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Exploring Environmental Issues: Biodiversity- was developed by Project Learning Tree (PLT) in partnership with the World Wildlife Fund (WWF). Educators are permitted to download, print, and use any of the online materials (PLT’s copyright rules).
www.fathom.com
Fathom Archive of online learning resources from 2000-2003, including lectures, articles, interviews, exhibits and free seminars. Maintained by Columbia University. Exploring Biodiversity.
www.usanpn.org
USA National Phenology Network Educators’ Clearinghouse webpage has been created to gather educational materials (lesson plans, activity guides, syllabuses, project design plans, etc.) in order to provide a convenient and growing collection of resources on phenology learning both inside and outside of the traditional classroom setting.
 
Biodiversity Museum Projects:
www.stri.org
Smithsonian Tropical Research Institution in Panama, is a bureau of the Smithsonian Institution dedicated to understanding biological diversity. The research facilities house 38 staff scientists, fellows, and 900 visiting scientists per year.
www.amnh.org
American Museum of Natural History. Education at the AMNH.
www.mnh.si.edu
Smithsonian Institution. Biodiversity Programs at the National Museum of Natural History. Not recently updated, but links to current programs.
www.exploratorium.edu
Exploratorium, online since 1993, was one of the first science museums to build a site on the World Wide Web. The site now contains over 18 thousand award-winning Web pages exploring hundreds of different topics. Lots of info here.
cbc.amnh.org
Center for Biodiversity and Conservation- AMNH. Seasonal Invertebrate calendar to print.
   
"At least 50% of the 200 species of freshwater turtles have been assessed in the IUCN Red List
as globally threatened and more than 75% of freshwater turtle species in Asia are listed as globally threatened, including 18 that are critically endangered, with one being extinct."
"Ecosystems & Human Well-being: Wetlands & Water" Millennium Ecosystem Assessment.
   

 

 
 
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