Global Issues in ContextThis link opens in a new windowGlobal Issues in Context offers international viewpoints on a broad spectrum of global issues, topics, and current events. Featured are hundreds of continuously updated issue and country portals that bring together a variety of specially selected, highly relevant sources for analysis of these issues. Rich multimedia - including podcasts, video, and interactive graphs - enhance each portal. Use Browse Issues and Topics, Country Finder, Basic Search or Advanced Search to explore the database.
"GreenFILE covers the connections between the environment and a variety of disciplines such as agriculture, education, law, health and technology. This free research database offers indexing and abstracts for more than 806,000 records and open access full text for more than 12,000 records.Key journals include Agriculture, Ecosystems & Environment, Conservation Biology, Forest Ecology & Management, International Journal of Green Energy, and Journal of Wildlife Management."
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Credo Reference helps you start your research in environmental science with overviews of the earth both in general and in crisis, histories of environmental philosophy and practice, and biographies of prominent environmentalists.
World Wildlife Fund:
Reversing nature loss
What is Biodiversity
How Much is Being Lost?
Causes of this Loss
Biodiversity & You
What You Can Do
News, Events, Updates
Biodiversity HotspotsAustralian Government, Dept. of Environment and Energy. "... seventeen countries described as being 'megadiverse'. This group of countries has less than 10% of the global surface, but support more than 70% of the biological diversity on earth."
CSIRO's Biodiversity BookSpecific to Australia. "Biodiversity: Science and Solutions for Australia provides the latest scientific knowledge on Australia’s biodiversity. The book describes the unique features of Australia’s species and focuses on solutions for the future. Available for free download in multiple formats."