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American Cetacean Society

American Cetacean Society

“The American Cetacean Society protects whales, dolphins, porpoises, and their habitats through public education, research grants, and conservation actions.” Website contains information about the society, its activities and publications, as well as information about whale, dolphin and porpoise conservation, whale watching and ACS research programs …
Subject: Law, Government & Political Science–Political Science–Politics–Political Advocacy Groups; Science & Technology–Environmental Sciences & Ecology; Science & Technology–Life Sciences–Zoology–Mammals

PeaceJam

PeaceJam

Twelve Nobel Peace Laureates inspire youth to become leaders working for peace, human rights, and health and sustenance for all. To date, over 600,000 young people have created nearly one million projects to help their communities with PeaceJam’s help. Some content, such as blogs and videos, comes from non-expert contributors.
Subject: Social Sciences–Social Issues And Social Welfare–War; Science & Technology–Environmental Sciences & Ecology; Social Sciences–Social Issues And Social Welfare–Human Rights; Clubs And Organizations–Violence Prevention; Clubs And Organizations–Human Rights; Clubs And Organizations–Multicultural; Clubs And Organizations–Volunteer; Clubs And Organizations–Environment

Academy of Natural Sciences

Academy of Natural Sciences

“Founded in 1812, the Academy of Natural Sciences is America’s oldest natural history museum and is a world leader in biodiversity and environmental research.” The searchable site provides information on the Academy’s many educational programs for families and schools, access to the Academy library catalog and descriptions of the Academy’s museum …
Subject: Science & Technology–Life Sciences; Science & Technology–Environmental Sciences & Ecology

National Wildlife Rehabilitators Association

National Wildlife Rehabilitators Association

“The National Wildlife Rehabilitator’s Association (NWRA) is dedicated to improving and promoting the profession of wildlife rehabilitation and its contributions to preserving natural ecosystems.”
Subject: Science & Technology–Environmental Sciences & Ecology; Science & Technology–Life Sciences–Zoology

The Environmental Council of the States

The Environmental Council of the States

A “national non-profit, non-partisan association of state and territorial environmental agency leaders” formed “to improve the capability of state environmental agencies and their leaders to protect and improve human health and the environment.” Site includes news, state innovations, transcipts of congressional testimony, and ECOS resolutions and p …
Subject: Science & Technology–Environmental Sciences & Ecology

Sierra Youth Coalition

Sierra Youth Coalition

“Sierra Youth Coalition does environmental education, local and national campaigns, internships (local, national and International), skills building, conferences, and networking. Publications include regional zines, email updates, national action alerts and Sierra Club information.” part of Sierra Club of Canada.
Subject: Science & Technology–Environmental Sciences & Ecology

American Rivers

American Rivers

Provides current news and information about work being done to improve various rivers across the United States by American Rivers, a national nonprofit organization.
Subject: Science & Technology–Environmental Sciences & Ecology

Canada Green Building Council

Canada Green Building Council

An introduction to this Canadian non-profit organization which seeks to increase the construction of green buildings in Canada. Also includes resources to information about LEED standards, pilot projects, reports about green buildings, and more.
Subject: Science & Technology–Environmental Sciences & Ecology; Arts & Humanities–Fine Arts–Architecture

Ocean Voice International

Ocean Voice International

“Ocean Voice International works for harmony between people, marine life and the environment. It is environmental, humanitarian and global in its concerns. Ocean Voice works through education, training, research, appropriate technologies and partnerships.”
Subject: Science & Technology–Environmental Sciences & Ecology; Science & Technology–Life Sciences–Marine Biology

Society of Environmental Journalists

Society of Environmental Journalists

The SEJ’s purpose is to enable journalists to better inform the public about critical issues concerning the environment. Includes information on membership as well as free publications and society news and initiatives.
Subject: Science & Technology–Environmental Sciences & Ecology; Reference–News & Current Events–Journalism

U.S. Green Building Council

U.S. Green Building Council

Introduces you to the U.S. Green Building Council which supports efforts to build green buildings in the United States. Includes information about green building research, ongoing projects, LEED certification, and other educational resources.
Subject: Science & Technology–Environmental Sciences & Ecology; Arts & Humanities–Fine Arts–Architecture

Sustainable Furnishings Council

Sustainable Furnishings Council

Provides visitors with resources to help “green” their homes, companies, and stores, as well as a glossary of key terms relating to sustainability, and a resource library that links users to related sites.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Home & Garden–Home Energy Efficiency; Science & Technology–Environmental Sciences & Ecology; Business & Economics–Industry–Manufacturing

Defenders of Wildlife

Defenders of Wildlife

Provides information about wildlife conservation. It is dedicated to saving and protecting wildlife. There are sections for news, fact sheets on wildlife and habitats, program policies, and ways to take action.
Subject: Science & Technology–Environmental Sciences & Ecology; Science & Technology–Life Sciences–Zoology; Science & Technology–Environmental Sciences & Ecology; Science & Technology–Life Sciences–Zoology; Science & Technology–Environmental Sciences & Ecology; Science & Technology–Life Sciences–Zoology

Environmental Health Perspectives Journals

Environmental Health Perspectives Journals

This site offers access to the journals Environmental Health Perspectives and Environmental Health Perspectives Supplements, both of which are published by the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, National Institutes of Health. There is the option of searching the full text of each article.
Subject: Health & Medical Sciences; Science & Technology–Environmental Sciences & Ecology

The Biodiversity Support Program

The Biodiversity Support Program

The Biodiversity Support Program’s mission was promotion of conservation worldwide. This website compiles descriptions of conservation programs carried out all over the globe and provides a search engine to access BSP publications.
Subject: Science & Technology–Environmental Sciences & Ecology

Center for Land Use Interpretation

Center for Land Use Interpretation

“The Center for Land Use Interpretation is a research organization involved in exploring, examining, and understanding land and landscape issues. The Center employs a variety of methods to pursue its stated aim, engaging in research, classification, extrapolation, and exhibition.” Includes a searchable Land Use Database, publications list, and des …
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Culture–Criticism; Science & Technology–Environmental Sciences & Ecology; Arts & Humanities–Fine Arts–Architecture

Center for the Built Environment

Center for the Built Environment

“The Center for the Built Environment (CBE) was established in May 1997 at the University of California, Berkeley to provide timely, unbiased information on promising new building technologies and design techniques.” Excellent links to environmentally-friendly, sustainable design resources. This site also provides full-text research reports and p …
Subject: Science & Technology–Environmental Sciences & Ecology; Arts & Humanities–Fine Arts–Architecture; Business & Economics–Industry–Construction

Worldwatch Institute

Worldwatch Institute

“Worldwatch is a nonprofit public policy research organization dedicated to informing policymakers and the public about emerging global problems and trends and the complex links between the world economy and its environmental support systems.” Site includes news updates, publications, and articles from the Worldwatch Institute Magazine. Links to …
Subject: Law, Government & Political Science–Law–United States–Environmental Law; Science & Technology–Engineering–Civil And Environmental Engineering; Science & Technology–Environmental Sciences & Ecology

Alliance for Healthy Homes

Alliance for Healthy Homes

“The Alliance for Healthy Homes was founded in 1990 as the Alliance To End Childhood Lead Poisoning. The Alliance for Healthy Homes works to protect children from lead and other home environmental health hazards. A national, non-profit public interest organization, the Alliance advocates for policy solutions and builds the capacity of communities t …
Subject: Science & Technology–Environmental Sciences & Ecology; Health & Medical Sciences–Pediatrics