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Earth Portal
An authoritative global resource for science-based information about the environment, this has three parts: an encyclopedia, a news area, and a public discussion section. Produced by the Environmental Information Coalition.
American Rivers: Restore, Protect, Enjoy.
A non-profit river conservation organization dedicated to restoring and protecting rivers for people, fish and wildlife. An organized nationwide movement to restore and protect rivers, created and sustained by the community of local, regional, and national groups that work on rivers, will implement a consensus citizens’ agenda for healthy rivers.

Center for Biological Diversity
Combining conservation biology with litigation, policy advocacy, and an innovative strategic vision, the Center for Biological Diversity is working to secure a future for animals and plants hovering on the brink of extinction, for the wilderness they need to survive, and by extension for the spiritual welfare of generations to come.

Earth Island Institute: Conservation, Preservation, Restoration
Develops and supports projects that counteract threats to the biological and cultural diversity that sustain the environment. Through education and activism, these projects promote the conservation, preservation, and restoration of the Earth. Site includes environmental news, ways to get involved, and informational articles.

ECOLEX - A Gateway to Environmental Law
An information service on environmental law, operated jointly by FAO, IUCN and UNEP. Its purpose is to provide the most comprehensive possible global source of information on environmental law.

The Evolution of the Conservation Movement, 1850-1920
Documents the historical formation and cultural foundations of the movement to conserve and protect America's natural heritage, through books, pamphlets, government documents, manuscripts, prints, photographs, and motion picture footage drawn from the collections of the Library of Congress.

A nonprofit conservation organization's excellent website on natural heritage programs, information on rare and threatened plant and wildlife species, news, and events.

PEW Center on Climate Change
Follow state, national, and international issues and policies related to climate change.

Alternative Fuels & Advanced Vehicles Data Center
The DOE has produced this gateway site offering information on alternative fuels and vehicles.

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