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The Resource The fate of nature : rediscovering our ability to rescue the earth, Charles Wohlforth

The fate of nature : rediscovering our ability to rescue the earth, Charles Wohlforth

Label
The fate of nature : rediscovering our ability to rescue the earth
Title
The fate of nature
Title remainder
rediscovering our ability to rescue the earth
Statement of responsibility
Charles Wohlforth
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Draws on behavioral science to assess environmental protection activities in Alaska, in a partly philosophical analysis that cites the examples of such groups as evolutionary scientists, hippie activists, and oil tycoons
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Wohlforth, Charles P
Dewey number
304.209798
Illustrations
maps
Index
index present
LC call number
GF50
LC item number
.W64 2010
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Human ecology
  • Human ecology
  • Natural history
  • Conservation of natural resources
  • Environmental protection
  • Alaska
  • Conservation of natural resources
  • Ecology
  • Environmental protection
  • Human ecology
  • Natural history
  • Alaska
  • Human ecology
  • Human ecology
  • Natural history
  • Conservation of natural resources
  • Environmental protection
  • Alaska
Label
The fate of nature : rediscovering our ability to rescue the earth, Charles Wohlforth
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 381-417) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The context : natural history and human nature. The Gulf of Alaska cauldron ; Killer whale culture and human spirituality ; Chugach culture and the spirits of nature ; How animals think ; Thinking and being a person ; The essence of Carol Treadwell ; Connected or alone -- The enlightenment comes to Alaska. How Captain Cook saw Alaska ; Rethinking the moon ; Competition in men and snails ; The Russian conquest of Alaska ; The American conquest of Alaska ; Evolution, free will, and hope -- How conservation happened. Taming the Gold Rush ; The anatomy of sharing ; Catalysts for conservation ; Whistle-blowers to save Alaska ; Conservation and eugenics ; Fantasy meets reality at Katalla -- Property rights and community rights. Chenega destroyed ; Ownership in a liquid world ; Clem Tillion and the ownership of the sea ; An alternative to tragedy ; Chenega reborn ; Native people become Native corporations ; The broken covenant -- Exxon Valdez : blackness visible. Finding oil ; Costs and values ; A community collapses ; Rick Steiner and the fight for the trees ; Understanding life as a system ; Hearts connect to the coastal forest -- Conclusion : The problem and hope. Choosing good (beach cleaners part 1) ; How change happens ; Chenega's next generation ; The Hedonic treadmill ; Making a difference (beach cleaners part 2) ; Celebrations
Control code
ocn468853846
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
x, 434 pages
Isbn
9780312377373
Lccn
2009045779
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
map
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780312377373
  • (OCoLC)468853846
Label
The fate of nature : rediscovering our ability to rescue the earth, Charles Wohlforth
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 381-417) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The context : natural history and human nature. The Gulf of Alaska cauldron ; Killer whale culture and human spirituality ; Chugach culture and the spirits of nature ; How animals think ; Thinking and being a person ; The essence of Carol Treadwell ; Connected or alone -- The enlightenment comes to Alaska. How Captain Cook saw Alaska ; Rethinking the moon ; Competition in men and snails ; The Russian conquest of Alaska ; The American conquest of Alaska ; Evolution, free will, and hope -- How conservation happened. Taming the Gold Rush ; The anatomy of sharing ; Catalysts for conservation ; Whistle-blowers to save Alaska ; Conservation and eugenics ; Fantasy meets reality at Katalla -- Property rights and community rights. Chenega destroyed ; Ownership in a liquid world ; Clem Tillion and the ownership of the sea ; An alternative to tragedy ; Chenega reborn ; Native people become Native corporations ; The broken covenant -- Exxon Valdez : blackness visible. Finding oil ; Costs and values ; A community collapses ; Rick Steiner and the fight for the trees ; Understanding life as a system ; Hearts connect to the coastal forest -- Conclusion : The problem and hope. Choosing good (beach cleaners part 1) ; How change happens ; Chenega's next generation ; The Hedonic treadmill ; Making a difference (beach cleaners part 2) ; Celebrations
Control code
ocn468853846
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
x, 434 pages
Isbn
9780312377373
Lccn
2009045779
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
map
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780312377373
  • (OCoLC)468853846

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