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Environmental Conservation

General guide to assist students and faculty with environmental conservation research.

Web Resources

Federal Government 


General Websites

  • Audubon's Birds of America

  • Science Daily Environmental News


    TOXNET (TOXicology Data NETwork) is a group of databases covering chemicals and drugs, diseases and the environment, environmental health, occupational safety and health, poisoning, risk assessment and regulations, and toxicology. It is managed by the Toxicology and Environmental Health Information Program (TEHIP) in the Division of Specialized Information Services (SIS) of the National Library of Medicine (NLM). 

  • Bugwood - Center for Invasive Species and Ecosystem Health

    Their mission is "to serve a lead role in development, consolidation and dissemination of information and programs focused on invasive species, forest health, natural resource and agricultural management through technology development, program implementation, training, applied research and public awareness at the state, regional, national and international levels."

  • CABI Invasive Species Compendium

    Full data sheets on over 1500 major invasive species and animal diseases; Basic data sheets on further species, countries, habitats and pathways; Articles, images, distribution maps.

  • International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN)

    The world’s oldest and largest global environmental organization, with more than 1,200 member organizations including 200+ government and 900+ non-government organizations. They publish the Red List of Threatened Species.

  • National Council for Science and the Environment - National Library for the Environment

    The NCSE is "a not-for-profit organization dedicated to improving the scientific basis for environmental decision-making." 

  • Soil and Water Conservation Society The Soil and Water Conservation Society (SWCS) is the premier international organization for professionals who practice and advance the science and art of natural resource conservation.