THE SECOND EARTH
An informative site documenting the Nature Conservancy's
efforts to restore the Oklahoma prairie at the Tallgrass
Find out here how you can help the Nature Conservancy
restore the prairie ecosystem by adopting and supporting
Prairie National Preserve
News and information about the National Park Service's
efforts to preserve and restore the prairie.
An in-depth site from Butler University's reserve, which
serves as an outdoor laboratory for ecology courses.
Includes a list of species native to the prairie, photos
and links to other sources.
The history of, and general information about the 42-tribe
coalition of Native Americans to restore the relationship
between bison and many Native American tribes.
University Biosphere 2 Center
The home page for Columbia University's Biosphere 2.
Includes news and information about current research,
as well as teaching materials, a virtual tour and visiting
A 1997 Popular Mechanics feature article about the Columbia
University's efforts to raise the Biosphere experiment
from the ashes.
Global Warming Site
An in-depth site from the Environmental Protection Agency.
Includes information about the climate, emissions and
public policy. Also includes resources for educators,
health professionals, small businesses and more.
EPA Global Warming Kids Page
Focuses on the science and impact of global warming
and climate change. Includes sections such as "Stuff
for Teachers" and "So What's the Big Deal?" as well
as interactive games and links.
Summary - Climate Change
The Bush Administration's stance and policies on global
Floods, droughts, hurricanes and disease outbreaks --
an expert explains why climate changes give us yet another
reason to find terror in the skies. A Salon.com interview
by Suzy Hansen.
Magazine Profile's Peter Raven
Time recently named Peter Raven one of its "Heroes for
the Planet." Note: Opens with audio.
with Dr. Peter Raven:
A National Park Service interview in which Raven discusses
achieving global sustainability. From June 11, 2002.
By Diane Liggett.
Fish and Wildlife - Division of Endangered Species
A wealth of information about America's endangered
plants and animals. (For more on this topic, also visit
our Web Feature Endangered
a World at Risk
This online version of a 1997 exhibit at the American
Museum of Natural History illuminates the overall importance
of biodiversity. Provides detailed information on several
endangered species and their habitats.