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U.S. Government Information
- U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
- Fish and Wildlife Service Endangered Species Program
Includes full text of the law, links to endangered species by state, Endangered Species Bulletin, frequently asked questions, and more. A large number of species recovery plans are now available online.
- Fish and Wildlife Service Database
This page links to all the Fish and Wildlife Service databases, such as Environmental Conservation Online System, Habitat Conservation Plans and Threatened and Endangered Species System.
- Recovery Program: Endangered and Threatened Species
Biennial reports to Congress from the Fish and Wildlife Service.
- Natural Diversity Information Source (NDIS)
This site provides mapping, data, information, and links to similar web sites concerning hunting, fishing, wildlife, habitat, and conservation planning issues in Colorado.
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International Organization Information
- Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora
This is an international agreement between Governments. Its aim is to ensure that international trade in specimens of wild animals and plants does not threaten their survival.
- Convention on Migratory Species of Wild Animals
This convention aims to conserve terrestrial, marine and avian migratory species throughout their range. It is an intergovernmental treaty, concluded under the aegis of the United Nations Environment Programme, concerned with the conservation of wildlife and habitats on a global scale.
- International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources
- IUCN Red List of Threatened Species
This page contains information on the more than 11,000 species of the earth's plants and animals that face a high risk of extinction in the near future. Additional information is available from the FAQs page.
- IUCN Species Survival Commission
This is a group working to stop the loss of plants, animals, and their habitats.
- UNEP World Conservation Monitoring Centre
These programmes concentrate on species, forests, protected areas, marine, mountains and freshwaters; plus habitats affected by climate change such as polar regions. This organization also address the relationship between trade and the environment and the wider aspects of biodiversity assessment.
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- EarthTrends: The Environmental Information Portal
A cooperative project of the World Resources Institute, the World Bank, the UN Environment Programme, the UN Development Programme and others that provides a wide array of environmental data and information. The material is grouped into broad topics: coastal and marine ecosystems; water resources and freshwater ecosystems; climate and atmosphere; population, health and human well-being; economics, business and the environment; energy and resources; biodiversity and protected areas; agriculture and food; forests and grasslands; and environmental institutions and governance. After selecting a broad topic, the user has access to databases, datatables, country profiles, maps, and feature articles. The databases provide extensive data for onscreen viewing or download. Years of coverage vary. The data tables provide comparative data for countries of the world. The country profiles provide data, tables, and a brief narrative for individual countries.
- NatureServe--an Online Encyclopedia of Life
This encyclopedia provides "authoritative conservation information on than 50,000 plants, animals, and ecological communities of the United States and Canada. NatureServe provides in-depth information on rare and endangered species, but includes common plants and animals too. NatureServe is a product of the Association for Biodiversity Information in collaboration with the Natural Heritage Network." Search by scientific name, common name, or ecological community. The database entries contain information on the conservation status, distribution, life history, and conservation needs of individual species. Entries include bibliographic citations. The site also provides a glossary of terms that can be accessed with the site index.
Resources in the Catalog
- The Library Catalog, Chinook
There are numerous secondary, federal, and international sources of information on welfare and welfare reform available in the collection.
Try these searches to see some of the resources in Chinook , the library catalog:
Electronic Resources Print and Electronic Resources endangered species endangered species endangered species act endangered species (endangered or threat*) and species (endangered or threat*) and species endangered species
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(government publications only)
The * can replace up to five characters.