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The Resource Becoming good ancestors : how we balance nature, community, and technology, David Ehrenfeld

Becoming good ancestors : how we balance nature, community, and technology, David Ehrenfeld

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Becoming good ancestors : how we balance nature, community, and technology
Title
Becoming good ancestors
Title remainder
how we balance nature, community, and technology
Statement of responsibility
David Ehrenfeld
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
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Ehrenfeld, David
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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Ehrenfeld, David
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  • Human ecology
  • Nature
  • Environmental degradation
  • Civilization, Modern
  • Technology
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Becoming good ancestors : how we balance nature, community, and technology, David Ehrenfeld
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Rev. ed. of: Swimming lessons / David Ehrenfeld. 2002
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [259]-290) and index
Contents
Pretending -- Brainstorming has its limits -- Nothing simple -- The comforts of fantasy -- Rejecting gifts -- The uses and risks of adaptation -- When machines replace people -- Pseudocommunities -- Obsolescence -- Accelerating social evolution -- Writing -- Affluence and austerity -- Energy and friendly fire -- Durable goods -- Preserving our capital -- Conservation for profit -- Hot spots and the globalization of conservation -- Putting a value on nature -- The downside of corporate immortality -- Wilderness as teacher -- An opposing view of nature -- Death of a plastic palm -- Scientific discoveries and nature's mysteries -- I reinvent agriculture -- Thinking about breeds and species -- Strangers in our own land -- Teaching field ecology -- The ubiquitous right-of-way -- A walk in the woods -- Old growth -- Intimacy with nature -- The utopia fallacy -- Traditions -- Jane Austen and the world of the community -- Universities, schools, and communities -- What do we owe our children? -- Epilogue: A call for fusion and regeneration
Control code
ocn212410030
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xvi, 302 p.
Isbn
9780195373783
Isbn Type
(pbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
2008007199
System control number
(OCoLC)212410030
Label
Becoming good ancestors : how we balance nature, community, and technology, David Ehrenfeld
Publication
Note
Rev. ed. of: Swimming lessons / David Ehrenfeld. 2002
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [259]-290) and index
Contents
Pretending -- Brainstorming has its limits -- Nothing simple -- The comforts of fantasy -- Rejecting gifts -- The uses and risks of adaptation -- When machines replace people -- Pseudocommunities -- Obsolescence -- Accelerating social evolution -- Writing -- Affluence and austerity -- Energy and friendly fire -- Durable goods -- Preserving our capital -- Conservation for profit -- Hot spots and the globalization of conservation -- Putting a value on nature -- The downside of corporate immortality -- Wilderness as teacher -- An opposing view of nature -- Death of a plastic palm -- Scientific discoveries and nature's mysteries -- I reinvent agriculture -- Thinking about breeds and species -- Strangers in our own land -- Teaching field ecology -- The ubiquitous right-of-way -- A walk in the woods -- Old growth -- Intimacy with nature -- The utopia fallacy -- Traditions -- Jane Austen and the world of the community -- Universities, schools, and communities -- What do we owe our children? -- Epilogue: A call for fusion and regeneration
Control code
ocn212410030
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xvi, 302 p.
Isbn
9780195373783
Isbn Type
(pbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
2008007199
System control number
(OCoLC)212410030

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