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View Resource Natural Resources Defense Council

From the Natural Resources Defense Council, this website has the latest news from the Hill, plus information everyone needs on the state of our air, water, land and health. Initial contents include "State of Nature," a regular bulletin on environmental legislation; action guidelines; and findings on subjects ranging from children and environmental carcinogens to the pollution of U.S. coastal...

https://www.nrdc.org/
View Resource High Country News

For those who live in or love the environment of the West (US), High Country News is a wonderful resource. The homepage provides access to a lead article from the current issue and selected articles from recent issues, with topics ranging from exotic species to oil to grassroots organizations. Users have full access to back issues from 1993 until three months before the current date. The...

http://www.hcn.org/
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 US EPA Earth Day 2000

Thirty years ago, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) was born with Earth Day. To celebrate this anniversary, the EPA has created this modest new site, which lists EPA-sponsored Earth Day events around the country and offers a history of Earth Day, and a number of publications, links, and other resources for observing Earth Day. In addition, the site links to a state-by-state listing of...

https://www.epa.gov/earthday
View Resource American Experience: Earth Days

In late 1969, Wisconsin Senator Gaylord Nelson hired Denis Hayes to organize a national teach-in day about the importance of protecting the environment for future generations. On April 22, 1970, the first Earth Day was held and over 20 million Americans participated via a variety of celebrations and demonstrations. This website is designed to be a companion to the American Experience documentary...

http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/americanexperience/films/earthdays/