The Environment: Links

Search Engines (Free Web )

The Environment Directory
"Earth's biggest environment search engine."

Google Directory: Science

Google Scholar
Enables you to search specifically for scholarly literature including peer-reviewed papers, theses, books, preprints, abstracts, and technical reports from all broad areas of research.

Online Databases

EarthTrends: The Environmental Information Portal (World Resource Institute)
Comprehensive online database that focuses on the environmental, social, and economic trends that shape our world

Database of minerals created by petroleum geologist David Barthelmy

Consumer Information

The consumers union guide to environmental labels

ERsys (Synergos Technologies, Inc)
Using maps, charts, reports, and relevant links, ERsys covers over 2600 US cities with detailed information on demographics, environmental factors, economic indicators, housing stats, media (newspaper, television, and radio), schools, transportations, local contracts, and more.

National Green Pages (Co-Op America)
.."a directory of businesses that have made firm commitments to sustainable, socially just principles, including the support of sweatshop-free labor, organic farms, fair trade, and cruelty-free products.."

Washington Toxics Coalition
"protects public health and the environment by eliminating toxic pollution... promotes alternatives, advocates policies, empowers communities, and educates people to create a healthy environment."

Government Site Links

United States Department of Agriculture
The country's largest conservation agency, encouraging voluntary efforts to protect soil, water, and wildlife on the 70 percent of America's lands that are in private hands

United States Department of Agriculture
Natural Resources Conservation Service - Plants Database

United States Department of Energy
Environment Strategic Goal: To protect the environment by providing a responsible resolution to the environmental legacy of the Cold War and by providing for the permanent disposal of the Nation’s high-level radioactive waste

United States Department of the Interior

United States Environmental Protection Agency
Since 1970, the EPA has been working for a cleaner, healthier environment for the American people

United States Fish and Wildlife Service
Working with others to conserve, protect and enhance fish, wildlife, and plants and their habitats for the continuing benefit of the American people

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Job Listings

Launched in 2004 with focus on employment in renewable energy; based in Fairfield, CA.

Grist Job Board
A section of the renowned Grist: Environmental News and Commentary; for all disciplines; based in Seattle

Online News and Journals

Directory of Open Access Journals (Lund University Libraries)
Covers free, full text, quality controlled scientific and scholarly journals
The online home of E/The Environmental Magazine

E-Streams (University of Illinois at Chicago and YBP Library Services)
Electronic book reviews of Science and Technology Reference books covering Engineering, Agriculture, Medicine, and Science

Eureka Alert (American Association for the Advancement of Science)
Online press service that provides a forum for research institutions, universities, government agencies, and corporations to distribute science-related news to reporters and news media to the public
Interesting science headlines that can be delivered to your mailbox

Additional Web Sites


AgNIC: The Agriculture Network Information Center
Includes renewable natural resources, forestry, and the physical and social sciences

Biology Browser (BIOSIS)
Free website offering resources for the life sciences

National Geographic Website


Arizona State University: Noble Science and Engineering Library

Center for Conservation Biology (Stanford University)
To promote the human well-being by developing a scientific basis for managing Earth's life-support systems and helping arrest environmental deterioration

Green Arts Web: Educational Resources

Penn State University Libraries: Earth and Mineral Sciences Library Resources for Your Major

SAGE: University of California, San Diego - Environmental Studies

University of Florida Libraries: Subject Guides and Specialists

University of Queensland Cybrary (Australia)

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