Scientific and Environmental Resources

To learn more about every aspect of climate change and sustainability, please check out the resources listed below.

Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution
SCIENCE IN A TIME OF CRISIS
http://www.whoi.edu

Yale Program on Climate Change Communication
A program of the Yale School of Forestry & Environmental Studies
http://www.climatecommunication.yale.edu

Center for Science and Democracy –
New project / Union of Concerned Scientist
http://www.ucsusa.org

Center for Marine Conservation
Protect ocean ecosystems, research & public education
http://www.centerformarineconservation.org

Defenders of Wild life
Concerned with the protection of all native wild life animals and plants in their natural communities. Two priorities: the accelerating rate of extinction of species and the associated loss of of biological diversity, and habitat alteration and destruction.
http://www.defendersofwildlife.org

Environmental Defense
Main goals: Stabilizing the Earth’s Climate, Safeguarding the world’s oceans, protecting human health and restoring and protecting biodiversity
http://www.environmentaldefense.org

National Resources Defense Council
Using law & science to protect the planet
http://www.nationalresourcesdefensecouncil.org

World Wild Life Fund
Leading privately supported international conservation organization in the world providing information on endangered species, endangered places, forests, climate change, oceans and toxic chemicals.
http://www.worldwildlifefund.org

Earth Justice Legal Defense Fund
Non-profit public interest law firm dedicated to protecting the magnificent places, natural resources, and wildlife of this earth and to defending the right of all people to healthy environment.
http://www.earthjusticelegaldefensefund.org

National Geographic Society
The world’s largest nonprofit scientific and educational organization.
http://www.nationalgeographicsociety.org

Orion Society
Publisher, environmental education organization, and a communications and support network for grassroots environmental and community organizations across North America.
http://www.orionsociety.org

World Resources Institute
An environmental think tank that goes beyond research to create practical ways to protect the Earth and improve people’s lives.
http://www.worldresourcesinstitute.org

World Watch Institute
Fostering the evolution of an environmentally sustainable society through the conduct of inter-disciplinary non-partisan research on emerging global environmental issues, the results of which are widely disseminated throughout the world.
http://www.worldwatchinstitute.org

Population Connection
America’s voice for Population Stabilization
Working to slow population growth and achieve a sustainable balance between the Earth’s people and its resources.
http://www.population.org

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