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Books

BOOKS, GUIDES FOR JOURNALISTS

Alley, Michael. (1996) The Craft of Scientific Writing, 3rd Edition. Springer and Verlag.

Blum, Deborah and Mary Knudson, eds. (1997) A Field Guide for Science Writers. The Official Guide of the National Association of Science Writers. NY: Oxford University Press.

Blundell, William E. The Art and Craft of Feature Writing

Cappon, Rene J. (1991). The Word an Associated Press Guide to Good News Writing

Day, Robert A. (1995) Scientific English: A Guide for Scientists and other Professionals, 2nd Edition. Oryx press.

Greenberg, Michael R., Peter M. Sandman and Bernadette West. (1995) The Reporter's Environmental Handbook. Rutgers University Press.

Lamott, Anne (1995). Bird by Bird: Some Instructions on Writing and Life

Meyer, Bernadette and Dale Worsley.(2000) The Art of Science Writing. Teachers and Writers.

National Academy of Sciences. (1995) On Being a Scientist: Responsible Conduct in Research. Washington, DC: National Academy Press. See also: http://www.nas.edu.

The National Association of Science Writers. (1996) Communicating Science News: A guide for Public Information Officers, Scientists and Physicians. Greenlawn NY: NASW, Inc.

Strunk, William Jr., and E.B. White (4th Ed.) Elements of Style.

Ward, Bud. (2008) Communicating on Climate Change An Essential Resource for Journalists, Scientists, and Educators. Published by the Metcalf Institute for Marine and Environmental Reporting, University of Rhode Island Graduate School of Oceanography

West, Bernadette, Peter M. Sandman, Michael R. Greenber. (1994) The Reporter's Environmental Handbook. New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press.

Wilkins, Lee and Philip Patterson, eds. (1991) Risky Business: Communicating Issues of Science, Risk, and Public Policy. (from series Mass Media and Communications, Contributions to the Study of, No. 27. Westport CT: Greenwood Press.

Zinsser, William. On Writing Well: The Classic Guide to Writing Nonfiction

BOOKS, TOPICAL

Bull, John and John Farrand Jr. (1994) National Audubon Society Field Guide to North American Birds: Eastern Region. Knopf.

Davis, Todd S. (2002) Brownfields: A Comprehensive Guide to Redeveloping Property, 2nd Edition. American Bar Association.

Farrand, John and MiklosD. F. Udvardy. (1997) National Audubon Society Field Guide to North American Birds: Western Region. Knopf.

Greenworld Environmental Publication Company Staff. (1994) Greenworld's Almanac and Directory of Environmental Organizations: North America. Greenworld Environmental Publishing Company.

Murray, David. (2001) It Ain't Necessarily So: How Media Make and Unmake the Scientific Picture of Reality. Rowman and Littlefield Publishers, Inc.

Nelkin, Dorothy. (1995) Selling Science: How the Press Covers Science and Technology. W.H. Freeman Press.

Priest, Susanna Hornig. (2000) A Grain of Truth: The Media, the Public and Biotechnology. Rowman and Littlefield Publishers, Inc.

BOOKS BY METCALF LECTURERS

Baron, David. (2004) The Beast in the Garden: The True Story of a Predator's Deadly Return to Suburban America. W. W. Norton & Company.

Dean, Cornelia. (2001) Against the Tide. Columbia University Press.

Gelbspan, Ross. (2004) Boiling Point: How Politicians, Big Oil and Coal, Journalists and Activists Are Fueling the Climate Crisis—And What We Can Do to Avert Disaster. Basic Books.

Gelbspan, Ross. (1997) The Heat is on: The Climate Crisis, the Cover-up and the Prescription. Perseus Books Group.

Harden, Blaine. (1997) A River Lost: The Life and Death of the Columbia. W. W. Norton & Company.

Resnick, Mitchel. (1997) Turtles, Termites, and Traffic Jams: Explorations in Massively Parallel Microworlds. The MIT Press.

Revkin, Andrew. (2004) The Burning Season: The Murder of Chico Mendes and the Fight for the Amazon Rain Forest. Shearwater Books.

Shapiro, Walter. (2004) One Car Caravan: The Amazing True Saga of the 2004 Democratic Race From its Humble Beginnings to the Boston Convention. Public Affairs.

Speth, James Gustave. (2005) Red Sky at Morning: America and the Crisis of the Global Environment. Yale University Press.

Stevens, William K. (2001) The Change in the Weather: People, Weather, and the Science of Climate. Delta.

Woodwell, Dr. George M. (2001) Forests in a Full World. Yale University Press.

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