The definitive Environmental Ethics site is maintained by the
Center for Environmental Philosophy at the University of North Texas,
firstname.lastname@example.org). The Center for
Environmental Philosophy publishes Environmental Ethics, the
leading scholarly journal in the field, now in its twenty-first year of
publication. At the CEP site you will find a full index of all issues
of Environmental Ethics. The CEP site also supports the
website of the International Society for Environmental Ethics
Included there are many past issues of the ISEE Newsletter,
along with an extraordinarily large and well-managed bibliography of
publications in Environmental Ethics.
The website of the International Association for Environmental Philosophy is
Two additional journals in Environmental Ethics deserve notice
here. The first is Environmental Values, Edited by Alan Holland
of Lancaster University in England (email@example.com) and
published by The White Horse Press (www.erica.demon.co.uk).
The other is Ethics and the Environment, edited by Victoria
Davion at the University of Georgia (Philosophy Department, Peabody
Hall, Athens, GA 30602-1627).
Here are a few additional sites that will put you in touch
with environmental issues and policy:
First and foremost is our parent site, ECONET
, which is a gateway to numerous environmental sites and
Next, check out Larry Hinman's "Ethics Updates" site:
There you will find an extensive menu of topics in theoretical and
applied ethics. From the homepage, select "Environmental
Ethics," which will send you to a page with a multitude of
worthy links, and a list of important publications in the field.
The web site of Holmes Rolston III, "The Dean of Environmental
Ethics," will be found at http://lamar.colostate.edu/~rolston/
. Rolston's site also serves as an excellent "gateway" to additional
environmental ethics websites, which need not be listed here,
precisely because Rolston has performed that service for us.
The Pace University Law School is one of the premier centers of
environmental law. They are developing a particular interest in the
question of responsibility to future generations.
The "Web of Creation," sponsored by the National Council of
Churches, describes itself as "an environmental web site for
faith-based communities. They are at
The Ecological Society of America has an online version of its
journal, Conservation Ecology, at
Myths, lists both the myth-makers (e.g. Gregg Easterbrook, Rush Limbaugh, Steve Milloy and Dixy Lee Ray) and
their critics. Webmeister Jim Norton has collected a rich mine of
valuable information and links for scholars, researchers, and
activists. ( http://members.aol.com/jimn469897/myths.htm
Still more environmental web sites (and
"Gateways" to still more):
American Oceans Campaign:
Defenders of Wildlife:
Earthjustice Legal Defense Fund:
The Earth Charter Initiative:
The Environmental News Network:
The Environmental Protection Agency (of course!) at
Environmental Working Group www.ewg.org
Journal of Wilderness: www.wilderness.net/ijw
The League of Conservation Voters:
National Audubon Society:
National Environmental Trust:
National Parks Conservation Association:
National Wildlife Federation:
The Natural Resources Defense Council, at
The Nuclear Information and Resource Service:
The Ocean Conservancy:
Physicians for Social Responsibility:
The Rocky Mountain Institute (Amory and Hunter Lovins):
Save Our Environment Action Center:
SD Online (Sustainable Development Network):
The Sierra Club:
The Union of Concerned Scientists:
The Wilderness Society:
World Resources Institute:
World Wildlife Federation:
Here are some "Gateway" Sites that will lead
you to any of hundreds of organizations:
"Organizations" on the left-side menu).
www.earthline.net (then add
addresses and phone numbers, no e-mail).
Etcetera -- as more come to our attention.
We invite any and all to send suggestions to the
The Russian Environment on the
For An Introduction to Russia, in General, see "Window to Russia:"
For News from Russia:
The Gadfly's "home base," ECONET, offers a fine potpourri of
environmental issues in Russia,
Mnogochislennii (a multitude of) web links and other
"GLASNET" is the web-place to be, if you want to know what's
happening in Russia. This brilliantly designed site, originating in Moscow, is the ideal
"gateway" to Russian web-sites - a "must see" before you look further.
The Socio-Ecological Union, a federation of over two-hundred and
ninety NGO environmental groups in the former Soviet Union, is the
Gadfly's personal nominee for the Nobel Peace Prize. The courage and
dedication of the founders and sustainers of this magnificent
organization is awesome. To find out more about the SEU, try
http://cci.glasnet.ru . Then
follow the links.
The Sacred Earth Network has numerous worthy projects in Russia and the CIS:
Pacific Environment is another American source of news about the Russian
Natural regions in Russia:
Incidentally, an Alta-Vista search for "Socio-Ecological Union"
yielded 365 hits - many of them Russian environmental sites
unfamiliar to us. A good browse (but don't forget those quote
Finally, for news from the northwest-Baltic region of Russia
(i.e., St. Petersburg), try the Green World Association and "Sosnovy