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Right-To-Know Network

This recently redesigned site is an information hub helping advocates push for improved access to government held information on the environment, health, and safety.  It provides links to news items, databases and issues on pollution, health, policies, science, ets.  The databases provide free public access to environmental information managed by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).  Much of the information is provided as data.

Through RTK Net, you c

Neotropical Birds--New Resource

The Cornell Lab of Ornithology is excited to announce the availability of its latest online reference resource: Neotropical Birds.

Invasive Species PBS Video

PBS has launched a new web portal of their video presentations.  This slick new site makes finding videos on topics a whole lot easier.  I did a search on "turtles" and found this video on invasive species, "

Action Bioscience

Action Bioscience is a web portal from the American Institute of Biological Sciences.

Endocrine Disruptors Research

From Harriet Blake, 6ABC, April 16, 2009

From the National Center for Environmental Research concerning the exposure to EDC from pesticides.

  • Evidence suggests that environmental exposure to EDCs may cause adverse health effects in human and wildlife populations.
  • Considerable uncertainty exists regarding the relationship(s) between adver

National Geographic Channel: Preserve our Planet Film Contest

The National Geographic Channel is sponsoring a "public service announcement" contest.  One of the three finalists is a submission from Drexel.  Check it out and vote for your favorite.  I think Drexel's is waaay better.  My opinion for sur

New Books

Here are some new books:

South American Primates
Organization of Insect Societies
Drangonflies & Damselflies
Prarie Dogs

Watersheds, Bays, and Bounded Seas, The Science and  Management of Semi-Enclosed Marine Systems
Turgrass and Landscape Irrigation Water Quality, Assessment and Management
Climate, Affluence, and Culture
Ecohydrology, Processes, Models and Case Studies


Interested in Green Blogging?

Here is a site that presents an annotated list of the Best Green Blogs.  If you are interested in a variety of green concerns here's the place to start.

Best Green Blogs is the web’s largest directory of green and sustainable themed weblogs.

The Science of Good Food

Philip A. Handel, PhD, associate professor in the Goodwin College of Professional Studies, will join his two co-authors of "The Science of Good Food: The Ultimate Reference on How Cooking Works" for a book signing on Friday, February 20, 2009, from 4 to 6 p.m. in the Academic Bistro, sixth floor of the Academic Building (33rd and Arch Streets).

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