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Special Feature Links

Use the links below to find more information on the special features in this chapter and to explore related topics.

Interdisciplinary Challenge: Protecting the Environment

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Home Page http://www.epa.gov/
Explore the official Web site for the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for information and statistics about many environmental issues, including water and air pollution, acid rain, and the destruction of the ozone layer. You will need to search for the global warming pages, but it is worth finding it to get the detailed information on greenhouse gas emissions.

At Your Service: The Business and Industry Resource Venture http://www.resourceventure.org/
A Web site from the partnership of the Greater Seattle Chamber of Congress and Seattle Public Utilities to help Seattle businesses improve their environmental performance. Includes practical "how-tos" for water conservation and waste recycling, checklists, and links to other resources.

Global Warming Map http://www.climatehotmap.org/
Interactive map that highlights the local consequences of global warming around the globe. Click on a location and learn the early warning signs, such as effects on animals, water, and plant life.

The National Wildlife Federation Home Page http://www.nwf.org/ action/
Browse the Web site for the National Wildlife Federation Center for ideas about how to save the environment. The "Take Action" section provides an overview of current environmental issues and outlines many ways you can get involved and make a difference.