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ERIC Number: EJ447793
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1992
Pages: N/A
Abstractor: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-0006-3568
Taming the Wilderness Myth.
Gomez-Pompa, Arturo; Kaus, Andrea
Bioscience, v42 n4 p271-79 Apr 1992
Argues that environmental policy and education are predominantly based on Western beliefs about nature rather than on native and indigenous sensitivities. Discusses Western conceptions of wilderness, alternative perceptions and conservation practices, the role of fires in the ecosystem, the priorities necessary for integrating alternative environmental viewpoints, and environmental conservation responsibilities. (35 references) (JJK)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Researchers; Policymakers
Language: English
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