The Resource Comfortably unaware : what we choose to eat is killing us and our planet, Richard A. Oppenlander, (electronic resource)

Comfortably unaware : what we choose to eat is killing us and our planet, Richard A. Oppenlander, (electronic resource)

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Comfortably unaware : what we choose to eat is killing us and our planet
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Comfortably unaware
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what we choose to eat is killing us and our planet
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Richard A. Oppenlander
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eng
Summary
In Comfortably Unaware, Dr. Richard Oppenlander tackles the crucial issue of global depletion as it relates to food choice. We should all be aware of our diet's consequences on the environment and commit to seeking food products that are in the best interest of all living things. His stark mental images are often disturbing--and that's how it should be. We need to be shaken out of our complacency and understand how to ensure the well-being of our planet--and of ourselves. Oppenlander presents this information in easy-to-read chapters on issues including rainforests, oceans, and the air we brea
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EBLCP
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636
Index
no index present
LC call number
SF140.S62
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O64 2012
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non fiction
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Comfortably unaware : what we choose to eat is killing us and our planet, Richard A. Oppenlander, (electronic resource)
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Comfortably unaware : what we choose to eat is killing us and our planet, Richard A. Oppenlander, (electronic resource)
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  • Cover Page; Title Page; Copyright Page; Dedication; Contents; Introduction; Defining Global Depletion and Use of the Word "Sustainable"; I. So It All Goes; Defining global depletion as it relates to food (where global warming fits); II. For the Unaware; Pertinent facts and figures; III. It's in the Air; Depletion as it affects oxygen and the quality of the air that we breathe; IV. Rainforests; Depleting the lungs of our planet; V. Whose Land Is It Anyway?; Global depletion of our land; VI. Water and Oceans; Part 1: Drinking water and sustainability-where is it all going?
  • Part 2: Our oceans-what is happening below the surface?VII. Pollution; Yes, that would be you; VIII. Why Do We Do It?; A word about nutrition-do you really care?; IX. Tread Lightly; Entering the no-wake zone; X. How We Arrived at This Point; Observations, predictions, and solutions; XI. Not-to-Read Chapter; A closer look at the animals; XII. A Final Word; End Notes; Index
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1 online resource (234 p.)
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online
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9780825306228
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(electronic bk.)
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