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The Ethical Theory of the Value of Nature: A Reading List

A goal I have for my DEL MEM program is to become more aware (ahem) of important works in American nature writing. In particular, I'm interested in works that examine, in some way, the ethical theory of the value of nature. In collaboration with several DEL MEM colleagues, we’ve compiled a list below of works we’ve read, would like to read, or have a notion about.

A Late Greeting to the New Year

Happy belated 2014! By now, it is almost February. Hopefully, those resolutions are still going strong! For my first post […]

Final thoughts on the SETAC endocrine disruption meeting

Thoughts on day 3 and the overall experience as I wrap up my series of posts on the Society of Environmental […]

Michael’s First DEL Post: Dedication

This is dedicated to my fellow tree hugging, tree planting, dam removing, patchouli wearing, incense burning, chai drinking, chia eating, […]

Ag Alternatives: Embracing the Weeds and Urban Agriculture

Tess Harper The often-misquoted Henry David Thoreau once said, “in wildness is the preservation of the world”. However, in today’s […]

Offsetting My Own Carbon Emissions: What’s the Deal with Individual Carbon Credits?

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I talk about climate change a lot. I’m not alone, most of my fellow Nicholas School graduate students and I […]

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