April 18, 2024

We asked Bard for recommendations of different websites or information hubs and here’s the list. All credits to bard from Google!

General Ecology:

  • Treehugger: A popular site with news, tips, and stories on sustainability and green living.
  • National Geographic: Stunning visuals and in-depth articles on all aspects of the environment, including ecology.
  • The Ecological Society of America: The world’s largest community of ecologists, offering research, journals, and educational resources.
  • Web Ecology: Publishes research papers from all fields of ecology.
  • Earth.com: A broad resource for environmental science, offering news, articles, and interactive features.

Specific Topics:

  • Conservation Biology: The Society for Conservation Biology’s website features news, research, and resources on conservation efforts worldwide.
  • Climate Change: NASA Climate Change covers the science, impacts, and solutions related to climate change.
  • Marine Ecology: Ocean Conservancy focuses on protecting the oceans and marine life.
  • Forest Ecology: Rainforest Alliance works to protect tropical rainforests and the communities that depend on them.
  • Urban Ecology: The Urban Ecology Lab at UGA explores the ecology of cities and their sustainability challenges.

Educational Resources:

  • Khan Academy: Offers free video lessons on ecology and other environmental science topics.
  • Crash Course Ecology: A YouTube series with engaging and informative crash courses on various ecological concepts.
  • Nature Education: The Cornell Lab of Ornithology provides educational resources on birds, ecology, and conservation.
  • PBS Learning: Educational videos and activities on ecology and the environment.
  • The Nature Conservancy: Educational resources on various ecological topics, including biodiversity, climate change, and water conservation.

Community and News:

  • Science blogs: Check out blogs like Dot Earth, Yale Environment 360, and Environmental Working Group for news, commentary, and analysis on environmental issues.
  • Forums and social media groups: Connect with other ecology enthusiasts on forums like Ecology Forum or join Facebook groups dedicated to specific ecological topics.

Interactive and Fun:

  • Ecosia: A search engine that uses its profits to plant trees.
  • Earth Day Network: Resources and activities for celebrating Earth Day and taking action for the environment.
  • Project Noah: Share and explore wildlife observations from around the world.
  • National Geographic Photo Ark: Stunning photos of endangered species.