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Clearcut : the tragedy of industrial forestry

Author: Bill Devall
Publisher: [San Francisco, Calif.] : [Sierra Club Books]: [Earth Island Press], [1994]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Presents one hundred and fifty photographs and fifteen essays about industrial forestry. In these images of clearcuts--from Alaska to Nova Scotia, from Maine to Alabama to California--we see the ultimate expression of industrial consciousness: landscapes of massacre, battlefields in the war upon nature, and life.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Bill Devall
ISBN: 0871564947 9780871564948 0871563614 9780871563613
OCLC Number: 123271277
Description: 291 pages : color illustrations ; 34 cm
Contents: Sustainable forestry / Chris Maser --
Remembering the moral and spiritual dimensions of forests / Alan Drengson --
Clearcutting : ecological and economic flaws / Herb Hammond --
A sustainable forest is a diverse and natural forest / Reed F. Noss --
Cultural clearcuts : the sociology of timber communities in the Pacific Northwest / Felice Pace --
Myths of the benign industrial clearcut / Mitch Lansky --
Tree farms are not forests / editors --
The technocratic system in industrial forestry / editors --
Cutting down Canada / Jim Cooperman --
The Shawnee story / Jan Wilder-Thomas --
Canada : Brazil of the north / Colleen McCrory --
The big woods and ecological wilderness recovery / Dave Foreman --
The recognition of intrinsic value in the writing of legislation / Warwick Fox --
Policy in the woods / R. Edward Grumbine --
The ecoforestry declaration of interdependence --
The ecoforester's way --
The twenty-first-century forester / Chris Maser --
Wholistic forest use : an ecosystem-based approach to timber mamagement / Herb Hammond --
Natural selection ecoforestry / Orville Camp --
Afterword / Douglas Tompkins.
Responsibility: edited by Bill Devall.

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Presents one hundred and fifty photographs and fifteen essays about industrial forestry. In these images of clearcuts--from Alaska to Nova Scotia, from Maine to Alabama to California--we see the ultimate expression of industrial consciousness: landscapes of massacre, battlefields in the war upon nature, and life.

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