Picks and Pans Review: Also for the Eco-Library...

updated 04/30/1990 AT 01:00 AM EDT

originally published 04/30/1990 AT 01:00 AM EDT

>SAVE OUR PLANET: 750 Everyday Ways You Can Help Clean Up the Earth by Diane MacEachern

Basic additional hints for home, garden, supermarket and office from a publicist who specializes in environmental issues. (Dell, paper, $9.95)

HINTS FOR A HEALTHY PLANET by Heloise

A 160-page reminder (on recycled paper) that household-hints columnist Heloise (Poncé Kiah Marchelle Heloise Cruse Evans) has always preached the three environmental R's—Recycle, Reuse and be Resourceful. She suggests readers fax new hints to her at 1512-HELOISE. (Perigee, paper, $7.95)

DISCORDANT HARMONIES: A New Ecology for the 21st Century by Daniel B. Botkin

A biologist examines myths, assumptions and paradigms affecting our relationship to nature. (Oxford, $19.95)

THE AGES OF GAIA by James Lovelock

Father of the "Gaia hypothesis" (which argues that the Earth is a single living organism), the unorthodox British scientist Lovelock extends his arguments by tracing the history of the planet from the start of life to the present. (Bantam, paper, $10.95)

SAVING THE EARTH: A Citizen's Guide to Environmental Action by Will Steger and Jon Bowermaster

Polar explorer Steger offers illustrated storyboards to help explain ozone depletion, pollution and how to solve the problems. (Knopf, paper, $19.95)

HOW TO MAKE THE WORLD A BETTER PLACE by Jeffrey Hollender

More than 120 suggestions, on recycled paper, by the chairman of Seventh Generation, a direct-mail catalogue of products advertised as environmentally safe. (Morrow, $22.95; paper, $9.95)

MAKING PEACE WITH THE PLANET by Barry Commoner

Commoner, who has been called the Paul Revere of ecology, analyzes the conflict between the "technosphere" and the ecosphere as he attempts to negotiate an end to what he terms this suicidal war. (Pantheon, $19.95)

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