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Environmental Protection Agency

EPA Mobile Site
This EPA site downloads fast on a small screen and provides a wealth of information for reporters: blogs, contacts, press releases, information by ZIP code, etc.

Environmental Working Group
Research on health and the environment.

Environmental Impact Statement Database and Tracker
From the EPA, this tool displays information from EPA's Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) Database which provides data about EISs prepared by federal agencies, as well as EPA's comments concerning the EISs. All EISs are filed with EPA, and EPA publishes a "Notice of Availability" each week in the Federal Register. Nice state-by-state map.

Full Frontal Scrutiny
Studies advocacy groups with green names that are actually funded by corporations.

EPA: ACToR Database
Collects information on more than 500,000 man-made chemicals from over 200 public sources.

EPA National Center for Computational Toxicology EcoLabels Center
Tests the validity of a product label that claims to be "green."

Reporting on Climate Adaptation
Features an extensive resource database and series of backgrounders to help improve coverage of society's preparation for the impacts of climate change.
This online museum features a collection of more than 600 innovative, interactive exhibits about science, nature, art, technology, etc.

U.S. Geological Survey Photographic Library
More than 400,000 photographs taken during geologic studies of the United States, from 1868 to present. Search through earthquakes, volcanoes, state parks, etc.

Yahoo!'s Environment and Science page
Updated news stories and links galore. Video and audio too!

U.S. Energy Information Administration

offers a great mapping tool to help you visualize how big the BP oil spill is in your area. It also includes a widget of the livecam of the leak.


Environmental News Network

Arbor Day Foundation
Media page has press releases, logos/illustrations, PSAs, storm recovery kit and more.

Database of State Incentives for Renewables and Efficiency (Energy)

National Wildlife Federation

Environmental activist group with dozens of blogs, press center, sources, etc.

Greenpeace: Stop Greenwashing
Greenwashing describe the act of misleading consumers regarding the environmental practices of a company or the environmental benefits of a product or service. This Greenpeace site is a great resource to find more case studies of companies' greenwashing as well as other criteria and how to suggestions for businesses to go green ethically.

Council on Foreign Relations Climate Crisis Guide
An excellent multimedia site on climate change issues.

NOAA: Search Weather Events to County Level
The NOAA has an "event" database that can tell you what weather events have occurred in your state down to the county level.

Global Wind Energy Council
The council is a global forum for the wind energy sector, uniting the wind industry and its representative associations.

A project by two journalism graduate students that aims to show the potential environmental impact of the 2008 elections.

Free Climate
Must have Microsoft Silverlight installed to run it.

World Meteorological Organization

Helpful press section includes a "low-carbon diet kit." Good source for experts on the topic.

Environmental Organization Web Directory

Natural Resources Defense Council

Reader's Digest: 50 Cleanest-Dirtiest Cities

Society of Environmental Journalists
A cool database that allows you to call up environmental news by zip code.

Natural Resources Defense Council
A nice resource for expert sources and studies. The organization releases studies on the environment, including beaches, erosion and water quality. The organization claims it "works to protect wildlife and wild places and to ensure a healthy environment for all life on earth."

Fragile Oasis
A space blog about how to improve the environment on Earth.

The Sierra Club
Conservation site has a press room, politics and issues section, video and more.

Washington Post: The Climate Agenda

USGS Earthquake Terms
A quick-reference glossary.

The Environmental Impact of Human Addiction

Farmer's Almanac Weather Page
Provides some of the forecast information from the print almanac, including full moons and meteor showers.

National Wildfire Update
This site tracks wildfires around the country.

University of Nebraska-Lincoln Water Center
Research, education, newsletter and links.

Earth and Industry

CDC: Environmental Health

Backpacker Magazine

National Zoo
Photos and information on all kinds of animals.

USGS Earthquake Regional Sites
Detailed stats and discoveries in your area.
This site leads you to high-risk areas for environmental problems. Just use a zip code for a complete list of top pollutants and polluters in that area. A very easy-to-use database.

Yale Center for Environmental Law and Policy
Publications, news, netcasts, etc.

Environmental Law and Policy Center

Society of Environmental Journalists FOI Resources

Water Conservation Tips

Earth Journalism Network

Defenders of Wildlife

National Governor's Association: Greener Fuels, Vehicles Guide
Download in .PDF format.

News and articles on science, health, environment and technology.

Garden Writers Association
All about solar power, industry stats and solar power equipment managers.

Climate Central
The site describes itself as "an independent, non-profit journalism and research organization...helping mainstream Americans understand how climate change connects to them."

Managed by the Rainforest Alliance, the Eco-Index is a bilingual, searchable database of more than 1,250 biodiversity conservation and sustainable development projects in the North, Central, and South America and the Caribbean.
Developed by Enviornmental Defense, a nonprofit group. Offers U.S. average wood consumption energy use, and other environmental impacts of different kinds of paper.

Tracks green efforts, or lack thereof, of the Big Three automakers.

Smithsonian Wild
A photostream of animals and birds from around the world.

A clearinghouse of breaking news and studies of environmental issues.

Environmental News Network
This started as a print newsletter but is a news site updated constantly.

Environment News Service

Science and Technology News Network
Award-winning site with high-end news headlines.

A list of links and information on organizations, business, publications, online databases and software, research, and education for air pollution, biotechnology, chemistry, ecology, impact and risk assessment, laws, pollution, sustainable development, soil and wetlands, and water and wastewater.

Ease History
This Michigan State University website features videos and photographs from 1900 to the present. The site connects historical events, campaign ads and core democratic values. Users can search on over 600 videos and photographs and view them inside three different interfaces. It's built from an environmental perspective and includes ad campaigns from the 1950s to present.

Whooping Crane Trust
This site follows the annual spring migration of the Sandhill cranes, among others.

Dept. of Energy: Active Oil Rigs
Use this state-by-state map to see where oil rigs are running in the United States.

Animal Legal Defense Fund

National Priorities
A must-bookmark for any reporter, this site has a state-by-state breakdown of what's happening environmentally across the country. The site offers community groups resources to shape public policy and influence the national budget.

ZIP Code Zoo
From Neat New Stuff on the Web: This site helps you identify animals, plants, birds, butterflies and more in your area. Just type in your ZIP Code.

California Coastal Records Project
This site features an aerial photographic survey of the California Coast and updates on a periodic basis. This photographic database contains over 12,000 frames of the California coast shot since 2002.

Alternative Fueling Station Locator

National Academy of Sciences: U.S. Earthquake Resilience Needs Strengthening

Natural History Browser

Energy Information Administration Country Analysis Briefs
Official energy stats from the U.S. government. Use this image map to look up information.

USGS: Geographic Names
Recycling tips galore.
Answers basic questions about fuel cell technology and links to companies and universities doing research in that area.

Preservation nation: America's Most Endangered Places, 2011

From Wikipedia, this site explores the environment.

American Society for Microbiology

Environmental Information Resources
A great collection of quick-reference links to environment sites, studies and other resources.

MODIS Rapid Response System
Developed to provide daily satellite images of the Earth's landmasses in near real time. Great for tracking storms, earthquakes, etc.

National Geographic Blogs

USGS: Earthquake Hazards Program

USC GIS Research Laboratory

USGS: Track Invasive Plant and Animal Species

National Gardening Association

The Food and Environment Reporting Network
Claims to be an independent, non-profit news organization that does investigative work on agriculture, environmental health and food.

USGS: Track River and Stream Flows
Helpful in covering floods, hurricanes.

Earthquake Forecasting Site

Alternative Fuels and Advanced Vehicles Data Center
Government site offers tip sheets, contacts, studies and other resources.

Petroleum Reduction Planning Tool
Consumer guide to cutting fuel costs. From the Alternative Fuels and Advanced Vehicles Data Center.

An international weekly science journal that publishes full-length research papers in all disciplines of science.

Macauly Library of Animal Video and Sound
A sort of You Tube meets Wild Kingdom, this site lets you search its vast database for all things animals.

Academy of Natural Sciences
Government site on the post-BP oil spill and what it's doing to clean it up.

Cool Green Science
Conservation blog of the Nature Conservancy.

Grist: Environmental News

EPA Study: Coastlines
Detailed by region, this report shows the poor conditions the U.S. coastlines are in.

NOAA Photo Library
Shots from National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration personnel.

Deeply Curious
An archive of thousands of ocean and land photos from world-renowned photographers.

U.S. National Parks Listing
Describes all 388 national parks in the U.S. Includes travel pointers/services.

TrailLink Trails Database
A database of free trail information that allows you to acess surface types, locations, distances and even photos.

International Fund for Animal Welfare
International non-profit that works on a variety of wild and domestic animal issues. It has offices in 15 countries and more than 2 million supporters. It was founded in 1969 to stop the Canadian baby seal hunt and now works on animal issues ranging from whales to elephants to the bushmeat crisis in Africa. The site has a plethora of information, statistics, white papers and scientific reports that may be an asset to any journalist writing about wild or domestic animal issue.

American Lung Association: State of the Air 2012

Academic Earth: World's Top Scholars
Search this database of video lectures.

Encyclopedia of Earth

EPA Greenversations

National Parks Traveler

Flower Identifier


Tsunami Basics
From the University of Washington Earth and Space Sciences department.

NOAA: Tsunami Research Program

BlogPulse: Tsunami Coverage
An in-depth analysis of tsunami-related coverage.

Sophos: Tsunami Relief Hoaxes
A great collection of hoax e-mails and other scams.

International Bird Rescue Gulf Oil Spill Response

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

National Wildlife Federation

USGS Earthquake Hazards Program

Air-quality conditions and forecasts.

SAJA: Tsunami Resources
Lists experts, links, sources and more.

Wikipedia: Tsunamis
Basics on the Indian Ocean earthquake.

ReligionLink: Tsunami Stories
Several stories on religion angles in the wake of the disaster.
Lists tsunami relief efforts.
Dozens of bloggers in Asia update their tsunami sites daily.

Tsunami Relief Blog

Tsunami Missing Persons Blog
This site attempts to track down and pair up missing with families.

Physical Sciences Information Gateway
Launched on Sept. 17, 2001, PSIgate is the physical sciences hub for the UK's Resource Discovery Network (RDN). From this page, users can search the PSIgate database, search an expanded catalog (PSIgate+) generated by harvesting pages from the PSIgate database, or search across RDN databases. Returns include resources focused on astronomy, chemistry, earth sciences, physics, history of science, and more. Environment Poll Collection
Search by group name, incident, leaders, members and cases.
A great source of environmental story ideas from an organization that targets career investigative journalists who develop general interest, nationally significant environmental and national security stories and then work to break them in the commercial media.

World Energy "Areas to Watch"
Jean-Michel Cousteau explores the Northwestern Hawaiian islands.

Alliance to Save Energy

Online Archaeology
Field notes, profiles, find of the week, etc.

Food & Water Watch
Consumer group site targeted at abuse of enviornmental resources by corporations, such as water companies, fish farms and factories.

Geologists and Earth Scientists
Biographies of leaders in these fields of study.

American Society of Testing and Materials
News and information from this regulatory agency includes a consultants directory.

USDA: Forest Service

Geological Society of America

National Geographic: Conservation
Interactive maps and other resources.

PBS: Evolution
Web site based on the miniseries. Includes background information, photos and videos.

A new California's environmental magazine.

The Ecology Center
Publishes a paper quarterly, Terrain; there's a link on the main site.

The National Atlas of the United States
A set of interactive maps, including some special maps on volcanoes, exotic species, vegetationgrowth, federal Indian land areas, hazardous waste, nuclear sites, etc. The site is updated weekly.

National Parks Conservation Association

365 Days of Trash Blog
Dave Chameides blogs about yearlong project to save all of his refuse to help the environment. Interesting.

U.S. Public Interest Research Groups
Transportation, healthcare, money and politcs, media reform, tax and budget, law, higher education and environmental issues.

American Society of Civil Engineers
A 2005 report on failing structures in U.S. infrastructure.

ENF PV Industry Directory
A global photovoltaic industry directory published in seven languages, showing details of more than 5,000 solar companies.

WorldChanging: Global Warming Animations

Institute for Local Self-Reliance
A superb environment site.
Another superb environment site.
Eco-travels in Latin America. News articles, search, resources and more!
Comprehensive resource of environmental information, tools and data aimed at the mainstream business community.

Community Environmental Legal Defense Fund

Food and Water Watch

Ask a Biologist
From the National Science Foundation and Arizona State University.

The Why Files
From the National Science Foundation, this site looks at the science, math and technology questions behind the news.

Plants for a Future: 7,000 Edible, Medicinal and Useful Plants

Outdoor Writers Association of America

Seattle Daily Journal of Commerce - Environmental Coverage
Daily news coverage of Pacific Northwest, national and international environmental issues.

Recycler's World
Information on recycling just about any material you can think of.

Lycos Environment News
A daily update of environmental news.

ParkScore Project
Urban areas are graded by their city parks.

Yahoo! Environmental News
Another daily news feed.

MSNBC Environment Page

The Amicus Journal
A quarterly environmental magazine online.

EcoTopics International

BioTech's Life Science Dictionary
More than 6,700 terms with biochemestry, toxicology, medicine, ecology and more.
Several price comparison tools and more.

Internet Resources for Earth Sciences
A super set of links from Cal Berkeley.

WWW Virtual Library: Earth Sciences

Plant Encyclopedia

Official U.S. Earthquake Hazards Program
Background, research, regional sites, seismic networks and more.

Volcano Live
Updated news and Webcams on eruptions around the world.

Ask a Volcanologist

The Sierra Club
A great site for allergy sufferers or anyone writing about allergy season.

California's Pacific Gas & Electric
The site features several pages related to the blackouts, including maps, company bankruptcy documents and more.

Society of American Foresters
Scientific organization for the profession.

Wildlife Society
Scientific organization for the profession.

North Dakota State University Extension Service: Flooding
Tips on dealing with floods. Environmental Tips
Tips on dealing with floods.

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Story Ideas
A great place for news tips, stats and more.

Food and Agriculture Organization of America
Stories and press releases on global trends, economics, forestry and more.

Earth Times

Earth Science Picture of the Day

Geo Currents
A map-illustrated forum dedicated to exploring global geography. Most posts link to current events, supplying historical background, spatial analysis, and political and intellectual context.

Annenberg Public Policy Center
A cool site about using oceans to generate electricity.

The Natural History Museum Dinosaur Directory
Your kid knows 'em all, but you don't.

Graphics, tips and background on various types of lizards.

U.S. Geological Society
Detailed explanations tailored to the media.
Look up real surfing spots.

The Mountain Institute

National Oceanic Atmospheric Administration

PBS show has a site dedicated to science, environmental issues and math. Links to top news stories in the categories.

Discover the Outdoors
It's more of an outdoor sportsmen's site, but it does have some helpful links.

Center for Environment and Population
CEP partners with leading experts and organizations to link science, to policy, and public outreach to better understand and address the issues. It helps compile, assess, and advance current knowledge and emerging trends on population and the environment.

Environmental Media Services
EMS is a private non-profit foundation-supported educational organization, is dedicated to encouraging environmental public health scientists and medical practitioners to contribute to public discussions about their work through the media. It has a helpful listing of environmental news on the site's left rail.

EPA: Toxic Releases Data

National Weather Service: National Tornado Fatality Map
This image map allows you to click on states/cities where deaths occurred.

International Dark Sky Association
Looks at city lights pollution.

Garden Writers Association

National Gardening Association

Electronics Takeback Coalition
Nonprofit group offers tips and ideas for recycling and disposing of electronics. Includes news/resources, corporate responsibility and legislation/policy sections.

National Institute of Medicine: Environment
Studies, breaking news stories and experts.

MSNBC/Live Science: How Earthquakes Work

Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change
Has a great links, press and glossary sections.

Blue Planet Foundation
Advocates for safe drinking water.
Group that opposes bottled water.

Think Outside the Bottle
Corprorate Accountability International's campaign to challenge corporate control of water, including the bottled water industry.

We Can Solve the Climate Crisis
A project of The Alliance for Climate Protection -- a nonprofit, nonpartisan effort founded by Nobel laureate and former Vice President Al Gore. The goal of the Alliance is to build a movement that creates the political will to solve the climate crisis -- in part through repowering America with 100 percent of its electricity from clean energy sources within 10 years. Our economy, national security, and climate can't afford to wait.Funds programs in a variety of areas, including education and children's services, the arts, community service, the environment, AIDS and literacy.

National Geographic's Map Machine
Maps tied to government statistics.

LA Times Environment Section

Newsweek: 2009 Green Rankings for U.S. Companies
List of 500.

The Alliance for Climate Protection
A nonprofit, nonpartisan effort founded by Nobel laureate and former Vice President Al Gore.

The United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC)

Pew Center on Global Climate Change

American Geological Society: Earth Science World Image Bank

Freshwater Ecoregions of the World

U.S. Green Building Council

EPA Fuel Economy Guide
Lists vehicles that get the best/worst gas mileage, fuel-saving tips, etc.


United States Geological Survey: Water Resources of the United States

EPA Green Vehicle Guide

American Planning Association: Great Places in America
Site examines what makes for great neighborhoods, streets, and public spaces work.

Scripps Howard Institute on the Environment
Puts on educational seminars for journalists.
Ranks companies based on their impact on global warming.

EcoWorldly - International Environmental News for the World Citizen

The Organic Center

American Wind Energy Association

American Wind Energy Association: Wind Entergy Basics

U.S. Department of Energy: Energy Savers Blog

National Center for Healthy Housing

American Lung Association: State of the Air We Breathe
.PDF format of 2009 report.

Park Histories: National Park Service
Ken Burns' documentary.

Maritime Knowledge Centre Sea Library
Bibliographic catalog of the Maritime Knowledge Center's collections of books, conference proceedings, key IMO documents, articles, videos and DVD's (over 70,000 records).

Association of Battery Recyclers

Water Resources Center Archives
From the American Clean Skies Network, this site offers energy and environmental news, information, discussion and commentary.

Scitable: Learn Science
Search science and nature topics, find experts, discussion forums, etc.

USGS: World's Earthquakes Ranked by Magnitude
Great quick reference for breaking news reporting on earthquakes.

Kilauea Volcano Eruption

NY Times: Dangers of Aging Dams, Flooding

Wild Film History
Wildlife films and television programs from 1896 to the present. It includes oral histories and video interviews.

MNN - Mother Nature Network
Breaking news, articles, blogs, videos, and how-to guides. You can search by format or category.

American Progress: Green Recovery
A program to create jobs and a low-carbon economy.

National Recycling Coalition

The Glass Packaging Institute Recycling Page U.S. Map Collections for All 50 States

Knight Center Beat Guide: Energy Resources

Energy Savers
From the Department of Energy's Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy.

Energy Information Administration
Resources from the U.S. Department of Energy.

Tips to reduce your carbon footprint.

Flower Identifier

Search for parks by location/activity. It's run by L.L. Bean, so it's trying to sell you clothes at the same time. Still, it's a pretty handy tool.

The Internet Bird Collection
Free online audiovisual library. The site is searchable by species or keyword and includes more than 30,000 videos and 2,000 photos.

Household Products Database
Search this to find what is safe/not safe for yourself and the environment.

WebEcoist: Nature Photographers

Maritime Museum

Animal Planet: Butterfly Guide

International Environment Sites

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The Nature Conservancy
Search a database of GLOBAL environment news from this site created by a non-profit organization.

Society of Environmental Journalists

International Federation of Environmental Journalists

Journalism UK Science and Environment Page
Dozens of links to issues in Great Britain.

National Environment Research Council
Great Britain environmental foundation site.
Offers data, information on conservation issues, nature safety and global warming issues.

National Council for Science and Environment

USGS: Great Southern California ShakeOut
Download dozens of resources on earthquakes, including video interviews, animations, images and more.

The Salt Institute
A nonprofit salt industry trade association. Great resource for environment stories and public safety stories on winter road salt.

National Institute of Medicine
News, reports and experts in a number of medical areas, including obesity, aging, environment, diseases, global health, etc.


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International Fund for Animal Welfare

BBC Wildlife Finder
"Watch the most amazing animals in the world."

The Humane Society of the United States
A database of shelters, press releases, statistics and backgrounders on animal cruelty.

National Geographic
The bible of environmental stories and photography.

All Species: Whole Earth Catalog
An attempt to name every plant, animal in microbe on earth.

Wildlife Conservation

The Audubon Society

World Wildlife Fund

Nature Journals
Links to stories and dozens of helpful research tools.

CNN's Nature News Page
Daily nature-related news from

Planet Save
Environmental news stories, a green-living portal.

National Geographic: Climb Mount Everest
A panoramic virtual tour of a climb. Backyard Wildlife Habitat

Animal Planet's Web site
A government guide to parks.

Environmental and animal protection.

Joel Sartore's Wildlife and Enviornment Links
Another great site by National Geographic photographer Joel Sartore.

Global Relief
Site dedicated to saving forests.

National Outdoor Leadership School

Museum of Natural History
Several cool online exhibits.

Info - Encyclopedia and Reference Resource
Browse articles in all areas of topics within Earth & Environment, History, Literature & Arts, Health & Medicine, People, Philosophy & Religion, Places, Plants & Animals, Science & Technology, Social Science, Law, Sports, Everyday Life, and more. Includes Country Studies and North America Gazetteer.

Shark Attacks

National Wildlife Refuge Association

Wild Kingdom
A look back at the nature series.

ASCPA: Animal Land Site

Plant Information
Tips from the New York Botanical Garden. Staff members also answer e-mail.

Endangered Species

National Pest Management Association
Some good media informaiton on chemicals, etc.

Cockfighting Laws
From the Humane Society: A state by state listing of laws on cockfighting.
Offers data, information on conservation issues, nature safety and global warming issues.

National Aquarium in Baltimore
A good national site. Background, conservation tips, searchable site, events and programs, etc.

Environmental Protection Agency

Environmental Organization WebDirectory

OSHA Inspection Reports
Searchable database of federal and state OSHA inspection reports.

Arbor Day Foundation
Media page has press releases, logos/illustrations, PSAs, storm recovery kit and more.

World Health Organization

Environmental Resources on the Internet
Links on environmental Web sites, online publications, news groups.

USGS World Volcanic Activity
History of volcanoes, tips on what to do if caught in one, reports on latest activity around the world.

Envirofacts Warehouse Safe Drinking Water Information Web site includes a searchable database on drinking water violations; search by state, county and water company.

Congressional Accountability Project
Site, which claims to fight corruption in Congress, offers information ranging from pay and perks to ethics.

Environmental Organization Web Directory
Great one-stop listing of government agencies that deal with environmental issues.

Natural Resources Defense Council
Studies galore on the quality of environment. Great quick-reference for stats, resources, experts even.

Before/after Landsat images showing environmental events and introducing remote sensing.

World Wildlife
A children's page for wildlife.

Environmental Defense Fund

U.S. National Park Service

Geological Society of America

Fusion Power
A British research site on a new type of energy that could make oil obsolete.

Energy Web Directory
Hundreds of links to energy and environmental issues, many from California, some national.

Earth Science World-American Geological Institute
Site for environmental activists group has a library of press releases, video and headlines.

League of Conservation Voters
Scorecard on environmental issues.

Surfrider Foundation
Membership info., photos, a few press releases on coastal issues.

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change
Calendar of events, press releases, speeches, official documents, publications, etc.

Food and Water Watch
Washington-based watchdog group.

Environmental Working Group
Research on health and the environment.


Arbor Day Foundation
Media page has press releases, logos/illustrations, PSAs, storm recovery kit and more.

National Wildlife Federation

Environmental activist group with dozens of blogs, press center, sources, etc.

Global Wind Energy Council
The council is a global forum for the wind energy sector, uniting the wind industry and its representative associations.

World Meteorological Organization

The Sierra Club
Conservation site has a press room, politics and issues section, video and more.

Blue Planet Foundation
Advocates for safe drinking water.
Group that opposes bottled water.

Think Outside the Bottle
Corprorate Accountability International's campaign to challenge corporate control of water, including the bottled water industry.

EPA's Toxic Release Inventory

EPA's Toxic Release Inventory Raw Data
Data dating back to 2002 that can be broken down by region (county-by-county), industry, chemical and more.

EPA Air Pollution Stats

Green Vehicle Guide
Helps you choose the most fuel-efficient and cleanest car engine.

Society of Environmental Journalists: FOI Tip Sheet

EmergencyNet News Today
Site monitors current and potential political, social an natural crises.

Silicon Valley Toxics Coalition
A non-profit organization monitors waste from computer corporations in Northern California.
A good list of nuclear accidents.

Infoplease Nuclear Accidents Page

FirstGov: Petroleum QuickStats
A handy set of statistics when writing about oil prices and quantity.

Oil Spills links
Links to associations and government agencies that deal with oil spills.

Environmental Defense Fund Toxic Release Data
Similar to TRI site, has stats broken down by geography, industry, facility, company, etc.

PBS Frontline Plague Wars Site
Bio warfare site includes interviews with scientists and government intelligence officials.

Understanding the Nuclear Threat

EPA's Toxic Release Inventory

EPA's Toxic Release Inventory Raw Data
Data dating back to 2002 that can be broken down by region (county-by-county), industry, chemical and more.

Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change
Calendar of events, press releases, speeches, official documents, publications, etc.

Food and Water Watch
Washington-based watchdog group.

Blue Planet Foundation
Advocates for safe drinking water.
Group that opposes bottled water.

Think Outside the Bottle
Corprorate Accountability International's campaign to challenge corporate control of water, including the bottled water industry.

Wildfires and Volcanoes

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COVERING WILDFIRES 2007 Southern California Fires Coverage List
A quick scan of headlines.

San Diego Tribune 2007 Fire Blog

CraigsList: 2007 Southern California Fires Forum

Health Effects of Wildfires
Links from the National Library of Medicine.

Red Brush Fires
Stories, disaster relief, etc.

Red Cross: Feb. 2002 California Brush Fires
Stories, disaster relief, etc.

NYFD: Brush Fire Safety Tips Brush Fire Safety

Children's Safety Zone: Protecting Your Home from Brush Fires Wildfire Coverage How Wildfires Work

GeoMac Wildland Fire Support
A multi-agency government site.

Mount St. Helens and Volcanoes

USGS: Pacific Northwest Seismographic Network
Measures quake activity inside Mount St. Helens.

USGS: Mount St. Helens Updates
Daily updates on the volcanic activity. Monthly updates when the activity is slow.

The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS): Mount St. Helens 1980-2000 Fact Sheet
Daily updates on the volcanic activity. Monthly updates when the activity is slow.

How Stuff How Volcanoes Work
Daily updates on the volcanic activity. Monthly updates when the activity is slow.

How Volcanoes Work Home Page
Daily updates on the volcanic activity. Monthly updates when the activity is slow.

Volcanic and Geologic Terms
Daily updates on the volcanic activity. Monthly updates when the activity is slow.

Volcanoes Database
Click on the database link to search by continent, type, activity, etc. Compare and contrast volcanic activity.

NASA Earth Observatory Site
Look at natural hazards such as volcanoes, fires and floods through satellite photos, etc.

Michigan Tech Volcanoes Page
Links galore.

Volcanic Clouds Website

PBS Nova: Volcano's Deadly Warning
Background on seismic signals, emergency response, preparation, etc.

Smithsonian Institute: Global Volcanism Program
Background on seismic signals, emergency response, preparation, etc.

Mount St. Helens National Volcanic Monument
Maps, phone contacts, photos, etc.

Mount St. Helens Volcano Cam
A webcam from the volcano.

Mount St. Helens National Volcanic Monument Photo Library
Photos galore, including before/after shots.

Mount St. Helens Links
A clearinghouse of links to sites about the eruptions.


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