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- Collapse: How Societies Choose to Fail or Succeed by Jared Diamond Environmental damage, climate change, globalization, rapid population growth, and unwise political choices were all factors in the demise of societies around the world
- Cosmos by Carl Sagan It traces today’s knowledge and scientific methods to their historical roots, blending science and philosophy in a wholly energetic and irresistible way.
- Cradle to Cradle: Remaking the Way We Make Things by Michael Braungart Do more with less in order to minimize damage- A manifesto for a radically different philosophy and practice of manufacture and environmentalism
- Creating Room to Read by John Wood The inspirational story of a former Microsoft executive’s quest to build libraries around the world and share the love of books
- Eco-Literacy for Primary Schools by Alan Peacock This book demystifies concepts relating to ecology and sustainable development at a time when these ideas are being introduced into the primary school curriculum. Written in non-academic language, it provides a wide range of illustrative examples
- Ecoliterate: How Educators Are Cultivating Emotional, Social, and Ecological Intelligence by Daniel Goleman, Lisa Bennett, Zenobia Barlow This book shares stories of pioneering educators, students, and activists engaged in issues related to food, water, oil, and coal in communities
- Ecological Literacy: Educating Our Children for a Sustainable World by David W. Orr Our efforts to build a sustainable world cannot succeed unless future generations learn how to partner with natural systems to our mutual benefit. In other words, children must become “ecologically literate.”
- Environmental Science: Problems, Connections and Solutions by G. Tyler Miller Basics that will help you better understand environmental science concepts.
- Permaculture Facilitator’s Handbook This handbooks includes guidelines and techniques for delivering Permaculture workshops and implementing effective courses appropriate to the needs in tropical areas
- Permaculture Facilitator’s Training Resource & Assessment Resources Book by IDEP Media This resource book provides facilitators with tools to create dynamic workshops and learning environments.
- Permaculture: A Designers’ Manual by Bill Mollison Harmonious integration of landscape and people providing their food, energy, shelter, and other material and non-material needs in a sustainable way
- Promoting Reading in Developing Countries This revealing book explores the many obstacles and challenges involved in literacy promotion in the developing world, with specific examples in Africa, South America, and Asia
- Reading for pleasure Research report about sustaining and encouraging reading in Canada
- Resource Book for Permaculture – Solution for Sustainable Lifestyles by IDEP Media This reference book contains 13 modules of Permaculture practices modified for tropics, each of which includes detailed explanations and practical exercises.
- Silent Spring by Rachel Carson The outcry that followed its publication forced the banning of DDT and spurred revolutionary changes in the laws affecting our air, land, and water
- Smart by Nature: Schooling for Sustainability by Michael K. Stone Smart by Nature shows how schools and districts across the country are orienting their activities around environmental responsibility and wisdom: in gardens and cafeterias, on campuses, with nature-based curriculums, and in the communities that surround
- The World Without Us by Alan Weisman If human beings disappeared instantaneously from the Earth, what would happen?
- Earthlings Using hidden cameras and never-before-seen footage, EARTHLINGS chronicles the day-to-day practices of the largest industries in the world, all of which rely entirely on animals for profit.
- Food, Inc. An unflattering look inside America’s corporate controlled food industry.
- Garbage Island They said there was a garbage dump the size of Texas in the middle of the Pacific Ocean. We had to go see for ourselves.
- Green Desert An average European has never been so responsible for the devastation of tropical rainforests as he is today. What is the cause and how can we prevent it?
- Home With aerial footage from 54 countries, Home is a depiction of how the Earth’s problems are all interlinked.
- King Corn Troubling questions about how we eat-and how we farm
- The 11th Hour A look at the state of the global environment including visionary and practical solutions for restoring the planet’s ecosystems.
- The Age Of Stupid A future archivist looks at old footage from the year 2008 to understand why humankind failed to address climate change.
- The Coconut Revolution There are alternatives – world’s first successful eco-revolution in New Guinea
- Who Killed the Electric Car? A documentary that investigates the birth and death of the electric car, as well as the role of renewable energy and sustainable living in the future.
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