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By Scott Russell Sanders

ISBN-10: 0253220807

ISBN-13: 9780253220806

ISBN-10: 0253353130

ISBN-13: 9780253353139

As an antidote to the harmful tradition of intake dominating American lifestyles at the present time, Scott Russell Sanders demands a tradition of conservation that enables us to savour and defend the realm, rather than devouring it. How may we shift to a harder and accountable lifestyle? What adjustments in values and behaviour may be required? Ranging geographically from southern Indiana to the Boundary Waters barren region 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 situation approximately worldwide weather swap, depletion of ordinary assets, extinction of species, and the industrial inequities among wealthy and negative international locations. the real message of this robust publication is that conservation isn't easily a private advantage yet a public one.

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