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Grassroots ecology : a call for help

Author: Ken Greenwood
Publisher: Lanham : Hamilton Books, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Whether you are an ecologist, an environmentalist or an economist, a philosopher or a political scientist_this book will make you think differently about your chosen field.

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ken Greenwood
ISBN: 9780761838555 0761838554
OCLC Number: 166368675
Description: ix, 356 pages : illustrations, portraits ; 23 cm
Contents: The war of the maps --
Grandmother's quilt --
The ten ecological ethics --
The theoretical ethics in practical use --
The ecological model --
Relationships and connections --
The people of the dawn --
The Poncas--myths and messages --
The Shoshone --
How measurement got us into trouble --
Considerations of the prairie model --
Evolution of grassland ecological thinking --
Tallgrass prairie preserve --
Burning --
Symbols and symbolism --
The myths that hover over the land --
Social contracts --
Why do we hunt? --
The model applied to wildlife management --
Can you put it back? --
Tom's dream --
Dry land --
Beginning with the beaver --
The trail of the Wapiti --
Wolves --
Judgment day for the cause --
Naturalist thinking --
The least of these --
"Where there is no vision the people perish."
Responsibility: Ken Greenwood.

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