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The American Experience in Environmental Protection


Part of the SpringerBriefs in Ethics book series (BRIEFSETHIC, volume 6)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-ix
  2. Lisa Newton
    Pages 1-28
  3. Lisa Newton
    Pages 29-42
  4. Lisa Newton
    Pages 43-61

About this book


This book tracks the growth of environmental awareness and conservation in the United States through the major trends of the 20th century, and establishes a philosophical ground for protection of the environment.  It records a major cultural shift in the thinking of this nation, and provides guidelines for its continuation.​


Aldo Leopold’s Land Ethic Ecosystems in Crisis Environmental Perspectives Environmental Problems Environmental Protection Agency Environmentalism in the United States Fields and Woodlands Natural Environment Preserving the natural environment Problems with the ecosystems Reserve Mining Silent Spring The Environmental Movement

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  1. 1.ShelburneUSA

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