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By Chip Ward

This publication brings to literary lifestyles makes an attempt to get past protective environmental struggles, fairly within the American West and improve functional, proactive suggestions in response to grander visions to, because the writer phrases it, heal the panorama. the writer tells the tales of 3 major efforts and the contributors in the back of them: the type of recovery exemplified by way of the crusade to empty Lake Powell and convey Glen Canyon; reconnection of fragmented habitats, as represented by means of the Wildlands venture (with discussions of Vermont and the Sky Island undertaking within the Southwest); and abolition of applied sciences, akin to nuclear energy, which are environmentally risky and unsustainable. the writer not just imparts info in a fascinating option to the overall reader yet conveys what is inspirational approximately those tasks and the members at the back of them. all the book's ideas proportion the elemental trust that land may be utilized in the spirit of collaboration with normal structures instead of domination of them.

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