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For Health of the Land : Previously Unpublished Essays and Other Writings - 01 edition

For Health of the Land : Previously Unpublished Essays and Other Writings (ISBN10: 1559637641; ISBN13: 9781559637640)
ISBN13: 978-1559637640
ISBN10: 1559637641

This edition has also been released as:
ISBN13: 978-1559637633
ISBN10: 1559637633

Summary: Aldo Leopold's classic work A Sand County Almanac is widely regarded as one of the most influential conservation books of all time. In it, Leopold set forth an eloquent plea for the development of a "land ethic" - a belief that people have a responsibility to treat the soils, waters, plants, and animals that collectively comprise "the land" in ways that ensure their well-being.. "For the Health of the Land is a new collection of rare and prev
iously unpublished essays by Leopold that builds on that vision of ethical land use. It develops the important concept of "land health" - by which Leopold meant the capacity for self-renewal in nature - and the practical measures land-owners can take to sustain it.
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Summary: Aldo Leopold's classic work A Sand County Almanac is widely regarded as one of the most influential conservation books of all time. In it, Leopold set forth an eloquent plea for the development of a "land ethic" - a belief that people have a responsibility to treat the soils, waters, plants, and animals that collectively comprise "the land" in ways that ensure their well-being.. "For the Health of the Land is a new collection of rare and previously unpublished essays by Leopold that builds on that vision of ethical land use. It develops the important concept of "land health" - by which Leopold meant the capacity for self-renewal in nature - and the practical measures land-owners can take to sustain it. ...show less

Edition/Copyright: 01
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Publisher: Island Press
Year Published: 2001
International: No



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