The Biosphere and the Bioregion

The Biosphere and the Bioregion

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qAs one of the originators of the concept of bioregionalism, Peter Berg (1937-2011) is a founding figure of contemporary environmental thought. As arguably the nation's first post-environmentalist, in the 1970s Berg perceived the negative direction the environmental movement was taking and began to articulate a more positive and pro-active alternative, centred on the concept of bioregions. This book introduces readers to the biospheric vision and post-environmental genius of Berg, with original tributes from sixteen prominent writers and thinkers, whose reflections illuminate facets of Berg's continuing importance and offer fresh angles on bioregionalismq--I actually believe it ended on Earth Day in 1972, and in fact historians will probably say that. Environmentalism ... When people first hear of ecological restoration, they think, oh, some nature project that I do on weekends. But in fact, restoring an ... Wea#39;re trying to raise consciousness and help people get involved. We connectanbsp;...

Title:The Biosphere and the Bioregion
Author:Cheryll Glotfelty, Eve Quesnel
Publisher:Routledge - 2014-07-17


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