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Bay Watershed Education and Training (B-WET) - B-WET is an environmental education program that promotes locally relevant, experiential learning in the K-12 environment. B-WET currently serves seven areas of the country: California, Chesapeake Bay, Great Lakes, Gulf of Mexico, Hawai'i, New England, and the Pacific Northwest. [U.S. Department of Commerce (DOC), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)]

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FS INFO - National Forest Service Library catalog--indexing forestry and natural resources literature, including many full-text links. [U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), Forest Service]

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Mapping Water Use from Space - Webcast - Webcast of a talk at the Library of Congress. Martha Anderson, PhD., talks about using images from the Landsat satellite program to monitor water use and drought on U.S. farms. It is used to measure evapotranspiration, the total amount of water used in the process of growing crops. [U.S. Library of Congress (LOC)]

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Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database - A central repository for spatially referenced biogeographic accounts of introduced aquatic species. [U.S. Department of the Interior (DOI), U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), Southeast Ecological Science Center]

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Observing the Living Oceans from Space. Webcast - A Webcast of a presentation by Gene Feldman, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center. [U.S. Library of Congress (LOC)]

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United States Global Change Research Program - Coordinates and integrates federal research on changes in the global environment and their implications for society. [Multiple agencies involved]

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Water - By 2025, as much as two-thirds of the world’s population could be living under water-stressed conditions where water becomes an impediment to health, peace, and socio-economic development. Statistics like this one make water one of the largest challenges of the 21st century, a foreign policy priority, and an area in which the U.S. Department of State is actively engaged. Our strategy is founded in the belief that many countries are already, or will experience water problems, including; shortages [U.S. Department of State]