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Every grain of sand [electronic resource] : Canadian perspectives on ecology and environment / edited by J.A. Wainwright.

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Publication:
Waterloo, Ont. : Wilfrid Laurier University Press, c2004.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (190 p.)
Subjects:
Nature -- Effect of human beings on.
Human ecology.
Human ecology -- Canada.
Environmental degradation.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
Universal in scope, yet focusing on recognizable Canadian places, this collection of essays connects individuals' love of nature to larger social issues, to cultural activities, and to sustainable technology. Subjects include activism in Cape Breton, eco-feminism, Native perspectives on the history of humans' relationship with the natural world, the inconsistency of humankind's affinity with nature alongside its capacity to destroy, and scientific and traditional accounts of evolution and how they can come together for the welfare of Earth's ecology. These essays encourage us to break down
Contents:
Table of Contents; 1 Introduction; 2 The World IsYour Body; 3 Growing Roots in Nature; 4 The Marginal World; 5 Reflections of a Zealot; 6 Going Home: Memories of the Natural World; 7 Who Cares about the Meadow?: The Changing Conversation around Religion and Ecology; 8 Toward an Ecofeminist Phenomenology of Nature; 9 Romantic Origins of Environmentalism: Wordsworth and Shelley; 10 Wintergreen: Reflections from Loon Lake-Afterword; 11 Listening to Our Ancestors: Rebuilding Indigenous Nations in the Face of Environmental Destruction
12 Cutting a Deal with Attila: Confrontation, Capitulation, and Resolution in Environmental Conflict13 Romancing Labrador: The Social Construction of Wilderness and the Labrador Frontier; 14 Prey; Contributors
Notes:
Description based upon print version of record.
Includes bibliographical references.
Contributor:
Wainwright, Andy, 1946-
ISBN:
1-55458-813-8
1-280-28072-7
9786610280728
0-88920-931-6
1-4175-6321-4
OCLC:
753479609
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