Land Title: Environmental Science: Systems and Solutions, Fourth Edition Authors: Michael I. McKinney, Robert M. Schoch, Logan Yonavjak
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Chapter 20: Historical and Cultural Aspects of Environmental Concerns

20/20 Vision is a national non-profit organization dedicated to promoting peace and the protection of the environment through grassroots action.
20/20 Vision
The United Nations Division for Sustainable Development web site contains continuously updated information related to sustainable development on both a local and a global scale.
United Nations Division for Sustainable Development
The text of Agenda 21 is available on the Internet.
Agenda 21
Cornell University's Environmental Law page contains the texts of the major chapters and sections of the U.S. Code that pertain to environmental issues, as well as key links to other pertinent sites.
U.S. Environmental Law Materials
The Official Web Site of the Climate Change Convention contains information and links about climate change, as well as an introduction to the Climate Change Convention, the full text of the convention, and the present state of ratification.
Official Web Site of the Climate Change Convention
The text of the Rio Declaration is available on the Internet.
The Rio Declaration
The American Memory Project documents "the historical formation and cultural foundations of the movement to conserve and protect America's natural heritage."
The Evolution of the Conservation Movement
This website provides good information on the history of environmentalism worldwide.
Environmental History Timeline
Many of the decisions that effect the environment are made by elected representatives, or at least are heavily influenced by public opinion. The League of Conservation Voters' Web Site is dedicated to shaping a pro-environment Congress.
League of Conservation Voters' Web Site
The World Wide Web Virtual Library, Sustainable Development page contains numerous links to web sites and sources relevant to the topic of global sustainable development.
The World Wide Web Virtual Library, Sustainable Development page
The Centre for Economic and Social Studies on the Environment, CESSE is a "meta-site" that contains a directory of best environmental directories, and exhaustive links related to economic-social-environmental issues.
Centre for Economic and Social Studies on the Environment, CESSE
Idealist is a web site that contains information on events, volunteer opportunities, internships, and other ways that you can become directly involved in a variety of environmental, human rights, or educational issues.
Idealist
Essential Information, founded by Ralph Nader in 1982, provides information on a variety of issues, including environmental concerns, with the idea of encouraging citizens to become actively engaged in the political process.
Essential Information
This Animal Rights project from the University of Rutgers provides easily accessed information on animal rights.
Animal Rights
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