Patriots: Defending Australia's Natural Heritage

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Univ. of Queensland Press, 2008 - Biography & Autobiography - 400 pages
Australia's environmental movement and those defending the unique wildlife Down Under are superbly examined in this powerful account. Charting the emergence of a new national green movement and its members' commitment to nature's survival, this exploration details the landmark environmental battles already faced as well as those lurking on the horizon.
 

Contents

Storm
1
This gentle art of bulldozing
20
Harmony
37
Levelheaded men
55
Abyss of folly
72
Gadarene swine
89
Pedderised
106
Bogus letters
124
Vanity Fair
232
Dont you worry about that
249
House of theory
265
Green Saboteur
283
Woodchips on stumps
301
Trespass
318
A fart in a cyclone
335
Acknowledgments
356

Reverie
143
Come in Peace and Love
161
Streams of vilification
180
No dams
197
Different realms
214
Abbreviations
359
Select bibliography
363
Notes
368
Index
397
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