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General search of scholarly literature
Country URL Extensions
Web sites ending in .CN are based in China and those ending in .ZA are based in South Africa. Use this list to find the country extensions for your particular countries.
Useful Libraries Databases
Environmental Studies Physical, social, and economic aspects of environmental issues. Links to articles, videos, books, and web sites.
Environmental Sciences and Pollution Management Environmental biotechnology, engineering, pollution - journal articles, conference proceedings, reports, monographs, books and government publications
Comprised of scholarly and general interest titles, as well as government documents and reports, GreenFILE offers a perspective on the positive and negative ways humans affect the ecology.
Water Resources Abstracts
This database provides summaries of the world's technical and scientific literature on water-related topics covering the characteristics, conservation, control, pollution, treatment, use and management of water resources.
Environment and Natural Resources topics from CQ Researcher
Outlines major issues, including background, outlook, pros/cons, maps, and next steps.
CIA World Factbook
The World Factbook provides information on the history, people, government, economy, geography, communications, transportation, military, and transnational issues for 267 world entities. Includes such environmentally related information as percentage of arable land, electricity consumption, drinking water source, and natural gas consumption.
OECD iLibrary OECD iLibrary is the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development's Online Library for Books, Papers and Statistics and the gateway to OECD's analysis and data. Can browse by various themes, including "Environment." Includes access to the OECD Environmental Outlook.