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THE “BIG LIST” OF BOOKS HUPC REVIEWED IN THE LYNX, 2001-2006. (See THE LYNX 2/2001 for the first five years of book reviews.) We welcome your contributions to these pages. Write us today at our contact page.

February 2001
The Geography of Childhood. Why Children Need Wild Places. Gary Paul Nabhan and Stephen Trimble. Beacon Press, Boston.1994.
Parasite Rex. Carl Zimmer, The Free Press, New York. 2000.
Darwin’s Ghost. Steve Jones. Random House. 2000.

April 2001
Ecological Integrity. Integrating Environment, Conservation, and Health. David Pimentel, Laura Westra and Reed F. Noss, eds. Island Press, 2000.
World Watch, March/April 2001.“The Virtue of Restraint,” Gary Gardner.
Ibid, “Toxic Fertility,” Danielle Nierenberg.

June 2001
Life is a Miracle. Wendell Berry. Counterpoint. 2001.

December 2001
Conservation Biology, October 2001: Conservation Focus: Science and the U.S. Endangered Species Act.
Ecological Application. August 2001. “Assessing the Extent to Which Roadless Areas Complement the Conservation of Biological Diversity.” Robert DeVelice and Jon R. Martin.
Summer Meditations. Vaclav Havel.Alfred A. Knopf. New York. 1992.
Conservation Biology. August 2001.“Rewriting the Ten Commandments of American Politics.” David Orr.
Ibid, “A Postscript to Orr’s Commandments.” David Ehrenfeld.
Conservation Biology in Practice. Fall 2001.Rethinking Insects. “What Would an Ecosystem Approach Look Like.” Timothy Schowalter.

February 2002
Crossing the Next Meridian. Charles Wilkinson. Island Press. 1992.
Triumph of the Mundane. Hal Kane. Island Press. 2001.
Wild Earth. Fall/Winter 2001-2002. Natural History and Spiral of Offering. Thomas Owen Fleischner

April 2002
In the Absence of the Sacred: The Failure of Technology and the Survival of the Indian Nations.Jerry Mander, Sierra Club Books, 1991.
The Eye of the Whale. Russell, Dick. Simon and Shuster, 2001.
Nature. 31 January 2002. “DNA reveals high dispersal synchronizing the population dynamics of Canada lynx.” Michael K. Schwartz, et al.

June 2002
Hubbert’s Peak. The Impending World Oil Shortage. Kenneth S. Deffeyes. Princeton University Press. 2001.

August 2002
Conservation Biology. June 2002. “Snowmobile activity and glucocorticoid stress responses in wolves and elk.” Scott Creel, et al.
Science News, 20 July 2002. “Crisis on Tap.”
Science and Spirit, July/August 2002. “Tapped Out.”
Conservation Biology. June 2002. “Effects of rock climbing on the vegetation of the Niagara Escarpment in Southern Ontario, Canada.” McMillan, M.A and D.W. Larson.

October 2002
The Yellowstone Wolves: The First Year. Gary Ferguson. Falcon Press, Helena, MT. 1996.
Prodigal Summer. Barbara Kingsolver. HarperCollins. 2000.
The Triumph of Evolution and The Failure of Creationism. Niles Eldredge. Henry Holt and Company. 2001.

December 2002
Shadow Mountain. Renee Askins. Doubleday. 2002.

February 2003
Nature. Vol. 421/2 January 2003. “A globally coherent finger-print of climate change impacts across natural systems.” Camille Parmesan and Gary Yohe.
Ibid, “Fingerprints of global warming on wild animals and plants. Terry Root, et al.
International Journal of Wilderness. December 2002, Vol. 8, No. 3. “On the Spiritual Benefits of Wilderness.” Baylor Johnson.
Ibid, “Toward a Resolution of the Fixed Anchors in Wilderness Debate. Christopher Jones and Steven J. Hollenhorst.

April 2003
Orion. Jan/Feb 2003. “When Compassion Becomes Dissent.” David James Duncan.

June 2003
Desert Solitaire. Ed Abbey. McGraw-Hill. 1968.
Turtle Island. Gary Snyder. New Directions Publishing. 1969.
Conservation Biology. April 2003. “Conservation and the Culture War.” Eric T. Freyfogle.
Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment. 2003;1(3):125- 129. “How Far to the Nearest Road? Kurt Ritters and James D. Wickham.

October 2003
Conservation in Practice. Summer 2003. “More than Meets the Eye. Behavior and Conservation.”
Scientific American. October 2003. “Meltdown in the North.”
Science News. 4 Oct. 2003. “On Thinning Ice.”

December 2003
Coming Home to Eat. The Pleasure and Politics of Local Food. Gary Paul Nabhan. W.W. Norton. 2002.
Epicurean Simplicity. Stephanie Mills. Island Press. 2002.

February 2004
Environmental Ethics. Winter 2003. “A Latter-Day Saint Environmental Ethic.”
Nature. 8 January 2004. “Extinction Risk from Climate Change.” Chris Thomas et al.
Preparing for Climate Change. Rocky Mountain/ Great Basin Regional Climate Change Assessment. A Report of the Rocky Mountain/Great Basin Regional Assessment Team for the U. S. Global Change Research Program. February 2003.

April 2004
Six Modern Plagues and How We Are Causing Them. Mark Jerome Walters. Island Press. 2003.
When the Trees Say Nothing. Writings on Nature. Thomas Merton. Kathleen Deignan, Ed. Sorin Books. 2003

June 2004
The Wilderness Movement and National Forests: 1964-1980. Dennis Roth. USFS History Series. 1984.
Lessons from the Wolf. Jim Robbins. Scientific American. June 2004.
Conservation Biology. The Last Mile: How to Sustain Long-Distance Migration in Mammals. Joel Berger. April 2004.

August 2004
Wilderness Essays. John Muir. Peregrine Smith. 1980.
Beyond the Blue Horizon: Myths and Legends of the Sun, Moon, Stars and Planets. E.C. Krupp. Oxford University Press. 1991.

October 2004
Our Final Hour. Sir Martin Rees. Basic Books. 2003.
Along Mountain Trails (and In Boggy Meadows): A guide to Northern Rocky Mountain Wildflowers and Berries. Doreen Dorward and Sally Swanson. Ketchum, ID 1993

December 2004
Even Mountains Vanish: Searching for Solace in an Age of Extinction. SueEllen Campbell. Univ. of Utah Press. 2003.

February 2005
The Outermost House. Henry Beston. Henry Holt and Company. 1992. (First published by Doubleday in 1928.)

April 2005
The Heart of the Sound: An Alaskan Paradise Found and Nearly Lost. Marybeth Holleman. University of Utah Press. 2004.

June 2005
Nature: Poems Old and New by May Swenson. Houghton Mifflin, Boston. 1994.
Nature Walks. Cathy Johnson. Stackpole Press, PA. 1994.

August 2005
The Secret Knowledge of Water. Craig Childs. Sasquatch Books. 2000
Environmental Ethics. Summer 2005. “Wolf Stories: Reflections on Science, Ethics and Epistemology. Bob Jickling and Paul Paquet.
Journal of Land, Resources, & Environmental Law. Vol. 25, No. 1. 2005. Univ. of Utah College of Law. University of Utah.

October 2005
Decade of the Wolf. Douglas Smith and Gary Ferguson. The Lyons Press. 2005.
Simpler Living; Compassionate Life: A Christian Perspective. Edited/compiled by Michael Schut.

February 2006
The Book of Yaak. Rick Bass. Houghton Mifflin, Boston. 1996
Wilderness Forever. Howard Zahniser and the Path to the Wilderness Act. Mark Harvey. University of Washington Press. 2005.
First Church of the Higher Elevations. Peter Anderson. Ghost Road Press, Denver. 2005.

April 2006
The Golden Spruce. A True Story of Myth, Madness, and Greed. John Vaillant. Norton and Company. 2005.
Passage to Juneau. A Sea and Its Meanings. Jonathan Raban. Knopf Publishing Group. 2000.
The Whale and the Supercomputer. On the Northern Front of Climate Change. Charles Wohlforth. North Point Press. 2005.
The Future of Ice. Gretel Ehrlich. Pantheon. 2004.
“Beauty’s value shines not on us, but in us.” Essay by Gretel Ehrlich. Los Angeles Times. 6 December 2005.
Utah’s Wilderness Areas: The Complete Guide. Lynna Howard. Westcliffe Publishers. 2005.

June 2006
Environmental Ethics. Summer 2006. “Technology and the Wilderness Experience.” Sarah Pohl.

August 2006
Conservation Biology. June 2006.“Conservation Science and Forest Service Policy for Roadless Areas.” James M. Turner.
Ibid, “Carnivore-Livestock Conflicts: Effects of Subsidized Predator Control and Economic Correlates on the Sheep Industry.” Kim Murray Berger.

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