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Organizations / Links
Appalachian Center For The Economy & The Environment
Campaign for America's Wilderness in Washington, DC
Ducks Unlimited: World leaders in wetlands conservation [est. 1937]
Earth Day Network [est. 1972]
EarthJustice: Because the earth needs a good lawyer [est. 1971]
EarthShare Network [est. 1988]
EarthWatch Institute [US, Europe, Australia, Japan]
EarthWise Productions
envirofinder search engine
EnviroLink Network [est. 1991]
Environmental Yellow Pages
Fight Global Warming website
Richard & Rhoda Goldman Environmental Prize [est. 1990]
The Green Belt Movement [est. 1977] official website
High Country News [est. 1970] based in Colorado
'Living On Earth' radio program on N.P.R.
National Public Lands Day [last Saturday in Sept; est 1994]
The Nature Conservancy [est. 1951]
N.C.P.A. Idea House E-Team
Negative Population Growth [est. 1972]
Ocean Alliance [est. 1970]
Oceana: protecting the world's oceans [est. 2001]
weekly EcoTalk Show with Betsy Rosenberg is now 'On The Green Front'
The Quivira Coalition [est. 1997]
Save the Manatee Club, Inc. [est. 1981] in Florida
Stop Global Warming's Virtual March
Sustainable Forest Initiative [est. 1995]
Trout Unlimited [est. 1959] + Trout Unlimited Canada [est. 1972]
U.S. National Park Service [est. 1916]
The Wilderness Society [est. 1935]

California's Climate Choices Project
Natural Resources Council of Maine
New Mexico Wilderness Alliance [est. 1997]
Citizens For Pennsylvania's Future
nifty tools to measure garden hose output
"An Evangelical Declaration On The Care of Creation"
National Monuments (4 in CO, NM, NV) petition website

Action Network Environmental Defense

shop at Amazon Green

Plant a tree!

Eco Timber flooring [est. 1992]

       Santa Monica Mountains Conservancy        SafeClimate

Save The Redwoods League [est. 1918]
       American Forests        National Resources Defense Council: The Earth's Best Defense        Environment America 501(c)4 group [est. 2007] based in Boston

join the Sierra Club [est. 1892]       Rainforest Alliance [est. 1987]        Environmental News Network

International Council for Local Environmental Initiatives [est. 1990]        Heal The Bay [est. 1985]        National Parks Conservation Assn. [est. 1919]

EcoSpeakers.com - Environmental & Sustainability Speakers Bureau        Defenders of Wildlife [est.1947]        Center for EcoLiteracy [est.1995]

Environment News Service [est. 1990]

League of Conservation Voters [est. 1969] headquartered in Washington, DC


Eco-Activists


Edward Abbey [1927-89] Page
at 'Readers of The Purple Sage' Online Western Bookstore

Edward Abbey Quotations Page at Working Minds Philosophy website


David Brower [1912–2000]
"Wilderness: America's Living Heritage" [] by David Brower
"Encounters With The Archdruid" [] by John McPhee


Rachel Carson [1907-64] Page
at Spirit of America Bookstore

Silent Spring  "Silent Spring" [1962 bestseller] by Rachel Carson
Mariner 8x5½ pb [10/2002] for $11.20
Houghton Mifflin 8½x5¾ hardcover [10/2002] for $16.80
Durkin Hayes ABR audio [3/99] out of print/used
DH Audio [1/87] 2 tapes / out of print/used
book entry at Wikipedia
Rachel Carson biography by Linda Lear  "Rachel Carson: Witness For Nature" [1997]
by Linda J. Lear

Holt/Owl 9¼x6 pb [9/98] out of print/used
Henry Holt 9½x6½ hardcover [9/97] out of print/used


Justice William O. Douglas [1898-1980]


Trancendentalist Ralph Waldo Emerson [1803-82] Page
at Spirit of America Bookstore

Ralph Waldo Emerson Quotations Page at Working Minds Philosophy website


Albert Gore, Jr.
U.S. Congressman [1977-85], U.S. Senator [1985-93] & U.S. Vice President [1993-2001]
since then an eco-activist and co-winner of the Nobel Peace Prize in 2007

Al Gore, Jr. Page at Spirit of America Bookstore


Pieter Hoff of The Netherlands
Inventor & manufacturer of the Groasis Waterboxx® anti-desertification technology
for planting in dry, eroded & rocky areas

Groasis Waterboxx: anti-desertification technology for planting in dry, eroded and rocky areas

Aquapro Holland B.V.    links as at left are supposed to include a 'copyright AquaPro' statement,
but their website is a redirect to Groasis and I have found no better logo/graphic


eco-activist Aldo Leopold [1887-1948] Page
at Spirit of America Bookstore

co-founder of The Wilderness Society [est. 1935]
Aldo Leopold Foundation [est. 1982] in Baraboo, Wisconsin


James Madison [1751-1836]
Madison spoke out very early about preserving America's forests and open spaces for posterity


John Muir [1838-1914] Page
at Spirit of America Bookstore


Frank J. & Deborah Popper
creators of the Buffalo Commons concept, circa 1987
Frank Popper: entry at Wikipedia • faculty page at Rutgers University
Great Plains Restoration Council / Buffalo Commons Dept.

Where the Buffalo Roam book by Anne Matthews  "Where The Buffalo Roam: The Storm Over The Revolutionary
Plan To Restore America's Great Plains" [1992]
by Anne Matthews
– book nominated for Pulitzer Prize for Non-Fiction
Univ of Chicago Press 8x5½ pb [11/2002] for $17.50
Grove Weidenfeld 8½x5¾ hardcover [5/92] out of print/many, many used


eco-farmer Joel F. Salatin
browse books • Polyface Farms near Swoope, VA


eco-journalist David Suzuki
"Fracking is one of the dumbest technologies [that] there is."
browse books • Wikipedia

co-founder of the David Suzuki Foundation [est. 1990] in Vancouver, BC, Canada
Suzuki's video channel on YouTube


Trancendentalist Henry David Thoreau [1817-62] Page
at Spirit of America Bookstore

Henry David Thoreau Quotations Page at Working Minds Philosophy website


Reading Material on Environmental Issues

Selected Books on the Subject of Earth's Biosphere

E Magazine  
E: The Environmental Magazine
Founded in January 1990 as a print magazine, went digital-only after May-June 2013 issue;
current news is available on weekly syndicated EarthTalk Radio column & podcast
magazine website
Save Our Planet book by Diane Maceachern  "Save Our Planet: 750 Everyday Ways You Can Help Clean Up The Earth"
[1990] by Diane Maceachern, illustrations by Lonni Sue Johnson

Dell 9x6 pb [12/91] for $15.00
Dell 8½x6¼ pb [rev 4/95] out of print/many used
Coastal Alert manual by Dwight Holing  "Coastal Alert: Energy Ecosystems and Offshore Oil Drilling" [1990]
by Dwight Holing, Foreword by Ted Danson

A well-written handbook for environmental activists running a grassroots
campaign to stop offshore oil drilling that can be applied to other local and
regional campaigns.

Island Press 9x6 pb [9/90] out of print/used
Rewilding North America book by Dave Foreman   "Rewilding North America: A Vision For Conservation In The 21st
Century" [2004] by Dave Foreman

Island Press 9x6 pb [7/2004] for $23.96
Island Press 9x6¼ hardcover [7/2004] for $50.00
The Rewilding Institute [est. 2003] in Albuquerque, NM
Fight Global Warming Now  "Fight Global Warming Now: The Handbook For Taking Action
In Your Community" [2007] by Bill McKibben

Holt 8x5¼ pb [10/2007] for $10.40
Rewilding the World book by Caroline Fraser   "Rewilding The World: Dispatches From The Conservation
Revolution" [2009] by Caroline Fraser

Picador pb [DUE Nov 2010] for $11.56
Metropolitan Books 9¼x6 hardcover [12/2009] for $18.81
official book site

Movies & Other Media

Working Minds / Things to Worry About / Movies on the Subject of Earth's Biosphere

Working Minds / Things to Worry About / Movies on the Subject of Farming & Food Health

Human Rights Film Festival at Magic Lantern

Mohamed Hijri "A simple solution to the coming phosphorus crisis" March 2012 TED Talk [in French w/English subtitles; 13:41]


pretty light under the ocean

toxic smokestacks

Selected Books On These Subjects
Earth's Biosphere • Class War & Economics • Healthcare
Energy & Global Warming • Education • International Politics
Corporations vs. America

Books on U.S. Politics & Elections Pages
at Spirit of America Bookstore

American Labor Movements Pages
at Spirit of America Bookstore

                                   

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