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Useful Websites - Environment and Ecology

​​Climate Change

Center for Climate and Energy Solutions (C2ES)

C2ES provides timely, impartial information and analysis on our pressing climate and energy challenges.

Climate Institute

Working to "to protect the balance between climate and life on earth."

NASA Global Climate Change

Facts, articles, solutions, and multimedia resources are available at this site.  

NOAA Climate

“NOAA is a source of timely and authoritative scientific data and information about climate."

The Environment

Global Forest Watch (GFW)

“Global Forest Watch (GFW) is an online platform that provides data and tools for monitoring forests.  GFW allows anyone to access near real-time information about where and how forests are changing around the world.

Endangered Species 

List from the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service. User can also identify endangered species by state.

IUCN Red List of Threatened Species  

“The International Union for Conservation of Natures' (IUCN) Red List is to provide information and analysis on the status, trends and threats to species in order to inform and catalyze action for biodiversity conservation."  

National Centers for Environmental Information (NCEI)

“NOAA's National Centers for Environmental Information hosts and provides public access to one of the most significant archives for environmental data on Earth."​

NOAA National Ocean Service

“The National Ocean Service provides data, tools, and services that support coastal economies and their contribution to the national economy."

NOAA National Weather Service

“The National Weather Service provides weather, water, and climate data, forecasts and warnings for the protection of life and property and enhancement of the national economy."​

United Nations Environment Network ​

This site from the United Nations brings together authoritative and comprehensive environmental information from a variety of remote and specialized environmental communities. Find country and regional profiles, an atlas of environmentally protected areas, nuclear power sites worldwide, global coastal statistics, greenhouse gas emissions and projections, a digital map plotting coral reefs worldwide, nationally designated protected areas, global forest and wildfire status reports, and more.

​Pollution & Recycling

Earth 911

A public and private sector partnership to empower the public with community specific resources to improve their quality of life.

Friends of the Earth

Friends of the Earth is a non-profit advocacy organization dedicated to protecting the planet from environmental degradation.

Clean Air Council

A member supported, non-profit environmental organization dedicated to protecting Pennsylvanians' right to clean air.

Land, Waste and Cleanup Topics​

Information on what the EPA does to regulate and reduce wastes, and to help clean up when wastes or harmful substances pollute the land.

​Sustainable Growth

World Resources Institute

The World Resources Institute (WRI) is an environmental think tank that goes beyond research to find practical ways to protect the earth and improve people's lives.

Updated 5/17/18​