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Information Sources for Marine Science
and Environment Topics

Aquaculture Network Information Center
Information on fish species, aquaculture around the world, and even volume calculations.

Center for Science and the Public Interest
Research on food safety, nutrition and alcohol policy focusing on consumers and scientists

Coastal State Organization
Links to different coastal state programs and has information on policy and legislation in coastal states.

Earth Trends: The Environmental Information Portal
Information database focusing on environmental, social and economic trends

Encyclopedia of Life
Reference tool for all species of plants, animals, and microorganisms (30,000 pages to date).

Eastern Forest Environmental Threat Assessment Center
Research and expertise on issues such as insects and disease, wildland loss, invasive species, uncharacteristic fire and climate change to help detect and predict future threats to forests

Fish Base
Database of 28,900 species of fish

Heinz Center: State of US Ecosystems Report
Links to the 2007 report

Global Restoration Network
Techniques and innovations in ecological restoration.

Inter Environment
World directory of environmental organizations

Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC)

Joint Ocean Commission Initiative
A joint effort of the U.S. Commission on Ocean Policy and the Pew Oceans Commission. This initiative produces annual U.S. Ocean Policy Report Cards.

Junk Science
Dedicated to identifying junk science

National Library for the Environment
Links to congressional environmental reports, environmental news sources

National Ocean Economics Project
Ocean-related data on economics activities and research trends

Pew Oceans Commission
June 2003 report, entitled America's Living Oceans: Charting a Course for Sea Change
General overview of pollution.

Public opinion and other reports, Ocean Talk radio show, lots of resources.
Aquaculture news regarding environmental, social, political, legal, and technical issues. Free weekly newsletter, aquaculture discussion forum, aquaculture business directory.

The Pew Center on Global Climate Change
Up-to-date news and reports on climate change

Union of Concerned Scientists - Global warming
A comprehensive page with political briefings, scientific reports, news, analyses, curriculum, recommendations, and suggestions for taking personal, community, and national action.

United Nations Environment Programme
Environmental information based on themes and regions of the world

World Meteorological Organization

Specific Topics

Climate Change: A guide to the information and disinformation

Harmful Algal Blooms

Ocean Acidification

Ocean Iron Fertilization

El Niño and La Niña

Yale Forum on Climate Change and The Media


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January 6, 2012