MORE 'ENVIRONMENT' POSTS
Access to Government Information: "EPA Removes Confidentiality Claims for More Than 150 Chemicals"
From an EPA Announcement: In order to provide the public has as much information as possible about the health and the environmental impacts of chemicals, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has made public the identities of more than 150 chemicals contained in 104 health and safety studies that had been claimed confidential by industry. [Clip] […]
View Our Changing Earth: Esri Provides Free Access to More than 8 TB of Landsat Satellite Data + 2 Online Viewers
From Esri ArcNews: In 2008, the secretary of the US Department of the Interior (DOI), Dirk Kempthorne, addressed the audience at the Esri International User Conference and announced that as part of a larger US government initiative to make its data more available, all Landsat scenes in its archives would be available for free. This […]
New Science Research Guide from the Library of Congress: "Reduce, Reuse, Recycle"
Reduce, Reuse, Recycle – Quick Guide to Resources Source: Science Reference Section, Science, Technology and Business Division Library of Congress General Lists Specific Types of Stuff Recycling Centers Other Useful Resources There are many guides, lists, and other resources for what and where and how to recycle just about anything you can think of; here […]
Digitization Projects: "UCLA Will Catalog a Noted Conservationist's Collection"
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From an LA Times Article: Considered to be the mother of the California Coastal Zone Conservation Act of 1972, Ellen Stern Harris was an environmental activist long before the avocation became fashionable. The school plans to digitize her vast and chaotic archive to make it available online to scholars and others. [Clip] “The UCLA Library […]