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By Scott Russell Sanders

As an antidote to the damaging tradition of intake dominating American lifestyles this day, Scott Russell Sanders demands a tradition of conservation that enables us to delight in and protect the realm, rather than devouring it. How may well we shift to a tougher and accountable lifestyle? What alterations in values and behaviour might 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 exhibits the the most important relevance of a conservation ethic at a time of mounting quandary approximately international weather switch, depletion of normal assets, extinction of species, and the industrial inequities among wealthy and terrible countries. the real message of this robust booklet is that conservation isn't really easily a private advantage yet a public one.

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