Science & Technology
- Climate Change
This site from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has comprehensive and current information on climate change and U.S. climate change policy.
- Endangered Species Program
Maintained by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, which has partial responsibility over endangered species. Lists all the threatened and endangered plants and animals in the U.S. and efforts to recover those species. Also includes international threatened and endangered species.
- Envirofacts Data Warehouse
By entering your zip code, you can find superfund sites in your neighborhood as well as finding out who has permits for working with water, toxic and air releases, hazardous wastes and water discharge permits. From the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.
A directory of Internet sites about the environment and environmental policy.
- Long Island Sound Coastal Management Program
Information from the New York State Department of State’s Division of Coastal Resources along with a link to a report describing ways to protect the Long Island Sound coastal areas.
- Long Island Sound Study
A cooperative effort of concerned individuals, groups and government agencies dedicated to the restoration and preservation of Long Island Sound.
- Long Island Soundkeeper
Lists programs and resources dedicated to the preservation of Long Island Sound.
- New York State Department of Environmental Protection
The Internet site of the state agency that protects the environment in New York state. Includes information on permits and licenses, animals and plants of New York state, and chemical and pollution control.
- New York State’s Central Pine Barrens
From the Central Pine Barrens Joint Planning and Policy Commission, a New York state agency. Describes the pine barrens area of eastern Long Island and efforts to preserve the area.
- South Shore Estuary Reserve
Information from the New York State Department of State’s Division of Coastal Resources along with a link to a report describing ways to protect the south shore coastal areas.
- U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
The website of the EPA federal agency that protects the nation’s environment and promotes environmental research and education.