First Steps

First Steps

Conserving Our Environment

Book - 2008
Rate this:
Making a quiet and cautiously hopeful statement about environmental protection, this spellbinding collection of photographs does not bombard readers with visual imagery or urgent calls for alarm. Instead it celebrates the ability of nature--all by itself--to enthrall and engage human sympathies. The photographs include many views of wildlife and wilderness, as well as scenes of human activity, and simple pieces of short commentary complement the images. A remarkable black-and-white portrait of a polar bear against a dark background is accompanied by a few sober sentences about its proposed listing as a threatened species, and a great picture of New York City and is used to paise the efficiency of high density: Manhattan uses less energy per capita than anywhere else in the United States. A resource section listing websites for organizations, green living, and environmental news and opinion is also included.
Publisher: New York : Matte Press, 2008.
ISBN: 9780979507106
Branch Call Number: 333.72 ZAM
Characteristics: 110 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 27 x 39 cm


From the critics

Community Activity


Add a Comment

There are no comments for this title yet.

Age Suitability

Add Age Suitability

There are no age suitabilities for this title yet.


Add a Summary

There are no summaries for this title yet.


Add Notices

There are no notices for this title yet.


Add a Quote

There are no quotes for this title yet.

Explore Further

Browse by Call Number


Subject Headings


Find it at HPL

To Top