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Geoscience Web Resources

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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 ...

Intute: Health and Life Sciences

This clearinghouse, published by the Intute Consortium, provides access to web-based resources for medicine; nursing, midwifery and allied health; agriculture; food and forestry; veterinary medicine; ...

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, ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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.

School of Sustainability and the Environment at Chatham University

The School of Sustainability and the Environment offers a master's degree in sustainability. Their goal is "to promote, through education, research, and outreach, a transdisciplinary, ...

Sustainability in Life Science Teaching

A statement by the National Association of Biology Teachers on the importance of teaching sustainability and some guidelines on how to do so.

Year of Science 2009 Resources: Sustainability and the Environment (May)

A collection of teaching resources from The American Biology Teacher with sustainability as a common theme.

How do we teach sustainability in a politically unengaged community?

This blog post contains excerpts of a letter written by John Moore for The American Biology Teacher, addressing the importance of teaching sustainability.

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