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Good News for a Change: How Everyday People are Helping the Planet

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The litany of environmental bad news — rapid extinction of species, pollution, depleted food sources — can be overwhelming, but there's hope too. In this thoughtful look at what’s happening behind the grim headlines, authors David Suzuki and Holly Dressel show that thousands of individuals, groups, and businesses are already changing their ways. They highlight the growing ...more
Paperback, 412 pages
Published August 7th 2003 by Greystone Books (first published September 1st 2001)
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Tony Fecteau
Jan 23, 2012 rated it liked it
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I really enjoyed reading about companies that are making a difference for our environment. Not all companies are out for the money. This books shows that being environmentally responsible can still make money and make the world a better place for our children.
Jan 05, 2008 rated it it was amazing
everyone needs inspiration. This book shares the story of people making that difference
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Aug 24, 2015 rated it really liked it
Good and green.
Scott Harrison
May 30, 2008 rated it it was amazing
Great book to read. It explains how people all over the world are helping to protect the planet.

Edward Kidder
Jan 26, 2008 rated it liked it
Don't despair, we'll solve the environmental problem. Or will we? Suzuki & D. are trying to be upbeat here. Profiles of hopeful projects and people.
Marts  (Thinker)
a volume focusing on the attempts to 'do good' for the planet instead of all the usual environmental negatives...
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Lisa tenney
Nov 09, 2008 rated it it was amazing
love david suzuki-- inspirational to say the least!
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A refreshingly positive outlook in an era of bad news reports and oil spills galore. A look into the lives of people who want to change the world for the better, but nothing terribly exciting.
Romain Thouvenin
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Full of great ideas and gives hope and inspiration.
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David Suzuki is a Canadian science broadcaster and environmental activist. A long time activist to reverse global climate change, Suzuki co-founded the David Suzuki Foundation in 1990, to work "to find ways for society to live in balance with the natural world that sustains us." The Foundation's priorities are: oceans and sustainable fishing, climate change and clean energy, sustainability, and Da ...more
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