By Aldo Leopold
Because his dying in 1948, Aldo Leopold has been more and more famous as one of many critical figures of yankee environmentalism. A pioneering forester, sportsman, natural world supervisor, and ecologist, he used to be additionally a talented author whose farsighted land ethic is proving more and more proper in our personal time. Now, Leopold’s crucial contributions to our literature––some hard-to-find or formerly unpublished––are amassed in one quantity for the 1st time. here's his vintage A Sand County Almanac, hailed––with Thoreau’s Walden and Carson’s Silent Spring––as one of many major literary impacts at the glossy environmental move. released in 1949, it's nonetheless spectacular at the present time: a brilliant, firsthand, philosophical journey de strength. besides Sand County are greater than fifty articles, essays, and lectures exploring the recent complexities of ecological technology and what we'd now name environmental ethics. Leopold’s sharp-eyed, usually funny journals are illustrated the following for the 1st time along with his unique images, drawings, and maps. additionally detailed to this assortment is a range of over a hundred letters, so much of them by no means earlier than released, tracing his own evolution and his efforts to foster in others the affection and experience of accountability he felt for the land.
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A Sand County Almanac & Other Writings on Conservation and Ecology by Aldo Leopold