Internet Links -"The Leopold Education Project (LEP) is an innovative, interdisciplinary, critical thinking, conservation and environmental education curriculum based on the classic writings of the renowned conservationist, Aldo Leopold.The Leopold Education Project teaches the public about humanity's ties to the natural environment in the effort to conserve and protect the earth's natural resources." (ETHICS) - "Essentially, we are the world's alternative to the pervasive agency- and industry-sponsored supplemental environmental education. We maintain that instructional programs aimed at helping people live more lightly on the earth are just as important as programs in math and science, or history and language. As we like to put it, we represent the fourth 'r' -- readin', ritin', 'rithmetic and relationship -- for it's our relationship with the earth and its natural systems and communities that must change if we are to enjoy a biotically rich and healthy planet in the future." (EDUCATION) - "The Pew Center on Global Climate Change is a non-profit, non-partisan and independent organization dedicated to providing credible information, straight answers and innovative solutions in the effort to address global climate change...
Thirty-seven major companies, with most included in the Fortune 500, are working together through the Center to educate the public on the risks, challenges and solutions to climate change...
The objective of the Pew Center on Global Climate Change is to educate the public and key policy makers about the causes and potential consequences of climate change, and to encourage the domestic and international community to reduce emissions of greenhouse gases..." (ATMOSPHERE) - Women's Environment and Development Organization "WEDO is an international advocacy network that seeks to increase the power of women worldwide as policymakers in governance and in policymaking institutions, forums and processes, at all levels, to achieve economic and social justice, a peaceful and healthy planet and human rights for all.

WEDO's program areas are Gender and Governance, Sustainable Development, and Economic Justice. By emphasizing the linkages between these sectors and by highlighting the critical role of women at the social, economic and political levels, across all regions of the world, WEDO seeks to:

- Advocate women's equality in economic and political decision-making.
- Seek development solutions that are sustainable for women, communities and the planet.
- Promote economic equity for women and increase public awareness about the negative impacts of globalization on women, their families and their communities, and the environment." - "Scorecard is the ultimate source for free and easily accessible local environmental information. Simply type in a zip code to learn about environmental issues in your community. Scorecard ranks and compares the pollution situation in areas across the US. Scorecard also profiles 6,800 chemicals, making it easy to find out where they are used and how hazardous they are. Using authoritative scientific and government data, Scorecard provides the most up-to-date and extensive collection of environmental information available online. Information is power - once you learn about an environmental problem, Scorecard encourages and enables you to take action - you can fax a polluting company, contact your elected representatives, or volunteer with environmental organizations working in your community." - "The Chlorine Free Products Association is a unique trade association representing companies dedicated to implementing advanced technologies, and/or, groups supporting products free of chlorine chemistry." - (Science Controversies On-line Partnerships in Education) SCOPE is establishing on-line, intellectual communities focused on current controversies in science that concern leading research scientists and also connect to the interests of the general public. To enhance understanding within these "knowledge networking" communities, SCOPE is developing innovative technological tools, resources, and practices for the members of the public, scientists, educators, and science learners who are part of the community. - WISE is a simple yet powerful learning environment where students examine real-world evidence and analyze current scientific controversies. Our curriculum projects are designed to meet standards and complement your current science curriculum, and your grade 5-12 students will find them exciting and engaging. A web browser is all they need to take notes, discuss theories, and organize their arguments... they can even work from home! Our Teacher Area lets you explore new projects and grade your students' work on the Web. Best of all, everything in WISE is completely free. - This site, which is a project of the Save Our Wild Salmon Coalition, contains extensive information about salmon in the Pacific Northwest, particularly in the Columbia and Snake Rivers, where damming for generation of hydroelectric power is threatening the wild population. It has an excellent library of information, including "hundreds of reports, briefers, press releases and other documents relating to the science, economics, energy of Columbia & Snake River salmon recovery." It also has information about actions that can be taken to help save the salmon, including how to contact governmental representatives, inform other citizens, and contribute financially to the cause.
DOE site for environmental public participation in environmental decision making
University of Wisconsin site on Water Resources Management curriculum - Troubled Lands: The Legacy of Soviet Environmental Destruction. A report by Rand, a policy research and analysis nonprofit institution. Reports on the "environmental damage inflicted throughout the former Soviet Union during 70 years of communist rule".
Environmental newsletter for New Jersey
Site about environmental jobs and careers
The Udall Center for Public Policy at the University of Arizona
National Center for Environmental Decision Making Research
Agenda 21 for integrating environment and development (Carolyn Raffensperger et al)


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