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The Age of Ecology

The Environment on CBC Radio's Ideas

By David Cayley

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Based on interviews conducted for CBC Radio's Ideas, this book draws together an international selection of environmental experts, scientists, philosophers, and activists who discuss ecology with David Cayley.Focusing on the tension between economic development strategies and ecological concerns about the environment, the book draws on writers and experiences in developed nations as well as the Third World. The discussions investigate "deep ecology," the consequences of environmental degradation, the philosophy of environmentalism, and the shortcomings of development.The Age of Ecology is an intimate and engaging review of the varieties of contemporary ecological experience.

I. New Ideas in Ecology
1. Deep Ecology
II. Citizens at the Summit
2. Environment, Development and Debt
3. "You Have to Keep Swimming"
III. From Commons to Catastrophe
4. The Last Assault
5. The People of the Forest
6. Preserving the Forest
IV. The Age of Ecology
7. A Managed Planet
8. One-Eyed Science: A Conversation with Vandana Shiva
9. Ecology as Design: The Work of John Todd
10. Gaia: A Way of Knowing
11. David Ehrenfeld: Stewardship and the Sabbath
V. Redefining Development
12. A Mental Ruins
13. Development and Democracy
14. The Steady State
15. The Ambivalence of Ecology
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Binding: Paperback, 272 pages
Publication Date: 1st January 1991
ISBN: 9781550283495
Format: 9in x 6in

BISAC Code:  NAT010000, NAT011000
Imprint: Lorimer


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