A comprehensive guide to eco-friendly internet sites, ideas and information in the UK.
Are you hoping to change the world?
In this handy little Yellow Pages of ethical choices,
Lisa Harrow shows you how small changes to the way you live can
make a difference. Whether you're concerned about pesticides in food, toxic substances in your home, poisons in children's play equipment, polluted waterways, or, most alarmingly, water supplies drying out, this guide to eco-friendly internet sites will give you ideas, information, inspiration and the tools you need to make the world a better, healthier and greener place.
If you have a green shopping bag, a compost heap or a recycling bin you are already helping to protect the Earth. What Can I Do?
will open your eyes to other changes you can make to protect yourself, your family, and our world, without completely altering your way of life.
Author BiographyLisa Harrow
was born in New Zealand and went to London to study at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art, after which she joined the Royal Shakespeare Company. She is married to Dr Roger Payne and they live in Woodstock, Vermont. Together they wrote and produced the performance piece, Sea Change
, which explores the steps we can all take to preserve our fragile planet. What Can I Do?
was originally created as a guide to action for the play and was given away at the end of each performance.
This little book could change your life. Read it and use it and give it to anyone who is a parent, a grandparent, an aunt or uncle or citizen of the world who believes that we should leave the world as we had the luck to find it. This earth is not ours it is merely lent to us for our lifetimes and this book shows us how we may return it well looked after, rather than abused. This book inspires, educates and empowers.,If ever a book could change the world, this is it. No more excuses for wringing our hands in powerless despair while the planet dies. In this treasure chest of information, Lisa Harrow has given every one of us a mighty weapon. Get out there and use it!,Lisa Harrow has written a comprehensive and annotated guide to websites oriented to useful, local activities that you can take to help create a sustainable future. It is introduced by her husband Roger Payne, who is the co-discoverer of whale song and one of my heroes. It is a remarkable little book. Buy it. And use it.,I have seen the dying coral in the South Pacific, in the Caribbean and in the Sea of Cortez. I have tasted the smog in Los Angeles and Manila, and I have seen buildings crumbling into the streets rotted by pollution in Mexico City. I have witnessed the monumental waste of resources all over the world, and the governments' inertia or simple indifference. Now Lisa Harrow has given us a handbook to help each of us make a personal start on doing our bit to preserve the planet for future generations.,What Can I Do?
is a joy. May it be kept handy by all who need a quick, useful answer to the question posed in the title.,This is a useful little A-Z guide to websites connected to environmental issues that aims to show you how small and simple changes to the way you live can make a difference to the health of the planet . . . it is all there in one handy book.