Resources for ENVS 3020: Advanced Writing for ENVS
Overview / Background Information
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Technical Reports/Scientific Information
- National Technical Reports Library CU
Produced by the National Technical Information Service, this database provides access to over 600,000 full-text reports on government-funded research.
Searches 50+ databases and 2100 selected websites from 12 federal agencies, offering 200 million pages of authoritative U.S. government science information.
An international version of Science.gov.
- RefWorks CU
- New! Yearbook of International Organizations CU An online source new to CU Boulder that replaces the print edition. Select "IGO Search" to see results from numerous international organizations.
- World Resources Insitute
WRI is a global think tank that sponsors projects and supports research to find practical ways to protect the Earth’s environment. Their work is organized under four key areas: climate, energy and transport; governance and access; markets and enterprise; and people and ecosystems.
- United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)
This site features searchable thematic portals, such as Climate Change, Freshwater, Poverty & Environment, Sports & Environment, and Urban Issues. Each theme includes links to documents, current news, and, in some cases, searchable databases. For a comprehensive data search, check out the GEO data portal.
- Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations
Focusing mainly on world hunger, this site includes information on a broad array of topics, including agriculture, biosecurity, nutrition, consumer protection, economics, fisheries, forestry, sustainable development, trade, biotechnology, and gender and food security. For a subject-based list of resources from the FAO, check out this portal.
- Government Information Library's List of International Organizations
This page includes an extensive list of links to international governmental organizations from the Asian Development Bank to the World Trade Organization. It also has a search engine that lets you search across these organizations.
U.S. Federal Resources on the Environment
- Environmental Protection Agency
The EPA is a leader in the nation's environmental science, research, education, and assessment efforts. The EPA develops and enforces environmental regulations; offers financial assistance to states, non-profits, and educational institutions; sponsors environmental research; sponsors partnerships and programs; and publishes research and reports.
- Browse Topics
Organizes topics by broad category. Links users to recommended EPA web pages for any given topic. Also includes an extensive alphabetical list of all topics.
- NSCEP/NEPIS (National Service Center for Environmental Publications and National Environmental Publications Internet Site)
Provides citations for the print materials and full-text access to the online publications from EPA, with over 28,000 digital documents.
- Rulemaking Gateway
Provides an overview of the EPA's rulemaking process and lets you see what is happening along each step, from pre-proposal to proposal to final rule.
- Browse Topics
This site provides online public access and a comment system for regulations and federal actions. The "Advanced Search" function provides access to rulemaking dockets and various non-rulemaking dockets from the EPA and other federal agencies. Dockets contain research reports and studies as well as the comments of individuals and organizations.
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