Green College Degrees
Affordable Colleges Online has a comprehensive guide to environmentally-friendly degrees and careers. The guide was developed in part by Nurit Katz, Sustainability Coordinator at UCLA, and provides an in-depth look at the typical green career path, top-paying green careers, and more.
Check out their latest resource — A Crash Course in Going Green at College.
Going Green at School: A Guide to Sustainability in College and in Life has a wealth of information on sustainability, from Accredited Schools Online.
Founded by a 2011 International Eco-Hero award winner Charles OrgBon, Greening Forward helps establish, engage, and empower a perse global green movement of people for the protection of the environment.
Cool the Earth
Cool The Earth enrolls K-8 schools for the 2010-2011 school year to run their FREE climate change program that inspires students and their families to take carbon-saving actions.
Global Warming & Climate Change
Weather and Climate Basics — What's the difference between weather and climate? Explore how dynamic forces within the atmosphere change our weather and climate. Learn what causes weather events and climate change at the National Center for Atmospheric Research.
Bill Nye's Climate Lab Exhibit — Bill Nye the "Climate Guy" shows how to cure an over-warm planet, tame storms, detox the oceans and keep continental ice sheets where they belong – on continents, at the Chabot Space & Science Center.
Protecting Our Environment — Educational activity book and guide to reducing, reusing, and recycling by the California EPA.
Kids Recycle! — Links for kids to school projects about zero waste.
Nature & Natural Resources
The Halo Effect — Nickelodeon's new docu-series highlighting teens who are helping and leading others. Every episode profiles a young activist who is making a positive change in his or her community and inspiring others to do the same.
Water Pollution — The water we use today is the same water the dinosaurs used! We can't create new water. Learn what caused water pollution and how we can fix it.
Protecting Our Environment Color Book — How to handle motor oil and reduce toxic waste in our environment, from the California EPA.
Air Pollution — Air pollution makes it hard for us to breathe. Learn what causes it, what the major contanimants are and how we can improve our air quality from Kids Ecology Corps.
Endangered & Threatened Animals
Save the Manatee — Manatees and their aquatic ecosystem are endangered. Learn how to protect them and their habitat for future generations.
Other Award Programs
Brower Youth Awards
The Earth Island Institute established the Brower Youth Awards in 2000 to honor their founder and legendary environmental activist, David R. Brower, and to call forth a new generation of leaders.
Do Something Awards
Do Something Award winners are change-makers age 25 and under who have made a significant impact in their cause space and are showing the world how it’s done.
Presidents Environmental Youth Award (PEYA)
PEYA recognizes outstanding environmental projects by K-12 youth. The PEYA program promotes awareness of our nation's natural resources and encourages positive community involvement
Barron Prize for Young Heroes
The Gloria Barron Prize for Young Heroes celebrates inspiring, public-spirited young people from diverse backgrounds all across North America.