Databases related to the environment. See the A-Z Databases page for a more complete list.
GREENR: Global Reference on the Environment, Energy, and Natural Resources
Paid for by K-State Libraries
The resources cover topics like food safety, sustainability, healthcare, the impact of economic development on international relations and include news articles, videos, government documents and other primary source materials as well as interactive maps, refereed case studies, multimedia and so on. The information is arranged in 3 sections – issue, organization or country.
GreenFILE Paid for by K-State Libraries
Non-K-Staters: use this link
GreenFILE resources examine the connection between humans and the environment, from both positive and negative perspectives. 200 scholarly and general interest titles covering agriculture, education, law, health and technology are included.
Environmental Sciences and Pollution Management
There are many offices and divisions within the agencies and departments listed below. Visit the specific agency or department to learn more.
These websites discuss issues and concerns related to the environment.
Search by zip code to get air quality forecasts for a particular region. AirNow also gives alerts for areas highly affected by poor air quality conditions.
Air Pollution & Respiratory Health
Explore health issues related to air pollution and access quality resources about air quality, asthma, mold, and carbon monoxide poisoning.
Aquatic Life and Oceanography
Biosecurity for Birds
Information on how to keep backyard poultry healthy and free from disease.
Migratory Bird Program
Works with partners to protect, restore and conserve bird populations and their habitats for the benefit of future generations.
A gateway to millions of pages of scientific information available through various federal agencies. Users can also browse websites listed by categories that include agriculture, food, natural resources and conservation, etc.
Soil survey resources available from the U.S. Department of Agriculture.
Responding to Oil Spills
The Office of Response and Restoration (part of NOAA) outlines how it helps during oil and chemical spills.
Restore the Gulf
A coalition of federal, regional, and state leaders for improving the conditions of the Gulf Coast region of the U.S.
Restoring the Environment
Properties that may have hazardous substances, pollutants, or contaminants present.