|Center for Environmental Research and Conservation's two-part mission is to build environmental leadership and to solve complex problems, in order to stem the loss of biological diversity and achieve environmental sustainability. CERC is a consortium of five world-renowned scientific institutions. It is headquartered at Columbia University and is part of the Earth Institute.|
|IGBP is an international scientific research program that studies the interactions between biological, chemical and physical processes and how they impact (and are impacted by) human systems.|
|Information Center for the Environment. Biodiversity projects are related to ecological and species biodiversity, both regionally and globally. U of Calif, Davis.|
|Smithsonian Tropical Research Institution (STRI) in Panama, a bureau of the Smithsonian Institution dedicated to understanding biological diversity.|
|Smithsonian Conservation Biology at the National Zoo conducts research to aid in the survival or recovery of species and their habitats, and to ensure the health and well-being of animals in captivity and in the wild.|
|Center for Environmental Research and Conservation's two-part mission is to build environmental leadership and to solve complex problems, in order to stem the loss of biological diversity and achieve environmental sustainability. CERC is a consortium of five institutions: Columbia University, the American Museum of Natural History, the New York Botanical Garden, Wildlife Conservation Society, and Wildlife Trust.|
|University of Georgia, Center for Biodiversity and Ecosystem Processes.|
|Harvard University Center for the Environment (HUCE) Listing of Ecology and Biodiversity Research Areas.|
|There are more than 19,200 described bee species,
according to John S. Ascher of the American Museum of Natural History in New York.
|Volunteer Conservation and Research:|
|Earthwatch Institute, environmental non profit, engages people worldwide in scientific field research and education to promote the understanding and action necessary for a sustainable environment.|
|Biosphere Expeditions. Conservation in Action: Non-profit, conservation holiday volunteer work expeditions. Open to all. Wildlife conservation volunteering across the globe fora weekend, a week, 2 weeks, more...|
|Volunteer Petèn is a non-for-profit organization established in San Andrès, Petèn (with a US office in Mohnton, Pennsylvania) whose mission is to aid development in Guatemala by training international volunteers to participate in, design, and implement sustainable projects.|
Recent Issues Blog Posts
Our Universe is absolutely huge! We are but a speck in space.
The Climate Accountability Institute has updated its Carbon Majors Project which details the direct and product-related emissions traced to the major industrial carbon producers in the oil, natural gas, coal, and cement industries through 2013.
Avgas (aviation gas) contains lead and avgas is unregulated. Aviation aircraft is the single largest source of lead emissions.
Record Warmth in Northeastern Canada, Norway, Denmark. Record cold in Indiana and Arkansas.
Recent Building Blog Posts
Reclaimed corrugated metal is the most earth friendly option.
Fence made from brushwood, Japanese and Australian Style.
Architect-sculptor Savin is the son of self-taught organic architect Jacques Couëlle.
Recommissioning local silos is an eco-friendly housing option.
Recent Art Blog Posts
Karen Hackenberg paints local beach-found detritus that washes up near her Discovery Bay, Washington studio.
Drawing on pristine snow with snowshoes.
An overlooked sculpture medium. Wet the adzuki beans and mix with glue.
An ancient Asian art form. Patience and attention to detail is a necessity when creating art from eggshells.
Recent Movies Blog Posts
Small-scale farmers in Africa and Asia are being forced off their land...
Gorongosa National Park, Mozambique
Is the Plastic Trash Island floating in the Pacific Ocean a myth?