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Thriving Beyond Sustainability : Pathways to a Resilient Society


Every fifteen seconds on our Earth, a child dies from waterborne disease. Three times an hour, another species becomes extinct. Each day we consume eighty-five million barrels of oil and pump twenty-three million tons of carbon dioxide into an already warming atmosphere. But against this bleak backdrop, beacons of hope shine from thousands of large and small initiatives taking place everywhere from isolated villages to major urban centers. Thriving Beyond Sustainability draws a collective map of individuals, organizations, and communities from around the world that are committed to building an alternative future--one that strives to restore ecological health; reinvent outmoded institutions; and rejuvenate our environmental, social, and economic systems. The projects and initiatives profiled are meeting the challenges of the day with optimism, hope, and results, leading the way in: * Relocalization * Green commerce * Ecological design * Environmental conservation * Social transformation Overflowing with inspiration, the stories and ideas in these pages will cause the most chronic pessimist to see the glass as half full--to move beyond a perception of surviving with scarcity to one of flourishing with abundance. The comprehensive resource section provides the tools for everyone to become a catalyst for change. Andres R. Edwards is the author of The Sustainability Revolution, which has sold over twenty thousand copies. He is an educator, media designer, LEED-accredited green building and sustainability consultant, and the founder of EduTracks, a firm specializing in developing education programs and providing consulting services on sustainable practices. Gold Medal Winner, 2011 Living Now Book Awards, Social Activism

As well as being the UK's most successful picture book author, Julia Donaldson is a gifted songwriter for children. This volume contains nine of her best-loved songs, including "Room on the Broom", "The Snail and the Whale" and "The Smartest Giant in Town", as well as a number of fun-filled action songs. Each score includes piano accompaniment and guitar chords. The songs will be familiar to anyone who has enjoyed one of Julia's hugely popular live performances. Now everyone can sing along! Sure to be read aloud again and again, this testament to imaginative play exudes warmth. "Kirkus Reviews"" This book explores the inner dimensions Thriving Beyond Sustainability : Pathways to a Resilient Society ebook pdf of the Higher Self, the spiritual presence that abides within each of us. It describes how to connect with the Higher Self, how to access its unlimited energy, and how to protect and sustain this contact throughout the day. Includes prayers, meditations, visualisations and engaging stories of miracles that people have experienced by applying these principles.

Author: Andres R. Edwards,Bill McKibben,
Number of Pages: 224 pages
Published Date: 01 May 2010
Publisher: New Society Publishers
Publication Country: Gabriola Island, United States
Language: English
ISBN: 9780865716414
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