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John Muir

Jack Striker Published on Mar 14, 2013 Scottish-born American naturalist, author, and early advocate of preservation of wilderness in the United States. Founder of the Sierra Club. or:

Biography of John Muir

AmericaSings Uploaded on Sep 15, 2010 Produced by the National Parks Service, starring Lee Stetson as Muir. Part 2 Uploaded on Sep 15, 2010 Short bio produced by the National Parks Service, starring Lee Stetson as Muir.

The National Parks: America’s Best Idea: People – John Muir | PBS

Muir’s three-night camping trip with President Theodore Roosevelt in 1903 could be considered the most significant camping trip in conservation history. John Muir was one of the earliest advocates of the national park idea, and its most eloquent spokesman. Born … Continue reading

The Fight Over Conservation And The ‘Creation of America’s Public Lands’ | On Point

https://dts.podtrac.com/redirect.mp3/traffic.megaphone.fm/BUR2815689322.mp3 August 12, 2019 The John Muir trail near the Nevada Falls, left, bears the imprints of thousands of hikers’ boots on Sept. 6, 1972. (William Straeter/AP) Editor’s note: Just after broadcast, the Trump administration announced a broad set of … Continue reading

Climate Scientist Who Fled CA Wildfire: We’re Going to Keep Paying Price I f We Ignore Climate Change

Democracy Now! Published on Nov 13, 2018 https://democracynow.org – At least 44 people are dead and more than 200 remain missing as two massive wildfires, fueled by easterly winds and a historic drought, continue to rage in California. In Northern … Continue reading

Sierra Club Massachusetts

Sierra Club Massachusetts Published on Jul 31, 2017 The Sierra Club is committed to protecting the environment with successful legislative, advocacy, and educational campaigns. Founded by legendary conservationist John Muir in 1892, the Sierra Club is now the nation’s largest … Continue reading

Climate Change | Spotlight: China — VR

NationalSierraClub Published on Dec 7, 2015 http://www.actinparis.org The Sierra Club and RYOT launch an immersive experience, narrated by legendary singer/actress Cher, highlighting the dirty, dangerous effects of coal pollution from power plants and the industries that buy their power from … Continue reading

Climate Change | Spotlight: China

NationalSierraClub Published on Dec 7, 2015 http://www.actinparis.org The Sierra Club and RYOT launch an immersive experience, narrated by legendary singer/actress Cher, highlighting the dirty, dangerous effects of coal pollution from power plants and the industries that buy their power from … Continue reading

Dr Robert Bullard

http://drrobertbullard.com/books/ Robert D. Bullard is often described as the father of environmental justice. Professor Bullard received his Ph.D. degree from Iowa State University. He is the author of eighteen books that address sustainable development, environmental racism, urban land use, industrial … Continue reading

The Invention of Nature: Alexander von Humboldt’s New World: Andrea Wulf

The acclaimed author of Founding Gardeners reveals the forgotten life of Alexander von Humboldt, the visionary German naturalist whose ideas changed the way we see the natural world—and in the process created modern environmentalism. Alexander von Humboldt (1769–1859) was an … Continue reading