Tag Archives: WIlderness

Self-Indulgence and the City

I would never consider anyone an environmentalist for the simple fact that they live in an urban area.  I wouldn’t call myself such for residing where I do, and I would never expect otherwise from anyone else. But, David Owen, … Continue reading

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That Devil, Nature

Was the concept of “wilderness” in Western thought conceived by 19th century Romantics? No, it was not. And yet, it appears that conservation narratives often set this as their philosophical baseline. Emma Marris’ well-received new book, Rambunctious Garden: Saving Nature in a … Continue reading

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