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Environmental Awareness

Books

An inconvenient truth     The Climate Fix     Easy green living     Go Green     Green restoration

 

Green Volunteers     Powering the Dream     Complete guide to renewable energy     Silent spring     The Encyclopedia of the Environment

 

Catalog Topics

Environmental protection -- Citizen participation

Environmentalism

Green Living

Human Ecology


Databases

Environmental Studies and Policy Collection
A collection of over 800 journals and 6 subject specific Delmar reference titles provide robust coverage of environmental issues and policies, including diverse perspectives from the scientific community, governmental policy makers, as well as corporate interests.

Gardening, Landscape and Horticulture Collection
Journals focused specifically on key issues in gardening, landscaping, and other areas of horticulture. This collection includes content relating to both the practical aspects as well as the scientific theory of horticulture studies.

General Science Collection
A collection of over 1,000 peer-reviewed journals, providing researchers with the information needed to stay current on the latest scientific developments.



Websites

ECO-City Alexandria
Provides information about local environmental initiatives in the City of Alexandria.

Green Building Resource Center
The Green Building Resource Center (GBRC) is one of the City's latest Eco-City Alexandria initiatives, offering residents information on how to reduce energy and water consumption and operating costs by offering practical solutions to design, build and maintain their spaces in an eco-friendly manner.

Earth Day
Provides information about global environmental issues and concerns.

Environmental Protection Agency
Contains extensive coverage of environmental issues affecting U.S. communities.  Topics include climate change, land use, health and safety, waste handling and clean water.

National Geographic’s Green Guide
Information on living “green,” including environmentally conscious buying guides and numerous consumer topics.

Nature Conservancy
Provides information on protecting ecological sites around the world.

Sustainable Travel
A guide for travelers searching for eco-friendly vacations or “voluntourism” opportunities.

 

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