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Nature and the environment

by Scott Slovic

  • 140 Want to read
  • 12 Currently reading

Published by Salem Press in Ipswich, Mass .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Environmentalism in literature,
  • Ecology in literature,
  • Environmental literature,
  • Environmental protection in literature,
  • History and criticism,
  • American literature,
  • Nature in literature

  • Edition Notes

    Statementeditor, Scott Slovic
    SeriesCritical insights
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS169.E25 N38 2912
    The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Paginationxiv, 354p.
    Number of Pages368
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25331279M
    ISBN 109781429837385, 9781429837866
    LC Control Number2012019662

    Explore the environment and nature with new and classic official publications that present both scientific, regulatory (40CFR), and practical information to protect and improve the nation's air and pollution control, foster the protection of plants, trees & forests, and animal species and their habitats, guidelines for proper soil management, help protect human health. Ecocriticism: the study between literature and the environment. Many books link nature to characters and themes in the novel. In Fahrenheit , Ray Bradbury links natural imagery to the characters in society. One such line in the book officially states this connection.

    Featured Topics Books for Young Readers The Founders Hollywood 19th-Century Novels 19th-Century Poetry 19th-Century Stories & Sketches 20th-Century Novels () Nature & Environmental Writing. Sort by Publish Date Author A-Z Author Z-A. American Birds: A Literary Companion. i. Nature and Environmental Writing When news broke last week about the United States' withdrawal from the Paris Climate Agreement, I took comfort—as I've done many times since last November—in an audio recording of one of my favorite poems.

    Environmentalism or environmental rights is a broad philosophy, ideology, and social movement regarding concerns for environmental protection and improvement of the health of the environment, particularly as the measure for this health seeks to incorporate the impact of changes to the environment on humans, animals, plants and non-living environmentalism focuses more on the.   Whether you go hiking every weekend, speak out against the destruction of the environment, or just have an interest in this planet we all call home, reading up on nature and the environment can be an intriguing way to learn more about animals, climate, and conservation efforts. If that sounds interesting to you, then the eleven informative books listed below definitely belong on .


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