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On these pages you'll find recommendations from NRDC staff, environmental luminaries and a few surprise guests for environmental reading ranging from lighthearted to lyrical to frightening. Purchase these books through Amazon.com and NRDC receives a percentage of the price.

A small sampling . . .

Clean Energy Common Sense POLICY: NRDC president Frances Beinecke calls for action on global climate change so that we can secure a clean and sustainable energy future.
CLEAN ENERGY COMMON SENSE


Experimental Man SCIENCE: One man plays guinea pig, subjecting himself to experiments, to show how the toxic world we live in affects our health and our future.
EXPERIMENTAL MAN
 
 
Mannahatta HISTORY: Using the first maps of Manhattan, Eric W. Sanderson reveals how the forested island likely looked before humanity triumphed over the natural world.
MANNAHATTA


Swimming with Piranhas at Feeding Time NATURE: In this book of essays, Richard Conniff shares his amusing global adventures with exotic animals.
SWIMMING WITH PIRANHAS AT FEEDING TIME

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