Nature conservation and N Guide - Resources and Review

Access to the Tree Conservation Database, representing over 7000 tree species of global conservation concern. Searchable by family, genus, or species name, it provides taxonomic information, threatened status, country, selected references, and notes on ecology and economics.
This hypertext book deals with the problems of trying to preserve biological diversity on the Earth. Topics include the history of life, depletion and extinction from over
exploitation, exotic introductions, deforestation, illustrations, charts and a bibliography.
Set of links to journals relevant to environment, conservation and ecology. Some have only subscription information online, others have tables of contents, abstracts or full text.
Provides information services on conservation and sustainable use of the earth's living resources, and helps others to develop information systems of their own. Features a collection of conservation databases including species, protected areas, forest, marine and national biodiversity profiles.
A voluntary enterprise to provide a good resource for practical conservation on the Web. Most of the information available on Naturenet relates to the UK, particularly England.
The Nature Conservancy manages more than 1,500 nature preserves and protects more than nine million acres of wildlife habitat. Includes a full text magazine plus news and information on events and programs.
Bibliographic database of published literature on the ecology, conservation, and management of North American waterfowl and their wetland habitats. Searching is by author, title, keyword, or year. An alphabetical keyword index is also available.
Charitable trust founded to safeguard and conserve wild places and to increase awareness and understanding of them, especially in Scotland. Offers news and information on membership, properties, awards and events.
Documents discussing forest protection efforts and rain forest conservation movements.
Information on the father of modern conservation and founder of the Sierra Club, John Muir. Includes a list of Muir's publications, quotations, study guides, information on historic sites, songs and music related and dedicated to Muir and an annotated bibliography.
Provides data and analysis needed to enhance decisions on land
use affecting Colorado's animals, plants, and natural communities. Includes information on wildlife and their habitats, vegetation, Colorado Natural Heritage Program data, priorities for habitat protection and management, wildlife populations and natural communities likely to be affected by development, and maps showing patterns of housing density in particular areas. Also offers details of biology, life history, and habitat requirements of various wildlife species.
reviewed scientific journal from the Ecological Society of America. Topics include conservation of ecosystems, landscapes, species, populations, genetic diversity; the restoration of ecosystems and habitats and the management of resources.
Program established to address the special needs of Arctic species and their habitats. Aims to conserve Arctic flora and fauna, their diversity, and their habitats; to protect the Arctic ecosystem from threats; to seek to develop improved conservation management, laws, regulations, and practices for the Arctic; to collaborate for more effective research, sustainable utilization, and conservation.
A research centre that provides consultancy services and basic geological information essential for assessment of raw materials, nature conservation, environmental studies, construction, land use planning and for new applications, such as medical geology.
Executive summary from the report Out of the Woods: Reducing Wood Consumption to Save the World's Forests
A Plan of Action for the UK, with some information about how people in the UK can reduce their use of timber and paper.
The RSPB is a charity that takes action for wild birds and the environment. Offers online information on nature, conservation issues, wildlife information, news, events, and activities.
Database of 1992 Protected Areas of the World and 1993 United Nations List of National Parks and Protected Areas, with supporting documents including the 1996 Global Protected Areas Summary Statistics and definition of a protected area.
Online textbook containing thirteen illustrated chapters by the world's leading crane experts, covering general biology, husbandry, behaviour, artificial insemination, pest management and conservation. Chapters may be downloaded separately, or browsed online.
profit organisation using science, economics, policy and community involvement to promote biodiversity conservation in rain forests and other endangered ecosystems.
Aims to demonstrate where the international community stands with regard to solving specific environment and development problems through international cooperation, what the main obstacles are to effective international solutions, and what must be done to overcome them. Sections include international agreements on environment and development, intergovernmental organisations (IGOs), non
governmental organisations (NGOs), selected Internet resources and country profiles. Key data and analysis available.
Information about campaigns, news, articles from the National Parks magazine and the Park Watcher newsletter.
Index of Web resources, includes global sustainability, history of life, endangered species, captive breeding, pollution, human population, habitats, protected areas, values of biodiversity, international treaties and conservation education.
Information about SNH, its research, strategies, education programmes, news and on Scotland's natural environments.
Aims to conserve, protect, and enhance fish and wildlife and their habitats for the benefit of the American people. Major responsibilities are migratory birds, endangered species, freshwater fish, the National Wildlife Refuge System, wetlands, conserving habitat and environmental contaminants.
Official information from the statutory service responsible for looking after England's variety of wild plants and animals
the country's biodiversity - and its natural features. Includes press releases and position papers on topics such as access and nature conservation, aggregate extraction, woodland strategy and overgrazing.
Information on US National Parks, including educational, cultural and historical resources.
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