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GILFind (http://gilfind.uga.edu) - Search our local catalog for books, DVD's, maps, etcetera.
Use Library of Congress Subject Headings linked in GIL-Find to help you discover books and expand your search. Books related to food, environment, and climate:
- Crops and water
- Livestock > Environmental aspects.
- Crops and climate.
- Food industry and trade > Environmental aspects.
- Agricultural ecology
- Meat industry and trade > Environmental aspects.
- Agriculture > Environmental aspects.
Selected Books in the Main & Science Libraries:
Eating Earth: Environmental Ethics and Dietary Choice
Call Number: Science Library 3rd Floor TD195.F57 K46 2015
Cowed: The Hidden Impact of 93 Million Cows On America's Health, Economy, Politics, Culture, and Environment
Call Number: Science Library 4th Floor SF196.U5 H39 2015
The Ecological Hoofprint: The Global Burden of Industrial Livestock
Call Number: Ebook
Print Book: Science Library 4th Floor SF140.E25 W45 2013
Food and Environment: The Quest for a Sustainable Future
Call Number: Science Library 3rd Floor TD195.F57 .I58 2011
Food Utopias: Reimagining Citizenship, Ethics and Community
Call Number: Main Library 2nd Floor GN407 .F687 2015
Resilient Agriculture: Cultivating Food Systems for a Changing Climate.
Call Number: Science Library 4th Floor S494.5.S86 L45 2015
GALILEO@UGA (http://www.libs.uga.edu/research/) Search databases that index journal articles, book chapters, conference proceedings, symposia, etc; an excellent source for current research. The following GALILEO databases include scholarly publications related to food and the environment:
- Environment Complete
Articles and books related to environmental topics, such agriculture, ecosystem ecology, energy, renewable energy sources, natural resources, pollution & waste management, environmental technology, environmental law, public policy, social impacts, and more.
- Environmental Sciences and Pollution Management
Comprehensive research on the environmental sciences, drawing from scientific journals, conference proceedings, reports, books and government publications. Covers agricultural biotechnology, air quality, aquatic pollution, bacteriology, ecology, energy resources, environmental biotechnology, environmental engineering,environmental impact statements (U.S.), and hazardous waste.
- Environmental Impact Statements
Summaries of key issues, consequences, legal mandates.
Excellent for multidisciplinary research; Search approximately 130 GALILEO databases plus the GIL@UGA Libraries Catalog to find full-text articles, books and more.
- Ethics & the Environment
- Agriculture, Ecosystems & Environment
- Environmental Ethics
- Journal of Agricultural and Environmental Ethics
- Journal of Soil and Water Conservation
Water Footprint Network
Publishes reports and data sets of footprint of different crops, products, etc. WaterStat (http://waterfootprint.org/en/resources/water-footprint-statistics/) includes data on the water footprints of crops and derived crop products.
EPA : Climate Impacts on Agriculture & Food Supply
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency report on climate change, agriculture and food supply includes links to data sources and other relevant statistics.
World Energy Council Data
An array of information sources on world energy. The Council is the UN-accredited global energy body, representing the entire energy spectrum, with more than 3000 member organisations located in over 90 countries and drawn from governments, private and state corporations, academia, NGOs and energy-related stakeholders.
Extensive data and analysis collected by the Food and Agricultural Organization of the United Nations (FAO). Browse, download, compare, search, and analyze data on food production, trade, security, emissions, and much more.
USDA National Agricultural Statistics Service
Find and download agricultural statistics for every state and county in the United States. Includes data on environmental impact, livestock, crops and plants, prices, demographics, and much more.
OECD iLibrary provides access to the full text of publications from the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development, a group of major developed countries. Contains extensive statistical data especially rich in annual economic surveys of member countries, industry reports, and statistical reports. Search data by theme, including agriculture & food, energy, environment, nutrition & health, and more.