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Environmental Studies

Selected Web Resources

Earthtrends: the Environmental Information Portal
Find time series for over 200 countries and 500 variables in subjects ranging from agriculture and food, biodiversity, climate, economics, business and the environment, energy, population, and water resources, as well as country profiles and maps.

Encyclopedia of Earth
Content focuses on the Earth, its natural environments, and their interaction with society; a free, fully searchable collection of articles written by scholars, professionals, educators, and experts who collaborate and review each other's work.

UVic Environmental Law Centre
Canada’s largest public interest environmental law clinic in partnership with the UVic Faculty of Law

West Coast Environmental Law
Known as British Columbia's legal champion for the environment.

Native American Ethnobotany
A database that covers 45,000 plants used by Native North Americans as foods, drugs, dyes, fibers, and medicines.

EnviroLink Network
Environmental information and news, as well as large listings of environmental organizations on the web.

National Round Table on the Environment and the Economy
An independent advisory body that provides decision makers, opinion leaders and the Canadian public with advice and recommendations for promoting sustainable development.

North American Commission for Environmental Cooperation
An international organization created by Canada, Mexico and the US under the North American Agreement on Environmental Cooperation (NAAEC); established to address regional environmental concerns, help prevent potential trade and environmental conflicts, and to promote the effective enforcement of environmental law.

Worldwatch Institute
Independently researched information on the interactions among key environmental, social, and economic trends.

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