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Environment Focus

Links and Resources on the Environment

Policy in Focus-Environment - White House
Environmental policies and news from the office of the U.S. president, Barack Obama
The history of the United States’ annual observance and how individuals can help conserve the environment

Endangered Species Program, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS)
Alerts about endangered and threatened species and other tools, hosted by the USFWS

Environmental Protection Agency
Information from the lead U.S. federal agency for pollution prevention, mitigation and remediation

NASA: Destination Earth Materials on how space exploration, satellites and other technologies are answering fundamental questions about the nature of life in the universe

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)
Information about highly sophisticated technologies used to monitor climatic activity, forecast weather, issue severe storm warnings; and assist in managing fisheries, restoring coastal zones and supporting marine commerce

National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL)
Updates on renewable energy and energy efficiency research, development and deployment

Natural Resources Conservation Service
Information on partnerships with America's private land owners and managers to conserve their soil, water and other natural resources

State Department - Oceans, International Environmental and Scientific Affairs
Updates on efforts to promote environmental stewardship, encourage economic growth and social development around the globe

U.S. Geological Survey
Information from a multidisciplinary U.S. government science organization on biology, geography, geology and water, with a focus on the study of natural resources and natural hazards

U.S. Global Change Research Program
Research on the interactions of natural and human-induced changes in the global environment and their implications for society

White House Council on Environmental Quality
Coordinates federal environmental efforts and works closely with agencies and other White House offices in the development of environmental policies and initiatives.