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Earth Day & Green Living: Library Resources

Earth Day is celebrated around the world each year on April 22nd . Cities worldwide have Earth Day festivals and activities to encourage conservation and protection of the environment.

Ecology/Environment DVDs

Library Resources about Green Living

The items shown below are a small representation of the library materials available on this topic.  For a more complete list, use the subject headings listed in the next box.

David Attenborough Nature Series on DVD

Sir David Frederick Attenborough, a respected broadcaster and naturalist, presented the "Life" series on BBC which has become the standard of excellence for nature and wildlife filmmaking.  The DVDs shown below are available in the James P. Adams Library and can be checked out for one week with a library-activated RIC ID card.

  Search Credo Reference

Credo reference has topic pages for "environment", "Earth Summit", "ecology", "conservation", "greenhouse effect",  "green movement" and "global warming", just to name a few.

Search over 460 reference sources with seamless linking to other library databases

Available on campus or by using your RIC library barcode.

Disasters - Natural and Man-Made

For information about a variety of disasters affecting the earth, see the LibGuide "Disasters - Natural and Man-Made".  Topics include the Gulf oil spill, Japan earthquake and tsunami, Hurricane Katrina, and other major floods, earthquakes and volcanoes.

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