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Wilderness

in Berkshire Encyclopedia of Sustainability

Published by Berkshire Publishing Group

Published in print January 2010 | ISBN: 9780190622664
Published online August 2016 | e-ISBN: 9780190622664
Wilderness

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Ideas about wilderness have shifted through time—from abhorrence in the premodern era to appreciation in the age of Emerson and Thoreau. Proponents of economic development in the twenty-first century argue that we must continue to develop Earth’s natural resources. Proponents of ecological sustainability believe that the conservation, preservation, and restoration of the planet’s wilderness are necessary actions.

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Subjects: Science and Mathematics

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