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Ecology & Environment

Scientists are using genetics to understand ecological systems and to intervene for conservation and cleanup. Includes: biodiversity, biosafety, conservation, gene flow, bioremediation, phytoremediation, treaties, regulation, and the history of these areas.

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Genewatch, Council for Responsible Genetics , Boston, MA, p.v., (2007)
The Council for Responsible Genetics (CRG) Web site covers scientific, medical and bioethical issues from the perspective of the organization's goals to promote public debate and to advocate for socially responsible use of new technologies. Tables of contents and selected articles are available on the site.
International Society for Microbial Ecology, International Society for Microbial Ecology , (2007)
The International Society for Microbial Ecology answers the question "What is microbial ecology?" on an education-friendly site that offers topics on ecology, evolution and phytoremediation; a feature on "the microbe of the month"; and links for further info on microbes and ecology.
World Conservation Union (IUCN), World Conservation Union , (2007)

For more than half a century IUCN has engaged state and government members, non-government organizations and scientists from around the world in conservation issues. The group takes a global approach to conserving biodiversity. Their site includes news, resource and publication lists, articles and weblinks — and many contain information on genetics. Make sure to see the famous IUCN "redlist" of species threatened with extinction.