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View Resource Tidepool

_Tidepool_ is the news branch of Inforain, "the Bioregional information system for the North American rainforest coast," providing information and data on the Pacific Northwest's bioregion, watershed and community. Updated every week day, Tidepool covers timely issues from global warming (see the special El Nino section) to forest management and fishing rights. Three sections offer focal topics:...

https://tidepool.org/
View Resource Open Spaces

Featuring articles by leading experts on topics from science policy to ecology (such as Bruce Babbitt and Jane Lubchenko), this new publication from Portland, Oregon attempts to incorporate synthetic, broad perspectives with a host of (familiar) environmental topics. A subscription fee is required to access all articles at the Open Spaces Website, but several interesting sample articles are...

http://open-spaces.com/
View Resource Consortium on Green Design and Manufacturing

Founded in 1993, the Consortium on Greening Design and Manufacturing (CGDM) encourages "multidisciplinary research and education on environmental management and pollution issues in critical industries." Faculty and students of several departments at Berkeley University, including mechanical engineering, industrial engineering, the School of Public Health, and the Hass School of Business, have...

http://greenmfg.me.berkeley.edu/
View Resource U.S. Department of Energy: Clean Cities

Keeping cities clean and "green" is at the top of many policy makers lists these days, and the "Clean Cities" initiative at the U.S. Department of Energy is a great place to learn more about everything from alternative fuel sources to hybrid vehicles. Visitors to the site can sign up for their free electronic newsletter, take a look through the alternative fuels and advanced vehicles data center,...

https://cleancities.energy.gov
View Resource Green Design Institute

The Green Design Institute is a "major interdisciplinary education and research effort to make an impact on environmental quality through green design." The primary goal of the Institute is to form partnerships with industry, government, and other foundations in order to develop processes that "can improve environmental quality and product quality while enhancing economic development." Located at...

https://www.cmu.edu/gdi/
View Resource Colleges and universities continue to respond to students' concerns about sustainability by crafting environmentally-friendly policies and initiatives

BU makes 'green' honor roll http://www.pressconnects.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20080729/NEWS01/807290329/1001 UO makes honor roll for sustainability http://www.registerguard.com/csp/cms/sites/dt.cms.support.viewStory.cls?cid=125402&sid=4&fid=1 Green Rating Honor Roll http://www.princetonreview.com/green-honor-roll.aspx?uidbadge= Harvard Green Campus...

https://scout.wisc.edu/report/2008/0801
View Resource PlaNYC 2030

Started in 2007, PlaNYC was an effort spearheaded by Mayor Michael Bloomberg to strengthen the economy, enhance the quality of life for all New Yorkers, and combat climate change. This ambitious initiative brought together 25 different city agencies, and the fruits of their labors can be seen on this website. The sections of the site include The Plan, Outreach, News and Events, and Publications....

http://www.nyc.gov/html/planyc2030/html/home/home.shtml