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View Resource GLOBIO: Mapping human impacts on the biosphere

A joint project of the Norwegian Institute for Nature Research and the United Nation's Environmental Programme, Global Methodology for Mapping Human Impacts on the Environment (GLOBIO) aims to "present a simple visual overview of the cumulative impacts of increasing resource demands on man and the environment." Hundreds of environmental impact studies were synthesized with satellite imagery,...

View Resource NCSR: Human Impacts

The evaluation of human impacts on the environment is an important element of environmental science. Although students may be quite familiar with local impacts, impacts on broader scales of time and space may be less familiar. New technologies are now available that provide educators useful tools to illustrate these impacts. The module uses serval different approaches and resources to address...

View Resource Sustainable Sources

Sustainable Sources is a web site that provides information for green builders and other individuals interested in green building. Their site includes a directory of green building professionals, information on greenbuilt homes that are on the market, pertinent events, books and articles, online discussions, and links to other sites. You can also access the Sustainable Building Source book which...

View Resource MIT Project on Environmental Politics & Policy

This site provides examples of how politics intersect with attempts to reduce environmental impact on ecosystems. Research papers provided discuss the relationship between economic growth and the environment, especially in the area of endangered species. The site also provides template forms to evaluate wetlands habitat on private properties, originally developed to inform environmental policy...

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