Tools and Resources

Data Tools

Access North American environmental datasets and maps

North American Environmental Atlas

The North American Environmental Atlas seamlessly assembles accurate cartographic data including maps, documentation, and interactive map layers at a scale of 1:10,000,000.


Satelital map

North American Land Change Monitoring System

A collaborative initiative between Canada, Mexico, and the United States to monitor land cover - the observed physical cover on the surface of the Earth - and its change over time.


Taking Stock

Taking Stock Online

Taking Stock Online allows users to explore North American Pollutant Release and Transfer Register (PRTR) data through interactive tools and comprehensive reports.

Taking Stock

Taking Stock Volume 16

North American Pollutant Releases and Transfers, with a feature analysis of off-site transfers to disposal

Pollutant Releases and Transfers

Information Repositories

Browse platforms that host an array of information, tools and resources on specific environmental topics

Thumbnail for a CEC Tool or Resorce Website

“Last Stop: The Ocean” Campaign Toolkit & Website

These campaign tools were designed to create awareness on water and trash flows and provide simple solutions for individuals to prevent and reduce land-based marine litter.


EcoInnovation Network Website

This network of innovation centers within academic institutions across North America will cultivate youth and community leadership in innovation, entrepreneurship, and sustainable growth.

Green Growth

Food Loss and Waste: Infographic

What is the estimated impact of food loss and waste on our lives and on our surrounding environment?

Green Growth

Food Matters Action Kit

Food Matters Action Kit

The Food Matters Action Kit provides North American youth with dozens of easy and fun activities that have a positive impact on our environment.

Green Growth

Grasslands Beneficial Management Practices Tool

Nearly 100 beneficial management practices aimed at ranchers, conservation organizations, government and academic institutions in North America.

IDD Cover

Guide to Integrated Design and Delivery

The guide highlights best practices and specific tools for ten workforce sectors, supported by seven case studies and over fifty reference documents.

Green Growth

Monarch Conservation Toolbox

Engaging landowners across North America to provide monarch butterfly habitat.


Food Loss and Food Waste

North American Initiatives on Food and Organic Waste

Peeling back the layers on the issue of food loss and waste in North America.

Green Growth


Sustainable Trade of Priority Species in North America

We contribute to the to the legal, sustainable and traceable production and trade in these selected species.

Ecosystems, Green Growth

Why and How to Measure Food Loss and Waste

This practical guide provides a step-by-step plan for organizations all along the food supply chain to measure food loss and waste.

Green Growth

Training Materials

Discover training materials geared towards environmental enforcement professionals

CEC Training Materials on Environmentally Sound Management

CEC Training Materials on Environmentally Sound Management

ESM can be defined as taking all practicable steps to ensure that used and/or end-of-life products and wastes are managed in a manner that will protect human health and the environment.

Enforcement, Green Growth, Pollutants