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Ancient Forests Of The Pacific Northwest

Author : Elliott A. Norse
ISBN : 9781559630160
Genre : Nature
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Looks at the last remaining U. S. virgin forests and examines the effects of the timber industry on these forests and the life dependent on them

Ancient Forests In The Pacific Northwest

Author : Peter H. Morrison
ISBN : STANFORD:36105000314562
Genre : Old growth forests
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Management Of Old Growth Forests Of The Pacific Northwest

Author : United States. Congress. House. Committee on Agriculture. Subcommittee on Forests, Family Farms, and Energy
ISBN : MINN:31951003086316K
Genre : Nature
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Protecting A Vanishing Ecosystem

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ISBN : STANFORD:36105063860584
Genre : Biodiversity conservation
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Economic And Social Impacts Of Preserving Ancient Forests In The Pacific Northwest

Author : Wilbur R. Maki
ISBN : MINN:31951D005044343
Genre : Nature
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Anatomy Of A Conflict

Author : Terre Satterfield
ISBN : 9780774850285
Genre : Social Science
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Anatomy of a Conflict explores the cultural aspects of the fierce dispute between activist loggers and environmentalists over the fate of Oregon’s temperate rain forest. Centred on the practice of old-growth logging and the survival of the northern spotted owl, the conflict has lead to the burning down of ranger stations, the spiking of trees, logging truck blockades, and countless demonstrations and arrests. Satterfield shows how the debate about the forest is, at its core, a debate about the cultural make-up of the Pacific Northwest. To talk about forests is to talk about culture, whether the discussion is about scientific explanations of conifer forests, activists’ grassroots status and their emotional attachment to land, or the implications of past people’s land use for future forest management. An engaging ethnographic study, this book emphasizes the historical roots and contemporary emergence of identity movements as a means for challenging cultural patterns. It makes a significant contribution to culture- and identity-driven theories of human action in the context of social movements and environmental studies.

Environmental Science

Author : Daniel D. Chiras
ISBN : 0763735698
Genre : Science
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Religion And Public Life In The Pacific Northwest

Author : Patricia O'Connell Killen
ISBN : 9780759115750
Genre : Religion
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When asked their religious identification, more people answer 'none' in the Pacific Northwest than in any other region of the United States. But this does not mean that the region's religious institutions are without power or that Northwesterners who do attend no place of worship are without spiritual commitments. With no dominant denomination, Evangelicals, Mainline Protestants, Catholics, Jews, adherents of Pacific Rim religious traditions, indigenous groups, spiritual environmentalists, and secularists must vie or sometimes must cooperate with each other to address the regions' pressing economic, environmental, and social issues. One cannot understand this complex region without understanding the fluid religious commitments of its inhabitants. And one cannot understand religion in Oregon, Washington, and Alaska without Religion and Public Life in the Pacific Northwest.

Empire Of Timber

Author : Erik Loomis
ISBN : 9781316445419
Genre : History
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The battles to protect ancient forests and spotted owls in the Northwest splashed across the evening news in the 1980s and early 1990s. Empire of Timber re-examines this history to demonstrate that workers used their unions to fight for a healthy workplace environment and sustainable logging practices that would allow themselves and future generations the chance to both work and play in the forests. Examining labor organizations from the Industrial Workers of the World in the 1910s to unions in the 1980s, Empire of Timber shows that conventional narratives of workers opposing environmental protection are far too simplistic and often ignore the long histories of natural resource industry workers attempting to protect their health and their futures from the impact of industrial logging. Today, when workers fear that environmental restrictions threaten their jobs, learning the history of alliances between unions and environmentalists can build those conversations in the present.

The Final Forest

Author : William Dietrich
ISBN : UOM:39076001950174
Genre : Nature
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Covers the social, political, and scientific spectrum of the struggle over ancient Pacific Northwest forests.

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