Bibliography for A New World View

Our sources, categorized by topic

Global Environmental Change

Brown, Lester R., Building a Sustainable Society, N.Y.: W.W. Norton & Company, 1981.

Brown, Lester R., Flavin, Christopher, and Postel, Sandra, Saving the Planet: How to Shape an Environmentally Sustainable Global Economy, New York, London: W.W. Norton & Company, 1991.

Brown, Lester R., State of the World, 1994: A Worldwatch Institute Report on Progress Toward a Sustainable Society, (series) New York, London: W.W. Norton & Company, 1994.

Hardin, Garrett and Soden, Dennis L., The Tragedy of the Commons: Twenty Years of Policy Literature, 1968-1988, Montecello, IL: Vance Bibliographies, 1988.

Livi-Bacci, Massimo, A Concise History of World Population, translated by Carl Ipsen, Cambridge, MA and Oxford UK: Blackwell, 1989, 1992.

Meadows, Donella H., Meadows, Dennis, Randers, Jorgen, and Behrens, William W. III, The Limits to Growth, N.Y.: The New American Library,  1972.

Meadows, Donella H., Meadows, Dennis, and Randers, Jorgen, Beyond the Limits: Confronting Global Collapse, Envisioning a Sustainable Future, Post Mills, Vermont: The Chelsea Green Publishing Company, 1992.

Ruth S., for the National Academy of Sciences, One Earth, One Future: Our Changing Global Environment, Washington, D.C.: National Academy Press, 1990.
Stern, Paul C., Young, Oran R., and Druckman, Daniel, editors, Global Environmental Change: Understanding the Human Dimensions, Washington, D.C., National Academy Press, 1992.

Ward, Barbara, and Dubos, René, Only One Earth: The Care and Maintenance of a Small Planet, An Unofficial Report Commissioned by the Secretary General of the United Nations Conference on the Human Environment, N.Y.: W.W. Norton & Company, 1972.

World Commission on Environment and Development, Our Common Future, New York, Oxford, U.K.: Oxford University Press, 1987.

Earth Systems

Capra, Fritjof, The Turning Point, N.Y.: Bantam Books, 1983.

Earth System Science: Overview: A Program for Global Change, Earth System Sciences Committee, NASA Advisory Council, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Washington, D.C., 1986.

In Context: A Quarterly of Humane Sustainable Culture, special issue on “Sustainability: The State of the Movement,” Spring, 1990.

Jantsch, Erich, The Self-Organizing Universe, N.Y.: Pergamon Press, 1980.

Kates, Robert W., “Sustaining Life on the Earth,” Scientific American, October 1994.

Laszlo, Ervin, The Systems View of the World, New York: George Braziller Inc., 1972.

Mackenzie, Fred T., and Mackenzie, Judith A., Our Changing Planet: An Introduction to Earth System Science and Global Environmental Change, Englewood Cliffs, N.J.: Prentice Hall, 1995.

Our Changing Planet, The FY 97 U.S. Global Change Research Program: An Investment in Science for the Nation’s Future, A Report by the Subcommittee on Global Change Research, Committee on Environment and Natural Resources Research of the National Science and Technology Council, Supplement to the President’s Fiscal Year 1997 Budget, Washington, D.C.: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1997.

President’s Council on Sustainable Development, Education for Sustainability, Washington, D.C.: U.S. Government Printing Office, Fall 1994.

Prigogine, Ilya and Stengers, Isabelle, Order Out of Chaos, N.Y., London: Bantam Books, 1984.

von Bertalanssy, Ludwig, Problems of Life, London: Watts & Company, 1952.

Wilson, E.O. Editor, Biodiversity, Washington D.C., National Academy Press, 1988.

Forest Ecosystems—Books, Reports, & Videos

Paullin, Charles Oscar, Atlas of Historical Geography of the United States, Greenwood Press, Westport, Conn., 1932, 1975.

Aplet, Gregory H., Johnson, Nels, Olson, Jeffrey T., and Sample, V. Alaric, editors, Defining Sustainable Forestry, The Wilderness Society, Washington, D.C.: Island Press, 1993.

Bailey, Ronald, Editor, The True State of the Planet, A Project of the Competitive Enterprise Institute, New York: The Free Press, 1995.

Bunting, Robert, The Pacific Raincoast: Environment and Culture in an American Eden, 1778-1900, Lawrence, Kansas: The University Press of Kansas, 1997.

Carranco, Lynwood, and Labbe, John T., Logging the Redwoods, Caldwell, Idaho: The Caxton Printers, Ltd., 1989.

Challacombe, J.R. “Conquest of Giants: Man’s Historic View of World Challenged,” 25-minute video, available from J.R. Challacombe, 6412 Knott Avenue, El Cerrito, CA 94530-1771.

Findley, Rowe, and Blair, James P. “Will We Save Our Own?” National Geographic, vol. 178, no. 3, September,1990.

Graham, Robin Lambert, Turner, Monica G., and Dale, Virginia H., “How Increasing CO2 and Climate Change Affect Forests,” BioScience, September 1990.

“Headwaters Forest Information Packet,” Trees Foundation, P.O. Box 2202, Redway, California,  September 1997.

Herndon, Grace, Cut and Run: Saying Goodbye to the Last Great Forests in the West, Telluride, Colorado: Western Eye Press, 1991.

Hunter, Malcolm L., Jr., Wildlife, Forests, and Forestry: Principles of Managing Forests for Biological Diversity, Englewood Cliffs, N.J.: Prentice Hall, 1990.

Lowman, Margaret D., and Nadkarni, Nalini, M., Forest Canopies, San Diego: Academic Press, 1995.

MAXXAM Annaual Report for 1995, 1996, Houston, Texas.

National Aeronautics and Space Administration, “Mission to Planet Earth: A Program to Understand Global Environmental Change,” Washington, D.C., February 1994.

Noss, Reed F., LaRoe III, Edward T., and Scott, J. Michael, “Endangered Ecosystems of the United States: A Preliminary Assessment of Loss and Degradation,” Washington, D.C.: U.S. Department of the Interior, National Biological Service, 1995.

Perry, David A., Forest Ecosystems, Baltimore and London: The Johns Hopkins University Press, 1994.

Rice, Richard E., Gullison, Raymond E., and Reid, John W., “Can Sustainable Management Save Tropical Forests?” Scientific American, April 1997.

Robinson, Gordon, The Forest and the Trees: A Guide to Excellent Forestry, Washington, D.C.: Island Press, 1988.

Rosenfeld, Arthur H., and Botkin, Daniel B., “Trees can Sequester Carbon, or Die, Decay, and Amplify the Threat of Global Warming,” Center for Building Science, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, California, 1989.

The Pacific Lumber Company, P.O. Box 37, Scotia, CA 95565, “The Headwaters Forest: A White Paper,” March 1997, and various undated pamphlets.

Western Wood Products Association, 522 W. 5th Ave., Portland, OR, 97204-2122, various pamphlets including: “Choices in Building Materials,” and “Building With Wood.”

“Will We Save Our Endangered Forests?”, National Geographic Magazine, National Geographic Society, September 1990.

World Resources, 1996-97, A Joint Publication by The World Resources Institute, The United Nations Environment Programme, The United Nations Development Programme, and The World Bank, New York, Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1996.

Forest Ecosystems—News Articles (by date)

July 5, 1983, Webster, Bayard, “Forest’s Role in Weather Documented in Amazon,” New York Times.

September 1989, Linden, Eugene, “Playing with Fire: Destruction of Amazon is one of the greatest tragedies of history,” Time.

June 2, 1992, Stevens, William, “U.S., Trying to Buff Its Image, Defends the Forest,” New York Times.

September 1, 1992, Dold, Catharine, “Study Casts Doubt on Belief in Self-Revival of Cleared Forests,” The New York Times.

June 21, 1993, Nash, Nathaniel C., “Bolivia’s Rain Forest Falls to Relentless Exploiters,” New York Times. 

February 14, 1995, “Latest Endangered Species: Natural Habitats,” The New York Times.

October 7, 1996, Feinstein, Dianne, “The Last Best Hope for Headwaters,” San Francisco Chronicle.  

October 14, 1996, Skow, John, “Fighting for the Forest: California, Ransoming Redwoods from a Timber Tycoon,” Time.  

April 27, 1997, Geniella, Mike, “Scholars Claim Public Misled on Headwaters,” The Press Democrat. 

May 23, 1997, “Debt-for-trees Deal Felled at Maxxam: Shareholders’ Vote Rejects Plan to Save Headwaters Grove,” San Francisco Examiner.

July 28, 1997, Kanner, Gideon, “Media Errs by Making an Enemy of Maxxam and Hurwitz,” Sacramento Daily Recorder.  

August 26, 1997, Defenders of Property Rights, “A Constitutional Right as Fragile as the Ecosystem,”  Commentary .

September, 1997, Woody, Todd, “The Forest or the Trees?” San Francisco Focus.

July 16, 1996, Mirabella, Marina, After 3 years on run, rancher connected with Mendes’ murder behind bars Environmentalist slain in 1988.

October 7, 1996, Satchell, Michael, “To Save the Sequoias,” U.S. News and World Report.

October 16, 1997, “Logging Halted in Oregon Forest: Forest Service to Buy Back Disputed Old-Growth Timber,” San Francisco Chronicle.

November 14, 1997, “Statement by the President,” on H.R. 2017, the “Department of the Interior and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 1998,” White House Virtual Library.

November 14, 1997, Barnum, Alex, “White House Rejects Plan for More Sierra Logging,” San Francisco Chronicle.

November 15, 1997, Lochhead, Carolyn, “Clinton OKs $250 Million to Buy Headwaters Forest,” San Francisco Chronicle.

November 17, 1997, Revkin, Andrew, “Trying to Keep Forests Green: Rebound in Logging Provokes Profit and Worry,” New York Times.

December 31, 1997, Fernandez, Manny, “Pacific Lumber, Forestry Officials Reach Agreement,” San Francisco Chronicle.

January 10, 1998, Cushman, John H. Jr., “U.S. to Suspend Road Building In Part of Most National Forests:  Move Would Preclude Logging on Pristine Land,” The New York Times.

January 23, 1998, “Logging Halted Over 33 Million Acres of National Forest,” The Boston Globe.

February 13, 1998, Barnum, Alex, “Possible Alterations to Headwaters Deal: Plan could save thousands of acres of additional old-growth redwoods,” San Francisco Chronicle.

March 3, 1998, Cushman, John H. Jr., “Scientists are Turning to Trees to Repair the Greenhouse,” The New York Times.

March 10, 1998, Stevens, William K., “As the Climate Shifts, Trees Canake Flight,” The New York Times.

March 27, 2001, Roach, John, Amazon Forest May Take Some Heat off Global Warming for National Geographic News.

July, 2003, Istvan, Zoltan, In Brazil, Mapping a New Park Amid Border Disputes, National Geographic Channel article,


American Wood Council:

Forest Service, the Forest Products Laboratory (FPL) in Madison Wisconsin —

NASA Earth Observatory:

Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC): World Rainforest Information Portal:

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USDA Forest Service:

Western Wood Products Association –

Wood, Trees, and Forestry Information –

World Wildlife Fund –

Forest Watch has been an innovative and highly successful education outreach program for the study of white pine health in New England. Researchers at the University of New Hampshire (UNH) initiated this program to involve primary and secondary students in the collection and processing of data relating to air pollution damage in forest stands.