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Unformatted text preview: should be equally dismissed. But if a balance can be achieved, then it is this type of en-vironmental restoration we should strive for. For example, the fact that the restoration of the Old Man on the Mountain in New Hampshire is considered environmental restora-tion seems absurd to me. It does nothing to help the environment around it, and serves solely to provide aesthetic pleasure and tourism income. Besides, the splendor of such a formation was that it was created through happenstance, not through the design of some geologist. An instance of exemplary environmental restoration was that of the marshlands following hurricane Katrina, which greatly benefited all sorts of wildlife, as well as humans....
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- Spring '08
- environmental restoration, Marion Hourdequin, Environmental Restoration Journal, Dreisin Environmental Ethics