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Suggested Reading


1. Capone, Lisa and Cady Goldfield. The Conservationworks Book. Appalachian Mountain Club Books; Boston, 1992.

Read this book and learn about practical conservation tips to "reduce waste, save energy, and protect the environment all around your home and in the outdoors."

2. Hollender, Jeffrey. How to Make the World a Better Place: 116 Ways You Can Make A Difference. W.W. Norton and Co., Inc: Boston and London, 1995.

This book alerts you to problems requiring attention, explains the issues and what has to be done about them, tells you what you can do to help, and lists the addresses and phone numbers of organizations that you can contact. It covers several issues, including environmental ones.

3. 50 Simple Things YOU Can Do to Save the Earth. Earthworks Press: United States, 1989.

As the title implies, this book offers instructions on easy ways for people to live "greener" and protect the planet. Contact information for relevant and helpful organizations and resources are also listed.

4. Scott, Michael. The Young Oxford Book of Ecology. Oxford University Press: New York, 1995.

This book is full of information about species, habitats and the interconnectedness of the natural world. It is full of color photographs, drawings and diagrams that help illustrate the information presented in the text.

5. Thomas, Warren D. and Daniel Kaufman. Dolphin Conferences, Elephant Midwives, and other Astonishing Facts about Animals. Tarcher, Inc.: Los Angeles, 1990.

This book contains fascinating tidbits of information about the members of the animal kingdom: how they live, how they eat, how they interact with other species and members of their own, how they raise their young and how they adapt to their surroundings.

6. Heintzman, Donald. Wildlife Protectors Handbook. Capra Press: Santa Barbara, 1992.

Yet another book of simple things that you can do to protect wildlife! This book is a little more in-depth than others like it. Younger students might want to read it with their parents or a teacher.

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