Specializes in identifying resources about sustainable food systems and practices in support of USDA's effort to ensure a sustainable future for agriculture and farmers worldwide. Subjects: Alternative Crops & Plants; Alternative Marketing & Business Practices; Aguaculture & Soilless Farming; Ecological Pest Management; Education & Research; Farm Energy Options; Farms & Community; Grazing Systems & Alternative Livestock Breeds; Organic Production; Soil & Water Management; Sustainability. Spotlights: Farm to School; Learn About Local Foods; America's Apple Diversity; U.S. Farm Bill Resources and Programs for Beginning Farmers; Organic Roots; Educational Opportunities in Sustainable Agriculture; Ecological Pest Management.
Provides key data and results of the global survey on organic agriculture of the Research Institute of Organic Agriculture FiBL, carried out in cooperation with the International Federation of Organic Agriculture Movements IFOAM and other partners. Furthermore background information and news related to organic farming statistics and general developments in organic agriculture world-wide are available. Statistics, Yearbook, Country Information (categorized into Africa, Asia, Europe, Latin America, North America, Oceania)
Managed by the Invasive Species Specialist Group (ISSG) of the Species Survival Commission of IUCN (the International Union for Conservation of Nature); can be searched by species name, country or location, habitat, organism type and Taxonomic Search. Information is available on "100 of the Worst" invasive species.
The Center for Invasive Species & Ecosystem Health serves a lead role in development, consolidation and dissemination of information and programs focused on invasive species, forest health, natural resource and agricultural management through technology development, program implementation, training, applied research and public awareness at the state, regional, national and international levels.
Developed by United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), National Agricultural Library (NAL). Browse by Geography (U.S. or International), Subject (Aquatic Species, Plants, Animals, Microbes, Economic Impacts, Laws & Regulations)
The Native Pollinator in Agriculture Work Group is building and supporting an Agricultural Pollination Alliance through which the agriculture sector can work collaboratively and proactively to establish and protect native pollinator habitat and increase populations of native and managed pollinators. Project Reports, Articles, access to State Agency Workshops.
Promotes the health of pollinators, critical to food and ecosystems, through conservation, education, and research. Resources on Beekeeping, Bee Issues, Corporate Land & Buildings, Education, Farming & Ranching Golf Courses, Gardens, Hunting & Fishing, Pollinator Data Portal, Mining & Utilities, Medicinal Plants, Pollinator Digital Library, Policy, Public Lands, Research, Rights of Way.
Established in 1971, a nonprofit organization that protects wildlife through the conservation of invertebrates and their habitat. The site provides news , information about programs (Pollination Conservation; Endangered Species; Aquatic Invertebrates; Butterfly Conservation); Pubications (Books, guidelines, brochures, identification guides, fact sheets, Wings Magazine, red lists, plant lists, articles, reports); Invetebrate Sections (bees, beetles, butterflies & moths, caddisflies, crustaceans, dragonflies & damselflies, flies, freshwater sponges, mayflies, mollusks, stoneflies, true bugs, worms).