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Organizations, agencies, news sites and directories for environmental journalists

Conservation

Environmental

Protection Agency

www.epa.gov

Agency tasked with protecting human health and safeguarding environment.

Greenpeace

www.greenpeace.org

Organization dedicated to global conservation.

National Parks

Conservation Association

www.npca.org

Independent volunteer organization dedicated to preserving the national parks.

National Parks Services

www.nps.gov

Official agency that maintains and manages the national parks.

Sierra Club

www.sierraclub.org

Organization that promotes the protection and enjoyment of wild spaces.

Surfrider Foundation USA

www.surfrider.org

Volunteer organization dedicated to the protection of the world’s waves and beaches.

Disasters

Emergency Net

News Services

www.emergency.com

News of disasters, infectious diseases, terrorism and military actions.

Federal Emergency

Management Agency

www.fema.gov

Responsible for first response to all types of disasters.

Internet Disaster

Information Network

www.disaster.net

Network set up to distributes the latest news on disaster situations.

Energy

Environmental Organization

WebDirectory

www.webdirectory.com/ Science/Energy

Directory of alternative energy sources.

NEI-The Nuclear Energy Institute

www.nei.org/

The policy organization of the nuclear energy and technologies companies.

Tata Energy Research

Institute

www.teriin.org

Scientific and policy research organization, working in the fields of energy and environment.

The Department of Energy

www.doe.gov

Department charged with protecting and regulating national energy.

Union of Concerned

Scientists: Clean Energy

www.ucsusa.org/ clean_energy/index.cfm

Site that examines benefits and costs of different energy sources.

Environmental News

Environment News Service

www.ens-news.com

Daily international environment newswire.

Environmental Media

Services (EMS)

www.ems.org

Service dedicated to media coverage of environmental and public health issues.

Environmental

News Network

www.enn.com

Site for daily news and information on the environment and natural resources.

Planet Diary

www.planetdiary.com

Weekly global environmental news, plus links to science resources.

Society of Environmental

Journalists

www.sej.org

Membership organization dedicated to environmental journalism.

Health and Food

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

www.cdc.gov

Leading disease research center.

Drinking Water Resources

www.cyber-nook.com/water

Catalog of information on the safety and quality of drinking water.

Food Safety and Inspection Service

www.fsis.usda.gov

Activities, product recalls and other food and health news.

Genetically Modified Foods and Organisms

www.ornl.gov/hgmis/elsi/ gmfood.html

Overview of genetically modified foods, crops and organisms, examining pros and cons.

Pesticide Education Center

www.pesticides.org

Source for information on health effects of pesticides.

Meteorology and

Climate Change

Climate Change-It Matters

www.climatechange.gc.ca

Canadian government’s report on climate change and how governments and organizations are responding.

Global Change

www.globalchange.org

Review of climate change and ozone depletion.

GlobalWarming.org

www.globalwarming.org/ index.htm

Organization committed to dispelling the “myths and flawed analyses of global-warming doomsayers.”

NASA Global Change Master Directory

gcmd.gsfc.nasa.gov

Comprehensive source of information about Earth science, environmental, climate and global change.

World Weather Information Service

www.worldweather.org/

The World Meteorological Organization and directory of governmental weather sites worldwide.

WWF Global Warming

and Climate Change

www.worldwildlife.org/ climate/climate.cfm

Features information and breaking news on climate change.