ABOUT NEW YORK:
American Museum of Natural History: Biodiversity Assessment Handbook for New York, by Erik Kiviat & Elizabeth A. Johnson c. 2013.
American Museum of Natural History: Research in the Metropolitan Area: Conserving nature in human modified landscapes.
New York State Department of Environmental Conservation has information on biodiversity of NY (with links to local organizations), and publishes the New York State Conservationist magazine.
Animal Diversity Web an online database of animal natural history, distribution, classification, and conservation biology, from the University of Michigan.
ARKive collects films, photographs and audio recordings of the world's species.
Biodiversity Indicators (including the Biodiversity Intactness Index). Natural History Museum, London.
BirdCast Bird migration forecasts.
BISON Biodiversity Information Serving Our Nation (BISON), a resource for biological occurrence data from the United States. U.S. Geological Survey.
Cornell Ornithology Lab's All About Birds site.
Encyclopedia of Life. The Encyclopedia of Life brings together information about all life on earth - text, images, video, sounds, maps, classifications and more - all freely available on-line.
Wildlife Conservation Society (New York).
United Nations Convention on Biological Diversity
US Dept. of Agriculture National Resources Conservation Service. "Our goal is not just a sustainable, nutritious, abundant food supply, but also thriving ecosystems that support a diversity of life."
National Resources Defence Council. Environmental action group.
IUCN Red List of endangered animals.
Natural resources & environment links collected by the National Agricultural Library.
Tropicos database, at Missouri Botanical Garden. Botanical nomenclatural, bibliographic, and specimen data, with images.
Interactive frog dissection, from the University of Virginia.
Inside the cell. From the National Institute of General Medical Sciences.
Genetic Science Learning Center. From the University of Utah.
Nutrition resources collected by the National Agricultural Library.
BioRxiv is a preprint server for biology articles at Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory..
General Science Full Text Great small database that indexes a selection of prestigious science journals and magazines. Easy to search, and easy to get to the articles.
SCOPUS A very large index from publisher Elsevier that searches articles in 14,000 peer-reviewed journals, including the major forensic science journals. Includes science, technology, social science and medicine. Links to full text of articles, if available.
Web of Science The strength of this database is that it tells you how many times an article has been cited by others.
Environmental Sciences and Pollution Management Provides comprehensive coverage of the environmental sciences.
Environmental Studies and Policy Collection A subject collection of periodicals and unique reference sources from Gale Academic Onefile
GreenFILE Scholarly, government and general-interest information covering all aspects of human impact on the environment. Topics include global warming, green building, pollution, sustainable agriculture, renewable energy, recycling, and more.
Risk Abstracts Links to articles dealing with risk arising from industrial, technological, environmental, and other sources, with an emphasis on assessment and management of risk.