Earth Day 2021!

 

Though any day is a good day to read up on how we can better our relationship to the planet we inhabit, Earth Day is a particularly good day to do so! Here we've compiled a basic list of links to organizations that provide information for anyone seeking out a way to give back to nature. Another way to read up on our planet would be to stop into any of our stores today and pick up these titles! Happy Earth Day 2021!

 

 

For general information regarding many ways you can give back, try these sites:
https://www.greenpeace.org/usa/issues/
https://www.earthday.org/earth-day-2021/

 

 

 

 

 

A two part NPR series on recylcing can be heard here:
https://www.npr.org/2019/07/12/741283641/episode-926-so-should-we-recycle

These organizations are a great starting point to finding out more about the climate crisis:
https://www.earthlawcenter.org/ 
https://www.nrdc.org/  
https://www.grownyc.org/

 

 

 

For ocean clean-up and the harm of plastics, try these links:
https://alansfactoryoutlet.com/how-long-does-it-take-plastics-to-break-down/ 
https://waterkeeper.org/

For those of us in the book world, here are some resources about the paper we use:
https://www.greenmatters.com/news/2017/09/15/1vvQRq/publishing-sustainable#:~:text=As%20the%20publishing%20industry%20grew,tons%20of%20C02%20each%20year.
https://bookriot.com/environmental-toll-of-paper-in-publishing/

 

 

 

If you want to look into non-profits in the city that work for the cause, try looking here:
https://www.patagonia.com/actionworks/#!/explore/grantees?center=40.7127753,-74.0059728 

Don't get annoyed at your cashier when they charge for a bag, it's the law in NYC!
https://www.dec.ny.gov/chemical/50034.html

 

 

For more resources, check out the book list below or stop in at any of our locations and ask a bookseller! 

 

Here We Are: Notes for Living on Planet Earth Cover Image
By Oliver Jeffers, Oliver Jeffers (Illustrator)
$19.99
ISBN: 9780399167898
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Published: Philomel Books - November 14th, 2017

No One Is Too Small to Make a Difference Cover Image
$10.00
ISBN: 9780143133568
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Published: Penguin Books - November 12th, 2019

We Are Water Protectors Cover Image
By Carole Lindstrom, Michaela Goade (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781250203557
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Published: Roaring Brook Press - March 17th, 2020

How to Avoid a Climate Disaster: The Solutions We Have and the Breakthroughs We Need Cover Image
$26.95
ISBN: 9780385546133
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Published: Knopf - February 16th, 2021

As Long as Grass Grows: The Indigenous Fight for Environmental Justice, from Colonization to Standing Rock Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780807028360
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Published: Beacon Press - March 31st, 2020

This Changes Everything: Capitalism vs. The Climate Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781451697391
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Published: Simon & Schuster - August 4th, 2015

The Uninhabitable Earth: Life After Warming Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780525576716
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Published: Tim Duggan Books - March 17th, 2020

I am the Wind Cover Image
By Michael Karg, Sophie Diao (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781624149221
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Published: Page Street Kids - November 17th, 2020

The Pout-Pout Fish Cleans Up the Ocean (A Pout-Pout Fish Adventure #4) Cover Image
By Deborah Diesen, Dan Hanna (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780374309343
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Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR) - June 4th, 2019

Say Goodbye to Plastic: A Survival Guide for Plastic-Free Living Cover Image
By Sandra Ann Harris, Dianna Cohen (Foreword by)
$15.00
ISBN: 9781578268603
Availability: Available for Special Order - Usually ships in 3-5 Days
Published: Hatherleigh Press - October 13th, 2020

F**k Plastic: 101 Ways to Free Yourself from Plastic and Save the World Cover Image
$12.99
ISBN: 9781984826022
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Published: Rodale Books - April 2nd, 2019

The Great Derangement: Climate Change and the Unthinkable (Berlin Family Lectures) Cover Image
$15.00
ISBN: 9780226526812
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Published: University of Chicago Press - July 24th, 2017