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Wild Earth: Wild Ideas for a World Out of Balance

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Book News Annotation:

Reprints over 30 essays and articles from the journal of Wild Earth, an organization of environmental activists and conservation biologists founded in 1991. They are presented in sections of wild science and strategy, wild thinking, and wild places and creatures. There is no index.
Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Synopsis:

For more than a decade, Wild Earth has dedicated itself to redefining the conservation movement. Where once the goal was to set aside parks and preserves, the emphasis now is on rewilding the land and connecting viable habitats across the continent. In light of these ideas, Wild Earths editor has collected the magazines most provocative articles and essays to date. Contributors include Lyanda Haupt on bird extinction in Hawaii; Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Gary Snyder on the moral shallowness of developers; Paul Martin and David Burney on the reintroduction of elephants to North America; and Jose Knighton on eco-porn, the promotion of environments as static objects.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781571312624
Subtitle:
Wild Ideas for a World Out of Balance
Editor:
Butler, Tom
Foreword:
McKibben, Bill
Editor:
Butler, Tom
Author:
Butler, Tom
Author:
McKibben, Bill
Foreword:
McKibben, Bill
Publisher:
Milkweed Editions
Location:
Minneapolis, Minn.
Subject:
Environmental Conservation & Protection
Subject:
Ecology
Subject:
Nature - Environmental Conservation & Protection
Subject:
Environmental protection
Subject:
Biological diversity conservation
Subject:
Environmental Conservation & Protection - General
Subject:
Biodiversity conservation
Edition Number:
1st ed.
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
The World As Home
Series Volume:
no. 2000-127
Publication Date:
20020208
Binding:
Paperback
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
361
Dimensions:
9 x 6 in 20 oz

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"Synopsis" by , For more than a decade, Wild Earth has dedicated itself to redefining the conservation movement. Where once the goal was to set aside parks and preserves, the emphasis now is on rewilding the land and connecting viable habitats across the continent. In light of these ideas, Wild Earths editor has collected the magazines most provocative articles and essays to date. Contributors include Lyanda Haupt on bird extinction in Hawaii; Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Gary Snyder on the moral shallowness of developers; Paul Martin and David Burney on the reintroduction of elephants to North America; and Jose Knighton on eco-porn, the promotion of environments as static objects.
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