Our Blog | April 2009

As If the Earth Matters Co-Author Raises Money for Malaysian Oragutan Appeal

by: Heather on 04/30/2009
Posted in: Author Events

Kenny Peavy, environmental educator and co-author of As If the Earth Matters is also a budding Malaysian rock star!

Last week Kenny's band Benchmarx raised over US$7000 for Oragutan Appeal UK - a group dedicated to the rehabilitation and preservation of Orangutans and the conservation of their habitat and a supporter of the Sepilok Orangutan …

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Green Homes of the Future

by: Heather on 04/29/2009
Posted in: Green Building

The Wall Street Journal asked four architects to let their imaginations run wild and design an energy-efficient, environmentally sustainable house of the future. The results are a fascinating blend of vision and creativity. For example, there's William McDonough's "Tree-House" with its photosynthetic outer layer which heats water and generates …

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25% off Dan Chiras' Hands-on Green Building Workshops

by: on 04/28/2009
Posted in: Author Events

This just in from Dan Chiras, author of Power From the Wind, and The Homeowner's Guide to Renewable Energy:

Hands-on Green Building Workshops

For those interested in pursuing a career in green building, building a green home, or energy retrofitting an existing home to cut fuel costs and lower their carbon footprint, The Evergreen Institute is …

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Green Careers

by: Heather on 04/24/2009
Posted in: New Books

Just off press, Green Careers: Choosing Work for a Sustainable Future by Jim Cassio and Alice Rush is an exhaustive guide to establishing a career that benefits the planet while still providing satisfaction and security (and ideally a comfortable income)! Green Careers offers an incredible array of environmentally supportive job choices, whatever …

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If Life Gives You Lemons...

by: Heather on 04/22/2009
Posted in: Author Events

Here at New Society Publishers, we are lucky enough to work with a fabulous assortment of authors, artists, designers, printers, and a host of other publishing professionals. More than 99% of the time, the process of publishing one of our books is smooth and relatively hassle-free, which is a real testament to the talent and commitment of all the …

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