The Rebirth Of Environmentalism: Grassroots Activism From The Spotted Owl To The Polar Bear available in Hardcover
Over the past two decades, a select group of small but highly effective grassroots organizations have achieved remarkable success in protecting endangered species and forests in the United States. The Rebirth of Environmentalism tells for the first time the story of these grassroots biodiversity groups.
Filled with inspiring stories of activists, groups, and campaigns that most readers will not have encountered before, The Rebirth of Environmentalism explores how grassroots biodiversity groups have had such a big impact despite their scant resources, and presents valuable lessons that can help the environmental movement as a wholeas well as other social movementsbecome more effective.
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Table of Contents
Preface and Acknowledgements
Chapter 1. The Rise of Grassroots Biodiversity Activism and the Rebirth of Environmentalism
Chapter 2. Origins of the Grassroots Biodiversity Groups
Chapter 3. Never Mind the Nationals: The Headwaters Forest Campaign
Chapter 4. Transforming a National: The John Muir Sierrans and the Zero-Cut Campaign
Chapter 5. Becoming a National: The Center for Biological Diversity and Endangered Species Litigation
Chapter 6. Boldness Has Genius: The Lessons of Grassroots Biodiversity Activism for the Campaign against Global Warming
Afterword: Arrival of the Obama Administration
Appendix: Origins of Four Biodiversity Protection Laws
Glossary of Acronyms