Wild Earth 11, no. 1

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Earth First! Movement Writings

Wild Earth 11, no. 1

Intended as yet another instrument for attacking anthropocentric ideologies and voracious agricultural/industrial civilizations, the journal Wild Earth was published by the Earth First! movement between 1991–2004.


Butler, Tom, ed., Wild Earth 11, no. 1 (Spring 2001). Republished by the Environment & Society Portal, Multimedia Library. http://www.environmentandsociety.org/node/6098.

Issue Theme: Wild, Wild East

This issue includes:

  • An Eastern Turn for Wilderness by Christopher McGrory Klyza
  • Wilderness East: Reclaiming History by James Morton Turner
  • Eastern Wilderness Areas Act: What’s in a Name? by Douglas W. Scott
  • New England’s Forest Primeval by David R. Foster
  • Revisiting the Northwoods: A Lesson in Biotic Homogenization
    by Tom Rooney, Don Waller, and Shannon Wiegmann
  • Restoring the Large Mammal Fauna in the East: What Follows the Elk? by David S. Maehr
  • Confirming Eastern Cougar Presence by Chris Bolgiano
  • Using Lichens to Assess the Relative Age of Northeastern Forests by Steve Selva
  • Preserving Our Old-Growth Forest Heritage by Mary Byrd Davis

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Further readings: 
  • Butler, Tom, ed. Wild Earth: Wild Ideas for a World Out of Balance. Minneapolis: Milkweed Editions, 2002.
  • Haila, Yrjö. “‘Wilderness’ and the Multiple Layers of Environmental Thought.” Environment and History 3:2 (1997): 129-47.
  • 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.
  • Foster, David R., and John D. Aber, eds. Forests in Time: The Environmental Consequences of 1,000 Years of Change in New England. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2006.