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.
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HEROES OF THE ENVIRONMENT: True Stories of People Who Are Helping to Protect Our PlanetUser Review - Jane Doe - Kirkus
Introducing a dozen North American eco-activists, most of them teenagers or younger adults, Rohmer conveys one inspirational success story after another. With the notable exception of El Hijo Del ... 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
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activists Alaska Alex Lin Alex says amazing APFO Arctic National Wildlife Barry Guillot Barry says beach birthing grounds build California called chemical clean cleanups coal miner's daughter compost dangerous Debby's Deconstructing buildings drill for oil dumping e-waste eco-machine electricity electronic energy environment Erica Fernandez explains farm fight fish going Goldman Environmental Prize greenhouses grow food Growing Power Gwich'in heroes Hopi Foundation john Todd Julia Bonds Kelydra Welcker kids landfill live look Louisiana Margie Richard Margie's Mexico Milwaukee mountaintop removal mining National Wildlife Refuge natural gas neighborhood ocean ofthem oil company oil drilling Old Diamond Orleans Oxnard Pacific gray whale Photos courtesy pollution Porcupine River caribou problem protect Prudhoe Bay recycling remembers reuse San Ignacio Lagoon Santo Sarah james sewage soil solar panels South Bronx started tank Tewa thousands Tijuana trash trees wanted waste West Virginia Wetland Watchers WiLDCOAST