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The Resource Speaking of earth : environmental speeches that moved the world, edited with commentary and biographies by Alon Tal

Speaking of earth : environmental speeches that moved the world, edited with commentary and biographies by Alon Tal

Label
Speaking of earth : environmental speeches that moved the world
Title
Speaking of earth
Title remainder
environmental speeches that moved the world
Statement of responsibility
edited with commentary and biographies by Alon Tal
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
333.72
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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1960-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Tal, Alon
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  • Environmental literature
  • Environmentalism
  • Nature
Label
Speaking of earth : environmental speeches that moved the world, edited with commentary and biographies by Alon Tal
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • 3
  • "If Man Is to Survive, the Ocean Is Not Dispensable"
  • Thor Heyerdahl
  • 25
  • 4
  • "We Do Not Have to Believe in the Inevitability of Environmental Catastrophe to Accept the Possibility of Such a Catastrophe"
  • Maurice Strong
  • 42
  • 5
  • "We Are the First, but We Are Not Likely to Be the Last"
  • 1
  • Lois Gibbs
  • 57
  • 6
  • "Nuclear Weapons Are Morally Indefensible"
  • David Lange
  • 74
  • 7
  • "I Too Am One of Those Who Cannot Live without Wild Things"
  • Mongosuthu G. Buthulezi
  • 85
  • "The Publication of Silent Spring Was Neither the Beginning Nor the End of That Struggle"
  • 8
  • "The Question Now Is Simply Whether We Control Science or Whether Science Will Control Us"
  • Mostafa Tolba
  • 96
  • 9
  • "The Destruction of Our Rain Forest Affects Not Only the Brazilian People, but in Fact All the People of the Planet"
  • Chico Mendes
  • 109
  • 10
  • "The Prospect of Climate Change Is a New Factor in Human Affairs"
  • Rachel Carson
  • Margaret Thatcher
  • 119
  • 11
  • "If We Want to Transform Society in an Ecological Way, We Must Transform Ourselves"
  • Petra Kelly
  • 119
  • 12
  • "Our Mother Earth Is Teaching Us a Lesson in Universal Responsibility"
  • the Dalai Lama
  • 151
  • 1
  • 13
  • "The Sermon"
  • David Brower
  • 162
  • 14
  • "A Deadly Ecological War in Which No Blood Is Spilled but People Die All the Time"
  • Ken Saro-Wiwa
  • 180
  • 15
  • "We Venture into Realms That Belong to God, and to God Alone"
  • 2
  • Charles, Prince of Wales
  • 189
  • 16
  • "To Commit a Crime against the Natural World Is a Sin"
  • Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew
  • 201
  • 17
  • "It's All about Taming Greed"
  • Ian Kiernan
  • 210
  • "A Land without Wildflowers Will Be a Hotel, Not a Homeland"
  • 18
  • "Sharing and Exchange, the Basis of Our Humanity and Our Ecological Survival Has Been Redefined as a Crime"
  • Vandana Shiva
  • 217
  • 19
  • "Problems Are Not Enough in Themselves to Create a Momentum for Change"
  • Karl-Henrik Robert
  • 232
  • 20
  • "The Challenge Is to Restore the Home of the Tadpoles and Give Back to Our Children a World of Beauty and Wonder"
  • Yizhar Smilansky
  • Wangari Maathai
  • 247
  • 14
Control code
ocm60651070
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xx, 276 pages
Isbn
9780813537269
Lccn
2005016866
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)60651070
  • (Sirsi) a861033
Label
Speaking of earth : environmental speeches that moved the world, edited with commentary and biographies by Alon Tal
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • 3
  • "If Man Is to Survive, the Ocean Is Not Dispensable"
  • Thor Heyerdahl
  • 25
  • 4
  • "We Do Not Have to Believe in the Inevitability of Environmental Catastrophe to Accept the Possibility of Such a Catastrophe"
  • Maurice Strong
  • 42
  • 5
  • "We Are the First, but We Are Not Likely to Be the Last"
  • 1
  • Lois Gibbs
  • 57
  • 6
  • "Nuclear Weapons Are Morally Indefensible"
  • David Lange
  • 74
  • 7
  • "I Too Am One of Those Who Cannot Live without Wild Things"
  • Mongosuthu G. Buthulezi
  • 85
  • "The Publication of Silent Spring Was Neither the Beginning Nor the End of That Struggle"
  • 8
  • "The Question Now Is Simply Whether We Control Science or Whether Science Will Control Us"
  • Mostafa Tolba
  • 96
  • 9
  • "The Destruction of Our Rain Forest Affects Not Only the Brazilian People, but in Fact All the People of the Planet"
  • Chico Mendes
  • 109
  • 10
  • "The Prospect of Climate Change Is a New Factor in Human Affairs"
  • Rachel Carson
  • Margaret Thatcher
  • 119
  • 11
  • "If We Want to Transform Society in an Ecological Way, We Must Transform Ourselves"
  • Petra Kelly
  • 119
  • 12
  • "Our Mother Earth Is Teaching Us a Lesson in Universal Responsibility"
  • the Dalai Lama
  • 151
  • 1
  • 13
  • "The Sermon"
  • David Brower
  • 162
  • 14
  • "A Deadly Ecological War in Which No Blood Is Spilled but People Die All the Time"
  • Ken Saro-Wiwa
  • 180
  • 15
  • "We Venture into Realms That Belong to God, and to God Alone"
  • 2
  • Charles, Prince of Wales
  • 189
  • 16
  • "To Commit a Crime against the Natural World Is a Sin"
  • Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew
  • 201
  • 17
  • "It's All about Taming Greed"
  • Ian Kiernan
  • 210
  • "A Land without Wildflowers Will Be a Hotel, Not a Homeland"
  • 18
  • "Sharing and Exchange, the Basis of Our Humanity and Our Ecological Survival Has Been Redefined as a Crime"
  • Vandana Shiva
  • 217
  • 19
  • "Problems Are Not Enough in Themselves to Create a Momentum for Change"
  • Karl-Henrik Robert
  • 232
  • 20
  • "The Challenge Is to Restore the Home of the Tadpoles and Give Back to Our Children a World of Beauty and Wonder"
  • Yizhar Smilansky
  • Wangari Maathai
  • 247
  • 14
Control code
ocm60651070
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xx, 276 pages
Isbn
9780813537269
Lccn
2005016866
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)60651070
  • (Sirsi) a861033

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