Swimming Lessons by David W. Ehrenfeld
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Swimming Lessons
By David W. Ehrenfeld

Swimming Lessons

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Swimming Lessons by David W. Ehrenfeld

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David Ehrenfeld is a highly esteemed writer on ecology and conservation biology. The founding editor of The Journal of Conservation Biology and author of The Arrogance of Humanism and Beginning Again, his new book is an elegant study of the cost to human dignity and potential, of the shrinking wilderness and the ongoing degredation of the environment. He ruminates on the impacts of short-sighted governmental and economic policies, and of new technologies on human values and communities, tracing the human impacts upon the urban, agricultural and wilderness environments. Ehrenfeld has a unique, unmistakable voice as a major spokesperson for the conservation ethic and the human values implicit in environmentalism and conservation biology. This book should appeal strongly to readers of Ehrenfeld's earlier books and essays, and reach and satisfy a broad constituency on the green end of the political spectrum.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780195148527
ISBN-10: 0195148525
Format: Hardback
(242mm x 165mm x 26mm)
Pages: 272
Imprint: Oxford University Press Inc
Publisher: Oxford University Press Inc
Publish Date: 1-Jan-2002
Country of Publication: United States

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