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Biodiversity Change and Human Health: From Ecosystem Services to Spread of Disease In Biodiversity Change and Human Health: From Ecosystem Services to Spread of Disease, 32 experts from a wide range of disciplines, including Stephen Kellert, Tweedy Ordway Professor of Social Ecology at F&ES, examine the interaction between nature and human health. Organized into five parts, the book investigates the impact of changes in biodiversity not only on human physical well-being, but on quality of life, the spread of infectious diseases, the delivery of ecosystem services and the availability of resources for medicine. The book is published by Island Press. To purchase a copy, visit www.islandpress.com.
The Green Bride Guide: How to Create an Earth-Friendly Wedding on Any BudgetIn The Green Bride Guide: How to Create an Earth-Friendly Wedding on Any Budget, Kate Harrison ’09 offers a guide to marrying, green-style, from engagement to honeymoon. A crucial part of a green wedding, says the author, “is thinking about who you are, what your values are and what kind of wedding you would want.” Based on the experience of planning her own eco-conscious wedding, Harrison provides tips on products, services, destinations and creative solutions that make sustainability the top priority. For example, Harrison recommends a “wedding co-op,” in which a group of like-minded brides pools resources to buy generic items that can be reused at multiple weddings, reducing both costs and the events’ ecological footprint. The book is published by Sourcebooks Casablanca. To purchase a copy,…
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