Be the Change You Want to See in the World: 365 Things You Can Do for Yourself And Your Planet

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Conari Press, Nov 1, 2006 - Nature - 253 pages
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In Be the Change You Want to See in the World, Julie Fisher-McGarry speaks to the burgeoning eco-conscious-consumer market on how to dwell well on a daily basis. Organized by month, she includes tips on living green, where to purchase organic and fair-trade products, how to unplug from the grid, supporting local economies, and nourishing the earth and creating a sustainable lifestyle.
 

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Julie Fisher-McGarry, who was once a personal fitness trainer to Saudi Arabian royalty, now works to promote environmental issues in every way she can. A vegetarian for the past 20 years, she has fought against animal cruelty and promoted better human health. She is also a member of Greenpeace and PETA and has volunteered at her local pro-humane animal shelter for the last 8 years. Fisher-McGarry firmly believes an awareness of ecology and a vegan way of life are paramount to Earth's survival. She lives in England.

John Robbins is the author of The Food Revolution, Diet For A New America, The Awakened Heart, and the widely acclaimed Reclaiming Our Health. Widely considered to be one of the world's leading experts on the dietary link with the environment and health, John's work has been the subject of cover stories and feature articles in The San Francisco Chronicle, The LA Times, Chicago Life, The Washington Post, The New York Times, and many of the nation's other major newspapers and magazines. His life and work have also been featured in an hour long PBS special titled Diet For A New America. The only son of the founder of the Baskin-Robbins ice cream empire, John Robbins was groomed to follow in his father's footsteps, but chose to walk away from Baskin-Robbins and the immense wealth it represented to "...pursue the deeper American Dream...the dream of a society at peace with its conscience because it respects and lives in harmony with all life forms. A dream of a society that is truly healthy, practicing a wise and compassionate stewardship of a balanced ecosystem.

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