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'Gaia' and 'Our Ecological Footprint'
This paper studies the two works 'Gaia' and 'Our Ecological Footprint'.
# 136540 | 1,250 words | 4 sources | APA | 2007 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2007 in Literature (General) , Environmental Studies (General)

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In this article, the writer examines two books. The two books that are examined are 'Our Ecological Footprint' by Mathis Wackernagel and William Rees and 'Gaia' by James Lovelock.. Basically, the writer looks at the narrative used by each book. The writer then looks at how the authors used totally different approaches to the subject matter.

From the Paper:

"Many interesting books on environmental thought have been published in recent years. They cover a wide range of issues and in many cases provide possible courses of action. However, not all of these books are written in the same way. They are actually written for different audiences, with different approaches and with different slants. Two very important books on the environment are 'Our Ecological Footprint'(1996) by Mathis Wackernagel and William Rees and 'Gaia' (1979) by James Lovelock. Although both books look at similar issues they take very different approaches to get their points across. It can be argued that ..."

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'Gaia' and 'Our Ecological Footprint' (2007, December 01) Retrieved March 05, 2024, from https://www.academon.com/book-review/gaia-and-our-ecological-footprint-136540/

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"'Gaia' and 'Our Ecological Footprint'" 01 December 2007. Web. 05 March. 2024. <https://www.academon.com/book-review/gaia-and-our-ecological-footprint-136540/>