Books tagged: environmental activism

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The View from the Hill Three
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Series: The View from the Hill, Book 2. Price: $3.49 USD. Words: 25,630. Language: British English. Published: February 27, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Spiritual inspiration
The View from the Hill 3. The view from the hill 3 is a collection of observations of life. I have tried to take a far from the madding crowd perspective. It is, if you like a view from afar, an appraisal, a stock take. These observations whilst covering a wide spectrum of modern day woes are not in truth modern. They are, I would suggest, timeless and cut through many of our concepts.
Road Dance: Poems
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You set the price! Words: 5,670. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2013. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Female authors
Stories of sacrifice and honor, strength and passion, healing and laughter. Collected from journals and memories that began in McCarthy-era NYC, they follow a crazy carnival journey of raising children, the search for love, self-understanding, and the desire to leave a better planet behind. The tales are evocative and sometimes startling, balancing a high wire between fear and redemption.
Down to Earth
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Price: Free! Words: 590. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2013. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Poetry
A short poem which reminds children to take care of the planet.
Laughter Tears Peace
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 54,110. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2014 by MoshPit Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Environmentalists & naturalists
This is the story of an activist, a sculptor, and a seeker of peace. Born in England in the 1940s, Tom Coley grew up without a father into a world he felt he had no place in. His life path took him through Australia and the world, from Tasmanian sheds to Vietnamese Agent Orange conferences, on a fascinating, amusing and relatable search through the world for peace and the perfect sculpture.
Mum, What's Happening to our Water? Second Edition
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,530. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Science & Nature / Environmental Conservation & Protection
This book details the impact on the live of Amy, her family, her pets and her community. This is a story based on facts gathered via interviews and reports over time. It is based on the story of a family in Queensland, Australia, but this could be anywhere in the world. Read how coal seam gas impacts for ever on the people and their environment. Scary stuff!
Walking the Talk: Engaging the Public to Build a Sustainable World
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Price: $7.00 USD. Words: 58,700. Language: Canadian English. Published: July 8, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Activism
W.B.Yeats' line that "The best lack all conviction, while the worst are filled with passionate intensity" could have been written to describe the public attitude towards climate change. _Walking the Talk_ argues that the traditional motivators of "faith" and "duty" have become debased coins, which limits public engagement. In exchange the author offers the ideal of "practical philosophy".
Paradise Rezoned
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 67,430. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2014. Category: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
Arnold Markowitz is a painter and part-time math teacher who lives in the woods on “Mt. Markowitz” with his wife and two small children. Life is simple and sweet until Leo Saperstone, a developer, appears with surveyors and Arnie’s little piece of paradise is threatened with construction of a Mall. This is war! A cult classic which Time Magazine cited as selling 300,000 copies in its first weeks.
Desert Spring - Learning to Love and Preserve Wild Arizona
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 72,630. Language: American English. Published: July 26, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Environment
This is a colorful first-hand account of one person's journey from a New Jersey-Manhattan commuter to a desert trekker and then advocate for one of Arizona's most successful land preservation programs. The story includes evocative narrative about the author’s many desert adventures, as well as the hard-fought battles involved in the preservation of natural areas threatened by development.