Earth First! Introductory Guide, 1981

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Earth First! Movement Writings

Earth First! Introductory Guide, 1981, First Page.

Earth First! 1981. Republished for the Environment and Society Portal, Multimedia Library. http://www.environmentandsociety.org/node/7889. 


First of all, Earth First! is not an organization, but a movement. There are no “members” of Earth First!, only Earth First!ers. It is a belief in biocentrism (Deep Ecology) and a practice of putting Earth first that make one an “Earth First!er". Because Earth First! is a movement, instead of a specific group, Earth First!ers can be active as Earth First!ers or as members of other environmental groups such as the Sierra Club. Regardless, we promote a philosophy of Deep Ecology, an uncompromising defense of natural diversity, and visionary wilderness proposals.  

— Earth First!


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