Category Archives: Environment

Books on Christianity and Environmentalism

In light of the encyclical recently released by Pope Francis, here are some GFU library books on the topic of Christianity and the environment. Ask the Beasts: Darwin and the God of Love Elizabeth Johnson, 2014 Presents perspectives that love of the … Continue reading

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Economics Working Papers

Economics Working Papers in Oxford http://www.economics.ox.ac.uk/index.php/papers/series/ As the home of one of the world’s strongest economics departments, it stands to reason that the working paper series at Oxford University would also be quite impressive. It is, and economists, policy analysts, … Continue reading

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Drought.gov

Image via Wikipedia U.S. Drought Portal http://www.drought.gov The National Integrated Drought Information System was signed into existence in 2006 by President George W. Bush, and it aims to provide guidance in preparing for drought in the 21st century. This official … Continue reading

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Forest Biodiversity

Image via Wikipedia Convention on Biological Diversity: Forest Biodiversity http://www.cbd.int/forest/ The Convention on Biological Diversity: Forestry Biodiversity is a program of The United Nations and United Nations Environment Programmes. Visitors who would like a comprehensive explanation of forest biodiversity should … Continue reading

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Oregon Natural Resources Digital Library

Image by pete4ducks via Flickr Oregon Explorer: Natural Resources Digital Library http://oregonexplorer.info/ If you have an interest in natural resource policy and management, you’ll want to spend some quality time on the Oregon Explorer’s Natural Resource Digital Library website. The … Continue reading

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Yale Environment 360

Yale Environment 360 is an online magazine published by the School of Forestry and Environmental Studies.  Its purpose is to publish “opinion, analysis, reporting and debate on global environmental issues.” Opinion pieces and scientific research are available at e360 from … Continue reading

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Environmental History Resources

Environmental History Resources http://www.eh-resources.org/index.html Professor Jan Oosthoek at the University of Edinburgh has maintained a web presence since 1999, and his most recent website was relaunched in March 2008. The purpose of the site is to provide a range of … Continue reading

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Forces of Change

Forces of Change http://forces.si.edu/index.html This informative website from the Smithsonian’s National Museum of Natural History suggests that “to understand our world, we must understand change.” A thoughtful sentiment, and one that explains the site’s basic mission quite well. Essentially, the … Continue reading

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GreenFILE

GreenFILE is the newest addition to our list of databases.  It is a multidisciplinary database from EBSCO that draws on the connections between the environment and a variety of disciplines such as agriculture, education, law, health and technology. Topics covered … Continue reading

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Wikia Green

Jimmy Wales is at it again with a new wiki idea.  It’s called Wikia Green and the idea is to get people to contribute to a wiki that is all about environmentally friendly living.  All kinds of information can be … Continue reading

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