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View Resource Subject Bibliographies in Environmental Ethics

Timothy C. Weiskel, director of the Harvard Seminar on Environmental Values at the Harvard Divinity School, has provided a massive bibliographic resource for "the facilitat[ion of] interdisciplinary research and public discussion of the ethical issues embedded in the full range of the environmental concerns of our day." The core of the site is a set of twenty-nine bibliographies originally...

http://ecoethics.net/bib/subjects/
View Resource 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...

http://secondnature.org
View Resource Balkans Task Force

UNEP, the United Nations Environment Programme, launched the Balkans Task Force (BTF) Website on May 5, 1999 to provide information and updates on "the environmental and human settlements impacts of the ongoing Balkans conflict." Experts from the Balkans Task Force visit war-damaged (industrial) sites and post their results in a series of online Situation Reports; currently, fourteen reports (in...

http://www.grid.unep.ch:80/btf/
View Resource In The News: October 12, 1999: The Day of Six Billion

It took almost all of human history (until 1804) for the Earth's human population to reach one billion. But more recently, during just twelve years, humans increased their numbers by one billion from 1987 to the present. These and other statistics are of supreme interest to scientists and others, as we attempt to predict environmental conditions and biological responses to future population...

https://scout.wisc.edu/report/se/1999/1013
View Resource The Kosovo Conflict: Consequences for the Environment & Human Settlements

The final report of the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) and UN Center for Human Settlements Balkans Task Force (BTF)(Also discussed in the August 4, 1999, Scout Report for Science & Engineering) on the environmental impact of NATO's bombing campaign in Yugoslavia was released yesterday. The report finds that the heaviest pollution is confined to industrial cities, four of which it...

http://www.grid.unep.ch:80/btf/final/index.html
View Resource Astro-Venture

NASA's Astro-Venture helps students explore NASA careers and astrobiology research by offering activities that allow them to "search for and build a planet with the necessary characteristics for human habitation." Astro Ferret and NASA scientists guide students through these interactive activities where they make changes to the solar system and see how those changes impact the earth. Designed for...

https://www.nasa.gov/audience/foreducators/5-8/features/F_As...
View Resource PBS: Journey to Planet Earth

PBS offers this companion Web site to Journey to Planet Earth, a recently broadcast documentary series that explores "the fragile relationship between people and the world they inhabit." In addition to the video clips and other online features provided for each episode, the Web site contains quality educational material geared primarily toward middle school students. For example, Environmental...

http://www.pbs.org/journeytoplanetearth/home/
View Resource National Wildlife Federation: Campus Ecology

This website features the National Wildlife Federation's Campus Ecology program. This program was established over a decade ago to "assist students, faculty, staff, and administrators in transforming colleges and universities into learning and teaching models of environmental sustainability(...)" and has supported 2,000 campus projects nation-wide. Each year more than 100 schools enroll in the...

https://www.nwf.org/Campus-Ecology.aspx
View Resource LSE Cities: Urban Age

The Urban Age group was initiated by the Cities Programme at the London School of Economics and Political Science and the Deutsche Bank's Alfred Herrhausen Society. The group's principal aim is "to shape the thinking and practice of urban leaders and sustainable urban development." To accomplish this, they have coalesced around four key themes, which include labour market and work places, public...

https://lsecities.net/ua/
View Resource The Cultural Landscape Foundation

What is a cultural landscape? This website answers that question, and gives hundreds of wonderful examples for visitors to consider. The link "What are Cultural Landscapes?" explains to visitors that there are four types of cultural landscapes, and they also offer a brief definition of each one. They include "designed" which is intentionally laid according to design principles; "vernacular",...

https://tclf.org/landslides/steinbrueck-park-design-threaten...
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