Trash Talk: Moving Toward a Zero-Waste World. Trash Talk digs deep into the history of garbage, from Minoan trash pits to the Great Pacific Garbage Patch, and uncovers some of the many innovative ways people all over the world are dealing with waste
In an informative title and tribute to the influence trees bring to our planet and to us, author Nikki Tate as part of the Orca Footprints series wrote Deep Roots: How Trees Sustain Our Planet (Orca Publishing, February
Every Last Drop : Bringing Clean Water Home, Michelle Mulder. (Orca Book Publishers, Looks at why the world's water resources are at risk and how communities around the world are finding innovative ways to quench their thirst and water their crops.
The children’s nonfiction picture book Pedal It! How Bicycles are Changing the World by Michelle Mulder has details that appeal to my love of history as well as my interest in environmental issues, and it opens the door to so many interesting discussions
The Sea Wolves sets out to disprove the notion of "the Big Bad Wolf," especially as it is applied to coastal wolves—a unique strain of wolf that lives in the rainforest along the Pacific coast of Canada. Illustrated with almost one hundred of Ian McAllister's magnificent photographs, The Sea Wolves presents a strong case for the importance of preserving the Great Bear Rainforest for the wolves, the bears and the other unique creatures that live there.