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A comprehensive resource for timely, objective, science-based information about the environment, assembled by approved experts and specialists. The portal consists of three sections: Encyclopedia of Earth, with over 2,000 articles; EarthForum which provides commentary from scholars and discussions with the general public; and EarthNews which offers news stories on environmental issues drawn from many sources.
The Encyclopedia of Earth is a free, fully searchable collection of articles about the Earth, its natural environments, and their interaction with society. Articles are written by scholars, professionals, educators, and experts who collaborate and review each other's work. The articles are written in non-technical language and will be useful to students, educators, scholars, professionals, as well as to the general public.