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By Scott Russell Sanders

As an antidote to the harmful tradition of intake dominating American lifestyles this present day, Scott Russell Sanders demands a tradition of conservation that enables us to take pleasure in and look after the area, rather than devouring it. How may possibly we shift to a harder and dependable lifestyle? What adjustments in values and behaviour might be required? Ranging geographically from southern Indiana to the Boundary Waters desolate tract 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 the most important relevance of a conservation ethic at a time of mounting drawback approximately worldwide weather swap, depletion of average assets, extinction of species, and the commercial inequities among wealthy and negative countries. the $64000 message of this robust publication is that conservation isn't easily a private advantage yet a public one.

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