Concern for the health of our planet led award-winning actress Lisa Harrow and her husband, internationally renowned whale biologist Roger Payne, to create the performance piece, Lessons from Copernicus. But Lisa and Roger found that, following performances of their show, audience members frequently wanted to know: What can I do to help? What can we all do to stop the destructive impact of our current way of life?
What Can I Do? is Lisa's response, a guidebook on how to take action. The book initially accompanied their performances as a take-home resource for audiences. Its immediate success led Lisa to expand the guide for public and educational use.
The book is written as "An Alphabet for Living," providing readers with an extensive annotated list of Web sites where anyone can begin to explore the practices of sustainable living. Each site in the book has been selected for its wealth of information and links, and each serves as a valuable tool for finding fresh ways to view the world and live gently in it.
A wonderful resource for both new and renewed interest in sustainable living. The advice inside covers a broad array of subjects: from stopping the junk mail in your mailbox to reaping the economic and social benefits of green business; from buying sustainably harvested seafood to donating and recycling your obsolete electronics; from finding local food producers to getting your town to turn garbage into soil-improving compost.
- Paperback: 127 pages
- Publisher: Chelsea Green Publishing Company (September 15, 2004)
- Dimensions: 7.0 x 4.3 x 0.4 inches