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View Resource Environmental Sustainability Index

A collaboration among the World Economic Forum's Global Leaders for Tomorrow Environment Task Force, The Yale Center for Environmental Law and Policy, and the Columbia University Center for International Earth Science Information Network (CIESIN), the Environmental Sustainability Index (ESI) "is a measure of overall progress towards environmental sustainability, developed for 122 countries." The...

http://www.ciesin.org/indicators/ESI/index.html
View Resource US EPA: Mercury

Visitors to this Web site from the US Environmental Protection Agency can learn about the ecological and health concerns associated with mercury. In addition to the resources available on the main Web page, the site also contains a teaching guide. Educators are invited to help "students learn about the health and environmental concerns associated with mercury, find out where it is in their school...

https://www.epa.gov/mercury
View Resource CDC: Environmental Health Services

The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) has developed this website to promulgate the diverse set of materials that have been created in order to inform the general public about environmental health. As the statement on the main page notes: "Environmental Health at CDC strives to promote health and quality of life by preventing or controlling those diseases or deaths that result from interactions...

https://www.cdc.gov/nceh/ehs/
View Resource National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS)

Located in Research Triangle Park in North Carolina, the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS) is one of 27 research institutes and centers that make up the National Institutes of Health. The basic goal of the NIEHS is to discover how the environment affects people in order to promote better lives. The Recently Published Research area is a great place to start, followed by...

https://www.niehs.nih.gov/
View Resource High-performance Instrumented Airborne Platform for Environmental Research

High-performance Instrumented Airborne Platform for Environmental Research (HAIPER) is an advanced airborne research platform which is currently being built and modified for application in environmental research. The aircraft is maintained and operated for the National Science Foundation by the National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR) in Boulder, Colo. HIAPER is described as "a new research...

https://www.eol.ucar.edu/observing_facilities/hiaper-gulfstr...
View Resource Environmental Research Foundation

The Environmental Research Foundation (ERF) provides "understandable scientific information about the influence of toxic substances on human health and the environment." ERF aims to inform journalists, community activists, librarians, environmentalists, and others concerned with toxins and environmental justice. The ERF site contains an online library of pertinent documents under such categories...

http://www.rachel.org/
View Resource International Journal of Environmental Research

Based at the University of Tehran, the International Journal of Environmental Research (IJER) is "concerned with all aspects of environment." On the journal's homepage, visitors will also learn that some of the specific fields covered within the publication include natural disasters, environmental design, and risk assessment and management. The journal was started in early 2007, and the executive...

http://www.mdpi.com/journal/ijerph
View Resource World Health Organization: Quantifying environmental health impacts

The World Health Organization works in a number of public health areas, and their work on quantifying environmental health impacts has been receiving praise from many quarters. This site provides materials on their work in this area and visitors with a penchant for international health relief efforts and policy analysis will find the site invaluable. Along the left-hand side of the site, visitors...

http://www.who.int/quantifying_ehimpacts/en/
View Resource U.S. Army Center for Environmental Health Research

Based at Fort Detrick, Maryland, the U.S. Army Center for Environmental Health Research (USACEHR) is dedicated "to improving risk assessment methods and to developing biomonitoring technologies for military environmental health hazards." The staff at USACEHR has a facility that includes advanced aquaculture facilities and laboratories specifically designed for aquatic toxicology and molecular...

http://usacehr.amedd.army.mil/
View Resource Woods Institute for the Environment

Based at Stanford University, the Ward W. and Priscilla B. Woods Institute for the Environment draws on the expertise and creativity of leading academics and decision makers to create practical solutions for people and the planet. Some of their projects include research trying to discover solutions for global environmental sustainability issues and developing strong environment leaders for today...

https://woods.stanford.edu/
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