A List of Environmental and Telecommunications Events and Issues
July 25 to August 1, 1997
Published, Edited and Written by George Mokray for
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Sunday, July 27
Boston Media Collective - alternative media folks meeting together
Copley Square (exact meeting space not yet determined)
Monday, July 28 - Thursday, July 31
PALMS Summer Institute of Watersheds: on-line and community
resources linked to the curriculum frameworks, presented by
Massachusetts Studies Project (MSP), institute of Learning and
Teaching, U Mass, Boston and Mass Bays Education Alliance (MBEA),
Cooperative Extension Service, UMass Amherst, interdisciplinary
inquiry based water education tied to MBEA & PALMS curriculum
with project development and technology integration/training
registration through MSP, (617)287-7654, fax (617)287-7664 or
stipend, PDPs or graduate credit available
July 30, Wednesday
Boston 400 Forum: The City as a Natural Environment
Stephen Jay Gould, Harvard; Ann Whiston Spirn,Univ of PA, author
of _The Granite Garden_; Cynthia Zaitzevsky, author of _Frederick
Law Olmsted and the Boston Park System_; moderated by Susan
contact 722-4300 x4408 or
Boston Public Library Rabb Auditorium
Thursday, July 31
5 pm Supper
6 pm - 8 pm Presentation & Discussion
Northeast Earth Institute - promoting the transition to ecologically
sustainable living systems in the Northeast United States
contact Joanne Sunshower 646-7704
56 Maynard Street, Arlington MA
Venus Revealed and the Environment on Earth
David Harry Grinspoon, Univ of CO, author of _Venus Revealed_
contact email@example.com or 258-2828
MIT Building NE 43, Room 800
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Signet Calendar of events:
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Three News Sources from alt.energy.renewable
Editorial Comment: I looked at the newsgroup alt.energy.renewable this week and found the following three news sources which may be of interest to you.
Subject: World Environment News
Date: Sat, 12 Jul 1997 18:26:29 +1000
From: "Jon Dee @ Planet Ark" <email@example.com>
Organization: Planet Ark Environmental Foundation
The Reuters News agency and Planet Ark have combined forces to offer you
a free global environmental news service.
Using the worldwide resources of the Reuters News Agency, this service
allows you to keep abreast of the latest environmental news, much of
which is not covered by traditional media.
This environmental news service has already been given a 'Cool Site of
the Day' award and was recommended by Yahoo as a 'Scoop of the Day'. Why
not join the hundreds of other people who have already registered since
the service started a few weeks ago?
Once you register, we send out daily 'World Environment News' headlines
straight to your desktop via e-mail. If a headline interests you, you
can check out the full story - free of charge - on the Planet Ark
website at http://www.planetark.org/
Simply go to the Planet Ark Home page at http://www.planetark.org and
press the 'Register for news/updates' button. Then put your name and
e-mail in the form that comes up - it couldnŐt be any easier!
Planet Ark is a non-profit Foundation based in Sydney, Australia. We
concentrate on providing people with the information they need to help
the environment in their day to day lives - at home, at work and within
their local community.
Subject: This week on GreenWave Radio
Date: Mon, 14 Jul 1997 12:52:55 -0400
From: Chandler Van Voorhis <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Organization: Erol's Internet Services
Our guest this week on GreenWave Radio is Marc Baum, CEO of Eco-Rating
International. Join us!
Just Click, Listen, and Get Involved at http://www.greenradio.com/wave/
GreenWave is a weekly, sixty minute radio program that highlights the achievements of Entrepreneurs that have identified an environmental
problem, found a solution, and created a financially beneficial way to fix the problem. You can listen to our program right here on the internet.
In order to listen to GreenWave's Environmental Entrepreneurs you will need RealAudio Player. If you do not have it you can download it quickly from RealAudio.
With the help of RealAudio GreenWave is broadcasted through AudioNet, which is a World Wide Web broadcasting site.
July 20, 1997
Our Guests this week are Paul Nahay, a Silver Spring, Maryland resident who has started the Trash Force in an effort to clean up our Nation's Capital of litter and Marc Baum, CEO of Eco-Rating International.
July 13, 1997
Our Guest this week is Eric Meyer, a financial economist at the Chicago Board of Trade and we are going to talk with him about their sulphur dioxide trading emissions program they do in conjunction with the EPA
July 6, 1997
Our Guest this week is Mike Gililand, the Chief Executive Officer for Wild Oats Markets, the second largest National Food Chain in the US. Join us as we discuss how the Natural Food retailers are one of the fastest growing markets in the retail industry today.
June 29 1997
Our guest this week is Lynn Scarlett, Vice-President of Research for the Reason Foundation out of Los Angelos, California and we will be exploring her study, "Buying Green: Consumers, Product Labels and the Environment"
June 22, 1997
Our guest this week is Rebecca Adamson, President of First Nations Development Institute and we will be talking with her about what her organization is doing to preserve Native American pride through culturally and environmentally appropriate development. Rebecca is Ms. Magazine 1996 Women of the Year and I think after this interview everyone will see why.
June 15, 1997
Our guest is Professor Wouter Van Hoven from University of Pretoria in South Africa. We will be talking with him about his Project Noah's Ark that is attempting to move animals two by two by boat from the overpopulated Krugar National Park in South Africa to underpopulated Quicama National Park in Angola.
June 8, 1997
Our guest this week is Richard Fox, President of Global Resource Consultants. We will be talking about his program, Trees for the Future, which has planted over 27 million trees in Asia, South America, Africa and Central America.
June 1, 1997
This week GreenWave's guests are Dr. Kimberly Erusha, Director of Education for the United States Golf Association (USGA) and in a later segment, Peter Stangel, Director of Neotropical Migratory Bird Conservation Initiative for the National Fish & Wildlife Foundation. Our topic of discussion is the greening of America's Golf Courses.
May 25, 1997
Our guest this week is Andy Goode, Conservation Cordinator for Orvis Inc. out of Manchester Vermont. We will be talking with him about the Orvis approach to conservation, their record and this years agenda.
If you have any questions or have a comment to make on any GreenWave program please email it to us at email@example.com
If you would like to purchase a copy of any GreenWave program on cassette tape please send a check for $10 dollars to GreenWave Radio. P.O. Box 1850 Middleburg, VA, 20118. Please include the date of the program desired.
Here is what you will need to listen:
A 486/50 PC (or Mac Equivalent)
A Sound Card With Speakers (or Headphones)
At least a 14.4Kbps Internet Connection
AudioNet Recommends The Microsoft Internet Explorer Browser
The Free RealAudio Player - Download Available
Chandler Van Voorhis, CEO
P.O. Box 1850
Middleburg, VA 20118
Subject: Energy & Enviro News
Date: Thu, 17 Jul 1997 23:48:13 -0400
From: Steve Segrest <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Organization: Common Purpose
This Week's Stories On Energy and the Environment at
Mon -- Wall Street Believes Pollution Credit Trading A Good Thing
Tue -- New National Poll On The Environment
Wed -- Week's Air Pollution News (Smog Alerts, New EPA Regs, Q&A's)
Thr -- Electricity Deregulation and Green Markets
Fri -- Project News (Solar, Wind, Biomass)
*** -- Foreign Oil Watch
*** -- Making Ethanol More Efficient -- Real Audio
Are you listed in Who's Who In Renewable Energy? Get a free listing at
Enviro and Energy News Is Sponsored By Common Purpose
A Non Profit Organization
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Environmental Politics, Geography and the Left
Editorial Comment: I have found that the ultimate network is not the Internet, not the World Wide Web, but the aikido dojo. One aikido friend sent me the following from her field of history and popular culture.
From: ELLEN NOONAN <NOONANE@elmer1.bobst.nyu.edu>
The Radical History Review is currently soliciting articles and essays for a thematic volume on "Environmental Politics, Geography, and the Left." We would welcome articles that examine the history of formal environmental politics, ideologies, and movements. These articles might deal with the following kinds of questions: What, historically, has been the relationship between the environmental movement and left politics? Between the environmental movement and other oppositional movements such as feminism, racial politics, urban reform, and consumer politics? In addition to essays which explore the history, culture, and beliefs of the formal environmental movement internationally and in the U.S., we would also welcome articles which deal with aspects of social geography, space, and the built environment. These essays might include explorations of the diminishing concept of the public sphere, or the historical--and contemporary--relationship between changes in the economy, such as "globalization," and transformations in the organization of space.
We also seek essays which examine the relationship between geography and the formal politics of environmentalism. These essays, ideally, might trouble our sense of what the basic category of "environmental politics" has historically included and excluded: Why, when, and how does a problem get categorized or counted as "environmental"? How do changes in "artificial" environments relate to the formal movements described by the terms "environmental politics" and "environmentalism"--movements aimed at controlling space, the use of resources, the definition of public and private domain, and the social effects of problems such as industrial pollution? How do "resources" get named and classified, and how have things such as forests been converted from natural spaces into commodities and, on occasion, back into "natural resources"?
Radical History Review especially invites submisssions that investigate non-U.S./non-Western contexts, and those essays that reflect on the relationship between contemporary and historical environmental themes.
Please send submissions to Managing Editor, Radical History Review, Tamiment Library, 70 Washington Square South, New York, NY 10012.
Inquiries to Pamela Haag, email@example.com, or to the RHR office at (212) 998-2632.
Submission Deadline: January 15, 1998
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Action Alert on Multilateral Agreement on Investment
Editorial Comment: Ruth Caplan (firstname.lastname@example.org) sent this alert to the Alliance for Democracy's listserv (email@example.com, to subscribe email firstname.lastname@example.org and type "subscribe the-alliance-announce" as your message).
ACTION ALERT: MAI TO BE INCLUDED IN FAST TRACK LEGISLATION
ADMINISTRATION WANTS A VOTE BY CONGRESS ON SEPTEMBER 19TH
Report from Ruth Caplan 7/22/97
Given the level of interest which local Alliances have shown in the issue
of the Multilateral Agreement on Investment (MAI) following the very
successful Boston/Cambridge/North Bridge forum, I want to share with you up-to-date information from a meeting of the Citizens' Trade Campaign (CTC) held today in Washington DC which I attended. (CTC is the environmental, labor, consumer, farmer coalition that spearheaded the anti-Nafta campaign.)
As the headline indicates, the administration has committed to including
the MAI in its fast track legislation.
***If fast track passes, it means that Congress will not be allowed to make any changes in the MAI which is being negotiated in secret by the 29
leading industrial nations through the OECD (Organization for Economic
Cooperation and Development). When the MAI is brought to the floor for a
vote, members will only be able to say yes or no, no amendments allowed.
***If fast track passes, it will be much more difficult to stop the MAI
from passing. This is why the administration wants it on the fast track.
Because the administration realizes that the more time our side has the
more momentum we will build, they have decided to put fast track on a very fast track. CTC has just learned that the administration wants a vote September 19th -- just 10 days after Congress returns from its summer recess.
The White House is setting up a "war room" like they did with Nafta to
garner support for fast track. Tomorrow the President is meeting with a
select group of Democrats to "launch his campaign to gain renewal of fast
track" according to "Congress Daily." We think these uncommitted
Congresspeople will be asked not to make any commitments over the August recess in response to citizen pressure. The administration wants to be able to twist their arms when they return. We can expect to see a blitz of advertisements favoring fast track right after Labor Day brought to you by the transnational corporations and the White House will be making every effort to get favorable OpEds and editorials placed in papers across the country.
For any local Alliances which want to get involved in stopping the fast
tracking of the MAI, the August recess (August 1-Sept. 1) is your critical
opportunity to be in touch with your representative. Find out where their
local office(s) is(are) located. Write to them or better yet, ask for a
personal meeting. Bring as many Alliance members and friends as you can.
A meeting may already be scheduled in your district. To find out, contact
Chantell Taylor at Public Citizen 202-546-4996 ext. 303 of e-mail her at
Points to make (with thanks to Public Citizen)
* The MAI needs full debate in the light of day. It is being secretly
negotiated in Paris by OECD members. It should not be on the fast track.
Strategically, it is a good idea to try and get your representative's
commitment to vote against fast track. S/he may need more time on the MAI itself, but they still need to understand why you are opposed to the MAI. Here are a few arguments.
* The MAI would give corporations new tools to expand their power over
democracies in the guise of expanding the global economy. Public Citizen
notes: "A broad range of existing laws (in the U.S. and abroad) designed
to influence and regulate the actions of all investors could be subject to
challenge under proposed MAI terms. In the U.S. the MAI could limit:
* some stock market safeguards;
* some community reinvestment laws;
* local tax policies aimed at multinational corporations;
* expropriation of property for environmental safeguards;
* restrictions on foreign ownership of real estate and even strategic
* domestic content requirements; and
* direct controls on the movement of capital.
* The MAI would establish NEW RIGHTS FOR CORPORATIONS and investors to SUE NATIONS for failure to meet the MAI's terms. Public Citizen explains: "Private investors could bring cases against governments through powerful international dispute resolution claiming they have not obtained due benefits promised under the treaty. This dispute resolution system is proposed to be binding on governments with enforcement through monetary fines." They conclude: "The investor to state dispute resolution process proposed in the MAI would provide substance to the concern voiced by many community, labor and other activists that corporations are effectively replacing governments."
* As drafted, the MAI could effectively forbid: "Local, state, and federal
programs that set aside a certain portion of government-guaranteed loans or other benefits to promote small or minority business." In fact any
policies promoting small businesses could be vulnerable. Just what the
*"The MAI draft includes a broad ban on 'performance requirements' that
could prohibit a wide range of measures countries use to promote
responsible corporate behavior."
In other words, the MAI would make drastic changes in how our economy
operates to favor multinational corporations and big investors and to take
power away from national and local governments and the administration is
trying to muffle debate. WE CAN'T LET THEM GET AWAY WITH THIS.
For more information about the MAI, check the MAI section of Public
Citizen's global Trade Watch web site <http://www.citizen.org/gtw>. You
can even get the draft MAI text on their site. For help in organizing a
local forum on the MAI and for information about follow-up strategies,
contact David Lewit, the MA Alliance coordinator, at <email@example.com>
If I can be of any further assistance, please let me know by sending e-mail
to <firstname.lastname@example.org>. I will do as much as I can because I think this is
an extremely important issue, but I'm just one person and as co-chair there is a lot on my platter so I might not be able to do everything you would like me to. I certainly will do my best to keep you posted on developments here in DC. In Alliance, Ruth Caplan
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Because I have the temerity and gall to write "A List..." every week, people sometimes make the mistake that I know what I'm talking about. From time to time, I get requests for help.
Here's one that came through the Sustainable Business Journal (http://www.envirolink.org/sbn/contributors.html#greenmoney):
"I am redecorating a new room in my parent's house and want to utilize as
many earth-friendly tools as possible. I need to find a way to power my cassette/CD player and TV and VCR. Also, I am seeking bedding (a
hammock or futon) that will not be harmful to the Earth in it's
production or disposal, and bookshelves. Also, I seek lighting
fixtures, a chandelier, most probably, that will hold candles, and paint
"I am concerned, as well, about the effect of cars on the environment,
and either take a bus or walk, but these things are not safe to do at
night time. How do you deal with this situation? Do you have any
alternative transportation ideas?
"Thanks, and please reply to me at LionLennon@aol.com.
"EARTH!...it's where you live."
I referred Rebecca Weisser to a piece called "Three Solar Strategies" from "A List..." of January 31, 1997 (http://world.std.com/~gmoke/AList.Jan3197.html/#Three Solar Strategies).
I also mentioned another piece called "What I Want for Christmas," in which I describe a simple home emergency system, suitable for apartments, which can also be used to charge all kinds of batteries. Alas, it is still only a vision (and still what I want for Christmas). However, you can buy portable solar panels for a coupla hundred bucks (Real Goods (http://www.realgoods.com) and Jade Mountain (http://www.jademountain.com) are two places, recreational vehicle mags are also a good place to look) that will take care of measured electrical needs for less than $250. You might be able to get by with a sunny south window and a photovoltaic solar panel if you are careful. No refrigeration and no incandescent lights but fine for cassete/CD, TV/vcr.
The batteries are part of the problem but may be preferable to Hydro Quebec, Ohio coal plants, or Three Mile Island. You have to decide.
As for being unsafe at night, I advised Rebecca to try martial arts, any discipline that appeals to her. In my experience, you can learn the basics in 3 - 6 months, change your posture and relation to your own body and space so that you will be less liable to be a victim. It's good exercise too.
For transporation, I have a bike and live in a city that is fairly compact with an adequate public transportation system. I like mini-buses, especially the publicos I used once on a visit to Puerto Rico, but there isn't an infrastructure for them in the US yet. Many European cities are also experimenting with car sharing systems.
If any "A List..." readers have other ideas that can help Rebecca in her environmental remodeling, I'm sure that she will be happy for any help she can get.
Since I wrote to Rebecca I have found two sources of surplus solar supplies in the alt.energy.renewable newsgroup:
John Clothier (email@example.com) of CI Solar Supplies Co responded to a request by firstname.lastname@example.org for a Unisolar UPM880 22watt rigid nonbreakable panel or something similar:
Ci Solar Supplies Co sells the UPM-880 as new equipment. Retail is
$212.95. Can sell to you for 20% educational discount. These are also
available as low-output factory rejects at half price on surplus market.
Can give more info.
See our web site catalog for solar/wind prices:
Kevin (email@example.com) of InterServ News Service suggested Surplus Traders in Vermont ph. (514)739-9328 fax (514)345-8303
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Different Kinds of Dollars
I was reading the _Village Voice_ for July 18, 1997 and found a small article on Brooklyn Greenbacks, a new local currency system that is just beginning in the Big Apple. 48 small businesses are accepting the Greenbacks, each of which is equal to $12, and the program is expected to expand throughout the borough.
In the July 20, 1997 _Boston Globe_, there was an article on Maine's state-wide initiative to establish Time Dollars. The article was a little disturbing to me as the reporter wrote about long-time volunteers "charging" for their services. It was only after I talked with Barbara Brandt, author of _Whole Life Economics _ (http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ISBN=0865712662/alistA/), that I understood my concern was due to the reporter's confusion of Time Dollars with Federal Reserve notes. The concept behind Time Dollars is that of trading hour for hour, one hour of your work on behalf of the community is logged into the Time Dollar system to be traded for someone else's hour of community work sometime down the line. Maine is trying to use the Time Dollar system to fill some of the gaps that "welfare reform" will leave. With a state-wide system, they are hoping that a steady volunteer who logs their community hours into a Time Dollar system will be able to transfer those hours to a relative or friend in another part of the state who needs community services that they otherwise might not receive without the existence of something like Time Dollars. Time is not paid, volunteer service is not commodified, only accounted for so that a system of exchange can circulate services hour by hour, person by person.
Last week, while I was researching something else, I came across "Local Currency News" (http://members.aol.com/efssociety/cnews.local), another fine service from the people at the E F Schumacher Society. They maintain a list of many different local currency projects in the US and around the world. I've known Bob Swann of the Schumacher Society for over 20 years. He was one of the people behind an early experiment in local currency and money indexed to real materials, a concept from Ralph Borsodi called "the Constant," where each local currency note was equivalent to so much food, fuel, and raw material. It was money that was not only locally based (their circulation was something over $100,000 in the mid to late 1970s along the eastern MA and NH border, the equivalent of between a quarter and a half a million dollars in today's dollars when you factor in inflation) but could be transformed from paper into rice, beans, and cordwood rather than silver or gold. Of course, you can no longer turn in a Federal Reserve Note for gold bullion or hard silver.
There are many different kinds of money and we are only beginning to experiment with them.
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Editorial Comment: I got this offer last Saturday. It sounds interesting but I haven't decided to accept. Yet. Does anybody know anything about this company and what their track record is? What do you think? Should I accept? I do know that whatever happens, I'm not going to give up The Begging Bowl.
We want to help raise funding for your efforts. While we appreciate your
support, we expect nothing and ask for nothing. We simply promote you and send you quarterly checks from our donors. GreenKeepers will introduce its new interactive family tree program (net) to millions of people (US Post direct mail over the next ninety days). It's designed to help today's extended family (also and endangered species) stay in touch and enjoy the security, bonding, convenience and just plain fun of hearing about, seeing pictures of and communicating with family members around the world on a regular basis.
Each registrant will be given a list of of environmental orgs/foundations
to choose from. The one selected will receive a portion ($5.00) of that
person's registration fee ($29.95) and a portion of the monthly fee in
perpetuity. Quarterly, orgs. will receive summaries of "their" sign ups and a check. We think it will generate some serious funding for our alliance friends. We would like to add your organization to the "choose one" list. Please advise.
We would also like to provide a link to your site for our visitors. If
yes, please e-mail us a paragraph about you, a contact, a physical address,
tel.#, e-mail address and URL> > For more info on us:
http://www.greenkeepers.com or firstname.lastname@example.org or (888)873-4378.
We now provide long distance service to EnviroLink and have a "click" line on their pages for easy access to GreenKeeper.
We offer what is arguably the lowest priced long distance pkg in the country and 5% of our revenue goes to reforestation projects to save the rainforests.
We're looking forward to hearing from you and to a healthier, more sustainable world.
Have a green day,
Wayne Umbertis, president
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The Begging Bowl
Well the fantastic growth shown two weeks ago in the hit-rate from "A List..." to Amazon.comturned out to be a spike rather than a trend. Last week's hits were back down to four hits from three people. Poor and unknown once again.
However, I have another chance at fame and fortune and wider distribution. The Whole Earth Review is coming back. Issues should be back on the stands within the next few weeks. Notice what's happening on page 41.
Topic 445 [we]: What Revived WER?
#139 of 143: Michael K. Stone (email@example.com) Wed Jul 23 '97 (14:54) 137 lines
Here's a table of contents for the summer issue. Articles are in caps. Reviews are lower case. Hope this gets you salivating, not to mention calling up all the newsstands you know and telling them that you *have* to have this issue.
TABLE OF CONTENTS
WHOLE EARTH NUMBER 90; SUMMER, 1997
4 THE TENSILE AND THE TANTRIC -- CHOOSING FIBERS THAT FIT, by Peter
9 THE BRIEFEST HISTORY OF FIBERS
11 Rainshed, Inc.; Lark Books; The Fine Art of California Basketry
15 Yellow Pages: Tree-Free Paper
16 Yellow Pages: Deconsume! Recycle!; Building & Construction
17 Yellow Pages: Other Textiles
18 BESTIARY OF USEFUL FIBERS; All About Cotton; The World of Fiber Processing; Industrial Hemp; All About Silk; Felt; All About Wool; In Sheep's Clothing
20 INVENTORY OF SYNTHETIC FIBERS
21 Prestek Fiberglass Bridges; Recycled Carpets; Patagonia; Home Composters
22 LAND OF FOUND FRIENDS, by Ivan Illich, Jerry Brown, and Carl Mitcham
27 Women in the Material World; Slow
28 DANNY'S GIRLS, by Bharati Mukherjee
33 I'D LOVE A HOT DOG FROM THAT CENTRAL COMPUTER, by Zach Leary
34 PARTIAL CLOSURE, by Dorion Sagan
38 HEAR YE NOT THE HUM OF MIGHTY WORKINGS? by Peter Warshall
The Ends of the Earth; The Case Against the Global Economy; When Corporations Rule the World; The Clash of Civilizations; The Resurgence of the Real; Future Survey Annual; World Futures and the United Nations; Environmental Issues and Sustainable Futures
41 The Futures of Women; George Mokray's A List
42 Factor Four; Stuff
43 THE MIND OF THE ACCUSED: BOOKS & VIDEOS OF TIMOTHY MCVEIGH, by Jay Kinney
45 The New American; Relevance; The Freedom Networker
46 A Potentially Bloody Red Pages: Watchdog Groups; School of the Americas Watch
48 How to Hide Things in Public Places; David's Tool Kit; How to Use Mail Drops
49 INVITING THE GODDESS INTO THE HOUSEHOLD, by Vijaya Rettakudi Nagarajan
54 HOW THE CHAIR CONQUERED THE WORLD, by Edward Tenner
57 Stretching; Why Things Bite Back
59 The North American Rain Forest; Ka'u Landing; Marin Watch; Grassland; Great Old Broads for the Wilderness; Tipis and Yurts; Bioregional Disasters
64 THE ETHICS OF EATING (PART TWO), by Alice Waters
66 Blueprint for a Green School; Tomato Blessings and Radish Teachings; Kids Gardening; Travelers' Tales: Food; Elixir Farm Botanicals; The OMS Medical Supplies Catalog
68 Peppers of the World; A Field Guide to Hot Sauces; Oriental Vegetables; The Harvard Guide to Women's Health; Chinese Herbal Cures
70 THE COEVOLUTION OF RANCHING AND CONSERVATION COMMUNITIES, by Peter Warshall
71 Toolkit: Working Rules for Consensus; Malpais Borderlands Group; Eyes of Fire; Save the Jaguar; Beyond the Rangeland Conflict
73 Slanted Truths; Gaia to Microcosmos; Anima Mundi
74 THE POLLINATOR AND THE PREDATOR, by Gary Paul Nabhan
75 Forgotten Predators
76 Yellow Pages: Protecting Pollinators; Toolkit: Homefront Pollinator
77 CROSSED SIGNALS; SYNTHETIC CHEMICALS AND THE COMING HEALTH REVOLUTION, by Michael Lerner
79 Metta for Monsanto; Our Stolen Future; Toxic Deception; The Making of a Conservative Environmentalist; A Civil Action; Uproar at Dancing Rabbit Creek
81 HOSPITALS THAT POISON Health Care without Harm; An Ounce of Prevention; American Hospital Association Guidebooks; Preventable Poisons; Yellow Pages: Plastics That Heal
84 Yellow Pages: Persistent Organic Pollutants; Dying from Dioxin
85 Pollution Action Map
86 MIND WRITING; EXERCISES IN POETIC CANDOR, by Allen Ginsberg
90 American Poets Say Goodbye to the Twentieth Century; Poems for the Millennium; Voyager II; Mountains and Rivers without End Comic Book Apprenticeship
92 FROM TUVA TO TUPELO: INTERVIEW WITH PAUL PENA, by James Donnelley and Allison Levin
93 Toolkit: Tuvan Throatsinging; Friends of Tuva; Tuva CDs/video; The Hundred Thousand Fools of God
95 WPA Footage;Visual Experience
96 Bust The WomanSource Catalog and Review
97 Four Paws Four Directions; Acupressure for Lovers
98 Pharmako/Poeia; Psilocybin Mushrooms; One River; Peyote
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