How Should Americas Wilderness Be Managed?

How Should Americas Wilderness Be Managed?

by Stuart A. Kallen

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780737723847
Publisher: Greenhaven Publishing
Publication date: 01/02/2009
Series: At Issue Series
Pages: 123
Product dimensions: 6.02(w) x 9.28(h) x 0.56(d)
Age Range: 15 - 17 Years

Table of Contents

Introduction9
1.America's Wilderness Must Be Carefully Managed12
2.The Free Market Can Protect Wilderness More Effectively than Government19
3.Roads Through the Wilderness Cause Irreparable Harm23
4.Roadless Rules Threaten the Wilderness29
5.The Government's Forest Policy Will Prevent Wildfires38
6.The Government's Forest Policy Is Destructive41
7.Oil Drilling Will Ruin the Wilderness Character of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge49
8.Oil Drilling Should Be Allowed in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge57
9.The Forest Service Should Improve Its Management of the Tongass National Forest60
10.Logging the Tongass National Forest Can Provide Many Benefits70
11.Natural Gas Drilling Is Damaging the Powder River Basin74
12.Natural Gas Production Should Be Increased79
13.Off-Road Vehicles Are Degrading the Wilderness85
14.Off-Road Vehicles Should Be Allowed to Use Wilderness Areas95
15.Economic Sabotage Is the Only Way to Stop Destruction of the Wilderness100
16.The Earth Liberation Front Engages in Domestic Terrorism108
Organizations to Contact110
Bibliography117
Index119

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