Skip to content
You are not logged in |Login  
Limit search to available items
Book Cover

Title Learning to listen to the land / edited by Bill Willers ; foreword by David Brower.

Imprint Washington, DC : Island Press, ©1991.


Location Call No. Status
 University of Saint Joseph: Pope Pius XII Library - Standard Shelving Location  179.1 L438L    Check Shelf
Description xv, 282 pages ; 24 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Earth as a living organism / James E. Lovelock -- Current state of biological diversity / E.O. Wilson -- Do we really want diversity? / Reed F. Noss -- Future is today / Chris Maser -- End of the lines / Norman Myers -- How big is big enough? / Joan Bird -- From The Arrogance of humanism / David Ehrenfeld -- Gift of wilderness / Wallace Stegner -- Apollo's eye view / Chellis Glendinning -- From Nature and madness / Paul Shepard -- Futility of global thinking / Wendell Berry -- From Global bioethics / Van Rensselaer Potter -- Why we have failed / Barry Commoner -- From One life at a time, please / Edward Abbey -- Every river I touch turns to heartbreak / Edward Abbey -- Over populated America / Wayne H. Davis -- Waste a lot, want a lot / Stuart Ewen -- Population and development misunderstood / Anne Ehrlich, Paul Ehrlich -- Indigenous peoples are the "Miner's Canary" of the human family / Jose Barreiro -- Iroquois perspective / Oren Lyons -- Restoration and reunion with nature / Carolyn Merchant -- Searching for common ground / Judith Plant -- From Confessions of an eco-warrior / Dave Foreman.
Boundless bull / Herman E. Daly -- Grass-roots groups are our best hope for global prosperity and ecology / Alan B. Durning -- Consummate recycler / Larry Borowsky -- From The Dream of the earth / Thomas Berry.
Summary A superb collection of essays by some of America's most provacative thinkers and writers on nature and environmental issues.
Subject Human ecology
Environmental ethics
Environmental protection -- Moral and ethical aspects
Environmental ethics. (OCoLC)fst00912979
Environmental protection -- Moral and ethical aspects. (OCoLC)fst00913377
Human ecology. (OCoLC)fst00962941
Added Author Willers, W. B., 1938-
Other Form: Online version: Learning to listen to the land. Washington, DC : Island Press, ©1991 (OCoLC)555807654
ISBN 155963121X (cloth ; alk. paper)
9781559631211 (cloth ; alk. paper)
1559631201 (paper ; alk. paper)
9781559631204 (paper ; alk. paper)
Add a Review