Wild Earth 12, no. 1

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Earth First! Movement Writings

Wild Earth 12, 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 12, no. 1 (Spring 2002). Republished by the Environment & Society Portal, Multimedia Library. http://www.environmentandsociety.org/node/6101.

Issue Theme: Extinction or Recovery?

This issue includes:

  • Quantifying the Biodiversity Crisis by Eileen Crist
  • Voices from the Past: Learning from the Rocky Mountain Locust by Jeffrey Lockwood
  • On Parasites Lost—and Found: Passenger Pigeon Lice Rediscovered by Robert Dunn
  • Wolves, Landscapes, and the Ecological Recovery of Yellowstone by Joel Berger
  • Threats to the Black-Tailed Prairie Dog and a Plan for Conservation
    by Brian Millerand, and Richard Reading
  • Celebrity Endangered Species: Where Are They Now? by Peter Friederici
  • A Duty to Conserve: The Moral Meaning of the Endangered Species Act by Sam Hitt

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Further readings: 
  • Ceballos, Gerardo, Anne H. Ehrlich, and Paul R. Ehrlich. The Annihilation of Nature: Human Extinction of Birds and Mammals. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2015.
  • Mackay, Richard. The Atlas of Endangered Species. Oakland: University of California Press, 2008.
  • Goodall, Jane, et al. Hope for Animals and Their World: How Endangered Species Are Being Rescued from the Brink. New York City: Grand Central Publishing, 2011.
  • Pimm, S. L., et al. "The Biodiversity of Species and their Rates of Extinction, Distribution, and Protection." Science 344 no. 6187 (2014): DOI: 10.1126/science.1246752
  • Butler, Tom, ed. Wild Earth: Wild Ideas for a World Out of Balance. Minneapolis: Milkweed Editions, 2002.