Wildlands in our civilization.

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Wilderness areas., Wilderness areas -- United St

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United St

StatementContributors: John Collier [and others] and participants in the discussions of the first five biennial Wilderness Conferences, 1949-1957. Edited, with contributions, by David Brower.
ContributionsCollier, John, 1884-1968., Sierra Club., Wilderness Conference.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsQH75 .B77
The Physical Object
Pagination175 p.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5915530M
LC Control Number64018169
OCLC/WorldCa547706

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Brower, David Ross, Wildlands in our civilization. San Francisco, Sierra Club [©] (OCoLC) The Wildlands, is a powerful novel.

Blending lyric descriptions - science - natural environmental disasters- human violence - pitch-perfect dialogue - sumptuous prose - important themes - eerie atmosphere - with a cast of characters we become attached to from Mercy, Oklahoma/5.

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In most cases, the reviews are necessarily limited to those that were available to us ahead of publication. If you are the publisher or author of this. "Warriors of the Wildlands" was a wonderful surprise. From the Wild West to Africa, from mountain man to Native American scout, from African warlord kings battling British and Boer adventurers, Cornelius writes with respect about the ethos /5.

This is my wild life. Laura Crawford Williams is a professional wildlife and conservation photographer known internationally for her award-winning images.

A lifelong love of all things wild has fueled her desire to become a successful champion for wildlife and wild lands conservation. - Howard Zahniser, "How Much Can We Afford to Lose?," in Wildlands in Our Civilization (San Francisco: Sierra Club, ): This address was also printed in the Sierra Club Bulletin (April ).

Inproposed legislation for a Federal Wildlands Project articulating the vision of Benton MacKaye, then president of The Wilderness Society. “The supreme reality of our time is the vulnerability of our planet.” “National parks and reserves are an integral aspect of intelligent use of natural resources.

It is the course of wisdom to set aside an ample portion of our natural resources as national parks and reserves, thus ensuring that future generations may know the majesty. This eye-opening book by the legendary author of the National Book Award-winning Whole Earth Catalog persuasively details a new approach to our stewardship of the planet.

Lifelong ecologist and futurist Stewart Brand relies on scientific rigor to shatter myths concerning nuclear energy, urbanization, genetic engineering, and other controversial /5(5). From the award-winning author of The Lightkeepers comes a page-turning new novel that explores the bond between siblings and the animal instincts that threaten to destroy them.

When a Category 5 tornado ravaged Mercy, Oklahoma, no family in the small town lost more than the McClouds. Their home and farm were instantly demolished, and orphaned Brand: Blackstone Publishing.

The following is from Abby Geni's novel, The a Category 5 hurricane, the McCloud siblings find themselves orphaned. Three years later, their charismatic missing brother Tucker reappears and drafts his sister Cora into. Civilization is to be reduced to islands amid the restored wildlands.

Generous funding for the Wildlands project comes from many wealthy foundations, such as Pew Charitable Trust, Merck Family Fund, and the Rockefeller Brothers Fund.) address.

The Wildlands project. Philip Hyde's color photographs also appeared in Time and The River Flowing: Grand Canyon, Navajo Wildlands and other Sierra Club books before the s.

After spending time in the desert and discovering improvements in the dye transfer printing process, in the s Hyde gradually transitioned completely away from black-and-white photography.

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Where once there was a kingdom, there is now only the Wildlands. In this lawless fantasy world, gangs must battle it out for survival, treasure, or maybe even glory.

Players control rival factions, each with a unique deck of cards dictating their abilities across the battlefield.

"Geni's fascination with the borders between human and animal drives this distinctive sophomore novel Geni continues to create works of art with perfect voices that are simultaneously thrillers and meditations on nature.

It is an incredible trick." --Kirkus Reviews (starred review) When a Category 5 tornado ravaged Mercy, Oklahoma, no family in the small. Wilderness or wildland is a natural environment on Earth that has not been significantly modified by human activity.

The term has traditionally referred to terrestrial environments, though growing attention is being placed on marine wilderness. Recent maps of wilderness suggest it covers roughly one quarter of Earth's terrestrial surface, but is being rapidly degraded by human activity.

A question that plagued me throughout this amazing book was “Is such an ecological civilization even remotely possible?” This very day, as I write, politicians and pundits are concluding that in the presidential campaign in the United States, voters are not ready to reward politicians who would make climate change a top issue.

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In Abundant Earth, Eileen Crist not only documents the rising tide of biodiversity loss, but also lays out the drivers of this wholesale destruction and how we can push past them. Looking beyond the familiar litany of causes--a large and growing human population, rising livestock numbers, expanding economies and international trade, and spreading.

She is also author of numerous academic papers and writings for general audience readers. Her most recent book, Abundant Earth: Toward an Ecological Civilization, was published by University of Chicago Press in Eileen is Associate Editor of the journal The Ecological Citizen.

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Abundant Earth: toward an ecological civilization. [Eileen Crist] -- In Abundant Earth, Eileen Crist not only documents the rising tide of biodiversity loss, but also lays out the drivers of this wholesale destruction and how we can push past them. Looking beyond the.

T he Lightkeepers, Abby Geni’s debut novel, won the inaugural Chicago Review of Books Award for Fiction in The first review we ever published called it “merciless, strange, and coldly beautiful.”.

Now, the Chicago-based author is back with a second novel — The Wildlands, coming September 4, from Counterpoint Press — and we’ve got an exclusive. Engelman shows that the three-way dance between population, women’s autonomy, and the natural world is as old as humanity itself.

He traces pivotal developments in our history that set population on its current trajectory. The book explores how population growth has shaped modern civilization—and humanity as we know n:   The Wildlands by Abby Geni.

September 4 | Counterpoint. After a massive tornado kills their parents, Tucker McCloud abandons his sisters, Darlene, Jane, and Cora, and disappears.

Three years later he shows up wounded from a blast he caused, ready to make war on human civilization. He enlists 9-year-old Cora to his cause and they set off together.

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Located on the edges of the Energy Corridor and Memorial neighborhoods, we have staffers and loyal readers from Katy, Spring Branch, Memorial .The “still life” in Katharine Weber’s new novel is Duncan Wheeler, a year-old successful Connecticut-based architect who receives life’s worst surprise when a car crash leaves him mostly paralyzed with a C6 spinal cord injury.

The “monkey” is Ottoline, a.Book Launch Party: THE WILDLANDS by Abby Geni. Cora agrees to accompany Tucker on a cross-country mission to make war on human civilization. as well as The Last Animal, an Indies Introduce Debut Authors selection and a finalist for the Orion Book Award.

Geni is a graduate of the Iowa Writers' Workshop and a recipient of the Iowa Fellowship.