Let the Mountains Talk Let the Rivers Run A Call to Those Who Would Save the Earth New Society Classics (Ebook or Kindle ePUB) by David Brower



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  1. says:

    First of all when he was alive David sat on the dividing line between amazing visionary and total nutcase He ha

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    I read this book about 20 years ago and it's a book every person should read to remind us of how special our plan

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    Don't forget Rule Number 6 don't take yourself too seriously And have a good time saving the world or you're just going to depress yourself DBDavid Brower's 1995 novel part memoir part essay collection reflects on his time with the Sierra Club and Friends of the Earth While I beg to differ on a few points feminists DO have a sense of humor

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    This was an interesting book about David Brower who was one of the greatest environmentalists of our time He tells it like it is when trying to keep the wildness of our landsThe reason why I gave it a 2 instead of a 4 or 5 i because of the many typos and the typeset some pages were half printed on and then continued to the next page Also the ink was faint throughout and hard to read at times

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    Great book awful formattingThis wonderful book by the Archdruid is marred by the awful formatting It is like a stack of newspapers left out in the rain The person who allowed it to be uploaded to should be stripped and hosed down with ice water

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    This is a fabulous book that makes a person want to jump out of bed and save the earth Brower is one of the founding fathers of the environmental movement up on top with Aldo Leopold and John Muir In this book Brower reflects on his successes and failures as an environmentalist He also offers solutions as to how

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    This was like having a long random rambling conversation with David Brower I enjoyed it because I've never read heard him in his own words and he is one of the founders of modern environmentalism He has many great pithy uotes But they were buried in a lot of disconnected and random discussions Probably a fault of the editor co author though Definitely worth a read for people interested in still having an earth around in 50 or so years

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    Though I read this long ago a bit tough not to give it a 5 when I see a dozen bookmarks of pages with bits of wisdom I wanted to recall An example To often in what we do we fail to consider the two most important things the

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    The subtitle a call to save the earth gives the best description As an early environmental leader the successes and failu

  10. says:

    This book is like a Chicken Soup for the Environmental Soul It heals and invigorates those who may not have known they needed it I will come back to Brower's teachings again and againI should've bought the hard cover

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REVIEW Ú eBook, ePUB or Kindle PDF Ö David Brower

TsTABLE OF CONTENTSCPR for the Earth An InvitationPART I OPPORTUNITIES1 Seeing and Remembering2 Climbing Mountains3 The Bristlecone Pine4 Visions of a Wild CenturyPART II SOLUTIONS5 Havens6 Cities with Boundaries7 Eco Preserves8 Forest Revolution9 More Monks10 HypercarsPART III RESTORATION11 A World Restored12 Making a Difference13 The CPR Service14 What will it Cost15 The Cure for What Ails UsPART IV WILDNESS16 Where the Wilderness Is17 Listening to Mountains18 Rachel Carson's Pelicans19 Neat TricksPART V SAVING THE EARTH20 The Third Planet Operating Instructions21 Unwise Misuse22 Rule Number 6 Revisited23 Let Heaven and Nature Sing24 For Those Who Would Save the Earth. Though I read this long ago a bit tough not to give it a 5 when I see a dozen bookmarks of pages with bits of wisdom I wanted to recall An example To often in what we do we fail to consider the two most important things the cost to the future and the cost to the Earth We can be very clever we humans but sometimes not so smart pg 16

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This is the testament of one of the few authentic sages of our time Brower's voice is passionate perfectly cadenced humorous and very wise And original while most writers point to where we are this one draws the mapEdward O Wilson author The Diversity of Life and NaturalistCredited with galvanizing an entire generation of environmentalists in the 60's David Brower the highly respected archdruid of the modern environmental movement recalls with wit and wisdom his 50 years of controversial activism and offers an inspired strategy for the next generation of those who would save the EarthIn this intelligent and engaging chronicle of his years as an agitatator for the planet. First of all when he was alive David sat on the dividing line between amazing visionary and total nutcase He has these absolutely crazy ideas about saving the environment that are so audacious that they made me laugh outloud On the other hand he was so full of hope and such a dedicated activist for the planet that you gotta love him

REVIEW Ú eBook, ePUB or Kindle PDF Ö David Brower

Brower points out the irony that since the first Earth Day 25 years ago we've lost one seventh of the world's productive land to pollution clearcutting and pavement and our population has doubled From the politics of preserving the environment and how to use New York style PR to save tigers and dolphins to reengineering cities the future of hypercars and his vision for the Earth Corps Brower takes us on a sweeping journey of what has been and what could be if we apply CPR Conservation Preservation Restoration to our wounded world Printed on entirely tree free kenaf paper Let the Mountains Talk Let the Rivers Run follows its own prescription for saving the world's fores. This was an interesting book about David Brower who was one of the greatest environmentalists of our time He tells it like it is when trying to keep the wildness of our landsThe reason why I gave it a 2 instead of a 4 or 5 i because of the many typos and the typeset some pages were half printed on and then continued to the next page Also the ink was faint throughout and hard to read at times