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Earth Day

Earth Day - GCC Library - April 2023

Books on Display at GCC Library

Come by the Earth Day display in the Library to check out some of the Library's newest additions to our collection, arranged by the following themes:

Learn About the Earth  •  Enjoy L.A.'s Nature  •  Change Your Consumption  •  Explore Problems, Policy, and Philosophy  •  Take Action for the Earth

Click on the images below for book details and current availability.

Learn About the Earth

A Brief History of Earth : Four Billion Years In Eight Chapters
Much like us : what science reveals about the thoughts, feelings, and behaviour of animals
Around the World in 80 Plants
Finding the Mother Tree : Discovering the Wisdom of the Forest
A Forest Journey:  the role of trees in the fate of civilization
The book of eels : our enduring fascination with the most mysterious creature in the natural world
The Deep : The Hidden Wonders Of Our Oceans And How We Can Protect Them

Additional Library Books & Films Recommended by GCC Faculty

National Geographic: Before the Flood

Before the Flood (film)

Recommended by Jamshid Hassanzadeh, Oceanography

Field Notes from a Catastrophe by Elizabeth Kolbert

Field Notes from a Catastrophe by Elizabeth Kolbert

Recommended by Piper Rooney, English

Merchants of doubt : how a handful of scientists obscured the truth on issues from tobacco smoke to global warming

Merchants of Doubt by Naomi Oreskes and Erik M. Conway

Recommended by Rachel Ridgway, Oceanography

The Monkey Wrench Gang by Edward Abbey

The Monkey Wrench Gang by Edward Abbey

Recommended by Vita Watkins, English

Silent Spring by Rachel Carson

Silent Spring by Rachel Carson

Recommended by Alex Pivovaroff, Biology

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