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Online Resources for Researching Environmental Issues

Local Environmental Groups

Anza-Borrego Desert State Park

Assn of Environmental Professionals, SD Chap.

Batiquitos Lagoon Foundation

Chula Vista Nature Center

Environmental Health Coalition  

Friends of Famosa Slough  
Friends of Hellhole Canyon
Open Space Preserve  

Fund for Animals Wildlife
Rehabilitation Center

Palomar Audubon Society

Project Wildlife

San Diego Animal Advocates

San Diego Audubon Society
San Diego Keeper
San Diego EarthSave

San Diego Earth Times

San Diego Land Conservancy Coalition

San Diego Zoological Society

San Dieguito River Park

Surfrider Foundation

Local Libraries Focusing on Environmental Research

Scripps Institution of Oceanography Library 
8755 Biological Grade 
La Jolla, CA 92037
(858) 534-4817
Quail Botanical Gardens
230 Quail Gardens Drive
Encinitas, CA 92024
(760) 436-3036
-Library and borrowing privileges for members
San Diego State University Library
5500 Campanile Drive
San Diego, CA  92182
(619) 594-6724
-San Diego Sierra Club Archives
-Large collection of environmental impact statements
regarding San Diego County areas.
Zoological Society of San Diego Library
2nd floor of the Beckman Center at the Wild Animal Park
15500 San Pasqual Valley Road
Escondido, California 92027-7017
-Extensive online and print collection of
Animal and Plant Conservation
-Expert research staff provides free newsletter

Journal Articles Available on the Web

-Multidisciplinary database of journal article references from national catalogs.
-Searching is free; charges for document delivery

Medline PUBMED
Tip: Search MeSH "Environmental Health"
Highwire Press Free Online Articles
As of 12/10/09, "there are 10 sites with free trial periods, and 46 completely free sites. 282 sites have free back issues, and 1188 sites have pay per view!"
Some titles of interest: Behavioral EcologyEnvironment and Urbanization

Research Guides*

San Diego State University Library
Basic Library Resources for Environmental
Chemistry and Engineering environ-chemblr.shtml
San Diego Natural History Museum
Environmental Science Education Center
University of Virginia Library
Environmental Sciences Research Guide

Sage: Environmental Studies Guide through UCSD
Special Libraries Association Web Pages

*Universites which grant Environmental Studies degrees maintain research guides on library websites.

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Last updated: 12/10/09 by Sabrina Nespeca

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