You Can Help Our Earth Live Longer!
Everything we do has an impact on the world around usfrom the clothes we wear and food we eat to the gardens we grow and the trash we throw away. And to take the best care of the earthand ourselvesit's important to make smart choices. With The Everything Kids' Environment Book, you'll find out what you can do every day to help protect our planet. You'll also learn why the rainforest is so important to us, how animals go extinct, and what environmentalists can tell us about taking good care of our world.
Learn how to "go green" and to:
- Find new uses for recycled grocery bags.
- Create your own greenhouse.
- Make acid rainsafely!to see how it affect plants.
- Test organic food against foods grown with chemicals.
- Make your own compost pile.
- Re-create deforestation with the soil from timbered trees.
- Test your sensitivity to noise.
Whether you are in the classroom, surfing the Internet, or just hanging out with your friends, you can make a difference. Start todayso our Earth can live another 4.5 billion years!
About the Author
Christopher J. Maron is the Champlain Valley Program Director for The Nature Conservancy's Adirondack (NY) Chapter. He earned a master's degree from Indiana University in environmental science from the Department of Public and Environmental Affairs. In his twenty-one-year career with the Conservancy, Chris has worked in science, stewardship, land protection, conservation planning, and community-based conservation. The Nature Conservancy is a conservation organization whose mission is to "preserve the plants, animals, and natural communities that represent the diversity of life on Earth by protecting the lands and waters they need to survive." He lives in Westport, NY.
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