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State, National, and International Wetland Links

Litter and Marine Debris Links

Endangered Wildlife Links

Global Warming Links

The Ramsar Convention on Wetlands, signed in Ramsar, Iran, in 1971, is an intergovernmental treaty which provides the framework for national action and international cooperation for the conservation and wise use of wetlands and their resources.

The US Environmental Protection Agency wetland page provides information on what wetlands are, why they should be protected, how wetlands can be protected, and how you can get involved to protect this vital resource.

The California Coastal Commission website is a comprehensive resource providing information on protection of California's coastal areas.

Resources about impacts of litter on wildlife
Recursos sobre el impacto de la basura en los animales
Some PVHS students and teachers have requested information on impacts of litter on wildlife. The following links provide some additional information.

The Problem with Marine Debris - California Coastal Commission resource on how marine debris can be harmful

Become a Coastal Steward - Make a difference for our coast and ocean - California Coastal Commission

Plastic Jellyfish - How plastics can harm marine life

"Eco-Challenge" - What do we have in our homes that can harm the environment and what steps can we take to be minimize that impact?

Litter Kills - Activity for Kids

Beach Litter - Facts and figures on where beach litter comes from, what is the most common type of beach litter, and why it can be harmful to the environment.

Floatable Debris - Information on trash floating in coastal waters

Kids Against Marine Litter - United Nations Environment Programme sponsored site on preventing trash in our oceans

Litter and Wildlife - DOE standards based activity for grades 9-10 (ecology, biology, environmental science) on how litter impacts wildlife and actions that can be taken by individuals, communities, and governments to reduce the negative impact of litter on wildlife.

Endangered Wildlife Links

Habitat Conservation, California Department of Fish and Game

California Endangered Animal Listing

Threatened and Endangered Animals of California

Environmental Impact on Endangered Animals

The Endangered Species Program, U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service

Santa Cruz Long-Toed Salamander

Red-Legged Frog and other endangered animals, photos

California Red-Legged Frog

California Tiger Salamander

Endangered Species in Santa Cruz County

California Endangered Species Guide (Teacher Resource)

Global Warming Links

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