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Gibbs, Lois Marie

Overview
Works: 58 works in 108 publications in 2 languages and 3,928 library holdings
Genres: History  Documentary films  Environmental films  Nonfiction films  Case studies  Film adaptations  Internet videos  Personal narratives  Personal narratives‡vAmerican  Handbooks and manuals 
Roles: Author, Commentator
Classifications: TD181.N72, 363.728
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Lois Marie Gibbs
Love Canal : and the birth of the environmental health movement by Lois Marie Gibbs( )

14 editions published between 1998 and 2014 in English and held by 1,512 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Today, Love Canal is synonymous with the struggle for environmental health and justice. But in 1972, when Lois Gibbs moved there with her husband and new baby, it was simply a modest neighborhood in Niagara Falls, New York. How did this community become the poster child for toxic disasters? How did Gibbs and her neighbors start a national movement that continues to this day? What do their efforts teach us about current environmental health threats and how to prevent them? Love Canal is Gibbs original account of the landmark case, now updated with insights gained over three decades
Love Canal : my story by Lois Marie Gibbs( Book )

5 editions published between 1981 and 1982 in English and held by 695 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dying from dioxin : a citizen's guide to reclaiming our health and rebuilding democracy by Lois Marie Gibbs( Book )

16 editions published between 1995 and 2000 in 3 languages and held by 608 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"According to recently released studies from th EPA, widespread exposure to dioxin is destroying the health of the American people ... Grassroots activists and scientists with the Citizens Clearinghouse for Hazardous Waste describe the alarming details of this public health crisis, and explain how citizens can organize against it."--Jacket
The Century : America's time( Visual )

2 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The women's and civil rights movements, begun decades earlier and as controversial as ever, continued to evolve during the nation's Bicentennial period. This program focuses on the changing momentum of these movements while also looking at the developing environmental movement spurred by the Love Canal disaster, the developing political power of Christians and gays, the controversies that arose over affirmative action and busing, the Iran Hostage Crisis and the development of OPEC
May 19, 1980, the poisoned dream( Visual )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this video, three activists, Lois Gibbs, Barbara Quimby and Patti Grenzy, and research scientist Dr. Beverly Paigen, discuss their four-year political battle to have their community evacuated
Love Canal : the story continues ... by Lois Marie Gibbs( Book )

5 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Environmental testing?? by Stephen U Lester( Book )

1 edition published in 1985 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

2006 Bioneers conference : Plenary DVD set( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Videorecording of presentations from the national Bioneers 2006 conference. Bioneers is a nonprofit organization that promotes practical environmental solutions and innovative social strategies for restoring the earth and communities. More information can be found at www.bioneers.org
Starting over( Visual )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The women's and civil rights movements, begun decades earlier and as controversial as ever, continued to evolve during the nation's Bicentennial period. This program focuses on the changing momentum of these movements while also looking at the developing environmental movement spurred by the Love Canal disaster, the developing political power of Christians and gays, the controversies that arose over affirmative action and busing, the Iran Hostage Crisis and the development of OPEC
The neighborhood toolbox I : strategies for making neighborhoods work( Book )

1 edition published in 1988 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rabu kyanaru : Sanpai shobunjō atochi ni sunde by Lois Marie Gibbs( Book )

2 editions published in 2009 in Japanese and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Achieving the impossible : stories of courage, caring, & community by Lois Marie Gibbs( Book )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents stories about ordinary people creating extraordinary change in their communities. Celebrates people's willingness to engage in our democratic system of government and demonstrates people's courage, hope and acts of kindness
Love Canal and beyond by Lois Marie Gibbs( Recording )

1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gibbs describes her early days in the toxic waste movement, citing her experience at Love Canal. She discusses companies' criteria for locating waste sites and outlines steps that can be taken by a concerned population. She advocates consumer action and boycotts, and calls for reduction/reusual of wastes at production sites
Not in our backyards! : community action for health and the environment by Nicholas Freudenberg( Book )

1 edition published in 1984 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Experts: a user's guide : where to find them, how to get them, how to pay for them by Will Collette( Book )

1 edition published in 1985 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Leadership handbook on hazardous waste : organization, foundation of our future by Lois Marie Gibbs( Book )

1 edition published in 1983 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A fierce green fire : the battle for a living planet( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Spanning 50 years of grassroots and global activism, this Sundance documentary brings to light the vital stories of the environmental movement where people fought, and succeeded, against enormous odds
The delicate balance( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Delicate Balance - Part II continues the opening lesson by looking at the role of population and the challenge of merging environmental and economic sustainability; the episode also introduces such issues as consumption, waste, deforestation, species loss and global climate change
Centers for Disease Control : cover-up, deceit and confusion : how science and epidemiology gets side-tracked by politics by Lois Marie Gibbs( Book )

1 edition published in 1988 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Waste( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Waste - Part I, demonstrates how the world's largest landfill in New York City copes with 13,000 tons of solid waste each day, introduces the concept of materials recycling, and explores the challenges presented by military-generated (WIPPS) nuclear waste. Underlying the discussions are the concepts of environmental justice and "NIMBY-ism."
 
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Alternative Names
Gibbs, Lois

Gibbs, Lois M.

Lois Gibbs American activist

ギブス, ロイス・マリー

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