Environmental attitudes in North America

  • Frank B. Golley


North America has been an arena for a variety of environmental dilemmas which, while not unique, represent different problems and responses to those in Europe, Africa or Asia. North America was essentially unknown to Europeans until the end of the fifteenth century and settlement occurred relatively slowly. The Spanish explored the southern and western sections and occupied the southwest and California. The most successful settlements were by largely disaffected groups from the British Isles, with additional contingents from Germany and France and from Africa. North America has continued to receive immigrants from all parts of the world.


North America Environmental Ethic Factual Knowledge Environmental Attitude Great Forest 
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