Inspiring Environmentalists And Ecologists

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William Wordsworth

William Wordsworth was a romantic poet who wrote about the beauty of nature, and memories of times past.

Aldo Leopold is best known for his book A Sand County Almanac, which details a year on the land he owned. He supported wilderness conservation, as well as environmental ethics.

“Growth for the sake of growth is the ideology of the cancer cell.” - Ed Abbey, Some Words in Defense of the American WestEd Abbey wrote numerous books on the environment, with a special focus on national parks and the desert. Some of his books have been perceived as radical by the United States government. He spent many years living alone in the desert.

“In nature nothing exists alone.” ― Rachel Carson, Silent Spring

Rachel Carson was a biologist who wrote about the effects of DDT and pesticides on the Earth. Her book is credited with starting a more scientific era of environmentalism.

The industrial revolution changed forever the way man interacted with the environment. The steady increase of pollution and resource extraction with mechanizatin led to the first concerns over human impact on the environment.


Aldo Leopold


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Inspiring Environmentalists and Ecologists


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