The New 50 Simple Things Kids Can Do to Save the Earth

Author: EarthWorks Group

Publisher: Andrews McMeel Publishing

ISBN: 0740790811

Category: Nature

Page: 208

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In The New 50 Simple Things Kids Can Do to Save the Earth, Sophie and John have revised the original best-selling book for a concerned and vibrant Web 2.0 youth market. It's easy-to-do and kid-friendly projects show that kids can make a difference, and each chapter is packed with tons of links to groups and resources. What makes this book stand out, though, is that it doesn't just inform kids, it encourages them to make a difference by providing them, their friends and their families the tools to take action. Together, John and Sophie enlighten, educate, and encourage our children with easy and smart ways to save the earth. Pretty darn cool, huh? We thought so. What you can do: Order now and help save the only earth we've got. Mother Earth needs our help now.

50 Simple Things You Can Do to Save the Earth

Completely New and Updated for the 21st Century

Author: John Javna

Publisher: Hachette Books

ISBN: 1401395244

Category: Nature

Page: 128

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Together, We Can Make a Difference Today's environmental problems may seem too overwhelming for one person to tackle . . . but you don't have to do it alone. Now you have partners--50 of them. 50 Simple Things You Can Do to Save the Earth, the revolutionary 1990 bestseller, is back in a completely revised, updated edition . . . and it's just as innovative and groundbreaking as the original. The authors have teamed up with 50 of America's top environmental groups, including The Natural Resources Defense Council, the National Wildlife Federation, and Rainforest Action Network. Each group has chosen one issue and provided a simple, step-by-step program that will empower you and your family to become citizen activists in the fight to save the Earth. It's easy to get started. Just pick one! Fight global warming "one city at a time" with the Sierra Club's Cool Cities Campaign Roll up your sleeves and save an endangered species with the Wilderness Society Protect coral reefs and create a marine reserve with Seacology Get your congregation excited about protecting God's creations with Interfaith Power and Light Invite songbirds into your neighborhood with the National Audubon Society All it takes is a little effort. When we work together, we can work miracles! Get started now!

50 Simple Things Kids Can Do to Save the Earth

Author: Earth Works Group (U.S.)

Publisher: Andrews McMeel Publishing

ISBN: 9780836223019

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 156

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Explains how specific things in a child's environment are connected to the rest of the world, how using them affects the planet, and how the individual can develop habits and projects that are environmentally sound.

As the World Burns

50 Simple Things You Can Do to Stay in Denial-A Graphic Novel

Author: Derrick Jensen,Stephanie McMillan

Publisher: Seven Stories Press

ISBN: 1583229590

Category: Comics & Graphic Novels

Page: 225

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Two of America's most talented activists team up to deliver a bold and hilarious satire of modern environmental policy in this fully illustrated graphic novel. The U.S. government gives robot machines from space permission to eat the earth in exchange for bricks of gold. A one-eyed bunny rescues his friends from a corporate animal-testing laboratory. And two little girls figure out the secret to saving the world from both of its enemies (and it isn't by using energy-efficient light bulbs or biodiesel fuel). As the World Burns will inspire you to do whatever it takes to stop ecocide before it’s too late.

50 Ways to Help Save the Earth

How You and Your Church Can Make a Difference

Author: Rebecca Barnes-Davies

Publisher: Westminster John Knox Press

ISBN: 1611640512

Category: Religion

Page: 130

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This guide outlines fifty ways in which you, your congregation, and your local community can help fight global warming and enjoy participation in a vital part of Christian discipleship. 50 Ways to Help Save the Earth makes a clear connection, in a practical and unintimidating way, between stewardship of the earth and living one's faith. This easy-to-follow book consists of seven chapters on topics related to global climate change: "Water," "Energy," "Transportation," "Food and Agriculture," "People," "Other Species," and "Wilderness and Land." Each chapter begins with a statement on how the content relates to global warming, followed by seven action items ranging from individual efforts to activities that encourage the involvement of the congregational and wider communities.

True Green Kids

100 Things You Can Do to Save the Planet

Author: Kim McKay,Jenny Bonnin,David De Rothschild

Publisher: National Geographic Books

ISBN: 9781426304422

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 143

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Presents an overview of global warming and describes eighty simple ways to be more environmentally friendly in the bedroom, in the house, at school, and on vacation.

50 Simple Steps to Save the Earth from Global Warming

Author: Green Patriot Working Group

Publisher: Freedom PressInc

ISBN: 9781893910492

Category: Nature

Page: 163

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Presents simple but effective steps each person can take to help prevent and alleviate the devastation of global warming, including recycling, reducing energy use, and avoiding petroleum products and petrochemicals.

Go Green, Live Rich (Canadian Edition)

Author: David Bach

Publisher: Doubleday Canada

ISBN: 0385674805

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 126

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Most people fear global warming and want a greener planet but they think that "going green" is a luxury they can’t afford. What if there were easy, simple things you could do that not only help protect the Earth but also help you get rich? That’s the promise of David Bach’s Go Green, Live Rich, a practical, motivational book packed with fifty steps you can take to make your life, your home, and your shopping greener, while you follow a financial plan that puts you on a green path to wealth. As Bach says, "you really can go green, save money, and – if you’re smart – make a fortune by investing in green." From driving the right car to making your home energy smart, Bach offers ways to spend less, save more, earn more, and pay fewer taxes. For every suggested change, he supplies resources, products, and services with phone numbers and website addresses so you can get started right away. David Bach is on a mission to teach the world that you can live a great life by living a green life. With Go Green, Live Rich, you can live in line with your eco-values on the road to financial freedom. From the Trade Paperback edition.

101 Ways You Can Help Save the Planet Before You're 12!

Author: Joanne O'Sullivan

Publisher: Sterling Publishing Company, Inc.

ISBN: 9781579908614

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 143

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Presents ideas to protect the planet by doing simple things such as cutting down on water use, starting a compost bin, and creating litter-free lunches.

365 Ways to Live Green for Kids

Saving the Environment at Home, School, or at Play--Every Day!

Author: Sheri Amsel

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 1440520178

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 224

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"In the greenconscious world we live in today, parents realize the importance of teaching the lessons of green living, early on. With this book, parents can encourage their children to be ecologically friendly with fun lessons such as: The three Rs: reducing waste, reusing materials, and recycling Why we should keep the air, oceans, and forests pollutionfree Why organic food is tastierùand betterùfor you How to protect plants and animals Earth Day celebrations Complete with tips for every day of the yearùand activities for home, school, and during playtimeùthis book reveals how easy it is to be an ecofriendly familyùand prepare for a better future together."

Half-Earth: Our Planet's Fight for Life

Author: Edward O. Wilson

Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company

ISBN: 1631490834

Category: Science

Page: 256

View: 2003

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Half-Earth proposes an achievable plan to save our imperiled biosphere: devote half the surface of the Earth to nature. In order to stave off the mass extinction of species, including our own, we must move swiftly to preserve the biodiversity of our planet, says Edward O. Wilson in his most impassioned book to date. Half-Earth argues that the situation facing us is too large to be solved piecemeal and proposes a solution commensurate with the magnitude of the problem: dedicate fully half the surface of the Earth to nature. If we are to undertake such an ambitious endeavor, we first must understand just what the biosphere is, why it's essential to our survival, and the manifold threats now facing it. In doing so, Wilson describes how our species, in only a mere blink of geological time, became the architects and rulers of this epoch and outlines the consequences of this that will affect all of life, both ours and the natural world, far into the future. Half-Earth provides an enormously moving and naturalistic portrait of just what is being lost when we clip "twigs and eventually whole braches of life's family tree." In elegiac prose, Wilson documents the many ongoing extinctions that are imminent, paying tribute to creatures great and small, not the least of them the two Sumatran rhinos whom he encounters in captivity. Uniquely, Half-Earth considers not only the large animals and star species of plants but also the millions of invertebrate animals and microorganisms that, despite being overlooked, form the foundations of Earth's ecosystems. In stinging language, he avers that the biosphere does not belong to us and addresses many fallacious notions such as the idea that ongoing extinctions can be balanced out by the introduction of alien species into new ecosystems or that extinct species might be brought back through cloning. This includes a critique of the "anthropocenists," a fashionable collection of revisionist environmentalists who believe that the human species alone can be saved through engineering and technology. Despite the Earth's parlous condition, Wilson is no doomsayer, resigned to fatalism. Defying prevailing conventional wisdom, he suggests that we still have time to put aside half the Earth and identifies actual spots where Earth's biodiversity can still be reclaimed. Suffused with a profound Darwinian understanding of our planet's fragility, Half-Earth reverberates with an urgency like few other books, but it offers an attainable goal that we can strive for on behalf of all life.

Do One Green Thing

Saving the Earth Through Simple, Everyday Choices

Author: Mindy Pennybacker

Publisher: St. Martin's Griffin

ISBN: 1466868902

Category: House & Home

Page: 288

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If you can only read and reference one green thing, make it this book: an easily comprehensible, clearly presented source for green living and conservation. Everything you need to know is right here at your fingertips. Unlike a lot of other overwhelming environmental guides on the market, this is green decision making in bite sized pieces. With chose it/lose it comparisons throughout, now it's simple to figure out it's worth switching to a green detergent, what kind of plastic your sports bottle is made of, or which fish is safest to eat. Rather than spending time trying to figure out how best to conserve, recycle, and protect the environment, use this book and devote that time to making the difference.

Fifty Simple Things Kids Can Do to Recycle

Author: Earthworks Group

Publisher: Bathroom Readers Press

ISBN: 9781879682009

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 144

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The sequel to 50 Simple Things Kids Can Do to Save the Earth offers advice on starting a recycling program at school, encouraging schools to buy recycled supplies, finding out about nearby recycling sites, and more. Original.

The Everything Kids' Environment Book

Learn how you can help the environment-by getting involved at school, at home, or at play

Author: Sheri Amsel

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 1605502456

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 144

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You Can Help Our Earth Live Longer! Everything we do has an impact on the world around us--from the clothes we wear and food we eat to the gardens we grow and the trash we throw away. And to take the best care of the earth--and ourselves--it's important to make smart choices. With The Everything Kids' Environment Book, you'll find out what you can do every day to help protect our planet. You'll also learn why the rainforest is so important to us, how animals go extinct, and what environmentalists can tell us about taking good care of our world. Learn how to "go green" and to: Find new uses for recycled grocery bags. Create your own greenhouse. Make acid rain--safely!--to see how it affect plants. Test organic food against foods grown with chemicals. Make your own compost pile. Re-create deforestation with the soil from timbered trees. Test your sensitivity to noise. Whether you are in the classroom, surfing the Internet, or just hanging out with your friends, you can make a difference. Start today--so our Earth can live another 4.5 billion years!

Not Your Typical Book about the Environment

Author: Elin Kelsey

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781897349847

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 64

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Written to allay children's fears about the environment, this book shows how smart technologies, innovative ideas, and a growing commitment to alternative lifestyles are exploding around the world, creating a future that will be brighter than we sometimes might think. Includes profiles of unexpected personalities.

Simple Acts to Save Our Planet

500 Ways to Make a Difference

Author: Michelle Neff

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 150720728X

Category: Nature

Page: 208

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Simple Acts to Save Our Planet shows you how to be more active in saving our planet every day by performing some “Simple Acts of Kindness”—for the Earth. Treat the environment with kindness with these easy, manageable activities that range from simple home updates, to gardening basics, to supporting the local community. You’ll learn simple techniques to help protect the planet every day, like starting a compost pile to reduce food waste, utilizing travel mugs and reusable containers, and choosing eco-friendly products. By working to implement these simple strategies into your everyday life, you can take an active stand to protect the environment now— and make a real difference for the future.

50 Ways to Save the Ocean

Author: David Helvarg

Publisher: New World Library

ISBN: 9781577317036

Category: Nature

Page: 208

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The oceans, and the challenges they face, are so vast that it’s easy to feel powerless to protect them. 50 Ways to Save the Ocean, written by veteran environmental journalist David Helvarg, focuses on practical, easily-implemented actions everyone can take to protect and conserve this vital resource. Well-researched, personal, and sometimes whimsical, the book addresses daily choices that affect the ocean's health: what fish should and should not be eaten; how and where to vacation; storm drains and driveway run-off; protecting local water tables; proper diving, surfing, and tide pool etiquette; and supporting local marine education. Helvarg also looks at what can be done to stir the waters of seemingly daunting issues such as toxic pollutant runoff; protecting wetlands and sanctuaries; keeping oil rigs off shore; saving reef environments; and replenishing fish reserves.

Drawdown

The Most Comprehensive Plan Ever Proposed to Reverse Global Warming

Author: Paul Hawken

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 1524704652

Category: Science

Page: 256

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• New York Times bestseller • The 100 most substantive solutions to reverse global warming, based on meticulous research by leading scientists and policymakers around the world “At this point in time, the Drawdown book is exactly what is needed; a credible, conservative solution-by-solution narrative that we can do it. Reading it is an effective inoculation against the widespread perception of doom that humanity cannot and will not solve the climate crisis. Reported by-effects include increased determination and a sense of grounded hope.” —Per Espen Stoknes, Author, What We Think About When We Try Not To Think About Global Warming “There’s been no real way for ordinary people to get an understanding of what they can do and what impact it can have. There remains no single, comprehensive, reliable compendium of carbon-reduction solutions across sectors. At least until now. . . . The public is hungry for this kind of practical wisdom.” —David Roberts, Vox “This is the ideal environmental sciences textbook—only it is too interesting and inspiring to be called a textbook.” —Peter Kareiva, Director of the Institute of the Environment and Sustainability, UCLA In the face of widespread fear and apathy, an international coalition of researchers, professionals, and scientists have come together to offer a set of realistic and bold solutions to climate change. One hundred techniques and practices are described here—some are well known; some you may have never heard of. They range from clean energy to educating girls in lower-income countries to land use practices that pull carbon out of the air. The solutions exist, are economically viable, and communities throughout the world are currently enacting them with skill and determination. If deployed collectively on a global scale over the next thirty years, they represent a credible path forward, not just to slow the earth’s warming but to reach drawdown, that point in time when greenhouse gases in the atmosphere peak and begin to decline. These measures promise cascading benefits to human health, security, prosperity, and well-being—giving us every reason to see this planetary crisis as an opportunity to create a just and livable world.

100 Skills You'll Need for the End of the World (as We Know It)

Author: Ana Maria Spagna

Publisher: Storey Publishing

ISBN: 1612124577

Category: Reference

Page: 224

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From celestial navigation to sharpening blades, Ana Maria Spagna outlines 100 skills you’ll find indispensable for life after an apocalyptic global catastrophe. She covers obvious needs like first aid and farming, while also providing suggestions on how to build a safe and culturally rich community through storytelling and music making. Full of quirky illustrations by Brian Cronin, this book will provoke surprise, debate, and laughter as it leads you to greater self-reliance and joy — whatever the future brings.