Environmental Web Resources
Environmental Law and RegulationConservation and Wildlife Laws – from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.
Environmental Law Institute – working to improve environmental law, policy and management.
Environmental Laws of the US, Canada and Mexico – from the Commission on Environmental Cooperation.
Environmental Treaties and Resource Indicators – international treaties, laws, agreements, etc., regarding global environmental issues.
Office of Environmental Management
Pace University Virtual Environmental Law Library
United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change
Yearbook of International Co-operation on Environment and Development – key information on the most important international agreements on environment and development, IGOs and NGOs working in this area, and environmental data and performance records of OECD countries.
Environmental OrganizationsAir and Waste Management Association – must be a member to access reports, but you can join from the website.
ATSDR: Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry -- to Protect America's Health from Toxic Exposures.
Ducks Unlimited -- from the world's largest wetland conservation organization, this site provides information on wetland conservation, restoration and ecology.
Environmental Agencies on the Web -- from the World Bank, links to various countries' environmental agencies, with topic briefings, country briefings, working papers, and other useful data.
Environmental Council of the States – includes innovative programs of the various states, policy positions and testimony, news, conference info, and more.
Environmental Justice – information, cases and reports on environmental justice.
International Network for Environmental Management -- includes environmental management standards, case studies, tools, and links.
National Association for Environmental Management -- members have access to a resource list and a jobs forum.
National Environmental Directory – lists more than 13,000 organizations concerned with environmental issues and education.
Superfund Innovation Network – a place for interested parties to share strategies and projects information.
Data SourcesBiodiversity Conservation Information System – "joint initiative of eleven programmes and partners of IUCN-The World Conservation Union, the Biodiversity Conservation Information System (BCIS) seeks to support environmentally sound decision-making and actions affecting the status of biodiversity and landscapes at the local, national, regional and global levels through cooperative provision of data, information, advice and related services."
Chemical Scorecard – a wonderful interactive source from the Environmental Defense Fund allows you to type in your zip code and find out what companies are dumping how much of what chemical contaminants, what health effects, if known, these chamicals have, and how your county compares with other counties in the state. It also includes a form for faxing your questions or complaints directly to the companies.
Climate Change – primarily composed of the 21-page "Facts and Figures" chapter of the book Climate Change, published by the Pew Center.
Conservation Databases – links to databases on forest preservation, endangered species, protected areas, marine resources, biodiversity, etc.
DOE Information Bridge – a searchable index and full text database of all research done by and for the Department of Energy since 1996, with projects in biology, environment, physics, chemistry, and engineering.
Ecosystem Management Analysis Center – from the Forest Service, offers assistance, data, and training.
EnviroLink – billed as "the largest online environmental information resource on the planet."
Environmental Contaminants Encyclopedia
Environmental Data Interactive Exchange (EDIE) – contains research reports, news, a job service, training information, etc.
Environmental Protection Agency – enormous quantities of both data and legal information here.
Forestworld – a searchable database that links to information and websites dealing with forestry and wood products.
Hazardous Materials Safety – particularly useful links for anyone dealing with spills, cleanup, and environmental pollutants.
National Center for Environmental Health – fact sheets and brochures on environmental health problems.
National Geophysical Data Center -- basic climate, geophysical and environmental data from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.
St. Ambrose University's Journal Holdings for Environmental Management
Urban Environmental Management – includes full-text documents and articles, statistics, glossary of terms, and practical "how to" case studies.
Other Useful Sources
Bailey's ecoregions – a description of the ecoregions of the Uinted States (courtesy of the U.S. Forest Service.)
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