Category Archives: Web Resources

Women in Science: Forging New Pathways in Green Science

Via Science Netlinks. Grade level: 6-8 Link: http://science.imirus.com/Mpowered/book/vscim10/i3/p1 Description Science and the L’Oréal Foundation have teamed up to produce this booklet focusing on 16 women in five different areas of “green science”:  environmental responsibility, biotechnology, biodiversity, sustainability, and medicines and … Continue reading

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EPA Updates Database on Health and Environmental Impacts of Electricity Generation

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency updated its database that helps Americans understand the health and environmental impacts of electricity generation. EPA’s Emissions and Generation Integrated Resource Database (eGRID) and Power Profiler now include data from 2007, an update from 2005. … Continue reading

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EPA: Cleaning Up Our Land, Water and Air

From The Scout Report, Copyright Internet Scout 1994-2011. http://scout.wisc.edu/ EPA: Cleaning Up Our Land, Water and Air [pdf] http://www.epa.gov/cleanup/ The Environmental Protection Agency has been cleaning up the nation’s land, water and air for four decades, and there’s still much … Continue reading

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WPA Launches Interactive Anemometer Loan Program Wind Data Map

Via Wind Powering America. Wind Powering America posted a new interactive map depicting wind data collected from its Native American anemometer loan program and the Western Area Power Administration anemometer loan program. Currently 21 of 70 sites are posted, and … Continue reading

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Green Meetings

P2Rx has published a new Sustain Update on green meetings, which includes links to relevant resources and green meeting calculators.

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Use your smartphone to become a ‘citizen scientist’ with Project Noah

Read the full story at Grist. We all know people who seem to spend more time gazing into their smartphones than they do looking at the reality in front of them. But one app is trying to reverse the trend, … Continue reading

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Energy Savers: Your Home

From The Scout Report, Copyright Internet Scout 1994-2011. Energy-saving activities are on the rise in the United States and around the world, and the U.S. Department of Energy’s Energy Savers for “Your Home” website provides helpful guidance to apartment dwellers … Continue reading

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ScienceCinema Gives You Searchable Videos from the U.S. Department of Energy

Scientific videos highlighting research and development sponsored by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) are now available through ScienceCinema. I tested it out by searching for “biofuels”. The results include a link to the video and a snippet of the … Continue reading

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WWF launches database of eco-rated paper products

Via WWF. WWF [has] launched a global benchmarking tool for pulp and paper products at PaperWorld in Frankfurt, Germany. Check Your Paper is an online database to help paper buyers find products with the lowest environmental impact. The tool rates … Continue reading

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TEDxGreatPacificGarbagePatch

This Tedx event was held on November 6, 2010 in Los Angeles. The web site includes videos and four challenges (one each for individuals/businesses, manufacturers, politicians/policy makers, and all nations threatened by plastic pollution). Van Jones’ talk, which has been … Continue reading

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