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Thinking Green: Ethics for a Small Planet
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Spring Lake, MI--Author, environmental researcher and activist, and Grand Valley State University Biology Professor Emeritus Dr. Karel Rogers will be the featured speaker Tuesday, Jan. 18 at 7:00 p.m. at Spring Lake District Library. Dr. Rogers will discuss the findings in her book Thinking Green: Ethics for a Small Planet. Described as “alarming and compelling” Dr. Rogers’ book examines how individuals’ world views and subsequent choices are putting the planet at risk. The book includes information about “purposeful” living and encourages discussion about the importance of personal environmental ethics. A book signing will follow the presentation.

Dr. Rogers is a past president of the board of directors of the West Michigan Environmental Action Council and a frequent guest speaker on topics like human population growth, energy, and global warming. She earned her PhD from Michigan State University and has since held administrative and/or teaching positions at four colleges and universities. She has over thirty years of experience keeping abreast of new information and teaching college courses in general biology, genetics, evolution, embryology, environmental science, ethics, and computer science. For more information about Thinking Green: Ethics for a Small Planet visit Dr. Rogers’ website at www.karelrogers.com.

For more information about this program, call the library at (616) 846-5770, ext. 107.  The library is located at 123 E. Exchange St. in Spring Lake.

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