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Earth and Environment Library



"When we walk upon Mother Earth, we always plant our feet carefully because we know the  faces of our future generations are looking up at us from beneath the ground. We never forget  them." 
Oren Lyons, Onondaga

*INdian Nations Conservation Alliance
Supports tribal conservation leaders and members and offers a unified voice.


**Before the Flood
Watch the Leonardo DiCaprio climate change film for free!
**Moving To Higher Ground
The Quinault Indian Nation has lived in what is now Washington State for thousands of years. But, it’s time to move.

Chasing the Northern Lights for a Living
Todd Salat tracks the northern lights for a living and shares them with the world through his photos.
Cosmic Calendar for 2016–2017
5 species most likely to survive a climate change disaster
Adaptation is key to survival, no matter how many fingers you’ve got.

The Most Difficult Expedition on the Planet
The arctic expedition to the North Pole is a daunting, freezing trek that only 48 people have successfully completed.

National Park Guides

*Air Pollution in the World: Real Time Air Quality
Check out the interactive map

**What Happens if All the World's Ice Melts?
What would happen if all of the frozen ice in the ocean melted?
*Drinking Water Mapping App to Protect Source Waters
Online mapping tool to help you find information about drinking water in your community
**Life in One Cubic Foot
What can we discover in just a cubic foot of ocean? Enter the small worlds of marine biocubes to find out!

IRI Climate and Society Map Room
A collection of maps and info that monitors climate and societal conditions at present and in the recent past

**The 116 Images NASA Wants Aliens to See
The images and sounds NASA wants aliens to experience first
**Climate Action Tracker
Interactive science-based assessment which tracks the emission commitments and actions of countries
**The UNESCO Science Report: Towards 2030
Download the interactive PDF that shows that the face of science is changing
**Short Answers to Hard Questions About Climate Change
How much trouble are we in?
**Do You Live Close to a Fracking Incident?
Find out on this interactive map
North American Indigenous Peoples Climate Change Consultation Report
A legally binding international agreement to reduce greenhouse gases, curb climate change and define programs to help humans mitigate and adapt to the impacts.
Nearly Every USGS Topo Map Ever Made
Free detailed topographic maps

Enabling Entrepreneurial Ecosystems
Insights from ecology to inform effective entrepreneurship policy.
**How Ancient Man Controlled The Weather
From sacrifices to rain dancing, humans have attempted to control the weather for thousands of years.
**What Does The Sun Sound Like?
 If you take 40 days on the sun and speed that audio clip up, you can hear it!

The Global Goals for Sustainable Development
World leaders have committed to 17 global goals to achieve 3 extraordinary in things in the next 15 years.

**Indigenous Rights Risk Report
Analyzes 370 oil, gas and mining sites on or near Indigenous land operated by 52 U.S.-based companies.

**The Environmental Impact of Federal Recognition of American Indian Nations
From the Boston College Environmental Affairs Law Review

Why did the Animas River Turn Orange?
What happened after the EPA spilled millions of gallons of waste into the river?


**Sunrise and Sunset Calculator
Biocultural Diversity and Indigenous Ways of Knowing
Human Ecology in the Arctic

*Sky Guide
View the constellations for the month of July

How Pollution is Ruining America's National Parks
What is making the air at the parks so unhealthy?
Does Water Ever Expire?
How California's Drought Affects The World
A NASA scientist said that California has one year of water left
5 Islands That Are Going to Disappear
It will happen during the next 30 years
Why The Next Mass Extinction May Already Be Here
Indicators show us that Earth be in the throes of its 6th mass extinction!

It's Official: The Universe Is Dying
Read the article
Climate Study: Ending New Federal Fossil Fuel Leases Would Keep 
450 Billion Tons of Carbon Pollution in Ground

**Ten Tips for Building Your Own Wetland
It's easier than you think and goes a long way to help struggling amphibians and other wildlife

**Your Life On Earth
How has our planet changed since you were born?

**Protect Our Planet Quiz
Test your knowledge of how humans and animals work together to preserve our natural surroundings.


**Guarding Against Exploitation: Protecting Indigenous Knowledge in the Age of Climate Change
How traditional knowledge is useful in combating the impacts of climate change.
There You Go!
A short, satirical film tells the story of how tribal peoples are being destroyed in the name of ‘development’.

Tribal Rights in the Colorado River Basin
An Interactive Map shows the 29 federally recognized Indian reservations in the Colorado River Basin and their rights

Surging Seas
How much will the sea rise in your neighborhood? This map will show you

Wyty Wind Map
View this interactive map earth's wind forecasts

**National Climate Assessment
 Summarizes the impacts of climate change on the United States, now and in the future.

Significance of Biodiversity to Health

**Indigenous Peoples Knowledges and Rights Commission of the International Geographic Union

**Incredible Natural Wonders
Take the quiz

Indian Land Tenure Foundation
 Bi-Annual Report.

How Recycling Can Keep Our Waters Clean
Information and links to information about water the benefits of recycling it.

Tribal Engagement Strategy of the South Central Climate Science Center
A circular about responding to climate-change effects on Native American tribes and natural and cultural resources

**Cool Climate Carbon Footprint Calculator
Get your own footprint estimate
**Discover the Forest
Everything you need and want to know!

The Indigenous Rights Risk Report
Assesses U.S. oil, gas, and mining companies with projects on/ near Indigenous territories against risk indicators to determine their risk of violating Indigenous Peoples’ rights.

Anishinaabe Nibi Inaakonigewin Report
Reflecting the water laws research gathering conducted with Anishinaabe elders

American Indian Responses to Environmental Challenges
Select a tribe to learn how they are making a difference

**Stop Global Warming Virtual March
Join movement to demand our leaders freeze and reduce carbon dioxide emissions now.

**SEIA Webinars
Solar energy webinars, both upcoming and archived

*The 10 Most Pristine Places on Earth

**American Indian Responses to Environmental Challenges
From the National Museum of the American Indian


Take the Water Conservation Quiz

**Water Conservation Myths
Take the Quiz and learn how to help conserve this vital resource

Which Is Greater, The Number Of Sand Grains On Earth Or Stars In The Sky?
2013 California Tribal Water Summit
Tribal ecological knowledge, indigenous rights to water, and watershed management and land use were the key concepts discussed
**Public Lands, Sacred Sites, and Native American Youth

**The Alliance for Climate Education
Asking high schoolers to join  -- and lead -- the climate change conversation.

**Images of Change from NASA
An app that lets you stay up to the minute on climate change.

National Park Service's site for kids of all ages.
Sandra Begay-Campbell: Renewable Energy Scientist
Sandra Begay-Campbell works to bring alternative energy sources to parts of the Navajo nation without electricity.
Legal Questions Regarding Mineral Exploration and Exploitation in Indigenous Areas

**Rising Seas Interactive: If All the World Melted
An interactive map of what will the world look like if all the ice melts.

**Toolkit For Women On Climate Change
Basic information on climate change, and how to communicate climate justice with target audiences

BAMS State of the Climate
A supplement to the August 2013 issue of the Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society

**Earth Charter: Images for Life
From the Earth Charter Virtual Library

**Healthy Beaches Action Guide
The Great Lakes beaches need your help

**The Great Lakes Indian Fish &Wildlife Commission
Represents eleven Ojibwe tribes in MN, WI, MI, who reserves hunting, fishing and gathering rights in treaties with the U.S government

**Pocoyo Activity Book
An activity book packed with games and ideas that make helping the environment  fun!

The Little Earth Charter
Children ages 4-8, eight principles for a better world - for kids! Educational activities available.
**Dam Removal in 2012
Review the list of 62 dams removed last year to restore rivers.

**Salish Sea Marine Sanctuary & Coastal Trail
The Salish Sea will be North America's first internationally-designated Marine Sanctuary

**Indigenous youth natural resource management in Australia and North America
Ways Indigenous youth involved in natural resource management can improve educational outcomes and employment opportunities.

**Lights Out Game
Turn off all the lights for Earth Hour before time runs out

Reality Drop
A new way to fight climate denial.
**Kid Wind Project

Uniting people who love and depend on snow for recreation, for business, and quality of life.


24 Hours of Reality
Climate Reality -- watch last November's broadcast on the Internet with more than 16,000,000 views around the world.
**Hurricane Sandy Before/After Photos
Use your mouse to slide over the pictures and track the devastation.
**Climate Connections: A Global Journey
**Welcome to Hazard Coast
Explore the environmental hazards found at various coastal locations
Earth Hour 2013 Official Video
Earth Hour has grown from a one-city initiative to the world's largest campaign for the planet!
Environmental Hazards in the City
the environmental hazards that might be found at various locations within cities and towns,
Sources of Radiation
explore an environment to learn about various types of radiation, both beneficial and potentially lethal
**Hike Through Oregon's John Day Region
Join others on a virtual hike.
Environmental Hazards on the Farm
explore the environmental hazards found on farms
**Climate Change Quiz
Test your knowledge and learn about the animals and plants affected by climate change.
Working globally to promote an appreciation of biodiversity and nature through the power of wildlife imagery.
Welcome to Wildscreen!
Working globally to promote an appreciation of biodiversity and nature through the power of wildlife imagery.
**Welcome to ASCEville
Opens up the world of engineering by exploring the urban landscape

Wide-field Infrared Survey Explorer (WISE) .
Nasa's stounding new image of our galactic neighbourhood - a new star atlas for the entire universe.

**National Water Trails System
A national network of water trails that are cooperatively supported and sustained.

**Our Great Lakes Commons
A People's Plan to Protect the Great Lakes
**Earth Guide
This interactive site for children answers questions related to the earth.
**Conversations with the Earth
Indigenous Voices on Climate Change

**2011 Extreme Weather Video
A compiled video of news reports regarding 2011's extreme weather


**Stone sea and volcano
See the photos of an island being born.
Forces of Change  
Explores the forces  changing our environment and how life on earth adapts to these changes.
**Tread Lightly
Measure your ecological footprint, then pledge to reduce it and see what a big difference small changes can make!
** The Tribal Energy and Environmental Information Clearinghouse
Energy Resources, Assessents/Monitoring, Laws and Regulations
**What is your water footprint?
Pledging to cut your water footprint?

**Green Grades
Ranks the paper policies and practices of the office supply sector. Amazon got an "F"

**Man Invents Machine to Turn Plastic Into Oil
  The machine easily transforms a kilogram of plastic waste into a liter of oil, using

**Native Waters
Dedicated to increasing awareness and respect for tribal water resources

Water, Our Future
Severn Suzuki's keynote address to reduce our personal ecological footprint

**How Plastic Bottles Can Light Up the Darkness
Add 55-watts of light for free!
**The Galaxy
A MUST SEE video with original song, NASA photos and graphics to learn all about our universe. You'll smile!

Frazzle Ice in Yosemite Creek
It's like watching a dynamic, flowing slurpee!

**Native Perspectives on Sustainability
Excerpt of an interview with Nichole Maher (Tlingit)

**Great lakes Restoration Initiative
The Great Lakes hold 95%of the United States’ surface fresh water.

**National Geographic Society’s Freshwater Initiative
How can you help save water? Test your water IQ and learn much more here.

**No Net Cost Challenge
Learn how restaurants can employ Green Dining Best Practices to save money and improve customer satisfaction. 


**American Indian Tribal Portal
A Gateway to EPA info specifically related to tribal governmments.

**Environmental Education Outreach Program
Education programs and services for Native Americans

**Green Hour
The parent's place to encourage kids in nature, play, and learning.

Great Lakes in My World
Activities align with state standards in Science, Language Arts, Social Studies, and Math

Activities to help students in Grades 3-5 learn about water and its vital place in our lives.
2009 National Environmental Scorecard
How has the Obama administration and the 111th Congress moved towards a new energy future?

**Indoor air quality in Indian Country
Learn more

Arctic Climate Perspectives
Video: Inupiaqs share their perspective of Global Warming in Alaska
Arctic Climate Perspectives
**Evolving Planet
 An online journey through 4 billion years of life on Earth

*Tribal Environmental and Energy Information Clearinghouse
A web-based clearinghouse supporting American Indian and Alaska Native traditional and renewable energy resource development.

Tribal Nations Conference: Economic Development, Natural Resources, Energy, Environment and Agriculture
From the 2009 Tribal Nations Conference

**Alaska Native Perspectives on Earth and Climate
Learn from both the traditional knowledge of Native peoples and ongoing scientific research.

**Blackfeet Skies
Features online digital workshop for teachers of Native students.

**Sacred Power
Solar Energy: using the sacred gifts of the father (sky) to protect the gifts of the mother (earth)

 **Mining Madness, Water Wars: The Great Lakes in the Balance
 Watch the entire film
**Underground Adventure
 What would life be like if you lived underground? You've come to the right place to find out!
Environmental Assessment and Saskatchewan's First Nations
 A Resource Handbook
**America's Treasures, Our National Parks
Enjoy the slideshow with music
**Indigenous People and Climate Change
Read the report
 **Universe Awareness
 An international outreach activity that uses the beauty and grandeur of the universe to inspire very young disadvantaged children  

**We Are All One
A profound video timeless in it's message and so pertinent for today.

*Free Green  
Free, energy efficient, healthy house plans.

**Encyclopedia of Earth

**Tribal Energy Handbook
From Honor the Earth
**Water and culture
Water is an integral part of life, both for survival and cultural expression.

Many Strong Voices
Promotes the well-being, security and sustainability of coastal Arctic communities in the face of climate change

**Water Calculator   
Helps you calculate residential water use per day.
The Arctic Institute of North America 2007 Annual Report
Study of the North American and circumpolar Arctic
Greening your Home
Make simple changes at home to reduce energy bills and save the planet.

College of Menominee Nation: Lesson in Great Lakes recycling

Features a ZIP code look-up for electronics recycling facilities and listings of electronics that have green properties.

The Water Walkers
Online Video: Anishinabe women are walking around each of the Great Lakes to raise awareness about water.

**Ecological Footprint Quiz
Ever wondered how much "nature" your lifestyle requires? You're about to find out.
Mount St. Helens
A wealth of information about this active volcano.
Values by U.S. Counties for 2008 Ozone Standards
A chart of each U.S. county's compliance to 2008 ozone limits.
The Greenest and MEANEST Cars for our Planet
As reported by the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE)
Extraordinary outdoor places where you can experience the earth and history first-hand.
10,000 Raingardens
How to Build a Rain Garden

Encyclopedia of Life portal
A journey to document all species of life on Earth.

**Space Science For Seven Generations
Combines modern space information from NASA and Native American Astronomy knowledge
Ice Stories
Follow the real time events of scientists working in the Arctic and Antarctica
Indigenous knowledge and observations of climate change in the Arctic

Teaching Geoscience with Visualizations
     Features animated collections of dozens of animations for teaching geoscience topics.

**Go Green Database
A directory that can be searched by topic, grade level, cost, or location

 ** Catalog Choices
Cancel unwanted catalogues and help the planet
** Tribal Portal Website
To help American Indian communities and supporters locate tribal related information within EPA and other government agencies.
Mother Earth, A Call to Consciousness
Slideshow from the 24-hour Live Earth Events held at the NMAI

**Indigenous Weather Knowledge website
Presents several seasonal weather calendars used by indigenous groups in various parts of Australia

**Nation Under Siege, Sea Level Rise at Our Doorstep
NINE MILE CANYON: Under Construction      
Location: Utah    Length: 14 min

Two Worlds Touch


**5 Years for the Planet's Future
Shows how we can save our planet during the next 5 years
**Children and Nature Network
Building a movement to reconnect children and nature.
Okefenokee National Wildlife Refuge  
Established in 1936 to preserve the 438,000 acre Okefenokee Swamp.

**Earth Observatory Natural Hazards: Fires
Images of recent wildfires and fires set intentionally and unintentionally by humans as observed by NASA satellites.

Biodiversity Library
Ten museums are working to digitize the published literature of biodiversity held in their respective collections.

Energy Policy Act of 2005, Section 1813 Indian Land Rights-of-Way Study
A study of issues regarding energy rights-of-way on tribal lands.
**PBS for Parents: Connecting Kids to Nature
An online parents' guide with book suggestions and great ways to engage your kids with nature.
An Underwater Tour of the Long Island Sound   
An introduction to the flora, fauna, geology, and habitat of the diverse world under the surface along the New York and Connecticut shoreline.
Best Global Warming Articles
**The Green Guide
The go-to source for green home tips, product reviews, environmental health information, and green-living advice. From National Geographic.
Green Atlas
An adaptable framework for charting nature and culture in hometown environments.
U.S. Nuclear Plants in the 21st Century: The Risk of a Lifetime

Virtual course ware for Earth and Environment
Interactive and interesting.

Endangered Species Program Kid's Corner
Features a slideshow, a quiz, resources , and suggestions for how children can help.
Global Warming Articles
Hundreds of excellent articles about global warming.
Google Earth 4
View landforms in three dimensions.
**Birth of an Island
Amazing photos of a volcanic island emerging from the sea.

Honor the Earth Videos
Help protect our earth. (5 videos)

International Polar Year - 2007-2008
A large scientific programme focused on the Arctic
Science from the Poles
Includes a number of very informative webcasts that highlight the work of scientists at both the North and South Poles.
Capturing the fleeting beauty of snowflakes .

Water on the Web: Curricula [pdf]
Offers instructional materials in two areas: basic science and water science

Air Quality Movies
Deal with such topics as airquality control, how ozone is formed, and a special presentation for
children on ozone.

Journey Everglades Currents of Change
An interactive website of the history and modern situation in and around this massive area.

Living Planet Report 2006
This World Wildlife confirms that humans are using the Earth's resources faster than they can be renewed, threatening biodiversity and human well-being

For fun: We Will ROCK You!

Tree of Life Web Project
Provides information about the diversity of organisms on Earth, their evolutionary history and characteristics.
**Our Blue Planet
Beautiful photos
Digital Library for Earth System Education
Includse lesson plans, scientific data, visualizations, interactive computer models, and virtual field trips
**Environment of North America Before 1500
The National Map
Public access to high-quality, geospatial data and information
Environment of North America after 1500
E a r t h / m a t r i X
Science in Ancient Artwork and Science Today
Biodiversity Project
Works to make people aware of the importance of biodiversity and to build their commitment to saving it
Pew Center on Global Climate Change Studies
Changes in agricultural and forest-management programs could reduce the impact of climate change and create new sources of farming income/
There is no more important cause than the call to action to save our planet

 Agriculture's Role in Greenhouse Gas Mitigation
Agricultural & Forestlands: U.S. Carbon Policy

**Mapping the Future of World Population
An interactive map of the world's population centers projected for 2025

**Air Pollution on California Indian Reservations
A detailed map
The Canary Project   
Photographs landscapes around the world that are exhibiting dramatic transformation due to global warming.
The New Resistance:
Southwestern Communities of Color Struggling for Environmental and Economic Justice,

**Global Warming Interactive Map
The danger IS real!

Waste Management in Indian Country
Environmental curricula which incorporate Native American cultural themes

World Citizens Guide
Put together by students for students going abroad

Sustainable Consumption
Goods and services that satisfy and improve basic needs while minimizing the use of  natural resources and material by products.

The state of the world's human rights
From Amnesty International, 2005 was defined by hope wrestling against the duplicity, double speak and failed promises of governments.

**The NIST Test Wall
A stone test wall constructed of 2352 individual samples of stone.

**Earth on Edge
Presents scientific findings of the world's health, and stories of ordinary people restoring the health and well-being of the ecosystems

Global Fingerprints of Greenhouse Warming
Summarizes findings from recent scientific articles that link global warming to human activities

Your Land, Your Future: Engaging Youth in Resource Development and Sustainability
Teaching materials that explores the destructive impacts of the  proposed Mackenzie Dam

Alternatives to Clearcutting
Research current forest industry practices in Canada
**Exploring the Environment
    Features 25 online modules that put students in problem-based  learning scenarios.
Environmental Education Outreach Program (EEOP)    
From the  Institute for Tribal Environmental Professionals (ITEP) Environmental Education Outreach Program (EEOP).
**Cheap Gas
Compare gasoline prices for all stations in your zip code area.
Sustainable Development in Coastal Regions and Small Islands
Looks at how sustainable development might be encouraged on small islands and coastal regions throughout the world.

National Estuarine Research Reserve System
Details about "a network of protected areas established for long-term research, education and stewardship

Alaska Volcano Observatory
Monitors and study Alaska's hazardous volcanoes, to predict and record eruptive activity, and to mitigate volcanic hazards."
**Earth from Above
Allows users to view photographs via an innovative interactive interface .
**Moon Watch
Enter your geographic location for a chart showing the visibility of the next newmoon
Worldwide Tropical Cyclone Names
Lists of tropical cyclone names for various regions throughout the world.
** Act Locally
Shows the Penobscot Nation's proactive use of human and natural resources in Maine.
** Energy Hog
Games to help children and families become more energy efficient
** TerraFly
Enter an address and experience a bird's view of your location. (Note: slow-loading, but worth the wait)
**Climate change in Alaska
Four radio interviews with Huslia Elders
** Selva Fría: Cold Jungle
A photographic journey to the rain forests of southern Chile
** Geologic Time: The Story of a Changing Earth
Provides an interactive timeline of geological history.
**American Indian Environmental Council
Tribes' sovereign right to protect
* Protect the Planet Promise
Complete the list, sign at bottom and post in home and classroom
**National Park Service: Park Histories
Dozens of detailed histories of the national parks of the United States
Aquatic Biodiversity
Information about water-based ecosystems and special topics such as threats and conservation.
**What's Up With the Weather?
Examines "the science and politics of one of the most controversial issues of the 21st century: the truth about global warming
Google Weather Map
Locate the exact weather information from your neck of the woods.
An overview of peatlands, which are areas "with a naturally accumulated peat layer at the surface," including mires, bogs, and fens.
**Solar System Exploration
Award Winning Website from NASA
* A Walk in the Forest
Take a walk in this virtual Virginia forest and do field research
*Sustainable Destinations
   Resources on geotourism that supports the geographical character allocation's environment, culture, heritage,  aesthetics, and citizens.
*Ring of Fire
A map showing half of the world's active volcanoes are located in this ring.
Mexico Volcanoes and Volcanics
Includes maps and background information
Sinkers Provide Missing Piece in Deep-Sea Puzzle
How animals in the deep sea get enough to eat
World Environment Day
Commemorated each year on June 5--from the United Nations
Strange Clouds
Are these "night-shining" clouds caused by space dust or global warming?
Photos from the National Landscape Conservation System
Online Slideshow

NGDC Geologic Hazard Photos
Searchable library of photographs of geologic hazards and natural disasters.

NASA Worldwind
Lets you zoom from satellite altitude into any place on Earth
Eastern Forests
An interactive map showing forest protection measures by conservation groups.
Water Rights and Empowerment  
Scale models aimed to involve the future water users in decisions about irrigation.
Wild World: Terrestrial Ecoregions of the World
Information and images for all 867 land-based ecoregions on the planet
*World Sunlight Map
Watch the sun rise and set all over the world
Rainforest Tour
A tour of the Rainforest in Latin America
Air Quality
Download an air quality coloring book
Seychelles Through Time
  The granitic Seychelles islands used to lie at the heart of the supercontinent Gondwanaland 2,000,000 years ago.
Terrestrial Ecoregions of the World
Information and images for all 867 land-based
   eco-regions on the planet.
Explore our solar system and beyond as you listen for actual space sounds,.
*National Geographic: Forces of Nature
Films, and create your own volcanoes, hurricanes, earthquakes, tornados.
EPA's National Exposure Research Laboratory
Search an interactive map of the US to find out what EPA projects might be going on near you.
Association for Environmental Archaeology [pdf]
]a way for the diverse set of persons working acrossthe discipline to communicate research findings and to develop a broad rangeof networks
Deepest Cave
This interactive map allows you to explore the world's deepest cave.
*The Great Bear Rainforest
A photo gallery
*The National Atlas of the United States
Thousands of printable maps.
*Mojave Desert Ecosystem Program
Access to Geospatial natural resource data for the entire Ecoregion

Land Tenure Center
Deals specifically with land policy across the world
National Landslide Information Center
A FAQ, maps, fact sheets, and related documents about landslides and their causes
NASA's Pluto-Kuiper Belt Mission
Learn what is currently known about Pluto, Charon, and the Kuiper Belt
Dihydrogen Monoxide
H 2 O
* IRIS Seismic Monitor
Monitor global earthquakes in near real-time, visit seismic centers, and search the web for earthquake or region-related information.
* Western Waters Digital Library (WWDL)
A comprehensive information resource to help westerners manage  their water resources wisely in the 21st century.
Electronic Cultural Atlas Initiative
Cartographic tools for visualizing and analyzing historical and cultural phenomena.
*The 10 Most Endangered Refuges
Click on the interactive map to learn about any of the 10 most endangered refuges.
**Solar System Simulator
Create a color image of your favorite planet or satellite
Green Vehicle Guide
Rates the environment performance of vehicles
WGBH, FFFBI, and National Geographic Launch Geography Site
Geography-themed interactive stories set in Tokyo, India's Bollywood and Australia's outback
**2004 Photos of Aurora
Taken north of Blair, Nebraska.
*Warnings From the Ice
The possibility of global warming due to the gradual  disappearance of  coastal ice on the Antarctic Peninsula.
EarthRights International publications online
Electronic versions of EarthRights publications are free to download.
**The Climate Alliance of European Cities with Indigenous Peoples from the Amazonia
Sharing a common objective to preserve the global climate
Green Maps
Locally created maps that chart the natural
Environmental Impact Statement
for lands within the eastern portion of the National Petroleum   Reserve-Alaska and in the Colville River Delta.
40th anniversary of the Wilderness Act
Features definitions of wilderness, wilderness legislation and policy, a timeline, a discussion of issues. and more.
Genesis: Search for Origins
information about the NASA mission to collect "samples   of the solar wind, material
Supports students' efforts who are urging Canadians o stop being “fooled by fossil fuels”.
The Chemistry of Autumn Colors
The chemical process that occurs each fall when green leaves change from green "to brilliant shades of yellow, orange, and red.
Gondwana Forest Sanctuary
Abrief overview of the Gondwana Forest  Sanctuary Campaign in South America, Australia, New Zealand and elsewhere
Asteroid 4179 Toutatis
Information on the asteroid whose  September 29, 2004, approach to Earth "is the closest in this century of any known asteroid.
Aurora Forecast
A daily forecast for auroral activity in the skies over Alaska and the Yukon
Mount St. Helens, Washington
Volcano Cams, history, and other information on  volcanoes in the Cascade Range.
Mojave National Preserve
Desert ecology, plants and animals, geology, and history and culture
National Geographic: Forces of Nature
Tells about four of the most destructive natural forces: hurricanes, earthquakes,   volcanoes, and tornadoes.
Sable Island
Sable Island near Halifax, Nova Scotia,  is renowned for its wild horses, shipwrecks, fascinating geology, and natural history
*Reclaiming the Everglades: South Florida's Natural History,1884-1934
From American Memory, a rich diversity of unique and rare materials
International Day for the Preservation of the Ozone Layer
* MapMachine
Find nearly any place on Earth, and view it by population, climate, and much more*
A central repository for collecting, synthesizing, visualizing, and analyzing natural hazards data
Chemicals, the Environment, and You
Learn about the relationship between chemicals in the environment & human health
Ethnomathematics Digital Library
The study of the mathematical practices of specific cultural groups who are dealing with their environmental problems and activities
Lunar Meteorites
Information about rocks found on Earth that were ejected from the Moon
Is your home a "Green" House?
Step inside the interactive house and test your energy IQ.
Hidden Secrets of the Grand Canyon
Interactive Map, 360 degree view, kids area, and more
Provides interactive tutorials on biology, geology, astronomy,& atmospheric sciences
2004 Greenbook
Helps you choose a new vehicle that is cleaner and more fuel-efficient yet still meets your transportation needs.
National Ocean Service
explore geodesy--the science that measures and monitors the size and shapes of the Earth
* "Indigenous Peoples and Natural Ecosystems in Central America and Southern Mexico
A bilingual map, with texts in English and Spanish
Birth Cry of the Cosmos Heard
Features sound files from analysis of the background radiation born 400,000 years after the Big Bang
The World Wide Panorama
  On Saturday, March 20, [2004] photographers around the world celebrated the Equinox by creating VR  [(virtual reality)] panoramas.
*The Other Hawai'i: A Journey to the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands With the Hokule'a
Information about a 2004 canoe journey through the Northwestern  Hawaiian Islands exploring the "relatively   untouched 'kupuna' islands  
Kituwah - A native American perspective on the environment
Oannes Pritzke speaks at the National Expo of North American Arts, Educuation, & Culture in 1992.
Earth Science World
Features a searchable and browsable collection of hundreds of photos of volcanoes, minerals, structures, and more.
*Monthly Climatic Data for the World
Monthly temperature, precipitation, hours of sunshine for   2,000 surface data collection stations worldwide.
Winnemuka - native American anti-nuclear presentation
Wabanaki spokespersons at the ClamShell Alliance-10th Anniversary SeaBrook Gathering.
Images of Life on Earth
   Images, sound files, and video clips for animal and plant species  threatened with extinction.
Open System for Earthquake Engineering Simulation
Earth and Moon Viewer
View the Earth's day and night regions or view the earth from the Sun, Moon, and more
Virtual Visit: The Pribilof Islands
Every summer, 750,000 northern fur seals and 3,000,000 seabirds converge on these 80 square miles.
Alaska Trails
Features information about the more than 40 land- and water-based  trails in Alaska
* Forecast: Earth
Climate-related issues that could have global consquences.
* Ozone Levels
Full listing of EPA's designations of state and tribal areas ozone levels
Summer Trips, Hidden Treasures
A slideshow view of U.S. National parks
*20 Simple Steps
20 steps you can do to bring down Carbon Dioxide emissions.
*Radio Storms on Jupiter
Giant Jupiter is a source of odd radio noises. Now anyone can listen to them
Earth in Peril
How do consumption and rapid population growth affect our planet's natural resources?
*Yosemite in Depth
An online virtual "hike" through some of Yosemite Park's geological scenery.
Hot Zones
The fragile relationship between people and the natural world they inhabit
*Global Trends Quiz
Test your understanding of the population trends and environmental challenges facing nations around the world
Voices of Concern
Interviews with five experts reveal the threats facing human populations, national economies, and the global climate.
Got Facts
Dedicated to providing information about our world and outer space
* Great Lakes Communities and Ecosystems at Risk
Colorful, interactive web pages on climate change and the Great Lakes region
Sierra Club Population Policies
   Contains the official text of various Sierra Club policies related to population growth and its effect on the environment.
* Rainforest Field Trip
Take a walk through the Rainforest
A Few Thoughts on Mass Extinctions
   A NASA astrobiologist discusses the past five big mass extinctions and the possibility of a future one.
 * Wildlands: Arctic National Wildlife Refuge
An overview of issues facing Alaska's Arctic National Wildlife Refuge which has been targeted for oil drilling.'s North Pole Solo 2004!
Center for a New American Dream
You have the power to make the earth a better place because of what you buy.
used The Bentley Collection of Snow Crystals
Tracking the Bush Administration's Policies
National Environmental Scorecard 2003
Provides environmental voting records for Members of the first session of the 108th Congress
Nature's Voice
Environmental campaigns and victories from the National Resource Defense Council
Native Forest Council
To protect and preserve every acre of publicly owned land in the U.S.
Descent Into the Ice
Glacionauts venture into glacier caves.
Global Warming Kids Site
Focuses on the science and impacts of global warming or climate change, and on actions that help address global warming issues.
HomeTown Locator Gazetteer
Provides "location information for 1.8 million physical and cultural features with links to maps and aerial photos
Mercury Rising: The Poisoning of Grassy Narrows
Video and radio clips: Between 1962 and 1970, natives in two northwest Ontario communities sat down to daily meals of poison.
Nordlys Northern Lights
dedicated to the phenomenon known as northern lights or "Aurora Borealis
Wolf Watershed Educational Project,
Nature Trails
Send a boat down a river, create hydropower, then view it from a two story tree house
The Truth About Snowflakes
Imaging Everest
The Science Behind Global Warming
This Senate Hearing has recently been announced as available fulltext on the internet.
used On the Edge: Is Anybody Out There?
The Earth really unique in its ability to support life? When NASA's Kepler Mission launches in 2007, we may find the answer.
used NASA Earth Science Week 2003 
Earth Science research and other education programs on the Internet
Arctic National Wildlife Refuge: Seasons of Life and Land
Photos by Subhankar Banerjee that records "four seasons of abundant life in the [Arctic National Wildlife] refuge."

used Don Bain's Virtual Guidebooks
Nearly 3000 virtual reality photographic panoramas" provide 360-degree imagery places western United States, AK, HA, western Canada, Baja California, and the South Pacific.
Cavers Slang Dictionary
A browsable site "of cavers' terms from across the world
Polluted Runoff
How runoff affects streams, how to analyze what's upstream & downstream from your community (watersheds), & how families can reduce "nonpoint source" pollution.
used Learn About Chemicals Around Your House
Answers questions about pesticides & toxic chemicals used around the house.
used Clean Snowmobile Facts
Controversies about snowmobile emissions and access to U.S. National Parks and other public lands .
used Celestia 
A free real-time space simulation that lets you experience our universe in three dimensions. 
Ecological Effects of Fire Retardant Chemicals and Fire Suppressant Foams
Discusses the toxicity of fire suppressants and  retardants to vegetation, algae, aquatic invertebrates, and fish.
Global Warming: Frequently Asked Questions
Historical Hurricane Tracks
Interactive mapping application that allows you to easily search and display 150 years of Atlantic Basin tropical cyclone data
   On the Prairie
Focuses on ecology and environmental education about the prairie, where over 98% of the lands have been lost.
   Archaeology of Oregon
   Online version of the book by Dr. C. Melvin Likens published in 1993
Expeditions in Diversity
Helps develop lifelong connections and commitments to nature and to the multicultural American community.
   Chesapeake Bay
   The Chesapeake
Bay is the largest and most productive estuary in the United States.
Detailed instructions on classifying, cleaning and showcasing your finds along the beach .
The Extrasolar Planets Encyclopaedia
A guide to new advancements and ongoing discoveries of new planets.
Pollution Report Card For School Busses
Fire Management, Everglades National Park
      Describes how fire is used to maintain the biological diversity & natural processes of the Everglades ecosystem.
Liftoff to Space Exploration
Did you know sand can move? It does move, ever so slowly, but constantly
The Michigan Coalition for Clean Forests
Locate and report trash that has been illegally dumped.
The International Dark Sky Association
Preserves and protects the nighttime environment and our heritage of   dark skies through quality outdoor lighting.
  Frost Dates Selector
Shows the average first and last frost dates in the United States and Canada
The Fatal Light Awareness Program
Protects birds and creatures who become disoriented or die because of human lights at night.
Night Lights
The NASA Educational Poster shows the lights of urban populations of the
Charles J. Evans Panoramas
Tour the world through spectacular images from the most picturesque places on earth.
Water Resources of the United States
Indigenous Peoples' Kyoto Declaration on Water
Presents an indigenous perspective on our relationship with water and implications for water development

Indigenous Perspectives on Water and Development
Indigenous perspectives on water and development addressed at the World Water Forum in Kyoto, Japan (March 16 to 23, 2003)

 Global Climate Change Student Information Guide [.pdf]
Declaration of Indigenous Peoples on Climate Change
A delegation of indigenous representatives from 22 countries and 28 distinct cultures, assisted the UN Conference of the Parties on Climate Change in November ,2000
Deep Sea Invasion
Follow the alarming spread of the so-called "killer alga" as it rapidly invade water around the world.
Runaway Universe (R)
follow the efforts of rival astronomers asking the ultimate question: What is the fate of the universe?
Stop Global Warming Video and Slideshow
Environmental Defense President Fred Krupp tells how you can help stop global warming now

Global Volcanism Program
From the Smithsonian Institution, complete holocene volcano and eruption information
 With the soaring price of Gas this website  will help you find the = lowest price of gas in your neighborhood.
Solar Wind, Genesis, and the Planets
What IS solar wind, why do we study it, and how does solar wind affect the planets in our solar system
  Enforcement and Compliance History Online
      A database for over 800,000 facilities nationwide regulated by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and state departments of environmental  protection.
Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution
The largest independent oceanographic institution in the world./home/
The Oldest Light in the Universe
From NASA, the best "baby picture" of the Universe ever taken.
How Much of Your State is Wet? 
What percent of YOUR state is inland water?
The Hostile Deep
We know more about the surface of the moon than the bottoms of our ocean
Saving an Island of Diversity
Mexico's Sea of Cortez is home to 875 species of fish, 33% of all whale and dolphins species, and the migratory and nesting habitat for 210 bird species.
Twenty-five years after 
Broadcast Oct. 31, 2000. The pipeline issue is still contentious, but by 2001, the North is another country.
Ice Land
Slideshow from the book "Antarctica"
Ask Dr. Global Change 
A searchable collection of answers to questions about issues related to climate change. Students can also submit questions of their own. 

Third From the Sun: Geographical Features as Seen From Space
An overview "of the history and development of Earth sensing, " and interactive activity for students.
Sun and Moon Data 
Find out all the sun and moon data you'll ever need to know.
Center for the Study of the Pacific Northwest
News and curriculum materials pertaining to the history of the Pacific Northwest.
Florida's Springs
An online expedition as well as photo galleries, feature stories and an animation describing the water cycle, aquifers and human threats to springs. 
Invasive Species Initiative
The Nature Conservancy's Invasive Species Initiative aims to control the threat to biodiversity posed by invasive non-native plants and animals
Haudenosaunee Environmental Task Force
To help Haudenosaunee Nations in their efforts to conserve, preserve, protect, and restore their way of life.
Nature of the Northwest 
Focuses on recreational use public lands and  wilderness areas in Oregon and Washington.
Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife
 Shellfish Regulations       
Information about shellfish harvesting in coastal Washington State. 
Writing Up A Storm 
A collection of reflections and photos a high school student record their senseof disbelief, loss, and community after a tornado rips through their Tennessee town.
Tailpipe Tally
How much does your vehicle pollute?
NWF victories of 2002
Learn more about several key "wins," including the battle to protect the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge. 
Looking Forward
Election Results Raise Concerns About Conservation in 2003
  Journey into Amazonia
      Web site companion to a 3-hour television series about the Amazon Basin by the Public Broadcasting System (PBS).
The Green Squad
Interactive online modules that help kids find, avoid, and help fix environmental and health problems in their schools. 
Wind Chill Factor
Find out all there is to know about wind chill and the Wind Chill Index at this NASA destination.
Our Solar System in Colorful 3D Pictures
fifty 3D stereo images of the planets in our Solar System
Jewel of the Underground
A self guided tour of Carlsbad Cavern's Lechuguilla Cave.
Exploring Biodiversity
This interactive site will help younger students engage in the concept of biodiversity.
American Society for Environmental History
Designed to keep members and anyone interested in environmental history up to date on what is going on in the field.
The Year of Clean Water
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has designated October 2002-2003 as the Year of Clean Water Celebration
Ozone Hole Tour
Sections include: Discovery of the Ozone Hole; Recent Ozone Loss over Antarctica; The Science of the Ozone Hole.
The Rainforest SWAT Team
The Rainforest SWAT Team are "(Students Working in America Together) for rainforest preservation."
Our Solar System in Colorful 3D Pictures
Fifty 3D stereo images of the planets in our Solar System.
UN Atlas of the Oceans
Dive into an ocean of information!
Threatened Species 2002
More than 11,000 plant and animal species face extinction, including the European lynx, which could become the first wildcat species to disappear for thousands of years. 
**Secret Worlds: The Universe Within
Visually move from the Milky Way, to earth, to an oak tree, and finaly into the Move subatomic universe.
Sprawl City 
A website about consumption and population growths and their roles in destroying natural habitat
Green Calculator
Do you know how much impact you have on the environment? Use this calculator to find out.
Earth and Sky
Tune into this website for all the unique weather changes
USFA Kid's Place
Learn how to keep children and families safe from fires with these interactive game, puzzles and
coloring pages.
According to a recent report completed by NPCA's State of the Parks Program, the answer is "no."
Journey into Lechuguilla
Journalist Michael Ray Taylor on caving 1,200 feet down in Lechuguilla.
Jewel of the Underground
A self guided tour of Carlsbad Cavern's Lechuguilla Cave.
Our Shrinking World
Movie about developments in transportation and communication that are hastening globalization .
The Red Desert
Take a virtual tour of the Red Desert in Wyoming
The SpaceGuard Center
Raising public awareness of the threat of asteroid and comet impacts, and the ways in which we can predict and prevent them.
Alaska--the Great Land
Explore Alaska’s land, wildlife, history, and people.

Espenak's Eclipse Home Page
Maps and tables for 7,000 years of eclipses
Generation E
Training the next generation to save the planet.
KIVU Nature Inc.
Established in 1997 to help bring a greater understanding and appreciation of the natural and cultural worlds.
The Internet's most comprehensive environmental with links to over 3,000 reviewed sites and daily updates on environmental news. 

ourney To New Worlds: Exploration of Space and Hawaiian Voyaging
mpare what it takes to voyage between islands in the historic Pacific and between planets in our solar system.
Sacred Land Film Project
Endangered Sacred Lands and what you can do to save them.
Moon Illusion
Use your mouse to drag a virtual moon online to see size illusion in action.
Environmental Station
Join actor and earth activist Leonard DiCaprio in saving our planet.
Population Growth by 2025
By 2025, the United Nations estimates, humans will have increased their numbers by 31%. View the interactive map.
Scouts in the Solar System
An interactive feature of Voyager's 25-year Mission to the Edge.
World Atlas of Biodiversity 
Interactive maps from the atlas are available online at:
Green Century
How to preserve the planet. Photo essays, graphics presentations, and more from'
Alaska Rainforest Campaign
Protecting the remaining wildlands of the Tongass and Chugach National Forests 
Hazard Maps
Zoom into your State, City, or Zip Code to check yout hazardous areas. 
An interactive gallery of art by S.J. Rowlett, where you control the rotting process of various foods.
The Maya Astronomy Page
A virtual exhibit about these accomplished early astronomers.
Global Green, USA
fosters a global value shift toward a sustainable and secure world
Hikes in the San Gabriel Mountains and the Angeles National Forest
Includes detailed maps, Web cams, topographic maps, and search and rescue telephone numbers.
The Blue Marble | Global Imagery 
The "blue marble" image is the most detailed true-color representation of the entire earth to date.
Environmental Working Group ~ Nuclear Waste Route Atlas
See just how close nuclear waste shipments headed for Yucca Mountain will come to your home or school.
Arctic Mission 
A major scientific exploration of the Arctic and cinematographic adventure which you can follow on the Internet
U.S. Drought Monitor
Just how bad is this summer's drought? Color maps show world's the latest trends and short falls.
Websites for Environmental Education Around the World
Native American Astronomy
Native American constellations. Lakota constellations related to Black Hills features, ceremonial observations, and more
Explore Bighorn Basin, Wyoming with information and interactive maps.
A Brush With Wildlife: 
Create a composition with interactive art lessons.
Atrazine: Frogs, Farms & Pharmaceuticals
A film showing how the number one herbicide in the U.S. is causing frogs to become hermaphrodites.
The Oil Is Not Enough
This film examines how the current conflict in Afghanistan has paved the way for America's new rush for oil into Central Asia.
Clean Up GE
Informs the public about GE's PCB poisoning in the upper Hudson. 

Journey Into Amazing Caves
Join two women cavers on an video expedition as they boldly explore the ice caves of Greenland, the underwater caves of the Yucatan, and limestone caves of the Grand Canyon. 
cincinnati museum center 

National Parks Conservation Association
Find out how our national parks protect wildlife. Discover the marine and coastal parks; take a cybersafari or a virtual park visit, check out the new parks, and learn how to support a national park near you.
Urban Heat
Cities are much warmer than the surrounding countryside due to the
phenomena known as Urban Heat Islands. Discover how to combat the heat of the city.

Denali National Park, Alaska
This six-million-acre park is larger than the state of Massachusetts! Its centerpiece is Mt. McKinley, a giant at 20,320 feet, and North America's highest mountain.
Global Warming: Early Warning Signs
A clickable map of the world enables users to take a closer look at
geographic regions.
From living animals encased in stone, unexplained hums, spooklights.. 10 of the most baffling earth mysteries...

Exploring marine mammals and food webs, tides, currents and the ocean floor.

UN Atlas of the Oceans
A data base and knowledge bank of the worlds oceans and seas.
Global Forest Watch
Data and mapping network that provide accurate information about the world's forests
The Living Edens
Opens magical vistas to viewers through the expertise of world-acclaimed natural history filmmakers
Current World Seismicity
Our world is shaken by nearly a dozen earthquakes every day. Did any happen near you? 
Bridging the Watershed
A partnership between Washington DC area schools and the National Park Service that uses the Potomac River and Chesapeake Bay watersheds as "learning laboratories."
Learn about what toxic substances are in your home at:
National Environmental Directory
Contains more than 13,000 organizations in the United States "concerned with environmental issues and environmental education.
Last Great Place
Renowned photographers capture the rich and complex splendor of the "Last Great Places."
Cross-Cultural Partnerships at Sitka National Historical Park
A partnership between Southeast Alaska Native American Tlingit clan houses and a Russian Orthodox Church.
Drum Beat For Mother Earth
Chemicals contaminate the traditional food web, violate treaty rights, travel long distances, and are passed from one generation to the next.
Temperate Rainforest --
Vancouver Island, B.C., Canada.
Tribal Lands Program
Acquires and returns cultural sites and resource-rich lands to tribe in the Midwest and Northwest.
Barrier Islands
View a colorful image of one barrier reef island and read about these amazing stretches of quartz sand . 

Escaping from History 
Mexico City provides a dramatic example of what happens when urbanization mixes with consumerism to create poverty and pollution.

Sky and Telescope
View a chart of the nighttime sky from your own backyard!
Celestia is a free real-time space simulation that lets you experience our universe in three dimensions.
Earth Science Picture of the Day
Daily images or photographs dealing with various topics in Earth Science.
Sun Forecast
This detailed map of the U.S. is updated daily with color bands representing the UV index.;
Discover Our Earth
A wide range of information using images, graphs, maps and awesome movies.
EarthRISE is an online
More than 100,000 images snapped from NASA space vehicles.;

Follow current expeditions, learn about oceanographic technologies, and get to know the awe-inspiring life forms.

The Snowflake Man 
Wilson Bentley, (1865-1931)photographed 5,381 snowflake images in his life time. 
Earth Force
Helps students develop lifelong habits of active citizenship and environmental stewardship. 
Earth Day
Activities, tips, EarthSavers... Kids can make a difference!
Earth Day 
What You Can Do to Help the Environment

More than 11,000 feet above the Colorado Front Range, west of Boulder, the camera can be panned and zoomed from a Web browser -- anywhere, anytime! Make EVERY day Earth Day!;

National Environmental Directory
More than 13,000 organizations in the United States concerned with environmental issues and environmental education.
Skwelkwek'welt Protection Center
Established to protect the fragile environment of Skwelkwek'welt
Arbor Day--The Holiday That Makes a Difference
Forestry experts and kids talk about the benefits of tree planting and the impact trees have on the environment and our lives. Video format

Secrets of the Ocean Realm: Lesson
Emitting light can actually help some sea creatures hide from their enemies.

Investigate native cultures of Alaska with a daily online expedition
The Sonoran Desert
Experience 5,000 square miles of silence -- online. 
Exploring the Place of Fright
Belize’s Sacred Maya Caverns
Sky View Café
Was the moon full when you were born? What constellations and planets
will be visible over your house tonight?
Inside Chiquibul
Photos and Ipix imagery take you through the 60 mile cave in Belize and Guatemala.
Valley Wild
An environmental organization dedicated to protecting California's Kern River Valley.
River Corridor and Wetland Restoration -
From the Environmental Protection Agency, an abundance of data relating to the protection and restoration of watersheds and wetlands.
Pollution Scorecard
Just enter your zip code and find out what pollutants are being released into your community--and by whom.
Chesapeake Bay Project
The latest data and information about the Bay, including water quality, human impacts, watershed information, Bay restoration efforts and steps schools can take to help.
Virtual Tours
Take a virtual tour of some of the National Park System's 385 units
The Education Site for the Olympic and Paralympic Games of 2002
Created by the Utah Education Network
Acid Rain
Measure the pH of rainfall at your home or school,    
The City/La Ciudad
The plight of four recent Latin American immigrants in the United States.
Recycle Bin Game
Play the "Recycle Bin Game" learn what items you can recycle in your home and community.
Heroes and Herons: "The Last Stand"
A persuasive film that makes the argument that California's wetland are vital to the broader environment in which we live.
Kids F.A.C.E. (Kids For a Clean  Environment)
Kids F.A.C.E is the world’s largest youth environmental youth organization with over 2,000 club chapters in 15 countries.
Minnesota Rivers and Fields
This "Land of 10,000 Lakes" (actually 12,000) is home to one of the richest agricultural regions in the world
Wind Energy Resource Atlas
Wind energy resources for the United States and its territories, and general areas where a high wind resource may exist.
Canaveral National Seashore
Canaveral on Florida's eastern shore is not only the site where modern space exploration begins, but is also the site of ancient cultures.
Profit the Earth
A one-hour documentary presenting practical, creative solutions that are both economically and environmentally sound, as well as "profitable".
Global Corruption Report
The Global Corruption Report provides an overview of 'the state ofcorruption' around the globe
American Field Guide
Over 1200 video clips that enable you to experience America's wilderness firsthand
The National Fire Plan
Learn how the federal government and state partners are managing impacts of wild land fire
Fusion holds the promise of a nearly limitless source of cheap, clean electricity to feed the world's ever-increasing demands for power 
The nation's first known nonprofit administered by kids with support from adult partners, empowers young people to lead environmental improvement.
Environmental conservation issues with features that change monthly ... from _National Geographic"
In Response to Place," 
A photography exhibition of Nature Conservancy preserves
Forestry Images
A joint project between The University of Georgia - Bugwood Network and the USDA Forest Service.
The Children of Changing Women
Ernestine Cody, (Apache), share  the beauty of this world and all of creation, especially Uson--Mother Earth.
Monthly surface air temperature time series 
Monthly surface air temperature time series area-averaged over the 30- degree latitudinal belts of the globe
Great Plains Restoration Council
South Dakota's Rosebud Sioux Tribe is the first American Indian tribe to embrace the Million Acre Project, a plan to reintroduce buffalo to the Great Plains on a mammoth tract of protected land.
 Ndakinna Wilderness Project
How are your survival and tracking skills? Take an online test at this website.
Faces of Change: The Conservation of the Blue Wall 
 The Cherokee Blue Wall is miles of rocky gorges similar to a rainforest  that contain rare plants and abundant wildlife.
sustainable energy coalition
Efficiency Technologies for today's world
NATURE: Antarctica: The End Of The Earth 
Visit the coldest, driest, windiest place on earth
Amazon Sisters
This film portrays the vision and strength of Amazon rainforest women struggling on the frontlines to save their environment
All Things Are Connected: Native Americans and the Environment
A compelling and educational unit to guide the study of Native Americans in the nineteenth century
Down on the Dumps, on Purpose
 Low income and minority communities have too often either been turned into dumping grounds
USGS Water Resources Data of the United States
Water-resources data collected from all 50 states, the District of Columbia, and Puerto Rico.

Ulysses witnesses the Sun's magnetic struggle 
A spacecraft witnesses the change of earth's earth's polar magnetic field

America's Tropical Rainforest: El Yunque 
One of the  most complex ecological systems, home to over 250 species of plants.
Journey into Amazing Caves
EarthTrends: The Environmental Information Portal 
Provided by the World Resources Institute
Time Converter
The SOLSTICE is December 21, 2:21 p.m., New York time Find the exact moment of the Solstice in your area.
Frozen Under
The sights and sounds as National Geographic explores one of the last great Wildernesses on this globe: Antarctica.
Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Tennessee
The Cherokee called this area shaconage, (shah-con-ah-jey) or "place of the blue smoke". 

all along a river
A learning project created by kid to be enjoyed by all!

the unmuseum--easter island
A mystery and an ecological disaster;  we can learn from it. Easter Island, the most isolated, inhabited place in the world
virtual solar system
Fly by the sun, take a close up look at each planet. In 3D!
recycling coloring book for kids
Print and color pictures of children helping to save earth.
birds, bees, and even  nectar feeding bats do it
Mexico's Sierra Madre to rural Washington State--help save the pollinators!
ask a biologist
Educational   resource for students and teachers K-12
blizzard attack: winter safety
Snow is beautiful; it can also be dangerous. Learn how to stay warm and safe!
igneous, sedimentary, and metamorphic rocks
Great pictures help you learn about rocks.
the unnatural museum--the hollow earth
You will never believe these theories about Mother Earth! 
35 million years ago, a most dramatic geological event took place on the Atlantic seaboard.
comets and meteor showers
An exce
llent site that lists the comets you can see tonight and a calendar of meteor showers. 

nova online: shackleton's Antarctic odyssey
One of the most incredible survival stories you will ever read. 

U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service Home Page
U.S. Conservation
Fantastic Forest
Explore ideas about nature!
E-Vision Art & Culture 
VVenture into this online Mexico City cathedral built on top of an Aztec pyramid

Photo: National Geographic
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