A comprehensive and diverse, award-winning collection of biographies of the most important figures in American environmentalism. As our environment changes, and environmental concerns become more and more prevalent, this encyclopedia provides much-needed information on the key players in the environmental movement.
- Completely updated with nearly 400 biographies, 64 new to this edition, of the men and women who have made a significant contribution to environmental issues over the last 200 years
- Biographies range from scientists to advocates, businessmen to musicians, politicians to actors, along with others who have forever altered how we think about the environment
- Easy-to-use A–Z format provides instant access to these fascinating individuals
- Frequent cross-references indicate others with whom individuals worked (and sometimes clashed)
- A full range of Illustrations and Photos provide more context
- An Historical Timeline details important events in the environmental sector
- A new Primary Documents section includes articles, speeches and legislation, for easy reference
- An annotated Bibliography and General Index round out the rich resources available in these two volumes
- Available in print and ebook formats
This important resource will prove useful to the reference collections of public libraries, university libraries and environmental studies departments along with high school libraries.
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