Environmental Websites

www.quitday.org – This page explains how quitting smoking will help save our environment from toxins and waste.

www.lung.org – The American Lung Association, who also supports QuitDay's cause, work to ensure that the air you breathe is clean and safe. 

www.earthjustice.org – This site shows what Washington is or is not doing and what bills are being considered.

www.350.org – Devoted to reducing carbon dioxide in the atmosphere to 350 parts per million.

www.sierraclub.org – The oldest, largest, and most influential grassroots environmental organization in the United States.

www.edf.org – Clean air and water. Abundant fish and wildlife. A stable climate. The Environmental Defense Fund protects nature and helps people thrive. They partner with leading companies to achieve environmental results.

www.paxgaia.ca – Co-guided Spiritual Ecology Retreats, Programs, and reflections
from the Sisters of Earth

www.environmentnow.com – This has many links to groups, recipes, etc.

www.letsgogreen.biz – Shop for biodegradable plastic trash bags, cups, cutlery etc.

www.interfaithpower.org – A religious response to global warming as the moral issue of our time


Suggested Readings:

• Berry, Thomas, The Sacred Universe. Essays edited by Mary Evelyn Tucker. Columbia University Press, New York, 2009. ISBN 0231149522

• Jung, C.G., The Earth Has A Soul, The Nature Writings of C.G. Jung, North Atlantic Books, Berkeley, 2002. ISBN 1556433794

• Laszlo, Ervin & Allan Coombs (eds.), Thomas Berry, Dreamer of the Earth: The Spiritual Ecology of the Father of Environmentalism. Inner Traditions, Rochester, 2011. ISBN 1594773955

• Macy, Joanna, World as Lover, World as Self. Parallax Press, Berkeley, 2007. ISBN 188837571X

• McFarland Taylor, Sarah, Green Sisters: A Spiritual Ecology. Harvard University Press, Cambridge, MA. ISBN 9780674034952

• Nelson, Melissa (ed.), Original Instructions, Indigenous Teachings for a Sustainable Future. Bear & Co., Rochester, 2008. ISBN 1591430798

• Maathai, Wangari, Replenishing the Earth: Spiritual Values for Healing Ourselves and the World. Doubleday Religion, New York, 2010. ISBN 030759114X

• McCain, Marian Van Eyk (ed.), GreenSpirit: Path to a New Consciousness. O Books, Washington, 2010. ISBN 184694290X

• McDonald, Barry (ed.), Seeing God Everywhere, Essays on Nature and the Sacred. World Wisdom, Bloomington, 2003. ISBN 0941532429

• Newell, John Philip, A New Harmony, The Spirit, The Earth, and The Human Soul. Jossey-Bass, San Francisco, 2011. ISBN 0470554673

• Plotkin, Bill, Nature and the Human Soul: Cultivating Wholeness and Community in a Fragmented World. New World Library, Novato, 2007. ISBN 1577315510

• Plotkin, Bill, Soulcraft: Crossing into the Mysteries of Nature and Psyche. New World Library, Novato, 2003. ISBN 1577314220

• Sponsel, Leslie E., 'Spiritual Ecology in Ecological Anthropology' in Environmental Anthropology Today. Ed. Helen Kopnina and Eleanor Shoreman-Ouimet. Routledge, 2011. ISBN 9780415781565.

• Suzuki, David; McConnell, Amanda; and DeCambra, Maria The Sacred Balance: Rediscovering Our Place in Nature. Greystone Books, ISBN 9781553651666

• Stanley, John, David Loy and Gyurme Dorje (eds.), A Buddhist Response to the Climate Emergency. Wisdom Publications, Boston, 2009. ISBN 0861716051

• Thich Nhat Hanh, The World We Have. Parallax Press, Berkeley, 2008. ISBN 1888375884

• Vaughan-Lee, Llewellyn Spiritual Ecology: The Cry of the Earth. The Golden Sufi Center, 2013.
ISBN 978-1-890350-45-1