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University of Texas, Austin
Tips on reading, writing, study skills and stress reduction.
Tips on studying, taking notes, beating procrastination, and exam preparation.
US Air Force
Critical thinking, learning styles, study skills and time management are some of the topics explored in
this excellent site.
College Success Seminars - Academic Skills Center, Western Michigan University. Includes online
materials concerning time management, test taking, proofreading techniques, overcoming math anxiety
and learning styles.
Study Strategies - Student Handbook, University of Minnesota, Duluth.
Idea Sheets - Learning and Life Skills Center, Utah State University. Has good resources on time
management, study skills, reading, test taking and communication.
MindTools - Includes information on stress management, problem-solving, motivation, communication,
fitness and health, and leadership.
St. Louis University
Tips on how to study mathematics, approach problem-solving, how to study for and take
tests, and when and how to get help.
ENVIRONMENTAL ORGANIZATION WEB DIRECTORY
A tremendous collection of environmental organizations and resources. Topics include endangered species, recycling, pollution, vegetarianism, sciences, careers, business, forestry, sustainable development, transportation, parks, social science, wildlife, art, agriculture, landscape design, databases, water resources, disasters, products & services, to name a few.
CalFlora is a comprehensive database of plant distribution information for California. This site is designed to provide ready access to data needed to identify critical issues in conservation of plant diversity and to analyze effects of land use, alternatives, and environmental change on distribution of native and exotic species. CalFlora is a community resource. It has been built by collaboration among people and institutions who have each brought different ideas, resources, and areas of expertise to their common effort. The project welcomes new collaborators, data contributors, and volunteers.
NATIVE PLANT SOCIETY
CNPS, the California Native Plant Society, organization of amateurs and professionals with a common interest in teaching about and preserving California's native plants. Our members have diverse interests including natural history, botany, ecology, conservation, photography, drawing, hiking, and gardening. Activities include plant sales, field trips, demonstration gardens, and speaker programs, weed bashing, conservation projects, rare plant monitoring, plant community sampling, and educational outreach.
Extensive, annotated list of resources, arranged by specific field.
DEPARTMENT OF ECOLOGY AND
Links to great web resources and information about biology hosted by University of Arizona at Tucson.
SOCIETY OF AMERICA
The Ecological Society of America (ESA) is a non-partisan, nonprofit organization of scientists founded in 1915 to promote ecological science. Improving communication among ecologists, educating the public about the importance of ecological science, providing resources for the conduct of ecological science, and ensuring the appropriate use of ecological science in environmental decision making by enhancing communication between the ecological community and policy-makers are the goals of this organization.
The mission of the Center for Conservation Biology Network is to "help develop the technical means for the protection, maintenance, and restoration of life on this planet - its species, its ecological and evolutionary processes, and its particular and total environment; to help raise awareness, educate, and encourage personal involvement of the public and academics alike." Created by Alan Thornhill at UC Irvine, the organization is also supported by Rice University.
SITES ON THE INTERNET
Developed & designed by Larsgöran Strandberg, Industrial Ecology at KTH - Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm, Sweden. This site has been recognized as one of the coolest, most comprehensive, and important environmental sites on the internet.
INFORMATION CENTER (Monterey Bay Aquarium)
Interested in learning about seafood? This exhaustive site provides reviews of the most popular types of seafood in the United States and abroad. They contain information about species biology, fishery or aquaculture methods, management, stock status, and more. Reports are updated periodically to ensure the information is accurate. Available references and related resources are searchable by species common, market or scientific name. These resources are further classified by government documents, peer-reviewed journal articles, links to related resources on the web and other resources. Click here to view the definitions.
Prediction Tables (Los Angeles)
Want to go tidepooling? Look up high and low tides on this site.
MARINE BIOLOGY LINKS
Marine Biology Web an educational resource for marine biology students with reference lists organized by subject
Marine Ecology Station Vancouver Island, Canada, educational organization offering group programs in marine ecology for people of all ages.
Plants National Database
National Plant Data Center of the U.S. Department of Agriculture database of plant common and scientific names, economic importance, growth habits, links to a distribution map, and references to the literature.
WILDLIFE REFUGE SYSTEM
Learn about which species are endangered, how their populations are managed, natural interactions between different species, the effects of human activities on ecosystems, environmentally friendly ways to contend with "pest species", how the wildlife forensic laboratory does its work, and more.
Resource guide is a joint effort of BIOSIS and the Zoological Society of London developed this excellent resource full of useful information about animals. Information about biodiversity, ecology, animal behavior, endangered species, careers, wildlife, journals, systematics & taxonomy, evolution, national parks, developmental biology, organizations, discussion groups, directories of biologists, and more!
This is a U.S. National Academy of Sciences (NAS) site that links you to current, hot information about cutting edge science. Be sure to check out the Cool Science Archives at the end of the Surf for Science section of this award-winning web site. Topics range from Environmental issues to Astronomy to Medicine.
An international weekly journal of science covering all fields of research from cell biology to quantum mechanics.
A global weekly publication of research in the sciences provided by the American Association for the Advancement of Science.
A monthly publication of new developments and technologies in the sciences and review articles of current issues in the sciences.
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Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County
An online site to access information about the museum, links to other museums and special events occurring at the museum.
The Smithsonian Natural History museum
Provides information about research programs at the National Museum of Natural History, research programs, and links to data and graphics files from the Smithsonian’s specimen collections. Explore the Natural History Museum Web; a great resource for researching those difficult to answer questions you have about humans and other life forms with which we share the earth.
BERKELEY Paleontology MUSEUM
This site contains information about the Paleontology Museum at Berkeley and many more topics of interest. There are links to museum exhibits, information about numerous plants and animals (extant and extinct), evolution, research being conducted at the museum, and much, much more.
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The California Digital Library (CDL) is an additional "co-library" of the UC campuses, with a
focus on digital materials and services. A collaborative effort of the ten campuses, it is
responsible for the design, creation, and implementation of systems that support the shared
collections of the University of California. Several CDL projects focus on collaboration with other
California Universities and organizations to create and extend access to digital material to UC
partners and to the public at large.
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The Library of California, an electronic network of California libraries that will eventually make
it possible for any Californian to use any library anywhere in the state. It is a work in progress.
INTERNET PUBLIC LIBRARY
This cyber-library was built by library science students who combined traditional library science
with the information available on the internet. It is an interesting and helpful site.
LIBRARY OF CONGRESS
The Library serves as the research arm of Congress and is recognized as the national library of the
United States. Its collections comprise the world's most comprehensive record of human creativity
and knowledge. Open to those above high school age without charge or special permission, it is the
world's largest library and a great resource to scholars and researchers.
Go on a virtual african safari without leaving your computer via live webcams. You can observe wildlife in the bush, identify the animals using on-line field guides, and read about the ecosystems on this site.
Stay updated on current news regarding nature.
ANGELES COUNTY ENVIRONMENTAL INFORMATION
Los Angeles County vegetation and habitat projects.
A weekly radio show on National Public Radio about current issues in science.
Seeing is Believing
Al Seckel and Christof Koch, computational neuroscientists at California Institute of Technology have created an extensive collection of illusions, puzzles and artworks to illustrate how the eye can be tricked.
is a non-profit environmental organization dedicated to the protection and enhancement of the world's waves and beaches.
VOICE OF THE
Information packed site from University of California at Santa Barbara. Resources on topics ranging from music and travel to learning resources, Financial Aid, and new media. Check it out!
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