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The Nature Conservancy

The Nature Conservancy manages more than 1,500 nature preserves and protects more than nine million acres of wildlife habitat, "the largest private system of wildlife refuges in the world." It does this by buying the lands containing the habitats. The What's News section is highlighted by full text of Nature Conservancy Magazine, and the annual Species Report Card. In the Field describes upcoming...
Earth Island

The Earth Island Web site is maintained by the Earth Island Institute (EII). EII also publishes the Earth Island Journal quarterly. The current issue of the journal can be browsed by section or by subject, and offers current news, world reports, and feature articles on a wide range of environmental subject areas. Earth Island also undertakes a number of projects that are discussed at the site as...

Corporate Watch is an online magazine and resource center affiliated with the Institute for Global Communications (discussed in the November 15, 1996 Scout Report) and the Transnational Resource and Action Center (TRAC), among others. An array of full text news articles, photo galleries, and useful links to activist groups and government data keep users abreast of corporate activity. All articles...
Second Nature

Second Nature is a nonprofit organization designed to help colleges and universities make environmental sustainability a "foundation of learning and practice." A basic premise of Second Nature is that "moving society on a sustainable path will require major changes in the process and content of higher education." The newly updated site offers current EFS (Education for Sustainability) resources...

GreenBiz, a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization, strives to "to harness the power of technology to bring environmental information, resources, and tools to the mainstream business community." The GreenBiz Website contains three main information-rich sections. Business Toolbox includes a collection of reports, briefings, and advice about a variety of aspects of environmental business practices and...
PBS P.O.V.'s Borders: Environment

This new eye-catching, multi-dimensional Environment website, from the PBS web-based documentary series P.O.V.'s Borders, presents narratives exploring peoples' relationships with Air, Water, and Earth. The site features innovative audio-visual clips and interactive games that tell stories about water bottles, hybrid cars, urban creeks, heirloom seeds, and more. Also included is a Border Talk...
The Goldman Prize

Founded in 1990, The Goldman Environmental Prize is the world's largest prize program honoring environmental heroes from six continental regions: Africa, Asia, Europe, Islands and Island Nations, North America, and South and Central America. At this website, visitors can find stories of the great work people have done to earn this important award. In the Media Center and Press Room links, users...
Pesticide Action Network UK

The Pesticide Action Network UK (PAN UK) is a nonprofit organization that "promotes healthy food, agriculture and an environment which will provide food and meet public health needs without dependence on toxic chemicals, and without harm to food producers and agricultural workers.� Through its website, PAN UK offers a number of downloadable publications including briefings; fact sheets for...
Green Chemistry: Students & Educators

The American Chemical Society (ACS) has created these excellent resources via the Green Chemistry Institute and the ACS Education Division. The goal of these materials is "to increase awareness and understanding of Green Chemistry principles, alternatives, practices, and benefits within traditional educational institutions and among practicing scientists." In the Online Resources section, visitors...