Heroes of the Environment: True Stories of People Who Are Helping to Protect Our Planet
This inspiring book presents the true stories of 12 people from across North America who have done great things for the environment. Heroes include a teenage girl who figured out how to remove an industrial pollutant from the Ohio River, a Mexican superstar wrestler who works to protect turtles and whales, and a teenage boy from Rhode Island who helped his community and his state develop effective e-waste recycling programs. Plenty of photographs and illustrations bring each compelling story vividly to life.
What people are saying - Write a review
Review: Heroes of the Environment: True Stories of People Who Are Helping to Protect Our PlanetUser Review - Gail Gauthier - Goodreads
" a terrific collection of minibios. No big names here, at least, none I'd heard of. These are stories of people who became immersed in an environmental situation. One of the things that's so good ... Read full review
Review: Heroes of the Environment: True Stories of People Who Are Helping to Protect Our PlanetUser Review - Goodreads
A wonderful book that inspires children (and adults) to make a difference in their community by speaking out and working toward a better environment. Highly recommended! Read full review
Growing food is powerful It can change the world
Technology helped create our problems and technology can help solve them
If you have a use for something its no longer waste
With solar energy we can be independent
If you dont tell people the problem how can you expect them to solve it?
We must work with nature instead of fighting it
Todays technology should not become tomorrows toxic trash
It makes a lot more sense to build windmills than to blow up mountains