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After Preservation Read µ E-book, or Kindle E-pub Toppable human development in what some have called the Anthropocene             Ben A Minteer and Stephen J Pyne bring together a stunning consortium of voices comprised of renowned scientists historians philosophers environmental writers activists policy makers and land managers to negotiate the incredible challenges that environmentalism faces Some call for a new post preservationist model one that is far pragmatic interventionist and human centered Others push forcefully back arguing for a chastened and restrained vision of human action on the earth Some try to establish a middle ground while others ruminate deeply on the meaning and value of wilderness Some write on species lost others on species saved and yet others discuss the enduring practical challenges of managing our land. An amazing insight into the future of conservation restoration and preservation on a planet that is being devastated by climate change human population growth habitat fragmentation and species extinction The collection of essays talks about what we can do to save nature that is essential to us but also essential in and of itself

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After Preservation Read µ E-book, or Kindle E-pub Water and air From spirited optimism to careful prudence to critical skepticism the resulting range of approaches offers an inspiring contribution to the landscape of modern environmentalism one driven by serious sustained engagements with the critical problems we must solve if we and the wild garden we may now keep are going to survive the era we have ushered in   Contributors include Chelsea K Batavia F Stuart Terry Chapin III Norman L Christensen Jamie Rappaport Clark William Wallace Covington Erle C Ellis Mark Fiege Dave Foreman Harry W Greene Emma Marris Michelle Marvier Bill McKibben J R McNeill Curt Meine Ben A Minteer Michael Paul Nelson Bryan Norton Stephen J Pyne Andrew C Revkin Holmes Rolston III Amy Seidl Jack Ward Thomas Diane J Vosick John A Vucetich Hazel Wong and Donald Worster?. Abridged review as I have a longer review of this coming out in Environmental Communications shortlyMinteer and Pyne have collected an interesting and thought provoking set of reflections here on what it means to preserve and conserve nature in the modern era The book contains an excellent set of thinkers speculating on case studies that cover a wide range of environmental issuesThe book does one thing exceptionally well it demonstrates that even among those who have very strong commitments to the environment there s massive disparities and disagreements in how nature ought to be seen and protected This is the defining feature of the volume for every point made in one essay there s a count point in anotherTake for instance the uestion of whether we ought to a get everyone to agree on a set of pro environmental values or b skip right over the agreement part and simply try to get everyone to find join actions they can all get behind The book never really solves this uestion instead drifting between the two positions and everything in between as it leaps from writer to writerIt s the challenge of an edited volume While Minteer and Pyne try to bring coherence through a provocative theme ultimately the volume feels disjointed It would benefit significantly from multiple interludes by the editors creating pauses to reflect on the varied opinions and to elucidate some of the interesting ways they talk to and past each otherThat said I think this is an effective book if you re familiar with the basic debates about the nature of nature and are looking for a good set of short provocative readings that explore the topic With the exception of McKibben s final coda a remarkably weak chapter to end the book on which entirely fails to bring any sort of synthesis to the robust conversations being had within and simply repeats drivel about solar I d say that each chapter is worth engaging with It could make an interesting compendium of pieces for an environmental philosophy class Perempuan Pala kumpulan cerpen prudence to critical skepticism the resulting range of approaches offers an inspiring contribution to the landscape of modern environmentalism one driven by serious sustained engagements with the critical Dark Enchantment problems we must solve if we and the wild garden we may now keep are going to survive the era we have ushered in   Contributors include Chelsea K Batavia F Stuart Terry Chapin III Norman L Christensen Jamie Rappaport Clark William Wallace Covington Erle C Ellis Mark Fiege Dave Foreman Harry W Greene Emma Marris Michelle Marvier Bill McKibben J R McNeill Curt Meine Ben A Minteer Michael Paul Nelson Bryan Norton Stephen J Pyne Andrew C Revkin Holmes Rolston III Amy Seidl Jack Ward Thomas Diane J Vosick John A Vucetich Hazel Wong and Donald Worster?. 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After Preservation Read µ E-book, or Kindle E-pub From John Muir to David Brower from the creation of Yellowstone National Park to the Endangered Species Act environmentalism in America has always had close to its core a preservationist ideal Generations have been inspired by its ethos to encircle nature with our protection to keep it apart pristine walled against the march of human development But we have to face the facts Accelerating climate change rapid urbanization agricultural and industrial devastation metastasizing fire regimes and other uickening anthropogenic forces all attest to the same truth the earth is now spinning through the age of humans After Preservation takes stock of the ways we have tried to both preserve and exploit nature to ask a direct but profound uestion what is the role of preservationism in an era of seemingly uns. Should probably disclose I work with one of the editors which may skew this reviewAs with all essay collections some I liked than others I enjoyed the interdisciplinary thoughtfulness of F Stuart Chapins chapter Harry Greene s chapter also really stood out perhaps because I love the drama of the narrative he tells or because it led to some fascinating discussions and processing later Emma Marris had an exciting piece about expanding our concepts of nature and I think I ll carry those ideas and the discussions that came out of them with me for the rest of my career Lastly Michelle Marvier and Hazel Wong bring in a vital conversation that I hope to see the impacts of and as the conservation movement progresses Conservation for all everywhere with our own definitions and really despite a few authors thoughts I think that s great Where's Mommy? preservationist ideal Generations have been inspired by its ethos to encircle nature with our Llama Llama Home with Mama protection to keep it apart Llama Llama Holiday Drama pristine walled against the march of human development But we have to face the facts Accelerating climate change rapid urbanization agricultural and industrial devastation metastasizing fire regimes and other uickening anthropogenic forces all attest to the same truth the earth is now spinning through the age of humans After Preservation takes stock of the ways we have tried to both Insomnia preserve and exploit nature to ask a direct but Deader Still profound uestion what is the role of Under the Pear Tree preservationism in an era of seemingly uns. Should Crosstown Crush Sins in the City #1 probably disclose I work with one of the editors which may skew this reviewAs with all essay collections some I liked than others I enjoyed the interdisciplinary thoughtfulness of F Stuart Chapins chapter Harry Greene s chapter also really stood out Perempuan Pala kumpulan cerpen perhaps because I love the drama of the narrative he tells or because it led to some fascinating discussions and Dark Enchantment processing later Emma Marris had an exciting Cubicles A Novel Strivers Row piece about expanding our concepts of nature and I think I ll carry those ideas and the discussions that came out of them with me for the rest of my career Lastly Michelle Marvier and Hazel Wong bring in a vital conversation that I hope to see the impacts of and as the conservation movement My Mother the Man Eater progresses Conservation for all everywhere with our own definitions and really despite a few authors thoughts I think that s great

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  • After Preservation
  • Ben A. Minteer
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  • 01 May 2018
  • 9780226259963