A collection of 100 reference tools that may be searched collectively or individually. It includes encyclopedias, dictionaries, atlases, statistical sources, biographical tools, thesauri, books of quotations, image collections, and more.
Wild World is a collaboration between National Geographic, World Wildlife Fund (WWF), and Ford Motor Company to send these ecoregion maps to every school in the United States. This Web site features these same maps, only with more interactive features. Select "Global 200: priority areas for conservation" to view some of the Earth's most endangered areas.
Opposing Viewpoints Resource Center (OVRC) provides viewpoint articles, topic overviews, statistics, primary documents, links to websites, and full-text magazine and newspaper articles related to controversial social issues.
"This site supplies extensive information on the following endangered animals: African and Asian elephants; black, white, Indian, Javan and Sumatran rhinoceros; whales; brown and spectacled bears; marine turtles; gorilla; chimpanzee; bonobo; orangutan; and tiger. Each animal has an introductory report, sections on general biology, distribution, population, threats, conservation and research activities, legal status, captive breeding programs, and a bibliography of related reading references."
Information and links from the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service. The site provides a list of current endangered species in the United States, species information, species in the spotlight, laws and policies relating to endangered species, publications, and local contacts.
"The UNEP World Conservation Monitoring Centre was established in 2000 as the world biodiversity information and assessment centre of the United Nations Environment Programme." On this site you will find a database of species and habitat information, information on climate change, protected areas, international agreements, interactive conservation maps, and latest news and publications."