Thinking Like a Mountain

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A passionate environmentalist who has devoted his life to documenting the awesome power of nature, Robert Bateman is deeply worried about the state of our planet and the fate of our natural heritage. Thinking Like a Mountain is the result of many years of thinking, talking, and writing about the world's growing environmental crisis. Beautifully designed and illustrated with original drawings, it is a gathering of questions, observations and ideas Bateman has drawn from his own life experiences, and gleaned from ...
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Overview

A passionate environmentalist who has devoted his life to documenting the awesome power of nature, Robert Bateman is deeply worried about the state of our planet and the fate of our natural heritage. Thinking Like a Mountain is the result of many years of thinking, talking, and writing about the world's growing environmental crisis. Beautifully designed and illustrated with original drawings, it is a gathering of questions, observations and ideas Bateman has drawn from his own life experiences, and gleaned from the writings of some of the visionaries who have influenced him.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780143012726
  • Publisher: Penguin Group (USA) Incorporated
  • Publication date: 5/28/2005
  • Pages: 144
  • Product dimensions: 5.48 (w) x 5.88 (h) x 0.38 (d)

Table of Contents

Preface

PART ONE: Getting to Know the Neighbours
  A Day in May
  Portrait of the Artist as a Young Birdwatcher
  My People
  The Call of a Wolf
  Roving around the World
  Getting to Know the Neighbours
  Natural Art
  Aristocrats of Time and Space

PART TWO: Message in the Bones
  Message in the Bones
  The Grapes of La Mancha
  If a Tree Falls
  A Village Story
  Homo sapiens Teenager consumerensis
  Small Is Beautiful
  Unholy Alliance
  Natural Capitalism
  Beyond the Rapids

PART THREE: Signs of Hope
  An Alpine Idea
  The Grameen Bank
  Nigerian Public Transit
  The Ecology of Cities
  Holy Alliances
  From Tortoise Islet
  Good People
  A View from the Mountain

More Food for Thought
Acknowledgments

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