A few of the articles throughout this website cite sources for data or other information. Bibliographic information may be found here.


Millennium Ecosystem Assessment. "Ecosystems and Human Well-being: Biodiversity Synthesis." 2005. (pdf file)

Consumption and Waste
Harrison, Jonathan. "Consumption and the Environment." (pdf file)

Sierra Club. "Global Population and Environment: Consumption Factsheet."

World Business Council for Sustainable Development. "Sustainable Consumption Facts and Trends." (pdf file)

Yin, Sandra. "Lifestyle Choices Affect U.S. Impact on Environment." Population Reference Bureau, October 2006.

European Nuclear Society. "Nuclear Power Plants World Wide."

Nuclear Energy Information Service. "Nuclear Power and Nuclear Weapons."

Time for Change. "Nuclear Energy and Nuclear Weapons per Country."

Environmental Justice
Bryant, Bunyan, et al. "Environmental Justice." Encyclopedia of Earth, 2007.

Habitat Loss
Devitt, Terry. "World Land Use Seen as Top Environmental Issue." University of Wisconsin-Madison News. July 21, 2005.

UNEP. "GEO: Global Environment Outlook."

"Humanity Loses $250 Billion a Year in Wild Habitat." August 12, 2002.

Health and Nutrition
USDA. FoodReview: Weighing in on Obesity, Vol. 25, No. 3, Economic Research Service, January 2003.

U.S. Department of Energy. "Guide to Financing EnergySmart Schools."

Land Use
Devitt, Terry. "World Land Use Seen as Top Environmental Issue." University of Wisconsin-Madison News. July 21, 2005.

Foley, Jonathan, et al. "Global Consequences of Land Use." Science, July 22, 2005.

"Atmospheric Changes and Air Pollution."

Monterey Bay Aquarium. "What's Troubling Our Waters: Overfishing."

Ocean Conservancy. "Global Climate Change and the Ocean."

Pickrell, John. "Oceans Found to Absorb Half of All Man-made Carbon Dioxide." National Geographic News, July 15, 2004.

Than, Ker. "Swimmers' Sunscreen Killing Off Coral." National Geographic News, January 29, 2008.

Brown, Lester. Outgrowing the Earth. W.W. Norton, 2004, p. 38.

Engelman, Robert. Population Growth in Recent Years. Worldwatch report. September 17, 2009.

Lappé, Frances Moore, et al. World Hunger: 12 Myths, 2nd Edition. Food First Books, 1998, p. 40.

Moore, Frances. C. "Carbon Dioxide Emissions Accelerating Rapidly." Earth Policy Institute, April 9, 2009.

Resource Depletion
Human Development Report of the U.N., discussed in Shah, Anup. "Stress on the Environment, Society and Resources?"

Shah, Anup. "Human Population."

Cone, Marla. "Dozens of Chemicals Found in Most Americans' Bodies." Los Angeles Times, July 22, 2005., "How to Avoid the Top 10 Most Common Toxins."

U.S Department of Interior. "Study Reveals Mercury Contamination in Fish Nationwide." August 19, 2009.

MSNBC, "Crisis Feared as U.S. Water Supplies Dry Up." October 27, 2007.

Shah, Anup. "Water and Development."

World Health Organization. "Ten Facts about Water Scarcity." March 2009.

World Water Council. "Frequently Asked Questions."

World Water Council. "Water and Nature."

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