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Water -- Environmental aspects

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View Resource International Year of Freshwater 2003

Near the conclusion of the year 2000, the United Nations General Assembly created a resolution to proclaim 2002 as the International Year of Freshwater. Given the importance of freshwater to all human, plant, and animal life, this designation seems altogether fitting and timely. As the resolution notes, it is hoped that many governments and political actors will use the year to increase awareness...

http://portal.unesco.org/en/ev.php-URL_ID=8041&URL_DO=DO_TOP...
View Resource Manure Management for Water Quality: Costs to Animal Feeding Operations of Applying Manure Nutrients to Land

This Web site contains a June 2003 report from the Economic Research Service of U.S. Department of Agriculture. The report offers a detailed analysis of livestock and poultry manure management for water quality in the U.S. The studies included in the report occur on multiple scales: 1) a farm-level analysis of "on-farm technical choice and producer costs" across the U.S., 2) a regional analysis of...

https://www.ers.usda.gov/publications/pub-details/?pubid=415...
View Resource Water on the Web: Lessons

In order to explore fundamental science concepts, Water on the Web has created tutorials utilizing the aquatic environment and real lake data. The site provides two types of lessons covering the same concepts: the Studying lessons, which are guided; and the Investigating lessons, which involve problem solving. High school and college students will find hands-on activities dealing with basic...

https://www.waterontheweb.org/curricula/lesson_index.html
View Resource Delaware Riverkeeper Network

"The Delaware Riverkeeper and the Delaware Riverkeeper Network stand as vigilant protectors and defenders of the River, its tributaries and its watershed committed to restoring the natural balance where it has been lost and ensuring its preservation where it still exists." Users can learn about the group's extensive efforts to protect the water quality of the 13,539 square mile watershed. The...

https://www.delawareriverkeeper.org/
View Resource Water on the Web

Scientists and professionals from numerous organizations have collaborated to provide college and high school students with a plethora of tutorials and modules to help them "understand and solve real-world environmental problems." Users can find two sets of curricula: Basic Science for high school and first-year college students; and Water Science for second-year technical students or...

https://www.waterontheweb.org/index.html