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This is a collection of useful web sites for teaching public policy in the earth sciences. If you know of web sites, journal articles or other references that are useful for teaching and learning about public policy issues, let us know about them.

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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 ...

Geoethics, Ethical Challenges and Case Studies in Earth Sciences part of SERC Print Resource Collection
This 450-page book explores ethics in geoscience. It focuses on professional ethics and includes a discussion on improving communication between scientists and the public. The book was written by a ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Water Policy and Legislation part of SERC Web Resource Collection

Visitors to this site can review Canadian water policy and legislation for both provinces and federal government. Topics include the nature of water, water policy and legislation, water management, ...

Yellowstone Fires part of SERC Web Resource Collection

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 ...

Science Policy Program part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This site is part of the National Council for Science and the Environment and seeks to provide support for policies and programs that increase the role of science in achieving environmental goals. ...

Council on Environmental Quality part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This website from the White House presents environmental news and policies, agency news, reports, a photo gallery and agency links. A variety of environmental policy topics are covered, including the ...

Summaries of Environmental Laws Administered by the EPA part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This website contains the text of US environmental legislation such as the Clean Air Act, the Clean Water Act, Superfund, the National Environmental Policy Act, and others. This site was last updated ...

Agriculture Policy Briefing Book: Legislative Issues part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This website features links to information on legislative issues such as farm support, conservation and resources, animal agriculture, the 2002 Farm Bill and other topics. The research, analysis, and ...

Oceans & Coastal Resources: A Briefing Book part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This website features information on legislative issues that involve ocean pollution, food from the sea, energy and mineral development, marine transportation, and military applications. A variety of ...

Global Climate Change Briefing Book part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This website presents general resources and legislative issues related to global climate change. The site includes greenhouse gas sources, trends and effects on the environment, the text of the Kyoto ...

Invasive Species: The Nation's Invasive Species Information System part of SERC Web Resource Collection

The United States Government's Invasive Species website is the gateway to Federal efforts concerning invasive species. On this site users can learn about the impacts of invasive species and the ...

Center for Watershed Protection part of SERC Web Resource Collection

The Center for Watershed Protection works with local, state, and federal governmental agencies, environmental consulting firms, watershed organizations, and the general public to provide objective ...

Enviros, Residents Join Legal Battle Over Coalbed Methane part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This article from the Bozeman Daily Chronicle describes the combined efforts of Gallatin County Commissioners, environmentalists, and homeowners in the Bozeman Pass area to deny J.M. Huber Corp. a ...

Moratorium Imposed on Coalbed Methane Drilling part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This article from the Bozeman Daily Chronicle describes the creation of a temporary ban on coalbed methane development near Bozeman, Montana. The local county commission created an emergency zoning ...

A Global Issue: The Impacts of Climate Change part of CLEAN Collection

This is lesson five of a 9-lesson module. Activity explores the effects of climate change on different parts of the Earth system and on human well-being: polar regions, coral reefs, disease vectors, ...

The Big Melt part of CLEAN Collection

This is a collection of five short videos - The Arctic Ice Cap, Sampling the Ice, Arctic Fisheries, Natives Feel Effect and Arctic Energy -- that can be played separately or in sequence. They show ...

Northwest Passage part of CLEAN Collection

In this activity, students use Google Earth and information from several websites to investigate some of the consequences of climate change in polar regions, including the shrinking of the ice cap at ...