Teaching Resource

Resource: youthXchange: Training Kit on Responsible Consumption

Citation: Loprieno, Patrizia Lugo. YouthXchange: Training Kit on Responsible Consumption : the Guide. Ed. UNEP, UNESCO, Meta, and Consumers Intrnational. 1st ed. Paris: UNESCO, 2002. Print.


Resource: Ecosystem Services: A Primer

Citation: "Ecosystem Services: A Primer (ActionBioscience)." ActionBioscience - Promoting Bioscience Literacy. 2000-2010. Web. 23 Sept. 2010. <http://www.actionbioscience.org/environment/esa.html#primer>.

Description: Provides an overview of the benefits of and necessity for ecosystem services.


Resource: Core Ecological Topics

Citation: "Core Ecological Concepts." Education for Sustainability | Center for Ecoliteracy. Center for Ecoliteracy, 2004-2010. Web. 23 June 2010. <http://www.ecoliteracy.org/philosophical-grounding/core-ecological-concepts>  

Description: Nice representation of relational concepts.


Resource: GYC Sustainability Definition

Compiled by Richard Schultz, Kankakee Community College

Useful graphics for presenting the concepts of sustainability - ecoliteracy.



Resource: Defining Sustainability

Citation: Pojasek, Robert B. "Defining Sustainability." Services for Managing Risk. DNV, 2010. Web. 23 Sept. 2010. <http://www.dnv.us/services/certification/>.

Description: Concept development information and supporting data.



Resource: Top Ten Myths About Sustainability

Citation: Lemonick, Michael D. "Scientific American." Top 10 Myths about Sustainability Special Editions (2009). Print.

Description: Explains what is encompassed in the concept of Sustainability, human impacts and environmental degradation.


Resource: The Ecological Thought

Citation: Morton, Timothy. The Ecological Thought. Cambridge, MA: Harvard UP, 2010. Print.

Description: This book argues that ecological thinking has as much to do with the humanities wing as it does with the sciences.


Resource: Ecological Literacy - A Foundation for Sustainability

Citation: "Ecological Literacy - A Foundation for Sustainability." Ecological Literacy. Eco-Labs, 2010. Web. 23 Sept. 2010. <http://www.slideshare.net/ecolabs/teach-in-ecological-literacy-pdf-2229733>.


Resource: One Planet Life

Citation: Pledge to Live a One Planet Life - The Petition Site. Prod. Care2. A One Planet Life. Care2, 2007. Web. 23 Sept. 2010. <http://www.thepetitionsite.com/takeaction/666/393/111/>.

Description: If everyone lived like North Americans, we would need five planets to sustain our high-waste, high-pollution habits.


Resource: The Sustainability Revolution

CitationEdwards, Andres R.
The Sustainability Revolution: Portrait of a Paradigm Shift. Gabriola, BC: New Society, 2005. Print.