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Waite-Altringer's Environmental Science Lecture

Anoka-Ramsey Community College

Biology 1103    Summer Semester 2014

 

“When we try to pick out anything by itself, we find it hitched to everything else in the Universe. “

-- My First Summer in the Sierra , by John Muir 1911, page 110.

 

General Links:

12th edition Textbook link

Poster presentation photos

Ecological Footprint   

Minnesota Counties

Deformed Frog Photos I , II

Periodic Table

Minnesota DNR Website

US Fish & Wildlife Service

MN dept of Agriculture

Earth Day

George Perkins Marsh

T. Roosevelt

Malthus and Marx

Air Quality Links:

HazeCam
MN Air Quality Map
Air now.gov (map)
MN Air Quality Emissions
MPCA air quality

Popcorn lung
Methane
 HAPS list

 PBT (Persistant Bioaccumulative

 Toxic Chemicals)

TRI (toxic release inventory)

 

Sherburne Power 

emissions
MN coal power emissions
Mercury emissions-coal

A day in LA 

Ozone hole size (2)

light pollution 2

Space Junk

Tracking space junk

Environmental Scorecard

Environmental Activism:

Protected Species and Land Links:

Butterfly- Luna     video 2

Tree huggers

  The Cove   

Whale Wars 2

Endangered Species

NOAA endangered species fines

Great Gray Owl-MN

Snowy Owl- MN

Manatees

Wolf Management -MN

Wilderness Areas, II

MN State Parks

National Parks 

Wildlife Refuges

African Photo Safaris

African Trophy Hunts

Isle Royale info data

Isle Royale map

Isle Royale Summer 2003

Moose ticks

Conventional Energy Links:

Superfund Site Links:

Sustainable Energy Links:

WY coal mine-PRB

Sherco Plant (Becker)

Flint Hills/Koch Refinery

Nuclear reactors

Nuclear Reactors worldwide

ANWR

Yucca Mountain

Chernobyl today- pics

Fire water from fracking

National Priority List

What's in my neighborhood?

NPL where you live

NPL totals

MN Superfund sites  II

Haubenschild farm

US anaerobic digesters

Landfill gas to energy

Waste to energy

Solar cookers

pop bottle light

solar tubes

Hydropower

Solar Power MN  (II)  Map

Buffalo Ridge & South East-MN windmill photos

Photo  Windmills- Oregon

Windmills California

MN wind energy

Prairie Star Wind Farm

wind energy by state II

Biofuel-oil seed crop

Farming Links:

ANDi the green monkey, II

GE/GMO problems and benefits

GMO shoppers guide

GMO crops

WHO GMO crops

Pesticides and produce
Moose

Forest Fragmentation

Seafood Health Alerts

Seafood Eco-Ratings

Vegetarianism

fish farms: feedlots of the sea

fish farm pictures

red lobster menu

Stella's fish cafe

Monterey Bay fish cards

Hilltop pastures farm

wind & ATV erosion

Strip & Contour farming- MN

plows: chisel

Corn Plastic

CAFO

# Organic farms in US

Environmental Practices Links:

Water Links:

Recycling

Decomposition time of products

Recycling -green living

EPA MSW data

Plastic Recycling #'s (2)

Recycling Organics (2)

Mississippi Delta (2)

Water Quality (TMDL) EPA list

MPCA impaired water list

Home water conservation

Water Consumption Calculator

Toilet- dual flush capacity

Movie- Tapped  trailer (2)

Ogallala Aquifer, II
Eutrophic Lake
Pfiesteria Algae
1, 2, 3, 4

Pfiesteria Algae forms

Ocean garbage

Great Pacific Garbage Patch- Oprah

Great Pacific Garbage Patch ABC news

Red Lake River Erosion- Crookston, MN

Cattle & streambank erosion

Crookston Flood 2006

Hoover Dam

Sinkholes

Barrier Islands (2)

Bogs and Fens

Population Links:

Invasive Species Links:

Geography IQ webpage

Richest/Poorest Countries

Current World population

What's your count?

current US population count

Census 2010 MN

China's One Child Policy

China's population density map

Wolf compensation trust

Grizzly compensation trust

Defenders of Wildlife

Bison skulls

Shark finning

shark finning video

Overhunting

Invasive Kudzu vine
Gypsy Moth trap 
moth man

Feral pigs  2

MN Invasive Species

Carp video

Invasive snakeheads

Zebra Mussels in Lake Mille Lacs

Extra Links:

Biome Links:

Slums of Sierra Leone & rice paddies of India

West Nile Virus-map

Malaria Map

Tsetse fly distribution

Liger/Tigon

Spring Break 2003 Wyoming

Grizzly Gulch Fire: Deadwood, SD Summer 2002

What the ...?

Flat Earth Society

1, 2

Species Interactions

Pronghorn

Musk Ox

Sloth

Spotted owl

Saguaro cactus

Cactus MN

Desert Fox  Arctic Fox

MN biomes

Cool cloud forests

Mountain/Alpine tundra

 Temperate Rainforest map
Short grass Prairie

Oak Savanna

tamarack, 2

 

Last revised on 03/26/2014 

Comments should go to: melanie.waite-altringer@anokaramsey.edu

 

 

© 2003-2013 Melanie Waite-Altringer  

Biology Faculty
Anoka-Ramsey Community College               
11200 Mississippi Blvd. NW
Coon Rapids, MN 55433

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