Aldo Leopold

American writer and scientist

Aldo Leopold (January 11, 1887 – April 21, 1948) was an American author, philosopher, naturalist, scientist, ecologist, forester, conservationist, and environmentalist. He was a professor at the University of Wisconsin and is best known for his book A Sand County Almanac (1949), which has sold more than two million copies. Leopold was influential in the development of modern environmental ethics and in the movement for wilderness conservation. His ethics of nature and wildlife preservation had a profound impact on the environmental movement, with his ecocentric or holistic ethics regarding land. He emphasized biodiversity and ecology and was a founder of the science of wildlife management.
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influenced by: Aldo Leopold

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Edward Abbey

American author and essayist

Works

16

The Monkey Wrench Gang

novel by Edward Abbey

author: Edward Abbey

1975

Desert Solitaire

book by Edward Abbey

author: Edward Abbey
illustrator: Peter Parnall

1968

Le gang de la clef à molette

author: Edward Abbey

Black Sun

novel by Edward Abbey

author: Edward Abbey

1971

Down the River

book by Edward Abbey

author: Edward Abbey

1982

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Rachel Carson

American marine biologist and conservationist

Works

7

Silent Spring

A book by Rachel Carson about pesticides harming the environment.

author: Rachel Carson

1962

The Sea Around Us

1951 book

author: Rachel Carson

1951

The Edge of the Sea

book by Rachel Carson

author: Rachel Carson
illustrator: Robert W. Hines

Under the Sea Wind

book by Rachel Carson

author: Rachel Carson
illustrator: Robert W. Hines

1941

Articles

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Silent Spring ( 1963 )

scientific article published on 30 March 1963

author: Rachel Carson Denzel E. Ferguson

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Wendell Berry

author

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