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A Conservationist Manifesto by Scott Russell Sanders

By Scott Russell Sanders

As an antidote to the damaging tradition of intake dominating American existence at the present time, Scott Russell Sanders demands a tradition of conservation that enables us to take pleasure in and look after the realm, rather than devouring it. How may well we shift to a harder and dependable lifestyle? What adjustments in values and behaviour can be required? Ranging geographically from southern Indiana to the Boundary Waters wasteland and culturally from the Bible to billboards, Sanders extends the visions of Henry David Thoreau, John Muir, and Rachel Carson to our personal day. A Conservationist Manifesto exhibits the the most important relevance of a conservation ethic at a time of mounting quandary approximately international weather switch, depletion of ordinary assets, extinction of species, and the commercial inequities among wealthy and terrible countries. the real message of this strong booklet is that conservation isn't easily a private advantage yet a public one.

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