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The Rise Of The American Conservation Movement

Author : Dorceta E. Taylor
ISBN : 9780822373971
Genre : Nature
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In this sweeping social history Dorceta E. Taylor examines the emergence and rise of the multifaceted U.S. conservation movement from the mid-nineteenth to the early twentieth century. She shows how race, class, and gender influenced every aspect of the movement, including the establishment of parks; campaigns to protect wild game, birds, and fish; forest conservation; outdoor recreation; and the movement's links to nineteenth-century ideologies. Initially led by white urban elites—whose early efforts discriminated against the lower class and were often tied up with slavery and the appropriation of Native lands—the movement benefited from contributions to policy making, knowledge about the environment, and activism by the poor and working class, people of color, women, and Native Americans. Far-ranging and nuanced, The Rise of the American Conservation Movement comprehensively documents the movement's competing motivations, conflicts, problematic practices, and achievements in new ways.

The Future Of Conservation In America

Author : Gary E. Machlis
ISBN : 9780226542058
Genre : Nature
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This is a turbulent time for the conservation of America’s natural and cultural heritage. From the current assaults on environmental protection to the threats of climate change, biodiversity loss, and disparity of environmental justice, the challenges facing the conservation movement are both immediate and long term. In this time of uncertainty, we need a clear and compelling guide for the future of conservation in America, a declaration to inspire the next generation of conservation leaders. This is that guide—what the authors describe as “a chart for rough water.” Written by the first scientist appointed as science advisor to the director of the National Park Service and the eighteenth director of the National Park Service, this is a candid, passionate, and ultimately hopeful book. The authors describe a unified vision of conservation that binds nature protection, historical preservation, sustainability, public health, civil rights and social justice, and science into common cause—and offer real-world strategies for progress. To be read, pondered, debated, and often revisited, The Future of Conservation in America is destined to be a touchstone for the conservation movement in the decades ahead.

Grassroots To Global

Author : Marianne E. Krasny
ISBN : 9781501714993
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"This edited volume presents diverse case studies about the implications of civic ecology practices worldwide. It answers how civic ecology practices emerge, the role the practices play in the ability of communities and individuals to address social-ecological stresses, and given climate-associated disturbances, what strategies can be used to expand impacts of community driven practices to foster large-scale resilience and sustainability"--

Environment And Society

Author : Charles Harper
ISBN : 9781315463230
Genre : Social Science
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The sixth edition of Environment and Society continues to connect issues about human societies, ecological systems, and the environment with data and perspectives from different fields. While the text looks at environmental issues from a primarily sociological viewpoint, it is designed for courses in Environmental Sociology and Environmental Issues in departments of Sociology, Environmental Studies, Anthropology, Political Science, and Human Geography. Clearly defined terms and theories help familiarize students from various backgrounds with the topics at hand. Each of the chapters is significantly updated with new data, concepts, and ideas. Chapter Three: Climate Change, Science and Diplomacy, is the most extensively revised with current natural science data and sociological insights. It also details the factors at play in the establishment of the Paris Agreement and its potential to affect global climate change. This edition elevates questions of environmental and climate justice in addressing the human-environment relations and concerns throughout the book. Finally, each chapter contains embedded website links for further discussion or commentary on a topic, concludes with review and reflection questions, and suggests further readings and internet sources.

Epa Journal

Author : United States. Environmental Protection Agency
ISBN : UOM:39015028277591
Genre : Environmental policy
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Congressional Record

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ISBN : STANFORD:36105009917860
Genre : Law
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The Congressional Record is the official record of the proceedings and debates of the United States Congress. It is published daily when Congress is in session. The Congressional Record began publication in 1873. Debates for sessions prior to 1873 are recorded in The Debates and Proceedings in the Congress of the United States (1789-1824), the Register of Debates in Congress (1824-1837), and the Congressional Globe (1833-1873)

Congressional Record

Author : United States. Congress
ISBN : UIUC:30112099136217
Genre : Law
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Black Poachers White Hunters

Author : Edward I. Steinhart
ISBN : 0852559607
Genre : History
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A study of hunting and poaching during the colonial era in Kenya.

America History And Life

Author : Eric H. Boehm
ISBN : UOM:39015065432976
Genre : United States
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Provides historical coverage of the United States and Canada from prehistory to the present. Includes information abstracted from over 2,000 journals published worldwide.

The Technology Teacher

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Genre : Industrial arts
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