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Good News For a Change

How Everyday People are Helping the Planet

by David Suzuki & Holly Dressel

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The litany of environmental bad news -- rapid extinction of species, pollution, depleted food sources -- can be overwhelming, but there's hope too. In this thoughtful look at whatís happening behind the grim headlines, authors David Suzuki and Holly Dressel show that thousands of individuals, groups, and businesses are already changing their ways. They highlight the growing number of profitable companies with a positive presence in their communities, activists and Third World villages practicing true participatory democracy, farmers and ranchers sharing their land with other species -- even some governments, local and national, basing economic development on an eco-friendly model. The technologies needed to make a better world, say the authors, are already within reach -- and being used. This practical, inspiring guide to saving the planet is based on the true stories of ordinary people who are doing it every day.

Published in partnership with the David Suzuki Foundation

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David Suzuki

Dr. David Suzuki is an internationally renowned geneticist and environmentalist and a cofounder of the David Suzuki Foundation. Dr. Suzuki is Professor Emeritus at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver and holds 27 honorary degrees from universities around the world. He is the author of more than 50 books, is a recipient of the Right Livelihood Award, and, in 2007, was named one of Time Magazine's Heroes of the Environment.

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Holly Dressel, co-author of From Naked Ape to Superspecies, has been a writer and researcher for television, film, and radio for twenty years and has worked for CBC TV's The Nature of Things. She lives near Montreal, Quebec.

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