Journal of Food, Agriculture and Environment




Vol 1, Issue 1,2003
Online ISSN: 1459-0263
Print ISSN: 1459-0255


Rough terrain: forest management and its discontents, 1891-2001


Author(s):

Char Miller

Recieved Date: 2002-10-02, Accepted Date: 2003-01-05

Abstract:

The history of scientific forest management in the United States is relatively brief, about 125 years or so. But it has been rife with debate and controversy, and there is no reason to supposed that this will change with the introduction of biotechnology to this well-wooded land. This article tracks the varied challenges offered by and different tactics protesters have selected over time to fight against innovations in land management. By tracing the fights that broke out over the creation of the first National Forests in the early twentieth century, clear-cutting practices in the post-World War Two era, and the more violent reactions to government conservation agencies at the turn of the twenty first century, we will better understand some of the hostility that has emerged in response to genetic engineered trees and food.

Keywords:

Conservation, earth liberation front, forest management history, genetic engineering, natural resources


Journal: Journal of Food, Agriculture and Environment
Year: 2003
Volume: 1
Issue: 1
Category: Environment
Pages: 135-138


View full PDF
Information:

Note to users

The requested document is freely available only to subscribers/registered users with an online subscription to the Journal of Food, Agriculture & Environment. If you have set up a personal subscription to this title please enter your user name and password. All abstracts are available for free.

Article purchasing

If you like to purchase this specific document such as article, review or this journal issue, contact us. Specify the title of the article or review, issue, number, volume and date of the publication. Software and compilation, Science & Technology, all rights reserved. Your use of this website details or service is governed by terms of use. Authors are invited to check from time to time news or information.


Purchase this Article:   20 Purchase PDF Order Reprints for 15

Share this article :