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Environmental Science: Articles

Resources for research in environmental science.

Recommended article databases


Free access to full-text magazine, journal, and newspaper articles. These articles also come with the properly formatted citations for you to copy into your bibliography.

Learn more about searching in research databases.

Scholarly vs Popular

Your instructor may want you to use articles from scholarly or peer-reviewed journals rather than popular magazines for your assignments. 

This video will help you tell the difference.

Sometimes reading a scholarly article can be challenging. This next video provides how-to tips:

Keyword Searching - Using AND, OR, & NOT

Sample search

To find resources on the use of fungi in cleaning up spilled oil and other industrial contaminants, try a search like this:

bioremediation AND fungi AND petroleum

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