Earth First! 4, no. 3

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Earth First! Movement Writings

Earth First! Fist, Volume Four

Foreman, Dave, et al., eds., Earth First! 4, no. 3 (2 February 1984). Republished by the Environment & Society Portal, Multimedia Library.

In this issue of Earth First! the story of Oregon, the Forest Service, and the NO-GO ROAD movement continues.

A major controversy in the environmental community for the last 5 years has been whether or not to sue the Forest Service to stop destructive activities in roadless areas […].

— Earth First!

Kathy Trendler and Don Presley discuss the importance of the Tuolumne River in Yosemite National Park, Howie Wolke presents a proposal for natural forest wilderness areas in Idaho, and the regular featureDear Ned Ludd” discusses the utility of smoke bombs in order to delay or distrupt an activity.  

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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.
  • Merchant, Carolyn. Radical Ecology: The Search for a Livable World. London: Routledge, 1992.
  • Wall, Derek. Earth First! and the Anti-Roads Movement: Radical Environmentalism and Comparative Social Movements. Oxon: Routledge Chapman & Hall, 1999.