"Island Civilization: A Vision For Planet Earth in the Year 2992"

Title"Island Civilization: A Vision For Planet Earth in the Year 2992"
Year for Search1991
AuthorsNash, Roderick Frazier
Secondary TitleWild Earth
Volume / Edition1.4
Pagination2-4.
Date PublishedWinter 1991/92
KeywordsMale author, US author
Annotation

Environmental eutopia. The 1.5 billion humans will live in 500 “concentrated habitats which would incorporate “food and material production and energy generation.” These habitats would hold about three million people each and could rise a mile above the earth or ocean and go a mile deep. The rest of the planet would be wilderness.

Info Notes

There is a rejoinder by John Davis, “A Minority View”, on pp. 5-6. Wild Earth was the journal of the Deep Ecology movement.

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Author Note

The author was a Professor of History and Environmental Studies at the University of California Santa Barbara.

Full Text

1991/92 Nash, Roderick Frazier. “Island Civilization: A Vision For Planet Earth in the Year 2992.” Wild Earth 1.4 (Winter 1991/92): 2-4. There is a rejoinder by John Davis, “A Minority View”, on pp. 5-6. Wild Earth was the journal of the Deep Ecology movement, which is based on the ideas of Arne Naess (1912-2009). NN

Environmental eutopia. The 1.5 billion humans will live in 500 “concentrated habitats” which would incorporate “food and material production and energy generation.” These habitats would hold about three million people each and could rise a mile above the earth or ocean and go a mile deep. The rest of the planet would be wilderness. The author was a Professor of History and Environmental Studies at the University of California Santa Barbara.