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Description: An investigative report of the international environmental impacts of U.S. consumption. Documented in the series are environmental impacts linked to California consumption of petroleum, fish, lumber, and sand/gravel.
Author/Producer: Tom Knudson/Sacramento Bee (newspaper)
Topic Areas Covered: Consumption, environmental impacts of consumption, wood, petroleum, fish, sand and gravel
Resource Type: Article
For Grade Levels: 8 through adult
Publication Date: 2003
Length: 20 pages
Cost: Free
Is It Available For Loan? No
Is Training Necessary? No
Language: English
Educational or Informational: Educational
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Geographic Location: California, Ecuador, Canada
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Author/Producer Contact: Sacramento Bee
Address: P.O. Box 15779
2100 Q Street
Sacramento, CA 95826
Phone: (916) 321-1000
Email: or

Our Message & Evaluation Criteria

  • Everything is made from natural resources and natural resources must come from somewhere.
  • The gathering and processing of all natural resources have environmental impacts.
  • Responsible production and use of wood - a renewable resource - is environmentally sound.

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