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The Resource A new garden ethic : cultivating defiant compassion for an uncertain future, Benjamin Vogt

A new garden ethic : cultivating defiant compassion for an uncertain future, Benjamin Vogt

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A new garden ethic : cultivating defiant compassion for an uncertain future
Title
A new garden ethic
Title remainder
cultivating defiant compassion for an uncertain future
Statement of responsibility
Benjamin Vogt
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Our landscapes push aside wildlife and in turn diminish our genetically-programmed love for wildness. How can we get ourselves back into balance through gardens, to speak life's language and learn from other species? Plenty of books tell home gardeners and professional landscape designers how to garden sustainably, what plants to use, and what resources to explore. Yet few examine why our urban wildlife gardens matter, and not just for ourselves, but for the larger human and animal communities. Author Benjamin Vogt addresses why we need a new garden ethic, and why we urgently need wildness in our daily lives-- lives sequestered in buildings surrounded by monocultures of lawn and concrete that significantly harm our physical and mental health. He examines the psychological issues around climate change and mass extinction as a way to understand how we are short circuiting our response to global crises, especially by not growing native plants in our gardens. Simply put, environmentalism is not political, it's social justice for all species marginalized today and for those facing extinction tomorrow. By thinking deeply and honestly about our built landscapes, we can create a compassionate activism that connects us more profoundly to nature and to one another
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BTCTA
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Vogt, Benjamin
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Environmental ethics
  • Endemic plants
  • Gardening
  • Human ecology
Target audience
adult
Label
A new garden ethic : cultivating defiant compassion for an uncertain future, Benjamin Vogt
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn974677068
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
vii, 181 pages
Isbn
9780865718555
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Note
179.1 V868 ; XX-N ; [A17BP036, #41, 4@$18.99, DLG/mjj].
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 974677068
  • (OCoLC)974677068
Label
A new garden ethic : cultivating defiant compassion for an uncertain future, Benjamin Vogt
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn974677068
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
vii, 181 pages
Isbn
9780865718555
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Note
179.1 V868 ; XX-N ; [A17BP036, #41, 4@$18.99, DLG/mjj].
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 974677068
  • (OCoLC)974677068

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