Author Archives: Reed Noss

Deep Ecology, Elitism and Reproduction

Source. The following is an article by Reed Noss for the Earth First! Journal, published here as part of the Earth First! Archives. Often in this journal, I read people lambasting the production of new Homo sapiens. This is understandable, for the excess population of our species is surely the single most important factor in the ruination […]

Rewilding and Biodiversity: Complementary Goals for Continental Conservation

Source Disputes about goals and methodology are nothing new in the nature conservation movement. Gifford Pinchot’s insistence on responsible use and John Muir’s emphasis on strict preservation have survived as distinct ideologies for nearly a century. Currently, conservationists are discussing and implementing two versions of science-based or science-informed methodologies for conservation. We refer to the […]