|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
Exxon CEO files suit to stop construction of a water tower to be built adjacent to his Texas ranch.
Chemicals should be tested for their global warming effect (radiative efficiency) before being placed into production.
Methane hydrate, will it be a godsend and replace dirty coal and oil within the next five years, or will it delay our investment in renewable energy and set us on an ever longer road of hydrocarbon addiction?
A destruction of the world's resources, leaving long term greenhouse gas emissions, water pollution and habitat loss.
Recent Building Blog Posts
Cob Fireplace Inspiration...
New building-integrated photovoltaics or BIPVs blend almost seamlessly with traditional roofing materials.
Currently the majority of wood stoves in use deliver only 40 to 50 percent of the energy potential of the wood. This is highly wasteful. But on a bright note, many of the prototype models entered into the Wood Stove Decathlon squeezed out more than 90 percent of the wood's energy potential and burn much cleaner than older stoves. One of the keys is complete combustion...
Sand, clay and hay. Mix it with your hands, your feet or a Bobcat. Sculpt in place.
Recent Art Blog Posts
Models of industrial plants constructed from the detritus produced at industrial plants.
Ideas for your old maps.
Ideas for old china. From using plates as canvas to pique assiette...
Aerial photos of Andre Ermolaev.
Recent Movies Blog Posts
explores the issues of climate change...
How Shrimping Has Destroyed Ecuador's Ecosystem
Following the trail of rhinoceros horn smugglers from South Africa to Southeast Asia.
In 2012, Texas landowners and environmental activists came together to organize resistance against a dangerous pipeline being built by a Canadian corporation to bring tar sands oil from Alberta Canada to refineries near the Gulf of Mexico.