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Intro to the Environment
Where does the waste from developed nations go? Does it get cast away into the ocean to form a garbage island? Is it burned and disbursed into the atmosphere? Or does it get sent to less developed nations thousands of miles away? Find out more about globalization's impact on the environment here.
Environmental News Network
Based out of Locust Valley, NY, this online publication offers global coverage of environmental issues.
World Watch Institute
World Watch Institute aims to promote a transition to a sustainable world through research and outreach.
Natural Resource Defense Council
Promotes environmental advocacy thorough the combined power of grassroots activists and professionals such as lawyers and scientists.
Works abroad with governments and NGO's to promote protection of natural resources.
Globalization and the Environment
Edward Lee Kick. Jorgenson, Andrew. 2006. Studies the ecological impact of globalization.
Globalization and the Environment : Risk Assessment and the WTO
David Robertson. Kellow, Aynsley J. 2001. Offers an analysis of potential risks of liberalized trade as established by the World Trade Organization.
2004, Meena Raghunathan, et al. Offers a general overview of modern environmental issues.
Environmental Justice and Environmentalism : The Social Justice Challenge to the Environmental Movement
Pezzullo, Phaedra C. and Sandler, Ronald D. 2007. Details the surprising friction between the movements of environmentalism and environmental justice.
New Social Movements, Class and the Environment : A Case Study of Greenpeace Canada
Harter, John-Henry. 2011. This Canadian case-study examines the relationship between modern environmental movements and the working class.
Environmental Leadership: A Reference Handbook
Gallagher, Deborah Rigling. 2012. This reference manual guides readers through environmental leadership from political, governmental, private-sector, and other perspectives.
A Trip Too Far : Ecotourism, Politics, and Exploitation
2002. Duffy Rosaleen. Explores issues related to ecotourism and questions whether its widespread institutional support is really in the interest of the environment.
Antipode Book Series : Capitalism and Conservation
2011. Daniel Brockington. Rosaleen Duffy. Critiques the role of conservationism in driving capitalism worldwide.
Journals and Databases
Science Direct: Life Sciences
Features a comprehensive list of books, journals, and articles about life sciences including agriculture, biology, and environmental sciences.