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The Green Revolution: The American Environmental Movement

Kirkpatrick Sale discuses the development and current trajectory of the environmental movement– documenting the origins of American conservationists, the dramatic change in public awareness and attitudes after the publication of Rachel Carson’s Silent Spring, and the first Earth Day which was the single most important widespread demonstration in the 1960s. He speaks about the next steps that need to be taken in order to protect the natural world.

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Kirkpatrick Sale

Kirkpatrick Sale is a widely recognized formulator and early proponent of the notion of “bioregionalism.” His development of this concept in his books, lectures, and regular radio broadcasts fueled the ever-growing interest in a local approach to the solving of growing political, economic, and environmental problems. A scholar and author, his many books have explored radical … Continued

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