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Not Your Typical Book About the Environment book review AlternativesJournal.ca
In this positive and informative book, Elin Kelsey shows that it’s possible to educate children about taking care of their planet without scaring them.
Urban Homesteading book review A\J AlternativesJournal.ca
In this colourful guide, Rachel Kaplan and K. Ruby Bloom show how anyone can -- and should -- homestead.
The Secret Life of Stuff book review A\J AlternativesJournal.ca
Julie Hill's optimistic commentary on responsible consumerism challenges our personal shopping habits and government policy.
Surviving the Apocalypse in the Suburbs book review A\J AlternativesJournal.ca
Wendy Brown prepares average suburbanites for the apocalypse -- or for simply gearing down unsustainable energy consumption.
Recovering a Lost River book review A\J AlternativesJournal.ca
In a journey up the Snake River, Steven Hawley questions whether dams are a necessary public good.
Getting a Grip 2 book review A\J AlternativesJournal.ca
In a time when many feel powerless to change our destructive environmental course, Frances Moore Lappé offers hope and solutions.
The Ptarmigan's Dilemma book review A\J AlternativesJournal.ca
Couple John and Mary Theberge paint a rich picture of animal ecology and environmental adaptation.
The Munk Debates book review A\J AlternativesJournal.ca
Five heated debates cover polarized environmental, political and economic issues.
Living Through the End of Nature book review A\J AlternativesJournal.ca
Paul Wapner challenges prevailing ideas about our relationship with the environment -- on both sides of the debate -- and advocates a new way of thinking.
Development Without Destruction book review A\J AlternativesJournal.ca
Nico Schrijver offers an essential guide to global environmental governance and advocates a solution to the status quo.

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