|Center for Environmental Research and Conservation's two-part mission is to build environmental leadership and to solve complex problems, in order to stem the loss of biological diversity and achieve environmental sustainability. CERC is a consortium of five world-renowned scientific institutions. It is headquartered at Columbia University and is part of the Earth Institute.|
|IGBP is an international scientific research program that studies the interactions between biological, chemical and physical processes and how they impact (and are impacted by) human systems.|
|Information Center for the Environment. Biodiversity projects are related to ecological and species biodiversity, both regionally and globally. U of Calif, Davis.|
|Smithsonian Tropical Research Institution (STRI) in Panama, a bureau of the Smithsonian Institution dedicated to understanding biological diversity.|
|Smithsonian Conservation Biology at the National Zoo conducts research to aid in the survival or recovery of species and their habitats, and to ensure the health and well-being of animals in captivity and in the wild.|
|Center for Environmental Research and Conservation's two-part mission is to build environmental leadership and to solve complex problems, in order to stem the loss of biological diversity and achieve environmental sustainability. CERC is a consortium of five institutions: Columbia University, the American Museum of Natural History, the New York Botanical Garden, Wildlife Conservation Society, and Wildlife Trust.|
|University of Georgia, Center for Biodiversity and Ecosystem Processes.|
|Harvard University Center for the Environment (HUCE) Listing of Ecology and Biodiversity Research Areas.|
|There are more than 19,200 described bee species,
according to John S. Ascher of the American Museum of Natural History in New York.
|Volunteer Conservation and Research:|
|Earthwatch Institute, environmental non profit, engages people worldwide in scientific field research and education to promote the understanding and action necessary for a sustainable environment.|
|Biosphere Expeditions. Conservation in Action: Non-profit, conservation holiday volunteer work expeditions. Open to all. Wildlife conservation volunteering across the globe fora weekend, a week, 2 weeks, more...|
|Volunteer Petèn is a non-for-profit organization established in San Andrès, Petèn (with a US office in Mohnton, Pennsylvania) whose mission is to aid development in Guatemala by training international volunteers to participate in, design, and implement sustainable projects.|
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A new infographic from Healthy Child, Healthy World.
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Recent Building Blog Posts
Ancient as gardening. Wattling is fun and attractive.
Since Neolithic times we have fenced our sheep and vegetables in this easy to make (albeit time consuming) wooden fence.
The earth-house uses the ground as an insulating blanket that efficiently protects it from temperature extremes, wind, rain and extreme weather events.
Underground homes with a modern bent. A large thermal mass stabilizes inside temperatures, giving you free heat in the winter, free cooling in the summer.
Recent Art Blog Posts
Decommissioned and ready for reuse as art.
A small sampling of painters who have been inspired by seeds...
The intricacy and diversity of the seed.
Yao Lu an emerging Chinese artist digitally reworks photos of garbage into traditional Chinese landscape paintings.
Recent Movies Blog Posts
reveals the undemocratic process of forcing dams onto an unconsenting public by governments
The many voices of the film share a unified vision: we must start acting as a planetary civilization.
a journey into the soul of humanity and a testimony of the damage inflicted by humans on the natural world...
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