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It’s a Global Garden

September 17, 2011

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It doesn't have to be pure wilderness to be valuable as natural landscape. "We are already running the whole Earth, whether we admit it or not. To run it consciously and effectively, we must admit our role and even embrace it. We must temper our romantic notion of untrammeled wilderness and find room next to it for the more nuanced notion of a global, half-wild rambunctious garden, tended by us." From Emma Marris's new book Rambunctious Garden: Saving Nature in a Post-Wild World more>>