ISBN: 9781931498661 Year Added to Catalog: 2004 Book Format: Paperback Number of Pages: 4 1/4 x 7, 144 pages Book Publisher: Chelsea Green Publishing Old ISBN: 1931498660 Release Date: August 1, 2004 Web Product ID: 103
Bicycling is healthy and helps prevent pollution. The citizens of Copenhagen have made 2,500 bicycles available for public use. Riders pay a refundable $3 deposit when picking up bikes from the program’s bike stands. Could you do the same in your town or city?
In their efforts to preserve and restore natural ecosystems, the National Audubon Society focuses on birds. Learn about birds in your backyard. See a painting of your state bird in Audubon’s Birds of America. Find out about West Nile Virus. Get involved in the Christmas Bird Count.
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To save forests, use your local library and share or donate books you’ve read.
This small nonprofit developed from Russell Wattenberg’s obsession to collect books from people who don’t want them and give them away free to those who do—schools, people, children, anyone who wants them. Send all those surplus books to Russell.
As the mass media empires grow exponentially, it has never been more important that the voice of the independent publisher be heard. Chelsea Green is a leading publisher of books on sustainable living and the new politics of the commons—the emerging voices of ordinary people worldwide as they begin to take back their water, their food, and the destruction of their land and housing from global corporations.
Tyson Miller, who started the Green Press Initiative, states that the U.S. book publishing industry consumed 20 million trees in 2002 alone. This organization of authors and publishers is committed to using postconsumer recycled paper in all their publications.
Island Press is an independent publisher of environmental books specializing in conservation biology, marine science, health, the economic profits in protecting ecosystems, and the exciting new solutions to environmental problems that are beginning to emerge.