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A Force for Nature - The Story of NRDC and the Fight to Save Our Planet - cover

A Force for Nature - The Story of NRDC and the Fight to Save Our Planet

John H. Adams, Patricia Adams, George Black

Publisher: Chronicle Books LLC

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The pioneering environmental activist recounts his decades-long fight for our planet through the NDRC—with a foreword by Robert Redford. 
 
In 1970, John H. Adams was fed up with the levels of pollution in New York City. How could he raise children in a place where layers of soot covered the windows? Working as a lawyer for the U.S. Attorney’s office, he and fellow lawyers teamed up to form Natural Resources Defense Council, a grassroots environmental advocacy group.  
 
Over the years, NDRC 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.
Available since: 07/01/2010.
Print length: 404 pages.

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