Resources for Environmental Studies

Environmental Careers and Internship Opportunities

Environmental Internship and Job Opportunities

Job Resources for Environmental Studies majors

Maine Department of Conservation Full-time and seasonal job opportunities

On-line Environmental Research Sources

Environmental Science and Technology Online The authoritative source of information for environmental professionals presenting magazine and research content covering the environment and its protection by scientific, engineering, and political means.

Environmental Change and Security Program Population growth. Water scarcity. Degraded ecosystems. Forced migration. Resource depletion. Pandemic disease. Since 1994, the Environmental Change and Security Project (ECSP) has explored the connections among these major challenges and their links to conflict, human insecurity, and foreign policy.

Pew Center on Global Climate Change Global warming poses an extraordinary challenge. The Pew Center on Global Climate Change is working to provide credible information, straight answers, and innovative solutions to address global warming.

Bowdoin College Library, Environmental Studies Subject Guide


Sustainable Community Resources

Synergising Sustainable Consumption and Competitiveness Final Report Prepared by Johannah Bernstein for Germanwatch and Worldwatch for Roundtable Held on March 2, 2005 at HANSE-Office, Brussels, Belgium.

Sustainable Communities Network Linking citizen's to resources and to one another to create healthy, vital, sustainable communities.

National Center for Appropriate Technology Since 1976 the National Center for Appropriate Technology has been serving economically disadvantaged people by providing information and access to appropriate technologies that can help improve their lives. During the organization's rich and varied history, NCAT projects have ranged from low-tech to high-tech, addressing complex issues of housing, economics, and environmental quality. Weatherizing houses, training farmers, monitoring energy use, demonstrating renewable energy technology, testing new products and providing information on building construction are just a few of the many ways that NCAT has contributed to fostering healthy quality of life for everyone.

Institute for Local Self-Reliance The Institute’s mission is to provide innovative strategies, working models and timely information to support environmentally sound and equitable community development. To this end, ILSR works with citizens, activists, policymakers and entrepreneurs to design systems, policies and enterprises that meet local or regional needs; to maximize human, material, natural and financial resources; and to ensure that the benefits of these systems and resources accrue to all local citizens.

International Council for Local Environmental Initiatives (ICLEI) is an international association of local governments dedicated to the prevention and solution of local, regional, and global environmental problems.

International Institute for Sustainable Development'Linkages' is a Multimedia resource for environment and development policy makers.

Planners Network is an association of professionals, activists, academics, and students involved in physical, social, economic, and environmental planners in urban and rural areas; they believe that planning should be used to assure adequate food, clothing, shelter, medical care, jobs, safe working conditions, and a healthful environment.

The Pratt Institute Center for Community and Environmental Development (PICCED) is the oldest university-based advocacy planning organization in the United States. PICCED supports the efforts of low- and moderate-income communities to combat poverty and inequality through sustainable development.

Public Technology Inc. is the technical arm of the International City Management Association and the National League of Cities. As an NGO it helps local governments throughout North America cut costs and improve services by practising use of technology and management systems.

Renewable Energy Policy Report & CREST Center for Renewable Energy and Sustainable Technology

Rocky Mountain Institute is an entrepreneurial nonprofit organization that fosters the efficient and restorative use of resources to make the world secure, just, prosperous, and life-sustaining.


Sustainability: Science, Practice & Policy An Open Access e-Journal for Sustainable Solutions

Urban Ecologist

Land Lines Lincoln Institute for Land Policy

American Planning Association

Population Resources

UN World Population Data Online

Population World Prospects: The 2012 Revision, United Nations, Department of Economics and Social Affairs

United Nations Population Division. World Population Prospects, The 2002 Revision, Highlights

Natural Capitalism

Natural Capitalism, Hawken, Paul, Lovins, Amory et al., Little Brown and Company, 1999

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