Web Destinations

The following websites will provide you with further information about this topic. We have provided short descriptions of the websites, so that you know how they will benefit you. Their features include interactive tests, photo galleries, articles, statistics, tutorials, animations and lots more. Some of these websites may be quite valuable to you when researching assignments!

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Australian Greenhouse Office
http://www.greenhouse.gov.au

Climate change is an issue of major significance for all of us. Most of the world's leading scientists agree that global warming caused by human activity is occurring. The Department of the Environment and Heritage delivers the majority of programs under the Australian Government's $1.8 billion climate change strategy. The Australian Greenhouse Office website includes information on greenhouse gas emissions monitoring, the international response to climate change and the work being done at government, business and community levels.

Climate Ark
http://www.climateark.org/links

Climate Ark is a climate change and global warming portal and search engine. The website promotes public policy that addresses global climate change through reductions in carbon dioxide and other emissions, renewable energy, energy conservation and ending deforestation.

Internet Geographer
http://www.internetgeographer.co.uk

The Internet Geographer is a project that aims to give people easier access to the vast array of useful resources on the Internet. It features a directory of handy websites, grouped by different aspects of geography.

United Nations Environment Program
http://www.unep.org/tunza/children

This website is geared towards young people and encourages them to treat Mother Earth with care.

US Environmental Protection Agency
http://www.epa.gov/epahome/educational.htm

The US Environmental Protection Agency aims to protect human health and the environment. Their 'Educational Resources' page on their website contains comprehensive information on a range of issues. The climate change topic features strongly.

Victorian Greenhouse Strategy
http://www.greenhouse.vic.gov.au

The Victorian Government is committed to playing its part in national and international efforts to address the threat of climate change. This website provides information about the comprehensive actions led by the government to address climate change.