ERIC Number: ED061066
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1971
Reference Count: 0
The Case for Environmental Education. A Collection of Readings in Environmental Awareness.
Office of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC.
Embodied in this collection of readings in environmental awareness are excerpts, statements, testimony, and personal philosophies presented by national leaders concerned with our environment. Major items include: "Environmental Literacy" by Richard Nixon from his introduction to the First Annual Report of the Council on Environmental Quality, August, 1970; "The Insatiable Monster" by Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, excerpted from a speech on the preservation of the countryside; "Ecological Crisis Demands New Ethic of Responsibility" by Dr. George Harrar, President, Rockefeller Foundation; "The Church and Man's Relationship to the Environment" by Richard Baer, Earlham College, Indiana; "The Value of Good Design" by Nathan Cabot Hale, sculptor; testimony before the House Select Subcommittee on Education hearings on environmental education, 1970; and statements appearing in the "Background Book" of the 13th National Conference of the U.S. National Commission for UNESCO, California, 1969. (BL)
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Authoring Institution: Office of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC.