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View Resource Veggies Unite! Vegan recipe database

Online since April 1996, but with new recipes added daily, this vegetarian/vegan resource now offers over 2,000 vegan recipes contributed by its members. While the quality and detail of the recipes vary, the organization of them into a frames-based hierarchy (a no-frames version is available) means that users can easily select a recipe to their liking. There is also a simple search interface....

http://www.vegweb.com/
View Resource 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...

http://www.earthisland.org/
View Resource The Living Lakes

Living Lakes Partnership, a nonprofit organization has a goal to "create and support a network within which local lake organizations can find critical kinds of assistance for promoting sustainable development in lake areas." Their award winning site highlights nearly twenty lakes around the world, describing their individual, watershed, and biological characteristics as well as the geologic and...

http://www.globalnature.org/livinglakes/
View Resource Amidst a "green" movement, one Chicagoan lives a particularly green and sustainable lifestyle

Portland Number One Sustainable City-Again http://news.opb.org/article/3120-portland-number-one-sustainable-city-again/ City of Chicago Climate Action [pdf] http://www.chicagoclimateaction.org/ SustainLane's 2008 US City Rankings http://www.sustainlane.com/us-city-rankings/ United States Environmental Protection Agency: Personal Emissions...

https://scout.wisc.edu/report/2008/0926
View Resource Interactive Teaching Units: Green Chemistry

As more and more organizations go "green", it makes sense that a number of educational institutions are participating as well. One such institution is the University of Glasgow which has developed this series of "green" chemistry teaching exercises known as Interactive Teaching units (ITUs). Currently, the site contains four ITU's, including "The Age of Refrigeration", "Titanium and the Titanium...

http://pubs.rsc.org/en/Content/ArticlePDF/2005/GC/b412664e
View Resource UNESCO: Rio+20

The UN Conference on Sustainable Development (Rio+20) will be held in Rio de Janeiro in June 2012 and the hope is that this gathering will refocus on the original goals of the first Rio convention held in 1992. UNESCO hopes that Rio+20 will "underpin a broader, longer-term process of redressing imbalances, a rethinking of priorities, and the necessary institutional reforms to bring about coherence...

http://www.unesco.org/new/en/rioplus20/
View Resource 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...

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https://www.acs.org/content/acs/en/greenchemistry/students-e...