Ecology Reading List
Vandana Shiva, South End
While draught and desertification are intensifying around the world, corporations are aggressively converting free-flowing water into bottled profits. The water wars of the twenty-first century may match—or even surpass—the oil wars of the twentieth. In Water Wars: Privatization, Pollution, and Profit, Vandana Shiva, "the world's most prominent radical scientist" (the Guardian), shines a light on activists who are fighting corporate maneuvers to convert this life-sustaining resource into more gold for the elites.
Genetic Engineering, Food, and Environment
Luke Anderson, Scribe
"A terrific resource. The very essence of the case against genetic engineering--clearly, simply, and authoritatively explained. -- Bob Phelps
Murray Bookchin, South End
An excellent intro to Bookchin's ideas on nature and society...
The Green Alternative
Brian Tokar, New Society
The headlines traveled world-wide in march of 1983 when members of anew political party, known as the Greens, were elected to twenty seven seats in the West German national parliament. A few weeks later, newspapers featured photos of the new Green legislators in a colorful procession, carrying flowers, tree branches and brightly decorated banners, accompanied by representatives from peace and ecological movements from all across Western Europe. Note: This synopsis refers to a specific edition of this book and may not be an exact description of the copies listed below.
The Closing Circle