The Resource A passion for this Earth, foreword by Bill McKibben ; edited by Michelle Benjamin, (electronic resource)

A passion for this Earth, foreword by Bill McKibben ; edited by Michelle Benjamin, (electronic resource)

Label
A passion for this Earth
Title
A passion for this Earth
Statement of responsibility
foreword by Bill McKibben ; edited by Michelle Benjamin
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
David Suzuki's lifelong work as an environmentalist, naturalist, and scientist have influenced countless others in their fight to save the planet, 20 such devotees of them have contributed to this inspiring collection. These journalists, scientists, writers and environmentalists have taken their enthusiasm for Suzuki's philosophy and funneled it into their own personal recollections, manifestos, and essays: Rick Bass describes his love for the Yaak Valley in Montana; Richard Mabey takes readers to a moonlit May evening in Suffolk; David Helvarg tells us of a stirring seaside memory from
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Additional physical form
Also available in print version.
Cataloging source
MiAaPQ
Dewey number
304.2
Index
no index present
Language note
English
LC call number
GF41
LC item number
.P37 2008
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • David Suzuki Foundation
  • Gibson Library Connections, Inc
  • McKibben, Bill
  • Benjamin, Michelle
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Human ecology
  • Environmental protection
  • Nature
  • Environmentalism
  • Environmental policy
Label
A passion for this Earth, foreword by Bill McKibben ; edited by Michelle Benjamin, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • "David Suzuki Foundation"
  • "Greystone Books"
  • Issued as part of the Canadian electronic library publishers collection
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Contents
Foreword / Bill McKibben -- Falling in love with the wild -- Saved by the sea / David Helvarg -- The question / Rick Bass -- The old man on his back / Sharon Butala -- Web around a tree / Adrian Forsyth -- The real stuff / Richard Mabey -- Rise up and reclaim -- My credo / Helen Caldicott -- The ecologist / Paul Hawken -- Three ships / Sherilyn MacGregor -- Confessions of a former environmental skeptic / Michael Shermer -- The mechanical savior: nature and the illusion of technology / Wayne Grady -- Building backwards / Alan Weisman -- Uncompromising dedication -- Toward a real Kyoto protocol / Ross Gelbspan -- Why we should care about the ocean / Heike K. Lotze & Boris Worm -- Save the environment: take back the media / Doug Moss -- Fools' paradise / Ronald Wright -- Making a difference / Jim Peacock & Shelly Peers -- Let every tongue speak and each heart feel / Carl Safina -- Travels with David Suzuki -- The geography of hope / Thomas Berger -- Early years with David Suzuki / John Lucchesi -- The wonder of the natural world / Robyn Williams
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (241 p.)
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Access restricted to authorized users and institutions
Isbn
9786612719523
Media category
computer
Media type code
  • c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CKB)1000000000793289
  • (EBL)557405
  • (OCoLC)652654452
  • (SSID)ssj0000344866
  • (PQKBManifestationID)11255052
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0000344866
  • (PQKBWorkID)10315449
  • (PQKB)11243623
  • (GLC)427629
  • (CaBNvSL)slc00224877
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC3269852
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC557405
  • (EXLCZ)991000000000793289
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
A passion for this Earth, foreword by Bill McKibben ; edited by Michelle Benjamin, (electronic resource)
Publication
Note
  • "David Suzuki Foundation"
  • "Greystone Books"
  • Issued as part of the Canadian electronic library publishers collection
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Contents
Foreword / Bill McKibben -- Falling in love with the wild -- Saved by the sea / David Helvarg -- The question / Rick Bass -- The old man on his back / Sharon Butala -- Web around a tree / Adrian Forsyth -- The real stuff / Richard Mabey -- Rise up and reclaim -- My credo / Helen Caldicott -- The ecologist / Paul Hawken -- Three ships / Sherilyn MacGregor -- Confessions of a former environmental skeptic / Michael Shermer -- The mechanical savior: nature and the illusion of technology / Wayne Grady -- Building backwards / Alan Weisman -- Uncompromising dedication -- Toward a real Kyoto protocol / Ross Gelbspan -- Why we should care about the ocean / Heike K. Lotze & Boris Worm -- Save the environment: take back the media / Doug Moss -- Fools' paradise / Ronald Wright -- Making a difference / Jim Peacock & Shelly Peers -- Let every tongue speak and each heart feel / Carl Safina -- Travels with David Suzuki -- The geography of hope / Thomas Berger -- Early years with David Suzuki / John Lucchesi -- The wonder of the natural world / Robyn Williams
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (241 p.)
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Access restricted to authorized users and institutions
Isbn
9786612719523
Media category
computer
Media type code
  • c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CKB)1000000000793289
  • (EBL)557405
  • (OCoLC)652654452
  • (SSID)ssj0000344866
  • (PQKBManifestationID)11255052
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0000344866
  • (PQKBWorkID)10315449
  • (PQKB)11243623
  • (GLC)427629
  • (CaBNvSL)slc00224877
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC3269852
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC557405
  • (EXLCZ)991000000000793289
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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