32 pages , Heinemann-Raintree Library , 2005 Discusses which products can be reduced, reused, and recycled, and the different things that happen to waste products when they are thrown away and recycled.
Consumables (also known as consumable goods, nondurable goods, or soft goods) are goods that, according to the 1913 edition of Webster's Dictionary, are capable of being consumed; that may be destroyed, dissipated, wasted, or spent. John Locke specifies these as "consumable commodities." People have, for example, always consumed food and water. Consumables are in contrast to durable good
248 pages , Routledge , 2009 Rapidly developing countries such as China and India are the real main players in the climate debate, with the potential for massive increases in their carbon emissions in coming years. Brazil is often included in their number, yet this country is in fact notable for its exceptionally high reliance on energy from renewable sources – approac...[Read More]
288 pages , The New Press , 2017-10-03 Most Americans believe that slavery was a creature of the South, and that Northern states and territories provided stops on the Underground Railroad for fugitive slaves on their way to Canada. In this paradigm-shifting book, celebrated historian Tiya Miles reveals that slavery was at the heart of the Midwest’s iconic city: Detroit...[Read More]
We have enough for everyone's need but not everyone's greed. This is a group for people passionate about walking more softly and compassionately on our small planet.
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This room/group is dedicated to raising the consciousness of African peoples to the issues surrounding the environment, climate change, ecology and the Earth in general. A key African value, is our Stewardship of the Earth and its resources. If we are to take this responsibility serious, we must engage the current issues surrounding these topics, and develop an African value oriented approach, esp...[Read More]
240 pages , Princeton University Press , 2015-04-05 Could extinct species, like mammoths and passenger pigeons, be brought back to life? The science says yes. In How to Clone a Mammoth, Beth Shapiro, evolutionary biologist and pioneer in "ancient DNA" research, walks readers through the astonishing and controversial process of de-extinction. From deciding which species s...[Read More]
32 pages , Turtleback , 2005-02-01 Uses colorful illustrations and simple text to discuss both renewable and nonrenewabe sources of energy and offers suggestions for conserving energy and taking care of the environment.