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By Chip Ward

This e-book brings to literary lifestyles makes an attempt to get past shielding environmental struggles, fairly within the American West and enhance sensible, proactive innovations 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 members in the back of them: the type of recovery exemplified by way of the crusade to empty Lake Powell and produce Glen Canyon; reconnection of fragmented habitats, as represented via the Wildlands undertaking (with discussions of Vermont and the Sky Island venture within the Southwest); and abolition of applied sciences, equivalent to nuclear strength, which are environmentally risky and unsustainable. the writer not just imparts info in an engaging method to the final reader yet conveys what is inspirational approximately those initiatives and the participants in the back of them. all the book's ideas proportion the elemental trust that land could be utilized in the spirit of collaboration with usual platforms instead of domination of them.

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