The Big Outside: A Descriptive Inventory of the Big Wilderness Areas of the United States

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Harmony Books, 1992 - Wilderness areas - 499 pages
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Dave Foreman and Howie Wolke identify America's 368 remaining wilderness areas by state and region. They describe for each the diversity of its flora and fauna, threats of industrial exploitation or commercial development, and legal status as a protected area. With practical information and a sense of urgency, The Big Outside is both a guide and an inspiration for all those interested in seeing and preserving what's left of wild America. Illustrations.

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Contents

The Big Outside
1
Big Wilderness Is Ecological Wilderness
17
The Destruction of Wilderness
25
Copyright

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About the author (1992)

DAVE FOREMAN is director of The Rewilding Institute, a non-profit conservation think tank based in Albuquerque, New Mexico, which is dedicated to developing and promoting the ideas, strategies, and vision of continental-scale conservation.

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