Angela C. Halfacre,Cynthia Barnett's A Delicate Balance: Constructing a Conservation Culture in PDF

By Angela C. Halfacre,Cynthia Barnett

ISBN-10: 1611170710

ISBN-13: 9781611170719

ISBN-10: 1611172780

ISBN-13: 9781611172782

Sustainability of the common surroundings and of our society has turn into probably the most pressing demanding situations dealing with smooth american citizens. groups around the nation are searching for a conceivable trend of progress that promotes prosperity, protects the surroundings, and preserves the special caliber of lifestyles and cultural historical past in their areas. The coastal quarter of South Carolina is without doubt one of the such a lot endangered, culturally advanced areas within the nation and maybe in all the American South. a fragile stability examines how a multilayered tradition of environmental conservation and sustainable improvement has emerged within the lowcountry of South Carolina. Angela C. Halfacre, a political scientist, describes how sprawl surprise, ordinary catastrophe, weather switch, and different elements spawned and sustain—but from time to time additionally threaten and hinder—the tradition of conservation.

As Halfacre demonstrates, holding the standard of our environment whereas accommodating residential, advertisement, and commercial development is a balancing act replete with compromises. The ebook records the origins, pursuits, courses, leaders, strategies, and effectiveness of a conservation tradition. a fragile stability deftly illustrates resilient tradition of conservation that wields transforming into impression within the lowcountry has develop into an enormous nearby version for conservation efforts around the kingdom. a fragile stability additionally contains a foreword through journalist Cynthia Barnett, writer of Blue Revolution: Unmaking America's Water situation and Mirage: Florida and the Vanishing Water of the jap U.S.

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