Earth911 Podcast: Wilderness Defender Doug Peacock on Was It Value It?

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Meet Doug Peacock, wilderness warrior, creator, and the inspiration for Edward Abbey’s well-known character in The Monkeywrench Gang, George Washington Hayduke. Doug Peacock’s new e-book, Was It Worth It: A Wilderness Warror’s Long Trail Home, contemplates a life spent in nature in addition to the partnerships in wilderness dwelling and protection he had with Abbey and others within the environmental writing world. His 1996 e-book, Grizzly Years, which recounts his 20-year relationship with grizzly bears, is among the nice books concerning the misguided relationship individuals have with apex predator species. Was It Value It is published by Patagonia; it’s one of many few books that carries an environmental advantages abstract — it’s printed on recycled, chlorine-free paper, so it’s a e-book you’ll be able to be ok with shopping for.

Doug Peacock, author of Was It Worth It
Doug Peacock, creator of Was It Value It, is our visitor on Sustainability in Your Ear.

Doug reads from his newest e-book and talks about his 50+ years dwelling close to and finding out grizzly bear across the Yellowstone Nationwide Park area. He displays on how, if one doesn’t attempt to management and exploit nature, it gives limitless magical experiences and the sources essential for a accountable way of life. Doug additionally discusses the function of indigenous information and the pressing want to answer the collapse of biodiversity within the American West. You’ll be able to be taught extra about Doug Peacock at and order the books we discuss at Amazon or Powell’s Books: Was It Value It (Amazon, Powell’s) and Grizzly Years: In Search of the American Wilderness (Amazon, Powell’s).

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