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Environmental News and Events

See also: Nature & Environment Magazines

Links to environmental news sources on the web, especially for Pittsburgh and southwestern Pennsylvania.

Web Sites

  • Audubon Magazine
    This site offers information that supplements their print publication Audubon.
  • Ecology and Society
    An electronic, peer-reviewed, scientific journal devoted to the rapid dissemination of current research in the conservation of ecosystems, landscapes, species, populations, and genetic diversity; the restoration of ecosystems and habitats; and the management of resources.
    E/The Environmental Magazine website includes the full text of feature articles from their current issue and abstracts of articles from previous issues. They also offer a calendar of environmental activities.
  • Environmental Leader
    A daily trade publication of energy and environmental news for business.
  • Environmental News Network
    Latest environmental news headlines.
  • Environmental Protection Agency Mid-Atlantic News
    Serving Delaware, District of Columbia, Maryland, Pennsylvania, Virginia, and West Virginia.
  • Grist Magazine
    Environmental News & Commentary. Independent Green News.
  • Journal of Soil & Water Conservation
    The Journal of Soil and Water Conservation (JSWC) is a multidisciplinary journal of natural resource conservation research, practice, policy, and perspectives.
  • Mother Earth News
    "The orginal guide to living wisely." A great source for alternative and sustainable lifestyles.
  • Orion Magazine
    An environmental magazine published by the Orion Society, an environmental organization concentrating on grassroots networking. Feature articles are available abridged online.
  • A Journal of the Built & Natural Environments
    A quarterly online journal searching for the integration of the built and natural environments through high quality literary, journalistic, and artistic works. It includes a column on "Unsprawl" highlighting a community.

Pittsburgh Region

  • Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: Environment
    This section from the Post-Gazette has articles on local environmental issues and problems.
  • Allegheny Front Radio Program
    The Allegheny Front is an environmental radio program/website on WYEP that engages and informs the audience to deepen a respect for nature and inspire all to act in an environmentally responsible manner, by exploring topics relevant to the lives of the people in our region.
  • Zephyr
    the newsletter of the Western Pennsylvania Section of the Air & Waste Management Association covering regional and national environmental news in the fields of air pollution, water, wastewater, solid waste and environmental management.