Earth First! 7, no. 1

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Earth First! Movement Writings

Earth First! Fist, Volume Seven

Foreman, Dave, et al., eds., Earth First! 7, no. 1 (1 November 1986). Republished by the Environment & Society Portal, Multimedia Library.

This issue of Earth First! features news concerning the protests held in 60 locations against the World Bank and its associated banks. Mary Sojourner calls for giving Grand (mother) Canyon a break, David A. Smith writes an open letter to Congressman Williams regarding the “Yellowstone’s Fishing Bridge Environmental Impact Statement” (EIS), and Reed F. Noss puts focus on biodiversity. Apart from numerous news and debating articles, Tom Stoddard contributes a short story entitled “Zu Zaz’s Close Shave.”

Have mercy! Old Grand (mother) Canyon has been working hard. She needs a day of rest. Northern Arizona Earth First! and Canyon Under Siege need your help in giving the Canyon that well-deserved vacation from human impact…

— Mary Sojourner

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Further readings: 
  • Abbey, Edward. The Monkey Wrench Gang. New York: Lippincott, 1975.
  • Foreman, Dave, and Howie Wolke. The Big Outside: A Descriptive Inventory of the Big Wilderness Areas of the United States. New York: Harmony Books, 1992.
  • Foreman, Dave. Confessions of an Eco-Warrior. New York: Harmony Books, 1991.
  • Lee, Martha. Earth First!: Environmental Apocalypse. Syracuse: Syracuse University Press, 1995.
  • Manes, Christopher. Green Rage: Radical Environmentalism and the Unmaking of Civilization. Boston: Little, Brown, 1990.
  • Taylor, Bron. “Earth First!’s Religious Radicalism.” In Ecological Prospects: Scientific, Religious, and Aesthetic Perspectives, edited by Christopher Key Chapple, 185-209. Albany: State University of New York Press, 1994.
  • Wall, Derek. Earth First! and the Anti-Roads Movement: Radical Environmentalism and Comparative Social Movements. Oxon: Routledge Chapman & Hall, 1999.