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The ECO Guide to Careers that Make a Difference: Environmental Work For A Sustainable World (The Environmental Careers Organization)
The ECO Guide to Careers that Make a Difference: Environmental Work For A Sustainable World (The Environmental Careers Organization) by Environmental Careers Organization 1559639679 9781559639675
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The ECO Guide to Careers that Make a Difference: Environmental Work For A Sustainable World (The Environmental Careers Organization) by Environmental Careers Organization

Developed by The Environmental Careers Organization (ECO, the creators of the popular Complete Guide to Environmental Careers), this new volume is unlike any careers book youve seen before. Reaching far beyond job titles and resume tips, The ECO Guide immerses you in the strategies and tactics that leading edge professionals are using to tackle pressing problems and create innovative solutions.To bring you definitive information from the real world of environmental problem-solving, The ECO Guide has engaged some of the nations most respected experts to explain the issues and describe whats being done about them today. Youll explore: Global climate change with Eileen Claussen, Pew Center for Global Climate Change; Biodiversity loss with Stuart Pimm, Nicholas School for the Environment at Duke University; Green Business with Stuart Hart, Kenan-Flager Business School at University of North Carolina; Ecotourism with Martha Honey, The International Ecotourism Society; Environmental Justice with Robert Bullard, Environmental Justice Center at Clark Atlanta University; Alternative Energy with Seth Dunn, Worldwatch Institute; Water Quality with Sandra Postel, Global Water Policy Project; Green Architecture with William McDonough, McDonough + Partners; and twelve other critical issues.To demonstrate even more clearly what eco-work feels like on the ground, The ECO Guide offers vivid Career Snapshots of selected employers and the professionals that work there. Youll visit government agencies, nonprofit organizations and local advocates. Youll go inside environmental businesses like Wildland Adventures and Stonyfield Farms. And youll learn from academic institutions like theNational Center for Atmospheric Research and the Gund Institute for Ecological Economics.ECO also describes forty specific jobs that are representative of environmental career opportunities in the twenty-first century. It provides dozens of the best Internet resources.

Author: Environmental Careers Organization

Language: English

Edition: REV

Binding: Paperback

Pages: 320

Publisher: Island Press

Publication Date: 2004-11-29

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