Thinking Globally, Acting Localy

Resource: Environmental Health and Food

Pesticide Action Network of North America – all things pesticide and health related

The Land Connection – land health, food and local farming


Resource: Earth911

Description: Find local recycling agencies for a multitude of items

Citation: - Find Recycling Centers and Learn How To Recycle. 2010. Web. 29 Sept. 2010. <>.



Resource: Eat Well Guide Find good food: local, sustainable and organic

Description: Find good food: local, sustainable and organic

Citation: Eat Well Guide :: Local, Sustainable, Organic Food. 2003-2010. Web. 29 Sept. 2010. <>.



Resource: SustainableTable

Description: Sustainable Table celebrates local sustainable food, educates consumers on food-related issues and works to build community through food.

Citation: "Sustainable Table." Sustainabletable. Web. 29 Sept. 2010. <>.


Resource: Just food : Where Locavores Get It Wrong and How We Can Truly Eat Responsibly

Description: This book challenges the local food movement, suggesting that it is more energy efficient to eat imported or genetically modified foods rather than local or organic foods.

Citation: McWilliams, James E. Just Food: Where Locavores Get It Wrong and How We Can Truly Eat Responsibly. New York: Little, Brown and, 2009. Print.


Resource: Johan Rockstrom: Let the environment guide our development

Description: Johan Rockstrom argues that there are 9 planetary boundaries that must be used to human advantage in order to protect the planet and our economy. The video addresses the "window of opportunity" for involvement as well as an alternate view on the global issue (thus, making it an appropriate video for discussing "Risks and Challenges."


Resource: Clinton Global Initiative University

Description: Building on the successful model of the Clinton Global Initiative, which brings together world leaders to take action on global challenges, President Clinton launched the Clinton Global Initiative University (CGI U) in 2007 to engage the next generation of leaders on college campuses around the world. (taken directly from website)


Resource: Social Change Model for Leadership Development

Description: This theory is an excellent resource for teachers who want to learn about the role that the student development process plays in students taking local action for a global impact. Higher Education Research Institute. (1996).


Resource: 15 Green Projects for Under $500

Description: Resource for improving living space for more sustainable living.

Citation: Huber, Jeanne. "15 Green Projects for Under $500 | Green | This Old House - 1." Home Improvement and Remodeling: This Old House. Web. 29 Sept. 2010. <,,1558520,00.html>.


Resource: Program Summary Sustainable Living Expo

Description: This is the program for a Sustainable Living Expo in October 2010 in So. IL and will give teachers a lot of help finding resources on sustainable issues in So. IL.

Citation: John A. Logan College. Program Summary: Sustainable Living Expo. John A. Logan College, 2010. Print.