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Bringing the Biosphere Home Learning to Perceive Global Environmental Change

ISBN-10: 0262700999

ISBN-13: 9780262700993

Edition: 2001 (Reprint)

Authors: Mitchell Thomashow

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This title shows how to make global environmental problems more tangible, so that they become an integral part of everyday awareness. At its core is a simple assumption: that the best way to learn to perceive the biosphere is to pay close attention to our immediate surroundings.
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Book details

List price: $24.00
Copyright year: 2001
Publisher: MIT Press
Publication date: 2/28/2003
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 256
Size: 5.75" wide x 8.75" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.836
Language: English

Mitchell Thomashow is Director of the Second Nature Presidential Fellows Program, which assists colleges and universities in promoting a comprehensive sustainability agenda on campus. From 2006 to 2011 he was president of Unity College, Maine, and from 1976 to 2006 he was Chair of the Environmental Studies Department at Antioch University New England. He is the author of Ecological Identity and Bringing the Biosphere Home, both published by the MIT Press.

Acknowledgments
The Perceptual Challenge of Global Environmental Change
The Experience of Globality
Keeping Global Change in Mind
A Place-Based Perceptual Ecology
Interpreting the Biosphere
The Internet, The Interstate, and the Biosphere
Place-Based Transience
A Biosphere Curriculum
Notes
Bibliography
Index