Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey

Reference Books:

  • Beacham's Guide to International Endangered Species, QL82.B435 2001
  • Federal Wildlife Laws Handbook with Related Laws, KF5640.F43 1998

 

Online Sources:

Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora
The website of CITES includes text of the convention, documents from the convention and national reports.

EBSCOHost 
*Note: Available to current MIIS students, faculty and staff only
Our EBSCOHost package of databases includes Academic Search EliteBusiness Source Elite and Newspaper Source.  These index databases will give you citations, abstracts and sometimes full text of articles from magazines, journals and newspapers covering a broad range of topics.

GreenFILE 
*Note: Available to current MIIS students, faculty and staff only

An index to magazines and journals in environmental studies.

International Whaling Commission
Information on scientific research and conservation issues.

The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species
A searchable database of endangered species.

ProQuest Central 
*Note: Available to current MIIS students, faculty and staff only
A good database for research on any topic.  ProQuest Central searches academic journals, magazines, newspapers and dissertations with a high percentage of full text content.

Sage Journals 
*Note: Available to current MIIS students, faculty and staff only
A collection of over 400 academic journals in the fields of education, management, political science, psychology, sociology, research methods, medicine and science.

Science Online 
*Note: Available to current MIIS students, faculty and staff only
Science news and research including full text of Science Magazine dating from 1997.

ScienceDirect 
*Note: Available to current MIIS students, faculty and staff only
A package of full text electronic journals from Elsevier with archive dating from 2008.  ScienceDirect features a broad selection of journals in the environmental and conservation sciences.

Scientific American 
*Note: Available to current MIIS students, faculty and staff only
Full text with archive dating from 1993.

The State of the Birds
An annual publication on distribution and conservation of birds in the U.S.

Taylor & Francis Online: Social Science/Humanities  
*Note: Available to current MIIS students, faculty and staff only
A package of over 1000 journals published by Taylor & Francis. Full text with archives dating from 1997.

TRAFFIC
A program of the IUCN and WWF that monitors wildlife trade. Links to factsheets and other publications.

Wildlife Conservation Research Unit
Based at Oxford University, Department of Zoology. This website gives information about research projects of WildCRU.

Wildlife Conservation Society
A conservation organization based at the Bronx Zoo. Their website provides links to information on aspects of international wildlife and wild land conservation.

World Wild Fund for Nature
Links to factsheets and other WWF publications in the fields of freshwater, climate change, species, policy, forests, marine resources, and toxic waste.