Champions of Conservation
- The Mount Rushmore of the Environment. Simpson, Steven // Pathways: the Ontario journal of outdoor education;Summer 2014, Vol. 26 Issue 4, p27
In this article, the author proposes four names of people who dedicated their lives in protecting mountains, to be put on the Mount Rushmore of the Environment after reading the suggestions of the readers from the online site www.ProFootballTalk.com. Topics discussed include brief profile of...
- Look, Don't Touch. Sobel, David // Orion Magazine;Jul/Aug2012, Vol. 31 Issue 4, p64
The article discusses about environmental education. It cites the joy experienced by children in their encounter with the natural world on their own terms. It claims, however, that such factors as urbanization, the changing social family structures and even environmental education itself are...
- FROM THE EDITOR. // Taproot Journal;Spring/Summer2010, Vol. 20 Issue 1, p3
The article provides a brief overview of those outdoor educators whose efforts were significant in promoting outdoor education through education projects and recreation activities. Educators include Anna Botsford Comstock known as the Matriarch of the Nature Study Movement, William Gould Vinal...
- Environmentalism, Western:. Keller, D. R. // Value Inquiry Book Series;2014, Vol. 276, p184
The article offers information on Western environmentalism. Topics discussed include the ideas of a fundamental ontological divide between humans and non-human nature, the difference between the environmental thinking in the U.S. and European environmentalism and the concept of contemporary...
- Bully for Yosemite! Fleming, Candace // Highlights for Children;Aug96, Vol. 51 Issue 8, p12
Focuses on conservationist John Muir's efforts to conserve the Yosemite Valley in California. Friendship with former US President Theodore Roosevelt; Formation of the Yosemite National Park.
- Now This Is Bully*? Constantinides, Marion // Appleseeds;Apr2011, Vol. 13 Issue 7, p10
The article reports on a camping trip by U.S. President Theodore Roosevelt with environmentalist John Muir through Yosemite National Park, California and down into Yosemite Valley, California to see the poor condition of the valley. It reports that after visiting the place the president was...
- A man for all seasons. Leopold Bradley, Nina // National Wildlife (Elearn);Apr98, Vol. 36 Issue 3, p30
Pays tribute to wildlife conservationist Aldo Leopold, who died while fighting a brush fire on the bluffs above the Wisconsin River. Background information on Leopold; Influence of Leopold on conservation efforts.
- Aldo Leopold: Embodying the Land Ethic. // Wilderness;Winter98, The Legacy Lives On p3
Focuses on the life and works of conservationist Aldo Leopold in the United States. Family and educational background; Role in the formation of the Wilderness Society; Contributions to the wilderness conservation efforts; Impact of Leopold's works on other conservationists.
- Good for the Soil, Good for the Soul. Bradley, Nina Leopold // Wilderness;Winter98, The Legacy Lives On p4
Focuses on Aldo Leopold, a conservationist in the United States. Views on wilderness protection; Content of Leopold's book titled 'A Sand County Almanac'; Account on the efforts of the Leopold family to reconstruct the Sand County farm; Appreciation for the ecological, ethical and aesthetic...