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Wilson, Eric Dean

Summary: "Interweaves the science and history of the powerful refrigerant (and dangerous greenhouse gas) Freon with a haunting meditation on how to live meaningfully and morally in a rapidly heating world"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2021

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Summary: Follows ecologist and cancer survivor Sandra Steingraber as she travels the U.S. making the case for a link between environmental toxins and cancer.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: First Run Features 2013

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC LIV

Pêgo, Ana

Summary: "When she was young, biologist Ana Pêgo didn't play in a backyard but on a beach. As she grew older, Ana realized that a new species was becoming more and more common in the sand. She decided to collect the species and give it a name: Plasticus maritimus. She dedicated her life to studying plastic in the oceans and raising awareness of the danger it poses to the health of the planet. Inspired...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: David Suzuki Institute/Greystone Kids 2020

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Kallipoliti, Lydia

Summary: From the space program to countercultural architectural groups experimenting with autonomous living, The Architecture of Closed Worlds documents a disciplinary transformation and the rise of a new environmental consciousness. It presents an archive of 39 prototypes from 1928 to the present, creating a genealogy of closed-resource structures. These include the FNRS Balloon (1931), Aqualung...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Lars Müller 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 720 KAL

Hood, Susan

Summary: This collection of brilliant, lyrical nonfiction poems with bright, colorful illustrations highlights the threat of plastic and the kids who are fighting for change to save our planet.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollins 2021

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 628.4 HOO

Summary: Lisa convinces the locals to clean up the polluted Lake Springfield after a crowd of fans sink the Green Day concert stage. Meanwhile, Homer saves a pig from being killed in Krusty Burger and adopts it, calling the animal Spider Pig. After two days, Spider Pig fills up a silo with its excrement and not knowing what else to do, Homer dumps the silo in the lake, polluting it. The angry population...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment 2007

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1 available in Comedy DVDs, Call number: DVD COMEDY SIM

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD MOVIE SIM

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD SIM RATED PG-13

Lappé, Frances Moore.

Summary: Argues that the biggest challenge to survival is faulty thinking about the environmental crises that are affecting the planet and offers "thought leaps" that will transform one's eco-mind.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Nation Books 2011

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 304.28 LAP

Tilmont, Amy.

Summary: "This book looks at the waste products humans create and how they affect the environment. Young readers learn why what you don't see can hurt you...and also understand the innovative steps they can take now and in the future to make a difference in meeting the challenges posed by the planet's garbage crisis"--Provided by publisher.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Norwood House Press 2012

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 363.72 TIL

Kim, Eun-ju

Summary: We all know plastic use is a big problem, but when did we start using plastic? And why? Start a journey through the life cycle of plastic to learn how plastics are produced, the many uses of plastics throughout the last century, how our plastic use has spiralled out of control, and some ideas for what we can do about it. Here's the whole story about plastic- filled with information to empower...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scribble 2020

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Summary: Among the largest, most pristine areas of tropical woodland on the planet, the Congo Basin forests could easily fall prey to shortsighted and exploitative commercial interests. This program looks at sustainable lumber production initiatives taking root in the region, with a focus on cutting-edge forestry management as well as economic growth through increased cooperation between local...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2010

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Lourie, Bruce.

Summary: There are over 80,000 synthetic chemicals in commerce today, including hormone-disrupting phthalates and air pollutants. Smith and Lourie prove how easily our bodies absorb these chemicals from the foods we eat, the air we breathe, and the products we smear on our skin-- day after day. Then they give us the good news about what is in our control and the steps we can take for reducing our toxic...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 613 LOU

Schlossberg, Tatiana

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Summary: "As we become a more digital society, the gains that have been made for the environment by moving toward a paperless world with more and more efficient devices will soon be or already have been offset by the number of devices in our lives that are always using energy. But many don't think about the impact on the environment of the "Internet of things." Whether it's a microwave connected to the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grand Central Publishing 2019

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 363.7 SCH

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: "Two powerful phenomena are simultaneously unfolding on Earth: the rise of the climate movement and the rise of women and girls. The People's Climate March and the Women's March. School strikes for climate and the #MeToo movement. Rebellions against extinction and declarations that time's up. More than concurrent, the two trends are deeply connected. From sinking islands to drought-ridden...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: One World 2020

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Daynes, Katie

Summary: Why is there so much plastic in the world? How does it help us? What's the problem and how can we solve it? These are just some of the 60+ questions answered in this timely and topical book. The facts are presented in a friendly and quirky way, helping kids to understand this global predicament and inspiring them to be part of the solution.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: EDC Publishing 2019

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: J 363.7 DAY

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J Set Lift Flap 363.728 Daynes 2019

Kurlansky, Mark

Summary: "A magnificent species whose survival is inextricably tied to the survival of the planet In what he calls "the most important environmental writing" in his long and award-winning career, best-selling author and journalist Mark Kurlansky recounts the sobering history of salmon and their perilous future. Kurlansky employs his signature multicentury storytelling and compelling attention to detail...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 639.3 Kurlansky 2020

Grisham, John.

Summary: When a judge returns a shocking verdict against a chemical company accused of dumping toxic waste in a small Mississippi town, the company's billionaire owner seeks to influence the appeal process by using his money to "buy" a seat on the state Supreme Court.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Vintage Español 2010

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 468 FIC GRI

Summary: According to Tim Lang, Professor of Food Policy at London's City University, future wars may be fought specifically over agricultural resources. Given the present volatility of food prices and the riots they provoked in 2008, his theory seems to be on the mark. This program assesses the potential for a global food crisis as it guides viewers through issues involving climate change, oil...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2010

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Rapinchuk, Becky.

Summary: Presents 150 easy-to-make recipes for cleaning products filled with all-natural ingredients -- from dishwasher detergent to antibacterial wipes, from lemon and clove hardwood floor cleaner to citrus foaming hand soap and more!

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Adams Media 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 648.5 RAP

Summary: In 1970, the paper industry set its sights on the lush forests of Tasmania-beginning what environmentalists call a chain saw massacre that still cuts down 8 million cubic meters of timber each year. This program documents the ongoing fight to save the coveted woodlands, championed by a diverse group of activists. Viewers learn about early on-site protests that met with violence and abuse, as...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2010

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Ketcham, Christopher

Summary: "The public lands of the western United States comprise some 450 million acres of grassland, steppe land, canyons, forests, and mountains. It's an American commons, and it is under assault as never before. Journalist Christopher Ketcham has been documenting the confluence of commercial exploitation and governmental misconduct in this region for over a decade. His revelatory book takes the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Viking, an imprint of Penguin Random House LLC 2019

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 333.73 KET

Testa, Hannah

Summary: "In this personal, moving essay, youth activist Hannah Testa shares with readers how she led a grassroots political campaign to successfully pass state legislation limiting single-use plastics and how she influenced global businesses to adopt more sustainable practices"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Workshop 2020

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Summary: This program focuses on three facets of the urban ecosystem: the underground infrastructure that enables a city to function; traffic and the increasingly complex technologies required to manage it; and the trees in the city and the ongoing effort to protect city trees from the effects of urban pollution.

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2005

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Summary: The tropical rain forests of the world are home to nearly half the animal species on earth and contain some of the most fascinating examples of natural adaptation ever seen. This classic program takes viewers into the rain forests of Costa Rica to witness a richly varied habitat under threat from human encroachment. Here, a basilisk lizard walks on water, howler monkeys bask in the sun, and...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2010

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Johnson, Elizabeth A.

Summary: For millennia, plant and animal species have received little sustained attention as subjects of Christian theology and ethics in their own right. Focused on the human dilemma of sin and redemptive grace, theology has considered the doctrine of creation to be mainly an overture to the main drama of humanity's relationship to God. What value does the natural world have within the framework of...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 260 JOH

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