A Conservationist Manifesto by Scott Russell Sanders

By Scott Russell Sanders

As an antidote to the harmful tradition of intake dominating American existence at the present time, Scott Russell Sanders demands a tradition of conservation that enables us to appreciate and safeguard the realm, rather than devouring it. How may possibly we shift to a tougher and dependable lifestyle? What adjustments in values and behaviour may be required? Ranging geographically from southern Indiana to the Boundary Waters desolate tract 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 problem approximately international weather swap, depletion of normal assets, extinction of species, and the commercial inequities among wealthy and bad countries. the $64000 message of this robust booklet is that conservation isn't really easily a private advantage yet a public one.

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