"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 than one-third of America's gross domestic product. NOAA's dedicated scientists use cutting-edge research and high-tech instrumentation to provide citizens, planners, emergency managers and other decision makers with reliable information they need when they need it."
"The NREL Publications Database contains bibliographic information about publications developed or written by NREL staff and subcontractors. Search the database for publications from 1977 to the present on subjects related to renewable energy and energy-efficient technologies. Many publications are available electronically as Adobe Acrobat PDFs."
Learn more about the different projects all around the world at the Nature Conservancy, view photos, videos, blogs and get the latest news from the organization dedicated to preserving the plants, animals, and natural communities around the world.
At the website for the North Carolina Wildflower Program user can find information (including water requirements, soil type, blooming period, and others) about a variety of wildflowers under both the botanical and common names of the flower. Also included here are instructions for preparing the ground for wildflower planting.
Learn a lot about astronomy, paleontology, and the definitions of other "ologies" on this site by taking``journeys through space and the Gobi Desert. Print your own dinosaur or space stationery, make a mobile,``"excavate" bones, or make cosmic cookies with the instructions found here. Contribute to the planning of the``new genetics section by sending topics and questions you want included.
A database of the more than 2000 major aviation accidents from 1908 to the present. In addition, there are several special reports that include the 100 worst civil aviation crashes, famous people killed, unusual crashes, statistics, airline safety ratings, accidents by type of aircraft, and by airline.