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Specialty Search Engines
U.S. Government Search
Search federal and state government websites exclusively.
Not a search engine but billed as a "Computational Knowledge Engine", Wolfram Alpha pulls info from its own databases in response to search terms. Very good for finding quantitative information and statistical data. Won't work for every search, but useful in certain cases.
Suggested Environmental Biology Web Pages
Some websites to get you started.
Alternative Fuels Data Center
Includes maps and statistics on different kinds of alternative fuels. Searchable map of alternative fueling stations, graphs of fuel costs over time, etc.
Encyclopedia of Earth
An electronic reference about the Earth, its natural environments, and their interaction with society. The EoE is a free, expert-reviewed collection of content contributed by scholars, professionals, educators, practitioners and other experts who collaborate and review each other's work.
Encyclopedia of Life
Online encyclopedia of living organisms.
Environmental Protection Agency
Website for the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).
The US Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) site for information about automobile fuel economy. Learn how to determine gas mileage, compare different vehicles, and find out about hybrid and other alternative fuel cars and trucks.
United Nations Environment Programme
Website for the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP).
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