CDC is responsible for controlling the introduction and spread of infectious diseases, and provides consultation and assistance to other nations and international agencies to assist in improving their disease prevention and control, environmental health, and health promotion activities.
The mission of the Energy Department is to ensure America's security and prosperity by addressing its energy, environmental and nuclear challenges through transformative science and technology solutions.
A gateway to environmental health resources including databases (TOXNET, etc.), tutorials and related information.The site contains information on chemicals and drugs, environmental and occupational safety risk factors (pesticides, poisons) and emergency response regulations. Maintained by the Library of Medicine and the Dept. of Health & Human Services.
ICLEI-Local Government for Sustainability is the leading global network of local governments dedicated to sustainability, resilience, and climate action, with more than 1,000 cities, towns, and countries around the globe. We connect leaders to share solutions and accelerate progress, and our cutting-edge told and technical guidance help local governments reach their ambitious goals.
The NIEHS traces its roots to 1966, when the U.S. Surgeon General announced the establishment of the Division of Environmental Health Sciences within the NIH. In 1969, the division was elevated to full NIH institute status. Since then, the NIEHS has evolved into its present status as a world leader in environmental health sciences, with an impressive record of important scientific accomplishments and a proud history of institutional achievements and growth. Today the NIEHS is expanding and accelerating its contributions to scientific knowledge of human health and the environment, and to the health and well-being of people everywhere.
From daily weather forecasts, severe storm warnings and climate monitoring to fisheries management, coastal restoration and supporting marine commerce, NOAA's products and services support economic vitality and affect more that one-third of America's gross domestic product.
The National Science Foundation (NSF) is an independent federal agency created by Congress in 1950 'to promote the progress of science; to advance the national health, prosperity, and welfare; to secure the national defense.
Wildlife's ability to survive the challenges of the 21st century is becoming outpaced by the events that are transforming our world. Global warming, the loss of habitat, and people becoming more disconnected from nature than past generations are converging on a dangerous path for your planet. The work of the NWF and our affiliates across the country provides answers to these challenges and will help ensure America's wildlife legacy continues for future generations.
The U.S. Forest Service are multi-faceted agency that manages and protects 154 national forests and 20 grasslands in 44 states and Puerto Rico. The agency's mission is to sustain the health, diversity, and productivity of the nation's forests and grasslands to meet the needs of present and future generations.
WHO supports countries as they coordinate the efforts of the multiple sectors and of the government and partners- including bi- and multilateral, funds and foundations, civil society organizations and private sector- to attain their health objectives and support their national health policies and strategies.