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The John A. Livingston Reader: The Fallacy of Wildlife Conservation and One Cosmic Instant: A Natural History of Human Arrogance

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Canada’s pioneering radical naturalist now back in print!

John A. Livingston is Canada’s Rachel Carson. His cogent, brilliant writing on the effects of man on nature has defined an entire generation of environmentalists and is required reading for anyone who wants to understand the underpinnings of today’s issues. Radical when first published in the early 1970s and 1980s, L
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Paperback, 424 pages
Published January 23rd 2007 by McClelland & Stewart
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Rhys
Clear and angry - fundamental books for understanding our collective inability to play fair with the non-human world.

"All the magnificence and nobility of our creativity cannot begin to compensate me for what my species has cost me. Shakespeare cannot compensate me for toxic pesticides, Bach cannot compensate me for Hiroshima, nor Michelangelo for the blue whale. Jesus Christ cannot compensate me for the brutal imposition of human power over nonhuman nature. Yet, the total destruction of blue Ea
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Toby Newton
Stunning. All should read.
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