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Force for Nature: Story of NRDC and Its Fight to Save Our Planet - 10 edition

Force for Nature: Story of NRDC and Its Fight to Save Our Planet (ISBN10: 0811865355; ISBN13: 9780811865357)
ISBN13: 978-0811865357
ISBN10: 0811865355

Summary: The world's preeminent environmental organization began with a layer of soot on the windowsill of a Greenwich Village apartment. Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) founder John H. Adams, a pioneer of environmental action, was working as a lawyer for the U.S. Attorney's office when he and fellow lawyers teamed up to form a grassroots environmental advocacy group. Since 1970, NRDC has grown into an international powerhouse with 1.2 million members and a staff of
scientists and lawyers whose mission is to safeguard the planet. This inspiring memoir tells the story of the NRDC and the environmental movement it sparked.
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Summary: The world's preeminent environmental organization began with a layer of soot on the windowsill of a Greenwich Village apartment. Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) founder John H. Adams, a pioneer of environmental action, was working as a lawyer for the U.S. Attorney's office when he and fellow lawyers teamed up to form a grassroots environmental advocacy group. Since 1970, NRDC has grown into an international powerhouse with 1.2 million members and a staff of scientists and lawyers whose mission is to safeguard the planet. This inspiring memoir tells the story of the NRDC and the environmental movement it sparked. ...show less

Edition/Copyright: 10
Cover: Hardback
Publisher: Chronicle Books, LLC
Year Published: 2010
International: No



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