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Environmental activists

Environmental activists

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Published by Greenwood Press in Westport, Conn .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Environmentalists -- United States -- Biography

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index

    Statementedited by John Mongillo and Bibi Booth
    GenreBiography
    ContributionsMongillo, John F, Booth, Bibi
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGE55 .E57 2001
    The Physical Object
    Paginationix, 356 p. :
    Number of Pages356
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17015070M
    ISBN 100313308845
    LC Control Number00034129

    Conservation, Preservation, and Environmental Activism: A Survey of the Historical Literature. The American people have had a complex relationship with nature. On the one hand, we have exploited the nation's natural resources with devastating speed -- clearing forests, damming rivers, killing wildlife, fouling the air and water with pollutants. Long before Rachel Carson would become synonymous with environmental activism, she was a nature and science writer, penning The Sense of Wonder for children, and three books about the ocean and its inhabitants—including the bestselling The Sea Around Us. Based solidly on science and written in beautiful prose, Carson’s work issued a.

    environmental activism, but in the past five decades environmental concerns have become more ingrained in the consciousness of the American population. The rise of the modern environmental movement in America can be traced to several widely publicized events in the s and the s. Environmental Activism. Rachel Carson taught at the University of Maryland for five years before joining the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service in The book led to a presidential commission Born:

    Get this from a library! Image politics: the new rhetoric of environmental activism. [Kevin Michael DeLuca] -- "From unarmed protesters confronting whaling ships, to anti-logging activists occupying trees, radical environmentalists increasingly rely upon attracting mass media coverage to gain public support. Women environmental activists are nothing new. Three women were ahead of their time in being committed to helping the planet. The book, updated several times, remains the backbone of many.


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