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Harvard Business Review on Business and the Environment by Amory Lovins, L. Hunter Lovins, Robert Shapiro
With concern for environmental issues growing, defining the controversial relationship between business and the environment has become even more essential. This book brings together the latest management thinking on the role of the environment in business, and offers a general management perspective that will help outline the critical environmental issues your organization may face.
Paperback: 272 pages
Having Faith: An Ecologist's Journey to Motherhood
by Sandra Steingraber
A cross between the quirkily thorough detail of Natalie Angier's science-writing and the passionate environmental advocacy of Rachel Carson. The climax of this story is the dilemma over the safety of breastfeeding. The medical benefits of breast milk are compelling. But with rising environmental pollution, biomagnification implies that deadly toxins like DDT and dioxin will concentrate in human milk, the top of the food chain. The only answer: fight pollution and make the world safer for nursing babies. Parents-to-be or anyone concerned with environmental pollution will want to read and discuss this and act.
Paperback: 342 pages
Healing Gaia: Practical Medicine for the Planet by James Lovelock, Peter Guzzardi (editor)
The creator of the Gaia theory that the Earth is a living organism applies the traditional medical disciplines to ecological problems and solutions; here are anatomy, biochemistry, metabolism, etc. Brightly illustrated with color (mostly stylized drawings) on nearly every page, to appeal to the general reader, armchair ecoagitator, and science fiction fan.
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Environments: Your Guide to Indoor Well Being
by Carol Venolia and Debra Lynn Dadd
An architect by profession, Carol Venolia guides us beyond the structural dimensions and into the sensorial realms of the spaces we inhabit. This book is presented as a way to get to know ourselves and evaluate our environments, as well as to teach us how the components of color, sound, temperature, light, arrangement and texture can be cultivated to create a healthier and more fufilling existence.
Paperback: 240 pages
The Healing Sun: Sunlight and Health in the 21st Century by Richard Hobday, MSc, PhD
The sun is central to our well being and health. Designing and building sunlit houses can help prevent disease, make us feel happier and save energy. Sunlit hospital rooms provide a better environment for the treatment of clinically depressed people; prolonged exposure to artificial light puts the body under great stress; large numbers of people may be compromising their health through sunlight deficiency. This book shows how sunlight was used to prevent and cure diseases in the past, and how it can help us in the future.
Paperback: 178 pages
Health and Light: The Effects of Natural and Artificial Light on Man and Other Living Thingsby John Ott The story of John Ott's discovery of the role light plays in sustaining physical health is one of the true scientific breakthroughs of the last half century. It is the story of an observant, intelligent man who acted upon his observations and then supported them with scientific exploration. Health and Light has led many people to a greater understanding of the subtle role light plays in maintaining physical and emotional health.
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Paperback: 232 pages
Healthy Home: Beautiful Interiors That Enhance the Environment & Your Well Beingby Jackie Craven
Our homes should be our refuge, our havens for peace, relaxation, and rejuvenation. We want to feel safe; we want spaces that are ergonomic and responsive to our needs; we want to choose environmentally friendly materials. But how to accomplish all of this and have beautiful living spaces? This book tells you how. The back cover says it all-Make your home healthier, happier and more beautiful!
Hardcover: 159 pages
House: How to Buy One, How to Build One, How to Cure a
"Sick" One by John Bower
Bower is an environmentally aware builder and designer whose search began in the early 1980s, when his wife needed a home that would not make her ill. Not finding one, he set out to study the alternatives. The current edition comprehensively expands and completely revises the earlier edition. Bower nicely details the whys, whats, and hows. Resource material and notes are extensive and nicely organized.
List Price: $23.95
The Healthy House Answer Book: Answers to the 133 Most Commonly Asked Questions by John Bower, Lynn Marie Bower
Do you have health concerns about interior paints, flooring, air filters, water filters, drywall, treated wood, foundations, furnaces, cabinets, electromagnetic fields, insulation, or cleaning products? Do you wonder what's safe to use and what isn't? Here's a book with the easy-to-read, easy-to-understand, concise answers. A must-have home reference.
Paperback: 192 pages
Healthy House Building for the New Millennium
by John Bower
An in-depth guide to building a healthier house. The author takes readers, step-by-step, through the construction of a safe, environmentally sound house. Filled with useful information, this book will undoubtedly be used to increase the safety of many new homes. Unfortunately, the book contains warnings about commonly used materials and techniques, inlcuding for those most sensitive. Photos, illustrations, and an annotated bibliography supplement the text.
Paperback: 416 pages
Home Safe Home: Protecting Yourself and Your Family from Everyday Toxics and Harmful Household Products in the Home by Debra Lynn Dadd
Provides more than four hundred tips on ways one can remove harmful substances from the home and have them replaced by safer, do-it-yourself formulas, and gives helpful hints on how to purchase natural food, clothing, and beauty supplies.
Paperback: 384 pages
How to Grow Fresh Air: 50 Houseplants That Purify Your Home or Officeby B. C. Wolverton
This revolutionary guide, based on 25 years of research by NASA, shows how common houseplants can combat sick building syndrome and cleanse home or office of common pollutants. Color photos & llustrations.