Environmental Education & Hometown Heroes – AJ Update for August 2010

EEOnNewsstands.jpgInnovations in Education – available now
Find out about the leaders who know how to mesh environment, business and social justice for a healthier planet and a vibrant, equitable world economy. Our exclusive interview with environmental songwriter and role model Bruce Cockburn rounds out the issue. Don’t miss our fourth annual environmental education issue  find it at a newsstand near you or subscribe now to start with this issue.

Each issue of Alternatives has a companion podcast – watch for the Education podcast online soon.

The Canadian Environmental Education Directory
Nowhere else will you find a comprehensive directory of Canadian environmental programs to choose from. Read it for inspiration. Use it to successfully plan your green education and career.

Sustainable Minds
Find out what Kate Davies thinks the next step in human evolution should be.

Dogged Determination
Heather MacFadyen’s epic persistence in petitioning the Alberta government earned her Earth Day Canada’s 2010 Hometown Hero individual award. Find out how she did it.

Trees in the ‘Hood
GreenHere is breaking ground over the link between poverty and the environment.

What’s the Big Idea?
Robert Gibson’s dry wit and astute observations have made his Alternatives column“What’s the Big Idea?” rather popular with our readers. Read his first three columns online. 

The newest green reviews
Check out new reviews of the following books from GreenBookReviews.ca:

Genius of Common Sense 
by Glenna Lang and Marjory Wunsch
Getting a Grip
 by Frances Moore Lappé 
The War in the Country by Thomas E. Pawlick 
The Ecological Revolution by John Bellamy Foster
The Raw Milk Revolution by David E. Gumpert

RCEN Conference on Biodiversity
The RCEN’s 2010 Conference is happening this September 17-19 in downtown Montreal. Click here to find out how to join the discussion about biodiversity and ecosystem services. Alternatives’ issue on Biodiversity is coming in October 2010 –subscribe now so you don’t miss it!

The Lodge at Pine Cove
Subscribers to Alternatives receive a 5% discount on their stay at The Lodge at Pine Cove. Located on the French River, this quiet retreat features some of Ontario’s most beautiful waterfront cottages. It’s the perfect place to relax with a copy of the magazine.

Alternatives on the iPad
Newest issues of Alternatives are now available for the iPad! Subscribe to our digital edition today.

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