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    Updated App to Aid in Protection of U.S. West Coast Whales
Updated App to Aid in Protection of U.S. West Coast Whales

Mariners and the public on the U.S. West Coast can now use an iPad or iPhone to help decrease the risk of injury or death to whales from ship strikes.

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White House Fact Sheet on U.S. Response to Ebola Outbreak

The White House outlines the Obama administration’s multi-pronged, multi-agency response to the Ebola epidemic ravaging West Africa.


CDC’s Frieden on Ebola Outbreak in West Africa

Thomas Frieden, the director of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, discusses the Ebola disease outbreak in West Africa in a September 2 t...


Obama’s Calls with Presidents of Liberia, Sierra Leone on Ebola

President Obama speaks by telephone with Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf and Sierra Leone President Ernest Bai Koroma regarding the Ebola outbreak...


Pamphlets

2014-02-10

    Combating Wildlife Trafficking: Respect and Protect
Combating Wildlife Trafficking: Respect and Protect

Illicit trade in threatened and endangered species is a multibillion-dollar business, and the increasingly intense demand for products derived from Africa’...

2013-01-17

    STEM: Making a Difference
STEM: Making a Difference

Meet some young people who are using STEM to have fun and make a difference.

2011-08-16

    California: Changing the Game on Climate
California: Changing the Game on Climate

California passes the Global Warming Solutions Act, a comprehensive law aimed at reducing the state's carbon emissions, in 2006.

Publications

2014-01-31

    EJ|USA: Earth Day 2014 — Paint the Town Green
EJ|USA: Earth Day 2014 — Paint the Town Green

To celebrate Earth Day, we show you the innovations of big cities going green.

2013-01-22

    Science: The New Frontier
Science: The New Frontier

Scientific discovery is an intellectual adventure that benefits all of humanity.

2012-11-30

    eJournal USA: Go Wild! Coming Together for Conservation
eJournal USA: Go Wild! Coming Together for Conservation

Every year, thousands of animal species go extinct. Animals that once roamed the Earth in abundance are permanently disappearing from our planet at a hear...

Articles

2014-09-09

    U.S. to Help Mobilize More Health Workers for Ebola Outbreak
U.S. to Help Mobilize More Health Workers for Ebola Outbreak

The U.S. Agency for International Development announces the United States will support the African Union’s urgent deployment of trained and equipped medica...

2014-09-08

    Republic of Korea, U.S. to Share Space Data
Republic of Korea, U.S. to Share Space Data

The U.S. Department of Defense and the South Korea Defense Ministry will share share space situational awareness data under a memorandum of understanding s...

2014-09-03

    U.S. Health Official Urges Increased Global Response to Ebola
U.S. Health Official Urges Increased Global Response to Ebola

Thomas Frieden, the director of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, urges for speed and flexibility in the international response to the E...

Photo Galleries

2013-01-22

    What Is Best About Science
What Is Best About Science

Several recipients of the 2010 and 2011 Presidential Early Career Awards for Scientists and Engineers reveal what they think is best about science.

2012-11-30

    U.S. National Parks: Wild Spaces, Wild Species
U.S. National Parks: Wild Spaces, Wild Species

The creation of Yellowstone National Park in 1872 sparked a great American conservation movement and tradition. Since then, the U.S. national park system ...

2012-03-30

    A Changing Planet
A Changing Planet

This photo gallery shows the many and varied effects of climate change around the world.

Videos

2014-09-11

Celebrate International Coastal Cleanup Day

Think we can survive without the ocean? Think again.

2014-09-10

Jack Johnson’s Two Steps to Help Protect Our Ocean

Singer and songwriter Jack Johnson describes when his love for the ocean began and discusses steps we can take to help protect it.

2014-07-28

YSEALI: Rovilson Fernandez on Youth and the Environment

Rovilson Fernandez talks about working together to protect the environment.