The Nieman Foundation’s Guide to Covering Pandemic Flu, written and edited by journalists, is "a one-stop resource for reporters, editors and newsroom managers trying to navigate the complex and at times confusing details of the flu story.
GCP, a partnership between the International Geosphere-Biosphere Programme, the International Human Dimensions Programme on Global Environmental Change, the World Climate Research Programme, and Diversitas, "was formed to assist the international science community to establish a common, mutually agreed knowledge base supporting policy debate and action to slow the rate of increase of greenhouse gases in the atmosphere."
Explore the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's Climate Services, an interactive "dashboard" of climate signals from NOAA. Examine different time periods, choices of measurements, news, maps, videos, images, and more.
The Environmental Working Group annually compiles every recipient of the main US farm subsidy programs and the amount of subsidy they received since 1995, based on USDA data. Browse by state, congressional district and county; national summary; top recipients; payment concentrations; top regions; top programs; or search by zip code, recipient or business name.
Based at the Smithsonian Institution in Washington DC, the second edition of the free, online collaborative Encyclopedia of Life, published Sept. 5, 2011, is redesigned and expanded with information on more than one-third of all known species on Earth. Search >700,000 species pages and 600,000 still images and videos.
Contact Columbia University's Earth Institute scientists for expertise on basics of energy exploration and extraction; rock mechanics; contaminants in underground water; manmade earthquakes; and economic/political questions surrounding the practice.
Founded in 2006 by SEJ member Alison M. Jones, No Water No Life photography teams document historic, current and potential management issues of six case-study watersheds: North America’s Columbia, Mississippi and Raritan River Basins and northeastern Africa’s Nile, Omo and Mara River Basins.
Since 1998, BRI assesses emerging threats to wildlife and ecosystems through collaborative research and shares scientific findings to inform discussions on issues ranging from environmental mercury contamination and contaminants in birds to wind power development, loon preservation and management, and more.