The Otesha Book: From Junk to Funk
This awesome book is a behind-the-scenes look at how our daily actions change the world! It's packed with cool graphics, interesting and inspiring stories, and great actions.
The Otesha Book
The Lorax - By Dr. Seuss
"UNLESS someone like you...cares a whole awful lot...nothing is going to get better...It''s not." Long before saving the earth became a global concern, Dr. Seuss, speaking through his character the Lorax, warned against mindless progress and the danger it posed to the earth's natural beauty.
The Geography of Hope: A Tour of the World We Need - By Chris Turner
After the fierce warnings and grim predictions of The Weather Makers and An Inconvenient Truth, acclaimed journalist and national bestselling author Chris Turner finds hope in the search for a sustainable future.
Cradle to Cradle: Remaking the Way We Make Things - By William Mcdonough
A manifesto for a radically different philosophy and practice of manufacture and environmentalism "Reduce, reuse, recycle" urge environmentalists; in other words, do more with less in order to minimize damage. This book argues that this approach perpetuates a one-way, "cradle to grave" manufacturing model that dates to the Industrial Revolution and casts off as much as 90 percent of the materials it uses as waste, much of it toxic. Why not challenge the notion that human industry must inevitably damage the natural world, it asks.
Worldchanging: A User’s Guide for the 21st Century - By Alex Steffen
"Worldchanging" is poised to be the "Whole Earth Catalog" for this millennium. Written by leading new thinkers who believe that the means for building a better future lie all around us, "Worldchanging" is packed with the information, resources, reviews, and ideas that give readers the tools they need to make a difference.
How to Re-Imagine the World: A Pocket Guide for Practical Visionaries - By Anthony Weston
Who says that all possible social and political systems have already been invented? Or that work -- or marriage, or environmentalism, or anything else -- must be just what they are now? This book is a conceptual toolbox for imagining and initiating radical social change.
Last Child in the Woods: Saving Our Children from Nature-Deficit Disorder - By Richard Louv
Last Child in the Woods is the first book to bring together a new and growing body of research indicating that direct exposure to nature is essential for healthy childhood development and for the physical and emotional health of children and adults. More than just raising an alarm, Louv offers practical solutions and simple ways to heal the broken bond and they are right in our own backyard.
Ecoholic: Your Guide to the Most Environmentally Friendly Information, Products and Services in Canada - By Adria Vasil
When the world’s environmental woes get you down, turn to Ecoholic – Canada’s best resource for practical tips and products that help you do your part for the earth. You’ll get the dirt on what not to buy and why, and the dish on great gifts, clothes, home supplies and more.
Building An Ark: 101 Solutions to Animal Suffering - By Ethan Smith
Building an Ark: 101 Solutions to Animal Suffering is a first-of-its-kind, inspiring look at practical solutions to the impact humans have on animals and the natural world.
Making a Living While Making a Difference: Conscious Careers in an Era of Interdependence - By Melissa Everitt
Making a Living While Making a Difference is a timely and highly informative guide to a working life built on principled choices and an entrepreneurial attitude. It's about greener enterprises and technologies, socially responsible business, innovative nonprofit work, and reinventing government. It?s really about putting the pieces together with creativity and hope.
Natural Capitalism: Creating the Next Industrial Revolution - By L. Hunter Lovins
Our natural environment shouldn’t have to pay the price of capitalism. What good is all the money in the world if we’re destroying our planet? This revolutionary volume reveals how today’s global businesses can be environmentally responsible and extremely profitable.