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United Nations Environment Programme

The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) plays a big role in helping the international community set a global environmental agenda and promotes "the coherent implementation of the environmental dimension of sustainable development within the United Nations." Readers may scout the site by a number of categories, including Climate Change, Disasters & Conflicts, Ecosystem Management,...

https://www.unep.org
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US Environmental Protection Agency: Students for the Environment

Working with students who are eager to know more about the environment? You'll want to make a beeline to the EPA's Students for the Environment site. The helpful site consists of three primary sections: Students K-12; Educators and Parents; and News and Deadlines. In the first section, visitors can look over games and quizzes that tie educational guidelines to thoughtful explorations on water...

https://www.epa.gov/students
Plant Conservation Alliance

Housed at the Bureau of Land Management (BLM), the Plant Conservation Alliance (PCA) is a consortium of ten federal government agencies and 150 non-federal cooperators (including nonprofit organizations, resources management consultants, soil scientists, biologists, botanists, concerned citizens, gardeners, etc.). Together, Plant Conservation Alliance cooperators work "to solve the problems of...

https://www.blm.gov/programs/natural-resources/native-plant-...
Effects of Fire in the Northern Great Plains

In keeping with their commitment to provide scientific materials online, the Northern Prairie Wildlife Research Center (NPWRC) has posted five scientific papers at their site. These resources were originally published in other journals, but are available here in full, free of charge. All five resources may also be downloaded in full as .zip files. Kenneth F. Higgins and others wrote the first...

https://sdda.sd.gov/legacydocs/WFS/division/prescribedfire/E...
GEOROC: Geochemistry of Rocks of the Oceans and Continents

Maintained by the Max Planck Institute for Chemistry, the Geochemistry of Rocks of the Oceans and Continents database (GEOROC) contains about 70,000 sample analyses. These include whole rock, mineral, and inclusion data from seven tectonic settings such as convergent margins, oceanic plateaus, and ocean islands. The database can be queried by several criteria including a handy precompiled file...

https://georoc.mpch-mainz.gwdg.de//georoc/Start.asp
Description of the Ecoregions of the United States

An electronic (interactive) version of a 1995 publication by the US Forest Service (USFS), this site is based on the National Hierarchical Framework of Ecological Units, designed to provide "a standardized method for classifying, mapping, and describing ecological units" in the US. The "Ecoregions of the United States" contains three simple color maps of the United States (including Alaska, Hawaii...

https://www.fs.fed.us/land/ecosysmgmt/index.html
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ARKive

There is little more fascinating than the overwhelming variety of life on our planet. This variety is represented in dazzling detail by a team of wildlife photographers, filmmakers, conservationists, and scientists who have partnered with wildlife charity Wildscreen to create "an awe-inspiring record of life on Earth." Visitors to the site can browse a library of images, videos, and information...

https://www.wildscreen.org/arkive-closure/
Bryant Creek Watershed Atlas

The Bryant Creek Watershed Project created this online atlas filled with a wealth of information on every aspect of this Missouri watershed -- even for those who do not live near the site. Teachers can find interactive, fun lesson plans for kindergarten through twelfth grade dealing with many aspects of the physical environment. Students will find an abundance of games, quizzes, and interactive...

http://www.watersheds.org/
United Nations Environment Programme: 8th Special Session of the Governing Council

In anticipation of the 8th Special Session of the Governing Council of the Global Ministerial Environment Forum, the United National Environment Programme has created this helpful website that brings together some of the important preliminary documents dealing with the proceedings of the March 2004 conference in South Korea. The documents here include working briefing documents, information...

https://www.unep.org/
Okhotskia: International Kuril Island Project

This website presents the International Kuril Island Project (IKIP), "an international collaboration of American, Russian, and Japanese scientists to survey the plants, insects, spiders, freshwater and terrestrial mollusks, freshwater fishes, amphibians, and reptiles of the Kuril Archipelago." The website was developed primarily "to provide easy access to project results and databases, both for...

https://www.burkemuseum.org/static/okhotskia/ikip/index.htm
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