Political Science

Earthcare: Global Protection Of Natural Areas

Author: Edmund A. Schofield

Publisher: Routledge

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Category: Political Science

Page: 838

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The Sierra Club’s Fourteenth Biennial Wilderness Conference was cosponsored by the National Audubon Society, with over 100 organizations participating. It was among the largest assemblies ever held of statesmen, scientists, lawyers, conservationists, and government and UN officials concerned with the preservation, protection, and restoration of nat

Earthcare - Global Protection of Natural Areas

Author: Murray L. Schofield

Publisher: Routledge

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Page: 838

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This book offers a global perspective on the state of Earth's natural systems and the reflective analysis that is too often lost in day-to-day conservation efforts. It establishes the rationale and the need for a vigorous international effort to preserve and protect natural areas and ecosystems.

Earthcare

Author: Vivien E. Fauerbach

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Nature

The Great New Wilderness Debate

Author: J. Baird Callicott

Publisher: University of Georgia Press

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Category: Nature

Page: 697

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The Great New Wilderness Debate is an expansive, wide-ranging collection that addresses the pivotal environmental issues of the modern era. This eclectic volume on the varied constructions of “wilderness” reveals the recent controversies that surround those conceptions, and the gulf between those who argue for wilderness "preservation" and those who argue for "wise use." J. Baird Callicott and Michael P. Nelson have selected thirty-nine essays that provide historical context, range broadly across the issues, and set forth the positions of the debate. Beginning with such well-known authors as Ralph Waldo Emerson, Henry David Thoreau, John Muir, and Aldo Leopold, the collection moves forward to the contemporary debate and presents seminal works by a number of the most distinguished scholars in environmental history and environmental philosophy. The Great New Wilderness Debate also includes essays by conservation biologists, cultural geographers, environmental activists, and contemporary writers on the environment.
Nature

Wilderness and the American Mind

Author: Roderick Frazier Nash

Publisher: Yale University Press

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Category: Nature

Page: 440

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DIVRoderick Nash’s classic study of changing attitudes toward wilderness during American history, as well as the origins of the environmental and conservation movements, has received wide acclaim since its initial publication in 1967. The Los Angeles Times listed it among the one hundred most influential books published in the last quarter century, Outside Magazine included it in a survey of “books that changed our world,” and it has been called the “Book of Genesis for environmentalists.” For the fifth edition, Nash has written a new preface and epilogue that brings Wilderness and the American Mind into dialogue with contemporary debates about wilderness. Char Miller’s foreword provides a twenty-first-century perspective on how the environmental movement has changed, including the ways in which contemporary scholars are reimagining the dynamic relationship between the natural world and the built environment./div