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The New Village Green

Author : Stephen Morris
ISBN : 1550923447
Genre : Nature
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The village green is the focal point of any community, a gathering place where the best ideas take root and the brightest voices are heard. The New Village Green gathers some of the best ideas and brightest voices of the green community, some famous and familiar, others fresh and unknown. Each tells an absorbing story, and collectively they comprise a powerful chorus that profiles the current state of the environment. This remarkable book gathers wisdom and insight from a compelling and thought-provoking virtual community. Each contributor brings a unique perspective that mingles reverence for the environment with provocative thoughts for the future. Topics range from spirituality to solar panels and, just like a real village green, are juxtaposed with opinions from “the new village people,” including: Writers Bill McKibben and Michael Pollan Scientists James Lovelock and Donella Meadows Spiritual leaders Gandhi and Buddha And practical, homespun topics are given equal time: Good reasons to embrace alternative currencies Tips for growing great garlic Meant to be devoured in one sitting or sipped a little at a time, this book springboards the green movement into the future by acknowledging its roots in the past. Rachel Carson, Paul Ehrlich, and Helen and Scott Nearing are as relevant today as the Slow Food Movement and Peak Oil. This book will touch the heart of anyone who lives with conscience and hope. Stephen Morris is editor and publisher of Green Living Magazine and co-founder of The Public Press.

The Living Age

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ISBN : CORNELL:31924079579292
Genre : Literature
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The Living Age

Author : Eliakim Littell
ISBN : UOM:39015030080264
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The Living Age

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ISBN : UCAL:B2895128
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Littell S Living Age

Author : Eliakim Littell
ISBN : IND:32000000700288
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Tales Of A Female Nomad

Author : Rita Golden Gelman
ISBN : 0307421740
Genre : Travel
File Size : 44. 59 MB
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“I move throughout the world without a plan, guided by instinct, connecting through trust, and constantly watching for serendipitous opportunities.” —From the Preface Tales of a Female Nomad is the story of Rita Golden Gelman, an ordinary woman who is living an extraordinary existence. At the age of forty-eight, on the verge of a divorce, Rita left an elegant life in L.A. to follow her dream of connecting with people in cultures all over the world. In 1986 she sold her possessions and became a nomad, living in a Zapotec village in Mexico, sleeping with sea lions on the Galapagos Islands, and residing everywhere from thatched huts to regal palaces. She has observed orangutans in the rain forest of Borneo, visited trance healers and dens of black magic, and cooked with women on fires all over the world. Rita’s example encourages us all to dust off our dreams and rediscover the joy, the exuberance, and the hidden spirit that so many of us bury when we become adults. From the Trade Paperback edition.

The Great Beer Trek

Author : Vance Smith
ISBN : 9781460935064
Genre : Travel
File Size : 58. 2 MB
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This is an exact replica of the original published in 1984. It has been produced by The Public Press as a companion piece to the new edition that will be published in 2012.The Great Beer Trek chronicles a beer lover's quest to learn the "secret of the suds" in 1978, when Americans still thought of beer as a bland, fizzy, yellow beverage favored by blue collar slobs in their wife-beater undershirts. Author Morris, a Yale grad, saw beer and the beer drinker as more enlightened. In some circles the publication of this book is seen as one of the sparks that kindled what became a beer revolution. Now, with more than 1500 breweries (then, there were fewer than 50) and limitless varieties of brews to choose from, America has gone from a vast beer wasteland to one of sudsy meccas of the planet.

Living In The Village

Author : Ryan C. Mack
ISBN : 9781429943345
Genre : Business & Economics
File Size : 55. 86 MB
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A clear, personal, step-by-step plan to achieve financial freedom--for yourself and your community Financial planning isn't easy – especially when you're trying to overcome destructive spending habits, accumulating debt, and ever-increasing household budgets. Ryan Mack, Wall Streeter-come-financial advisor, has written LIVING IN THE VILLAGE for those who need a clear, accessible and tangible plan for getting personal finances in order once and for all. In a frank, accessible voice, Ryan C. Mack provides simple, easy-to-understand financial advice that you can implement right away. He developed a seven-step plan, featuring critical advice for: - Eliminating debt - Improving credit - Creating an emergency fund - Maximizing the company retirement plan and IRA - Avoiding financial predators - Diversifying your investments - Establishing a financial legacy for future generations Each step of the way, LIVING IN THE VILLAGE not only educates you about financial planning tricks and pitfalls, but also, through numerous personal testimonies from ordinary people doing extraordinary things in their communities, shows you how to give back and contribute to the economic advancement to your community.

The National Live Stock Journal

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ISBN : CHI:098415728
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Green Metropolis

Author : David Owen
ISBN : 1101140313
Genre : Social Science
File Size : 69. 83 MB
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Look out for David Owen's next book, Where the Water Goes. A challenging, controversial, and highly readable look at our lives, our world, and our future. Most Americans think of crowded cities as ecological nightmares, as wastelands of concrete and garbage and diesel fumes and traffic jams. Yet residents of compact urban centers, Owen shows, individually consume less oil, electricity, and water than other Americans. They live in smaller spaces, discard less trash, and, most important of all, spend far less time in automobiles. Residents of Manhattan—the most densely populated place in North America—rank first in public-transit use and last in percapita greenhouse-gas production, and they consume gasoline at a rate that the country as a whole hasn’t matched since the mid-1920s, when the most widely owned car in the United States was the Ford Model T. They are also among the only people in the United States for whom walking is still an important means of daily transportation. These achievements are not accidents. Spreading people thinly across the countryside may make them feel green, but it doesn’t reduce the damage they do to the environment. In fact, it increases the damage, while also making the problems they cause harder to see and to address. Owen contends that the environmental problem we face, at the current stage of our assault on the world’s nonrenewable resources, is not how to make teeming cities more like the pristine countryside. The problem is how to make other settled places more like Manhattan, whose residents presently come closer than any other Americans to meeting environmental goals that all of us, eventually, will have to come to terms with. From the Trade Paperback edition.

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