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Title: Environmental Protection Agency: Wetlands
Url: http://water.epa.gov/type/wetlands/index.cfm
Publisher: United States. Environmental Protection Agency
Description: The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has created this site to inform the general public about their role in wetland preservation and restoration. At the top of their page, visitors can click on the "What are Wetlands?" area to get some basic definitions, look over some fact sheets, and learn about the recent history of wetlands in the United States. Also on the homepage are sections such as "Why Protect Wetlands?", "How are Wetlands Protected?", and "What You Can Do To Protect our Vital Resource". These sections are meant for general audiences, and they might be used in classroom settings as a way to illuminate the role of the EPA and some of the broader concerns surrounding different natural environments. The right-hand side of the homepage features "In the News" items about recent regulatory changes, interagency agreements, and public hearings and comment periods. Finally, on the left-hand side of the page contains thematic sections like "Monitoring and Assessment", "Restoration", and "Education".
LC Classification: Science -- Natural history. Biology -- Biology (General) -- Ecology -- By type of environment, A-Z -- Marshes. Wetlands
Science -- Natural history. Biology -- Natural history (General) -- Nature conservation. Landscape protection. Biological diversity conservation. Endangered species and ecosystems (General). Habitat conservation. Ecosystem management. Conservation biology
Technology -- Environmental technology. Sanitary engineering -- Environmental technology. Sanitary engineering -- Environmental protection
GEM Subject: Science -- Ecology
Science -- Earth science
Key Concept: Ecology -- Wetlands
Key Concepts Complete: Yes
Resource Type: Collection (DCMI Type Vocabulary)
Reading Materials
Science Materials
Format: html
Audience: College/University Instructors
Higher Education
Professional Formation
Students
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Technical School First Cycle
Technical School Second Cycle
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University Second Cycle
Language: English
Access Rights: Free access
Date Of Record Release: 2009-07-06 10:37:04 (W3C-DTF)
Date Last Modified: 2010-11-17 04:45:21 (W3C-DTF)
Source Type: Internet Scout
Source: Scout Archives  Scout Archives
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Resource URL Clicks: 16
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