Environmental Resources

Internet Sites

EE-Link (Environmental Education on the Internet)
This site’s mission is to spread information and ideas that will help educators explore the environment and investigate current issues with students.

Environmental News Network
The mission of this network is to create environmental awareness on critical issues through the presentation of fair and balanced daily news and information products.

EPA Curriculum and Resources
Resources for teachers on topics ranging from conservation, air and water pollution to waste and recycling are found here.

EPA Student Center
At the student center, youngsters in the middle and high school grades can explore a wide range of environmental issues–from air and water pollution and ecosystems to waste and recycling.

Global Action Center
The Global Action Center provides current information on world activities in areas including air, water, climate and habitat.

Urbanization and Water Quality
The U.S. Geological Survey’s Water Science for Schools site examines the effects of urbanization on water quality.

Water Environment Federation
Water Environment Web provides a database for examining the leading companies and suppliers serving the water environment community, as well as student materials and activities (K-12) concerning the water environment.

Agencies and Organizations

CARE International
660 Fifth Avenue
New York, NY 10016
(212) 686-3110
Good source of information on agencies that deliver relief assistance to people in need and on long-term solutions to global poverty.

680 Mount Auburn
Box 403
Watertown, MA 02272
(617) 926-8200
An organization whose mission is to build a sustainable future through partnerships between scientists and citizens.

Environmental Defense Fund
257 Park Avenue South
New York, NY 10010
(212) 505-2100
Solidly based in the political struggle of the defense of the environment.

Friends of the Earth
218 D Street S.E.
Washington, DC 20003
(202) 783-7400
Dedicated to protecting the planet from environmental degradation, Friends of the Earth is a good source for student reports and information for awareness of urbanization issues.

Greenpeace USA
1436 U Street NW
Washington, DC 20009
(202) 462-1177
This is the leading independent environmental organization that uses peaceful and creative activism to protect the global environment.

Population Reference Bureau, Inc.
1875 Connecticut Avenue N.W., Suite 520
Washington, DC 20009
(202) 483-1100
This is a source of information on specific statistics on population and population growth.

Sierra Club
530 Bush Street
San Francisco, CA 94108
(415) 776-2211
Students can request information on the Club’s efforts to protect the environment against problems caused by urbanization.

U.S. Agency for International Development
State Department Bldg.
2201 C Street NW
Washington, DC 20520
(202) 634-3600
This is a source of information on urban development in the United States and in countries around the world.

The United Nations Environment Programme
Rm. DC2-0816
United Nations
New York, NY 10017
(212) 963-8138
Source for information on the environment as it is affected by the population growth and/or urbanization of cities.

World Affairs Council
1726 M Street N.W. #800
Washington, DC 20036
(202) 293-1051
Another source for information on the environment as it is affected by the population growth and/or urbanization of cities.

Please make comments about this page or requests for information to mwarner@embryriddle.k12.az.us

Special thanks to PBS Online for resources contact information.