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" God, against which any opposition was hopeless and any attempt to control them not merely hopeless but childish. It was assumed that they came in the natural order of things, as inevitably as the seasons or the rising and setting of the sun. To-day we... "
The Fight for Conservation - Page 45
by Gifford Pinchot - 1910 - 150 pages
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Crossing the Next Meridian: Land, Water, and the Future of the West

Charles F. Wilkinson - Law - 1992 - 376 pages
...run. After all, this is a letter about "administration" and "management" (Pinchot wrote elsewhere that "[t]he first duty of the human race is to control the earth it lives upon"), and there is no doubt that federal administrators — especially the recipient of the letter — would...
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Science, Values, and the American West

Stephen Tchudi - History - 1997 - 256 pages
...it or try to engineer it out of existence. — Wallace Stegner The American West as Living Space 27 The first duty of the human race is to control the earth it lives upon. — Gifford Pinchot The Fight for Conservation 5 In August of 1878, John Wesley Powell (1834-1902)—...
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False Hopes: Why America's Quest for Perfect Health is a Recipe for Failure

Daniel Callahan - Medical - 1998 - 336 pages
...one side have been the conservationists, who have held with their early leader Gifford Pinchot that "the first duty of the human race is to control the earth it lives upon."10 The quickly drawn corollary was that nature should be protected in order that it can best...
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False Hopes: Why America's Quest for Perfect Health is a Recipe for Failure

Daniel Callahan - Medical - 1998 - 336 pages
...one side have been the conservationists, who have held with their early leader Gifford Pinchot that "the first duty of the human race is to control the earth it lives upon."10 The quickly drawn corollary was that nature should be protected in order that it can best...
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Thinking Through the Environment: A Reader

Mark J. Smith - Nature - 1999 - 435 pages
...prevention of waste. There has come gradually in this country an understanding that wasteisnotagixnd thing and that the attack on waste is an industrial...human race is to control the earth it lives upon. [...] In addition to the principles of development and preservation of our resources there is a third...
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False Hopes: Overcoming the Obstacles to a Sustainable, Affordable Medicine

Daniel Callahan - Medical - 1999 - 330 pages
...one side have been the conservationists, who have held with their early leader Gifford Pinchot that "the first duty of the human race is to control the earth it lives upon."10 The quickly drawn corollary was that nature should be protected in order that it can best...
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Speaking Ill of the Dead: Jerks in Montana History

Jon Axline, Dave Walter - Biography & Autobiography - 2000 - 224 pages
...Pinchot was pragmatic. Where Muir might have rhapsodized about the wonders of nature, Pinchot stated: "The first duty of the human race is to control the earth it lives upon." Pinchot had studied forestry in Europe. He returned to America embracing the concepts of multiple-use...
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Shaping the Sierra: Nature, Culture, and Conflict in the Changing West

Timothy P. Duane - Nature - 1999 - 623 pages
...consequences of our way of knowing animals."37 Evernden quotes Gifford Pinchot as stating unequivocally that "the first duty of the human race is to control the earth it lives on."38 Pinchot's perspective, I am afraid, still dominates agency approaches to land and resource management....
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Environmental Ethics and Forestry: A Reader

Peter C. List - Nature - 2000 - 364 pages
...1910 when he wrote: "Today we understand that forest fires are wholly within the control of men. . . . The first duty of the human race is to control the earth it lives upon."91 He instituted a very effective program of fire suppression in US forests. Today, forest ecologists...
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Caribou Crossing: A Novel

Kim Heacox - Fiction - 2001 - 351 pages
...MINE THE OTHER PLANETS LATER CARIBOU CROSSING "Conservation is the WISE USE of Natural Resources." 'The first duty of the human race is to control the earth it lives upon." -Gifford Pinchot, Chief Forester, US Forest Service, 1910 A wave of applause rolled through the crowd...
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