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Union of Concerned Scientists
Developing and implementing innovative, practical solutions to some of our planet’s most pressing problems.
Through research and outreach that inspire action, the Worldwatch Institute works to accelerate the transition to a sustainable world that meets human needs.
An online magazine focusing on the environment and development around the globe and published by the United Nations.
Center for Coastal Studies
Provides information on research in the marine environment, mostly marine mammals and conservation.
GrassRoots Recycling Network
Inspires recyclers to work toward the goal of zero waste.
Interactive site to learn about the difficulties of dealing with different types of waste (solid waste, hazardous waste, and sewage), and global efforts to reduce waste.
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) provides information on climate change for communities, individuals, businesses, states, localities and governments.
Research and advocacy for environmental solutions in Massachusetts.
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Credo Reference: ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE
Start your research in environmental science with overviews of the earth both in general and in crisis, histories of environmental philosophy and practice, and biographies of prominent environmentalists.
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- Background or historical information
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Capstone Research Skills Refresher
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