18 Environmental & Ecological Design

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Environmental & Ecological Design http://www.intercontinentalgardener.com/2011_03_01_archive.html
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George Perkins Marsh 1801-1882 “America’s First Environmentalist” Man & Nature, 1864 Aldo Leopold 1887-1948 Ecologist, Forester & Environmentalist Sand County Almanac, 1949 Leopold’s land ethic formula: Logic of scientist & synthesized information + Ethics or Ethical Standards + Aesthetic Sensitivity of the Romantic or Transcendentalist = LAND ETHIC or Ecological Conscience
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Rachel Carson 1907-1964 Silent Spring, 1962 The National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), 1969 Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), 1970
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1920-2001 Co-founder of the Landscape Architecture & Regional Planning Department, University of Pennsylvania, 1955 Promoted environmental awareness through his CBS television show The House We Live In (1960) and Earth Week (cofounded in 1970) Most significant contribution was his ecological planning method and overlay mapping system described in Design with Nature
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