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The Golden Spruce by John Vaillant
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I had a class on firs nations studies and I felt this rehashed all of that so I got impatient. but this is a true story of a man who just went nuts just to make a point about society's lack of concern for the real issues of our environment.
Its good.
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Earth by Fred Krupp
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Gives a positive spin on renewable energies, their history and what has been going on for years already that you may not know about. Great to read something that shows us its not hopeless to hope for certain advancements in our energy sector.
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Lullabies for Little Criminals by Heather O'Neill
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Great story of a young girl growing up in a terrible situation.
Couldn't put it down. kinda sad though.
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Tales of a Shaman's Apprentice by Mark J. Plotkin
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Awesome! Learning about Indigenous resource use and folklore in South America.
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Eat, Pray, Love by Elizabeth Gilbert
Eat, Pray, Love
by Elizabeth Gilbert (Goodreads Author)
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This really is an incredible journey through self doubt, acceptance, conflict, acceptance again, attempts at healing, realizing you haven't gotten very far, healing for good and moving on stronger and secure with our own silences.

I laughed, I cried
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Confessions of an Eco-Sinner by Fred Pearce
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Great book! He's british so some of his references will be ambiguous but knowing what goes into getting your socks, your coffee, you green beans, your fish, your sugar etc is really empowering and will help us making informed decisions about how to l ...more
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Into the Wild by Jon Krakauer
" The only thing that would prevent me from reading this is that Eddie Vedder doesn't come through. Perhaps I could listen to the soundtrack while I rea ...more "
Jitterbug Perfume by Tom Robbins
" So funny, but I was having dinner with a friend of mine at this amazing Indian place and she is an avid Tom Robbins reader. I just received a book of ...more "
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