Wilderness Areas

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Anthropocene Boosters and the Attack on Wilderness Conservation
Wuerthner, George
Article
2015
A number of academics, commentators, and groups argue that humans have so completely modified the Earth that concepts such as 'wilderness' or 'nature' have become meaningless, and that therefore there...
Connexions Library: Environment Focus
Website
Selected articles, books, websites and other resources on environment, ecology, climate change, pollution, and land use.
Connexions Library: Nature Focus
Website
Selected articles, books, websites and other resources on nature.
Connexions Other Voices - August 27, 2017: Official Enemies
Diemer, Ulli (ed.)
Serial Publication (Periodical)
2017
Why and how do some countries become 'enemies'? How and why do governments and media work in tandem to demonize official enemies? Who are the people who live in those countries, what are their lives l...
Divine ecstasy of Nature: Selected Writings by John Muir
Williams, Terry Tempest
Article
2017
A new collection of John Muir's (1838-1914) writings promises to inspire another generation to fall in love with wild nature, to care for it, to know that wilderness is not optional but central to our...
Divine wilderness: John Muir's spiritual and political journey
Flinders, Tim
Article
2016
For John Muir, founder of America's national parks, immersion in nature was a blessing providing direct communion with divinity,and the cause of a spiritual awakening that inspired his life's work: to...
Green Cities: Ecologically Sound Approaches to Urban Space
Gordon, David (ed.)
Book
1990
Visions from around the world for an ecological urban model. Argues that putting wilderness in cities is good for conservation of wildlife.
The Greening of the Cities
Nicholson-Lord, David
Book
1987
Human Nature
Dowie, Mark
Article
2009
Dowie sympathizes with the view that 'wildenress' is a human creation.
Islands of Hope: Ontario's Parks and Wilderness
Labatt, Lori ; Littlejohn, Bruce
Book
1992
Protecting Canada's Endangered Spaces: An Owner's Manual
Hummel, Monte
Book
1995
Conservationist Hummel explains what needs to be done by whom and when to protect wilderness in Canada.

Connexions Directory of Groups & Websites

Canadian Environmental Network
The Canadian Environmental Network is a neutral conduit for communications between 1500+ environmental groups in Canada. Nine regional networks also provide more regionally based networking services.
Nature Canada
To promote the understanding, appreciation and enjoyment of nature and the conservation of the environment so that the integrity of natural systems is maintained.
Western Canada Wilderness Committee
Education of the public, business and political leaders on the value and necessity of preserving Western Canada's remaining wilderness. Support groups working to preserve areas.

Sources Library

A Field Guide to Eastern Forests
Kricher, John C.; Morrison, Gordon
1988
A "second-generation" field guide to the ecology of the forests and fields of eastern North America.