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Biodiversity
American Museum of Natural History: Center for Biodiversity and Conservation
This web site addresses many important questions regarding biodiversity. What is biodiversity? What are the threats to biodiversity? Why is biodiversity important? What are ecologists doing to better understand biodiversity? The web site also includes a list of sources for more information on biodiversity.

Exploring the EnvironmentTemperate Rainforest: Diversity: Ecosystem Diversity
Exploring the Environment’s Temperate Rainforest module contains a wealth of information on the three levels of biodiversity.

World Resources Institute: Biodiversity and Protected Areas
This web site describes the basic principles of biodiversity and provides information on humans’ influence on biodiversity.

Climate Change
Environmental News Network: Global Warming and Climate Change Bibliography
This web site contains links to information related to global warming, including signs of it, global warming’s international impact, and methods of prevention.

Exploring the Environment—Global Climate Change: Global Climate Change: Overview
Exploring the Environment’s Global Climate Change module contains an in-depth overview of climate change as well as information on human influences on the phenomenon and its impacts.

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency—Global Warming Kids Site
This web site, directed at children, contains a lot of information on global warming, which is an aspect of climate change. This site also includes games, links, and climate animations that are fun as well as educational.

Coral Reefs
An Introduction to Coral Reefs
The University of the Virgin Islands’ coral reef ecology web site contains information on coral anatomy, types of coral reefs, zooxanthellae, coral feeding, coral reproduction, coral diseases, coral bleaching, threats to coral reefs, Caribbean corals, and animals associated with coral reefs.

California Artificial Reef Base
The California Artificial Reef Base is a searchable database that links users to literature on artificial reefs as well as information on artificial reef regulations and history.

Environmental News Network: Coral Reefs
This web site contains a wealth of information on coral reefs related to overfishing, tourism, pollution, climate, research, and restoration. It also contains a list of related links.

NOAA’s Coral Reef Information System
NOAA's Coral Reef Information System is a single point of access to NOAA coral reef information and data products. The site provides access to aerial photos, preview navigational charts, coral bleaching reports, and much more.

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency: Coral Reefs
This web site addresses many important questions regarding coral reefs. What are coral reefs? Why are coral communities important? What problems exist? Are there solutions?

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