Scorecard combines data from over 200 different state and federal databases to profile
local environmental problems and the health effects of toxic chemicals.
Learn about the Sierra Club's campaign to reverse one of the largest experiments in
Environmental News Network
ENN covers breaking environmental news, including pollution issues.
A not-for-profit environmental advocacy group with four main goals: stabilizing the
Earth's climate, safeguarding the world's oceans, protecting human health, and defending
and restoring biodiversity.
World Wide Fund For Nature
The world's largest and most experienced independent conservation organization, with
around 5 million supporters and a global network of 27 national organizations, 5
associates, and 21 program offices.
Performs full text searches of educational and activist Web sites. Also includes an
archive of "popular media and environmental group information" on climate change
and other environmental topics.
Provides up-to-date environmental information. Includes a database that allows individuals
and organizations to easily find recycling products and services, plus a library of 1,000
International (New Window)
CI focuses on trying to preserve and promote awareness about the world's most endangered
biodiversity through scientific programs, local awareness campaigns, and economic
National Audubon Society
The mission of the National Audubon Society is to conserve and restore natural ecosystems,
focusing on birds and other wildlife for the benefit of humanity and the earth's
The Nature Conservancy
"Saving the Last Great Places."
A public and private sector partnership to empower the public with community-specific
resources to improve quality of life.
Friends of the Earth
This nonprofit organization focuses on the economics of sustainable growth.
Clean Up Australia
A very successful Australian organization that works to clean up environmental pollution
and to teach citizens how to lead greener lives.
Covers news and issues affecting: the environment, education, society, business, culture,
media, nature, politics, and population.
Alliance to Save Energy
A coalition of prominent business, government, environmental and consumer leaders.
National Wildlife Federation -
NWF (New Window)
NWF focuses its efforts on five core issue areas: Endangered Habitat, Water Quality, Land
Stewardship, Wetlands, and Sustainable Communities.
Earth Day 2000
Goal: to give "individuals the resources they need to make the vision of a cleaner,
healthier planet for the 21st Century a reality."
Union of Concerned
Scientists (New Window)
The Union of Concerned Scientists works to ensure that all people have clean air and
energy, as well as safe and sufficient food.
North America's leading national river-conservation organization.
Office of Wetlands,
Oceans, & Watersheds (New Window)
The OWOW provides information to raise public awareness and encourage involvement in water
Rainforest Action Network
Working to protect tropical rainforests and the human rights of those living in and around
OneWorld (New Window)
Promotes human rights and sustainable development. Site includes news, current projects,
features and more.
The Audubon Institute's goal is to foster appreciation and, ultimately, conservation of
these ecosystems, which are showcased in an outstanding collection of ten museums and
parks dedicated to nature.
Provides daily environmental news, industry links, job listings and more.
A non-profit environmental and wildlife organization.
World Watch Institute
Worldwatch is dedicated to fostering the evolution of a society in which human needs are
met in ways that do not threaten the health of the natural environment.
The Internet information service of the Center for Renewable Energy and Sustainable
Technology (CREST). An excellent source for the latest in SED info.
Visitors to The Rainforest Site can save a free area of rainforest with the "click of
CNN's nature and environment news section.
The Climate Institute works to protect the balance between climate and life on earth by
facilitating the dialogue among scientists, policy makers, business executives and
The Earth Council
Supports and empowers people in building a more secure, equitable and sustainable future.
The SD Gateway guides visitors through new thinking and solutions being developed by the
Spinning Web Network--some of the world's leading sustainable development institutes.
Environmental Quality (New Window)
Learn about the White House initiative to cut paperwork and develop new partnerships with
industry, landowners and the states to provide more flexibility for the regulated
community in return for better environmental results.
Urban Land Institute
The ULI tackles such issues as traffic and land use, parking, transit villages and other
transportation issues both public and private.
Focus on the Future (New Window)
This Website encourages visitors to learn more about the history of global warming and
empowers them to help solve the problem.
Resources for the Future (New Window)
A nonprofit and nonpartisan think tank that conducts independent research rooted primarily
in economics and other social sciences on environmental and natural resource issues.
The Wilderness Society
Works to protect America's wilderness and to develop a nation-wide network of wild lands
through public education, scientific analysis and advocacy.
News (New Window)
Latest environmental news headlines, message board, links and more.
World Zine (New
An environmental ezine with recycling and alternative energy tips.
Communities Network (New Window)
Linking citizens to resources and to one another to create healthy, vital, sustainable
WWF Canada pursues a mission to save life on Earth through four conservation programs:
Endangered Species, Endangered Spaces and Wildlife Toxicology in Canada and an
International program in Latin America.
"A digital forum on global climate policy."
Greenpeace campaigns for governments to face up to their responsibilities and urgently
address the problem of global climate change as one of the greatest threats to the planet.
Directory (New Window)
Directory of sustainable development resources on the Web.
Alternative Fuels Data
Center (New Window)
This Office of Transportation Technologies site has information on the latest advances in
alternative fuels, vehicles, refueling sites, and more.
FWS: Endangered Species
Includes species information, news releases, latest reports, photo gallery and more.
The Earth Charter
A statement of ethical principles that will guide the conduct of people and nations
towards each other and the Earth to ensure peace, equity and a sustainable future.
GEM, the Global Energy
Marketplace (New Window)
An on-line, searchable database of more than 2500 energy efficiency and renewable energy
annotated Web links.
A portal for human rights and the environment.
Carfree.com (New Window)
Solutions to the problem of the urban automobile.
American Wind Energy
Association (New Window)
AWEA advocates the development of wind energy as a reliable, environmentally superior
energy alternative in the United States and around the world.
Clean Air Network
"Your one-stop advocacy resource to clean up the nation's air!"
A group of companies who collectively offer solutions and strategies to address indoor air
quality and related environmental issues.
The Cousteau Society
Provides information and insight on environmental issues to inspire better protection of
ReInState is an innovative guide to state-by-state renewable energy and sustainable
E (New Window)
An environmental magazine celebrating 10 years in print.
Acid Rain Program (New Window)
The goal of the Acid Rain Program is to significantly reduce electric utilities emissions
of sulfur dioxide and nitrogen oxides, the pollutants responsible for acid deposition.
National Council for Science
and the Environment (New Window)
NCSE (formally the Committee for the National Institute for the Environment) works to
improve the scientific basis of environmental decisionmaking. Site includes research
publications on a number of environmental issues.
Planet (New Window)
"This exhibition reminds us that in ways we may never have even considered, we're all
seafarers, and it offers us ways to become more seaworthy--to think about what everyone
can do to conserve the Ocean Planet."
Excellence for Sustainable Development (New Window)
A Project of the U.S. Department of Energy, the CESD includes the latest developments and
research projects in land use planning, transportation, rural issues and more.
Commission on Sustainable Development (New Window)
The CSD ensures the high visibility of sustainable development issues within the UN system
and helps to improve the UN's coordination of environment and development activities.
U.S. Fish & Wildlife
Service Homepage (New Window)
The mission of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is working with others to conserve,
protect, and enhance fish and wildlife and their habitats for the continuing benefit of
the American people.
Wetlands (New Window)
This site will give you a better understanding of the rich variety of wetlands, their
importance, how they are threatened, and what can be done to conserve them for future
Clearinghouse: Sustainable Development (New Window)
Directory of sustainable development web sites.
Diversity Web (New Window)
"Includes information about the structure and classification of animals, basic
concepts of ecology and evolutionary biology, brief reports on dozens of animals, and lots
Association (New Window)
A non-profit community group that aims to use and promote environmentally friendly
technology, including renewable energy sources such as the sun, wind and water; building
with natural materials and conserving energy.
A world wide trading site for information related to secondary or recyclable commodities,
by-products, used and surplus items or materials.
Environmental Research Center (New Window)
The philosophy of the EERC is to improve global quality of life by providing leadership in
visionary multidisciplinary research and development leading to demonstration and
commercialization of innovative, clean, efficient energy technologies.
The place to turn for recycling and composting expertise.
Ozone Crisis (New
Details Greenpeace's "Protect the Ozone Layer" campaign and up-to-date news and
World's Shortest Comprehensive Recycling Guide (New Window)
Great list of basic recycling tips and categories.
National Resources Defense
Council (New Window)
NRDC is a not-for-profit environmental advocacy group that uses law, science, and the
support of our 400,000+ members to protect the planet's wildlife and wild places and to
ensure a safe and healthy environment for all living things.
Wildlife Fund: Climate (New
Mission: "By 2001 we aim to ensure that industrialized nations set in motion a
permanent downward trend in their domestic emissions of carbon dioxide (CO2) - the leading
global warming gas - as a first step towards substantial reductions in emissions by
Center for Clean Air Policy
Seeks to promote and implement innovative solutions to major environmental and energy
problems which balance both environmental and economic interests.
EcoWorld provides internet users comprehensive information on the state of planetary
ecosystems and projects underway, everywhere, to preserve and restore species and
International Carnivorous Plant Society (New
ICPS is an organization of horticulturists, conservationists, scientists, and educators
all interested in sharing knowledge and news of carnivorous plants.
Environmental Support Center
"Supporting the environmental movement from the grassroots up."
Warming Page (New Window)
Learn about the global warming problem and what is and can be done to revese its effects.
The American Solar
Energy Society (New Window)
ASES is a national organization dedicated to advancing the use of solar energy for the
benefit of U.S. citizens and the global environment.
National Oceanic and
Atmospherics Administration (New Window)
NOAA guides our use and protection of ocean and coastal resources and conducts research to
improve our understanding and stewardship of the environment which sustains us all.
Inventory (New Window)
The NWI project was established to generate information about the characteristics, extent
and status of the Nation's wetlands and deepwater habitats.
Information Center (New Window)
Promotes environmentally and economically beneficial natural resource systems.
Options (New Window)
GEO seeks to restore a balance between the built and natural environment by bringing
attention to the impact that buildings and planning have on the environment and
"The animal and environmental search engine." Includes animal guide and wildlife
first 2000 (New
Aim is to provide helpful information and resources to individuals so they may easily and
positively take actions in their own way in their own homes, local community or broader
communities to assist the environment.
EcoWise (New Window)
The Non-Toxic, sustainable, educational store....naturally.
The Ramsar Convention on
Wetlands (New Window)
Track the progress of the 1971 intergovernmental treaty which provides the framework for
national action and international cooperation for the conservation and wise use of
wetlands and their resources.
Prevention Institute (New
The Pollution Prevention Institute (PPI) assists small businesses to efficiently and
economically reduce and control their wastes.
United Nations World
Meteorological Organization (WMO) (New Window)
World Meteorological Organization coordinates global scientific activity in several areas,
including: air pollution research, climate change and ozone depletion studies.
Ozone Action (New Window)
Washington, DC based non-profit public interest organization focused exclusively on two
atmospheric threats: global warming and stratospheric ozone depletion.
Transact (New Window)
Proponents of smart growth. Includes the latest transportation and quality of life
Environmental Concern Inc.
A non-profit organization dedicated to wetland restoration, research, and education since
Activities Department of the Interior (New Window)
Provides information on government conservation initiatives, including the President's
national goal of no net loss of wetlands.
Information and answers about Earth's energy & food supply, species, ecosystems and
projects to preserve them.
Click on the "Save Rainforest" button to help preserve the rainforest.
Center (New Window)
Acts as a service to all persons interested in the laws, policies and regulations
concerning activities regulated under Sections 401 and 404 of the Clean Water Act in
waters of the United States, including wetlands.
Help protect rainforests, wildlife and parks by donating land.
Florida Solar Energy
Center (New Window)
FSEC is the largest and most active state-supported renewable energy and energy efficiency
research, training and certification institute in the United States.
Canadian citizen-funded wilderness preservation organization.