of Lake Superior. The new owner of the cabin decided to remake it into a model of sustainable building practices. The site ...

Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education

Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education (SARE) is a research and education grants program. The goal of the program is to advance farming systems that are profitable, environmentally sound and ...

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 ...

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