Books tagged: environmental activism

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Positive Thinking in a Dark Age: Essays on the Global Transition
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 31,690. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2016 by Puma Negra Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Anthropology / Cultural, Essay » Sociology
Positive Thinking in a Dark Age is a collection of fourteen essays written over the past fifteen years by visionary activist, thinker and teacher, Jim Tull and published by C.S. Drury and Puma Negra Publishing. In a contentious world where social action usually means either direct aid or some form of political response, these essays together promote a ‘third way’.
Chief Seattle's Letter to The American President
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,340. Language: American English. Published: September 16, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
In this ebook you will meet one of the most beautiful environmental texts ever written. It was elaborated based on the oration spoken by Chief Seattle, patriarch of the Duwamish and Suquamish Indians to Isaac Stevens, governor of the Washington Territory, at the site of the present metropolis of Seattle
Fleeing the Synthetic Trap
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 63,040. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Fairy tales, Fiction » Fantasy » General
The Friends, a colony of captive bees, flee man's synthetic bubble, the Trap, aided by Wulwal, a fierce champion of the Cousins, a bee colony in the wild. But the Friends' quest to assert control over their life comes at a cost when they end up in the middle of a tug of war between sympathetic Wuwal's followers and a powerful cabal of Cousins who saw them as disruptive infiltrators with a mission.
Living With Radiation - Heal and Protect: A Nuclear World
Price: $7.00 USD. Words: 34,740. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Healing, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Body cleansing & detoxification
Explore this easy to understand and empowering book on the hazards of ionizing radiation, especially man-made radiation resulting from nuclear energy and weapons. Learn to be aware of, limit exposure to, cleanse the body of, and live safely with this hidden health threat. With wisdom, wit, and well-researched information, David Schumann guides the reader to clear understanding about radiation.
Consequence
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 84,600. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2015 by Salted Rose Press. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political, Fiction » Literature » Literary
A shadowy eco-saboteur proposes an attack in the heart of genetically-modified corn country. A San Francisco activist, losing faith in the impact of non-violent protest, is ripe to be drawn into a more dangerous game.
She's Gone
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 102,560. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
Into the eye of the 1960s counterculture, teenage Jolie flees home with Will, her older, activist boyfriend. Jolie lies about her age and identity and quickly discovers that everything is more complicated than it seems—Will included. Filled with colorful settings and characters, She’s Gone is an authentic and heartfelt story that follows a young woman’s emotional journey.
Glooscap’s Plan
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 76,830. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Alternative history, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
When Glooscap returns to the Maritime Provinces he finds mines and clear-cuts, factory farms and failing fisheries. Luckily, he has returned with a plan that will return the provinces to a prosperity they have not seen in over three hundred years. With the help of the otter and the whale, the butterfly and the frog, and some people he sets events in motion that have far ranging implications.
Desert Spring - Learning to Love and Preserve Wild Arizona
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 72,630. Language: American English. Published: July 26, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Environment, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Hiking
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.
Paradise Rezoned
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 67,430. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2014. Categories: 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.
Walking the Talk: Engaging the Public to Build a Sustainable World
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 58,700. Language: Canadian English. Published: July 8, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Activism, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Environmental politics
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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".