women and life on earth bookshelf

environmental health

In the spirit of Ellen Swallow Richards and Rachel Carson, women scientists investigate environmental threats.

Living Downstream
A Scientist's Personal Investigation of Cancer and the Environment
Sandra Steingraber

Vintage Books, New York 1997
374p. $14.00 ISBN 0-375-70099-4 Pb

Our Stolen Future
Are We Threatening Our Fertility, Intelligence, And Survival?
- A Scientific Detective Story
Theo Colborn, Dianne Dumanoski and John Peterson Myers

Plume, New York 1997
315p. $13.95 ISBN 0-452-27414-1 Pb
  Protecting Public Health & the Environment
Implementing the Precautionary Principle
Carolyn Raffensperger and Joel Tickner, editors

Washington, D.C.: Island Press, 1999 $30.00 ISBN 1-55963-688-2

An Unnatural History of Family and Place

Terry Tempest Williams

Vintage Books, New York 1991
303p. $12.00 ISBN 0-679-74024-4 Pb

see also our choice of books on:
food sovereignty - ecofeminism - peace and war - globalization - struggling against the odds - seeking solutions - others