A Force for Nature

A Force for Nature

The Story of NRDC and the Fight to Save Our Planet

Book - 2010
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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.
Publisher: San Francisco : Chronicle Books, c2010.
ISBN: 9780811865357
0811865355
Characteristics: 400 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.
Additional Contributors: Adams, Patricia
Black, George 1949-

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