ENVIRONMENT

1 - The Mojave Desert
http://www.desertusa.com/du_mojave.html
The Mojave Desert is used to explore the harsh desert environment.

2 - Desert Plant Survival
http://www.desertusa.com/du_plantsurv.html
This unique ecosystem is characterized by temperature and water stress and corresponding plant adaptations.

3 - Envirolink
http://www.envirolink.org/Ecolink/
Environmental issues are highlighted at this site. A variety of problems are included.

4 - Greenhouse Effect
http://www.iinet.net.au/~ecwa/info/issues/greenhou.html
The greenhouse effect is triggered by increased carbon dioxide in the atmosphere. Benefical and detrimental influences are explored.

5 - Wetlands
http://www.nwf.org/nwf/wetlands/
The importance of wetlands is stressed. Discussion includes effects of wetland destruction.

6 - Effects of Acid Rain on Forests
http://www.epa.gov/acidrain/student/forests.html
Altered forest growth patterns are assessed and related to acid rain.

7 - Econet: Endangered Species
http://www.igc.org/igc/issues/habitats/
Collected information about endangered species. Linkage to related environmental sites is provided.

8 - The Rainforest (Plant Ecology)
http://www.euronet.nl/users/mbleeker/suriname/suri-eng.html
The critical role of the rain forests is evaluated. General information is coupled with basic rain forest problems.


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