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By Scott Russell Sanders

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 permits us to enjoy and safeguard the area, rather than devouring it. How may perhaps we shift to a tougher and liable lifestyle? What adjustments in values and behaviour could be required? Ranging geographically from southern Indiana to the Boundary Waters desert 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 indicates the an important relevance of a conservation ethic at a time of mounting main issue approximately international weather swap, depletion of normal assets, extinction of species, and the industrial inequities among wealthy and bad international locations. the real message of this robust ebook is that conservation isn't easily a private advantage yet a public one.

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