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View Resource Boyce Thompson Institute for Plant Research at Cornell University

The Environmental Biology Program of Boyce Thompson Inst. for Plant Research at Cornell University is now on the Web offering information on research focusing on the interaction of plants and the environment. The research spans many levels of biological organization, from individual plant organs to ecosystems and beyond. This site provides details about staff, facilities, and the many research...

https://btiscience.org/
View Resource Man and the Biosphere (MAB) Species Databases

MABNETAmericas has online databases as a joint effort of MAB and the Information Center for the Environment (ICE). This site contains a downloadable vascular plant database (MABFlora) and a vertebrate animal database (MABFauna); these databases are available in .zip format. The The MABFauna database can also be searched online. Search options include: by Country, Reserve Name, or Species...

http://www.ice.ucdavis.edu/bioinventory/bioinventory.html
View Resource Harvard Gazette: Science & Health

Aimed at non-specialists, this site offers insight and news on the latest discoveries and advances by Harvard researchers. The site is divided into six sections, covering broad categories: Mind, Body, Society, Earth, Space, and Technology. Each contains several short abstracts which link to the full story in the Harvard University Gazette, as well as some related links. The site may also be...

https://news.harvard.edu/gazette/section/science-technology/
View Resource Ships Return to the Southern Ocean to Enhance Understanding of Food Chain

This press release from the National Science Foundation describes the voyage of a team of research vessels studying Antarctic marine food chains. The page also links to several daily dispatches from the research team that include photos of research activities and Antarctic scenery. These dispatches describe many aspects of the research ranging from the types of data acquired to the array of...

https://www.nsf.gov/od/lpa/news/02/pr0236.htm
View Resource Center for Sustainability and the Global Environment

Since the days when John Muir walked across its campus, there has been a keen interest in the environment at the University of Wisconsin at Madison. The Center for Sustainability and the Global Environment keeps this tradition alive through its different projects and publications. Perhaps the best part of the site is the Atlas of the Biosphere, which contains numerous maps documenting...

http://nelson.wisc.edu/sage/
View Resource California Academy of Sciences: Science Now

ScienceNOW is a regularly updated Web site from the California Academy of Sciences, which features a changing display of Academy research in the natural sciences. Four featured sections -- Headline Science, Academy Research, Where in the World, and Wild Lives -- offer brief overviews of discoveries by Academy scientists and other "headline-making" science news. Each section includes photos and...

https://www.calacademy.org/explore-science/science-today/
View Resource Florida Center For Environmental Studies

Based at Florida Atlantic University in Boca Raton, the Florida Center for Environmental Studies collects and disseminates research and educational materials related to water-dominated ecosystems, especially the Everglades. Scholars working in the field of ecology will want to read about their current multi-year research projects, which include working to coordinate ecological restoration efforts...

http://www.ces.fau.edu/
View Resource Desert Research Institute: Research

Operating as the nonprofit research campus of the University and Community College System of Nevada, the Desert Research Institute (DRI) conducts more than $27 million in environmental research each year with the help of its approximately 400 research faculty and support staff. The informational research page of the main Web site offers descriptions; publications; links; and other relevant facts...

https://www.dri.edu/
View Resource PESTIS: Pesticide Action Network North America

As the word Action in its title indicates, PESTIS is definitely an advocacy group and is not moderate on its feelings about pesticides. In fact, a part of PESTIS, is PANNA (Pesticide Action Network North America), which "works to replace pesticide use with ecologically sound and socially just alternatives." Regardless of your feeling towards pesticides, this Web site includes all sorts of data and...

http://www.panna.org/
View Resource Quaternary Research Center

"The Quaternary Research Center (QRC) fosters interdisciplinary research on the last two million years of the global environment: a time which encompasses massive, abrupt changes of climate, sea level, global biota and ice extent, as well the evolution of humans and the advent of civilization." Divided into six laboratories, the University of Washington's Center studies Cosmogenic Isotopes, Stable...

https://qrc.uw.edu/
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