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By Julie Dunlap,Susan A. Cohen

Coming of Age on the finish of Nature explores a brand new form of environmental writing. This strong anthology gathers the passionate voices of younger writers who've grown up in an environmentally broken and compromised international. each one contributor has come of age when you consider that invoice McKibben foretold the doom of humanity’s old dating with a pristine earth in his prescient 1988 caution of weather swap, The finish of Nature.

What occurs to participants and societies while their such a lot primary cultural, old, and ecological bonds weaken—or snap? In Coming of Age on the finish of Nature, insightful millennials convey their anger and love, desires and fears, and resources of resilience for dwelling and thriving on our transferring planet.

Twenty-two essays discover wide-ranging subject matters which are paramount to younger generations yet that resonate with all people, together with redefining materialism and environmental justice, assessing the danger and promise of know-how, and celebrating position anyplace from a wild Atlantic island to the Arizona desolate tract, to Baltimore and Bangkok. The members converse with authority on difficulties dealing with us all, no matter if railing opposed to the error of earlier generations, reveling of their personal adaptability, or insisting on a collective accountability to do better.

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