Resources and ideas for celebrating Earth Day throughout the year and with the community.
Last Updated: Mar 25, 2014
What is the Ecological Footprint?
The Ecological Footprint is a resource accounting tool that measures how much biologically productive land and sea is used by a given population or activity, and compares this to how much land and sea is available. Click on the earth below to begin your calculations.
Researching topics on conservation, biodiversity, recycling, pollution management, alternative energy sources, and more? Get started here.
Provides bibliographic citations, abstracts, and complete full text access to a unique aggregation of high-impact bioscience research journals focusing on the biological, ecological, and environmental sciences.
- ehp (Environmental Health Perspectives) Online
A full text, peer-reviewed journal dedicated to the discussion of environmental effects on human health.
- EIS: Digests of Environmental Impact Statements
Provides indexing and abstracts for environmental impact statements issued by the federal government. Subject areas include air transportation, defense programs, energy, hazardous substances, land use, parks, refuges, forests, research and development, roads and railroads, urban and social programs, and water.
- GreenFILE (EBSCO)
Provides access to scholarly, government, and general-interest information on the environmental effects of individuals, corporations, and local/national governments. Topics covered include global warming, green building, pollution, sustainable agriculture, renewable energy, recycling, and more.
- Nature (Online)
Provides complete full text access to current and archival content in Nature, the international weekly journal of interdisciplinary science.
Produced by the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), this publisher's web site provides full text access to the following online titles: Science Magazine (1997-current), ScienceNOW, Science of Aging Knowledge Environment Archive, and all free content on the site.
- Sustainability Science Abstracts
Bibliographic index for literature pertaining to the management of human use and conservation of natural resources for current and future generations. Subject coverage includes species and genetic diversity, protection of habitats and ecosystems, and the economics of sustainability.
- Opposing Viewpoints Resource Center
Provides full text online access to a multidisciplinary social issues and controversies.