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Environmental Trivia: Week of June 14
What American river caught fire in 1969 as a result of excessive pollution?
Learn more about ecological disasters and environmentalism through these titles from our collection:
Oceana: our endangered oceans and what we can do to save them. Ted Danson. 333.95 DANS.
A Sea in Flames: the Deepwater Horizon oil blowout. Carl Safina. 363.7382 SAFI.
What the Eyes Don’t See: a story of crisis, resistance and hope in an American city. Mona Hanna-Attisha. 615.92 HANN.
Extreme Weather: a guide to surviving flash floods, tornadoes, hurricanes, heat waves, snowstorms, tsunamis and other natural disasters. Bonnie Schneider. 613.69 SCHN
1 Dead in the Attic: after Katrina. Chris Rose. 976.335 ROSE.
Extreme Weather: understanding the science of hurricanes, tornadoes, floods, heat waves, snow storms, global warming and other atmospheric disturbances. Michael Mogil. 551.5 MOGI.
Rancher, Farmer, Fisherman: conservation heroes of the American heartland. Miriam Horn. 333.72 HORN.
The Sixth Extinction: an unnatural history. Elizabeth Kolbert. 576.84.
Wild Ones: a sometimes dismaying, weirdly reassuring story about looking at people looking at animals in America. Jon Mooallem. 333.954 MOOA.
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