For over 20 years, E/The Environmental Magazine is a source of information, news and resources for people concerned about the environment.

National Geographic's The Green Guide is a trusted consumers’ source for environmental and health information as well as product reviews, shopping tips and practical daily practices that are better for health and the environment.

For over 30 years, Mothering Magazine has been the premier publication of the natural family living community. Now as a web-only resource, it continues to addresses issues on pregnancy, birth options, breastfeeding, vaccination, childhood illnesses, child and teen advocacy, alternative health and education, the environment, nutrition, and the deeper issues of parenting.


Children's Environmental Health:

Children's Environmental Health Center

Academic research center examining the links between toxic chemicals and childhood health.
The mission of the Children's Environmental Health Center is to protect children against environmental threats to health.

Center provides information on a variety of childhood diseases including: Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder, childhood asthma, autism, leukemia, pediatric brain cancer, food allergies, birth defects, obesity and diabetes.


Children’s Environmental Health Center
The Mount Sinai Medical Center
Box 1049
One Gustave Levy Place
New York, NY 10029
(212) 241-6145


Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC)

Plant Solutions

Uses law, science, and the support of more than 500,000 members nationwide to protect the planet's wildlife and wild places and to ensure a safe and healthy environment for all living things.
Identifies the worst threats to children's health and works to minimize or eliminate them, while educating the public, the press and policymakers about children's special vulnerability.

Health & the Environment includes a section devoted exclusively to Kids' Health.

Plain-language introductions to environmental issues, how-to guides, news and opinion, environmental history, frequently asked questions, quick facts and more on topics including: breastfeeding, childhood cancer, lead paint, pet products, pesticides, air pollution and drinking water.


Natural Resources Defence Council
40 West 20th Street
New York, NY 10029
(212) 727-2700


Children's Environmental Health Network

National multi-disciplinary project whose mission is to protect children from environmental hazards through promoting a healthy environment.

The Network focuses on promoting the development of a sound public health and child-focused national policy; elevating public awareness of environmental hazards to children; educating health professionals, policy makers, and community members in preventive strategies; and stimulating prevention-oriented research.

The Network's website contains a complete collection of information materials and publications, including the Resource Guide on Children's Environmental Health as well as information about Upcoming Conferences relating to children's environmental health.


Children's Environmental Health Network
110 Maryland Avenue, N.E. Suite 511
Washington, D.C. 20002
(202) 543-4033

Environmental Education:

Roots & Shoots

Founded by Jane Goodall in the hope that young people can make their world a better place, Roots & Shoots includes over 8,000 registered groups in almost 100 countries around the world.

Dr. Jane Goodall is a tireless advocate for environmental stewardship, personal action and humanitarianism. The Roots & Shoots global program emphasizes the principle that knowledge leads to compassion, which inspires action.

The Roots & Shoots program encourages young people from pre-school to university level to coordinate activities locally that promote care and concern for the environment, animals and the human community. For teachers, community leaders and youth, Roots & Shoots provides the opportunity to connect globally and act globally. Resources include publications, global partnership programs, newsletters and activity guides to bring Roots & Shoots into classrooms, after-school clubs, community groups and homeschool networks.


Roots & Shoots
The Jane Goodall Institute
4245 North Fairfax Drive, Suite 600
Arlington, VA 22203
(800) 592-JANE


The Green Squad

Sponsored by NRDC and the Healthy Schools Network, The Green Squad is a fun, fact-packed website for kids, parents and teachers to take action for greener, healthier schools and the environment.

On-line activities include: information and fact sheets about school environmental issues as well as resources to investigate and score school environments and to form a local school 'Green Squad'.

The Library provides links and resources for kids to learn about Air, Water, Health and the Planet.


Natural Resources Defense Council
40 West 20th Street
New York, NY 10011
(212) 727-2700

Healthy Schools Network
773 Madison Avenue
Albany, NY 12208
(518) 462-0632


Kids' Planet

Sponsored by the Defenders of Wildlife to educate children about endangered species such as wolves.

Teachers' Table offers educators a Wolf Curriculum which can be downloaded as well as a Bibliography of threatened and endangered species.

On-line activities for children include: Wild Animal Facts Sheets about various species many of which are threatened or endangered, Color Your World of endangered animals to color, Web of Life story as well as a variety of Wild Games.

World Wide Wolves, based on a report released by Defenders of Wildlife, provides on-line information about wolf populations worldwide as well as their status in particular countries, an interactive map and quiz.


Defenders of Wildlife
1130 17th Street, NW
Washington, D.C. 20036
(800) 385-9712
Orion Magazine

Publications about
environmental and cultural concerns.
Features exceptional original writing by some of America’s most influential writers and educators on a wide array of subjects.


187 Main Street
Great Barrington, MA 01230
Phone: (413) 528-4422

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