By Anne Becher
A entire and numerous, award-winning choice of biographies of crucial figures in American environmentalism. As the environment adjustments, and environmental matters develop into a growing number of everyday, this encyclopedia offers much-needed info at the key gamers within the environmental stream.
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Hutchinson Conservation Award from the Garden Club of America, Duke University’s Distinguished Alumni Award, Duke University Law School’s Charles J. Murphy Award, as well as an Honorary Doctor of Laws from Duke University. Adams was named one of the National Audubon Society’s 100 Champions of Conservation. Adams lives in upstate New York with his wife. They and their three grown children and grandchildren enjoy time spent at their home in the Catskills on the Beaverkill River. ” Insight, 1996; Adams, John, “The Future of Environmental Management,” Environmental Management, 2000; Adams, John, “Leadership on the Right Track,” Conservation Voice, 1997; Adams, John, “On Environmental Cost-Benefit Scale, Prevention Scores High,” New York Times, 1993, “The Litigator: John Adams,” Rolling Stone, 2005.
He spent seven years there, during which time he edited the North American Review and developed a very popular seminar style of classroom instruction. , where he could make use of the government archives for his historical research. During the period between 1877 and 1885, he wrote and took many trips to Europe with his wife, Marian Hooper, whom he had married in 1872. He published two biographies, one of Secretary of the Treasury, diplomat and ethnographer Albert Gallatin (1879) and one of Senator and Congressman John Randolph (1882), and two novels, Democracy (1880) and Esther (1884), while also working on his nine-volume work, The History of the United States during the Administrations of Thomas Jefferson and James Madison (1889–1891).
They cofounded the NRDC in 1970, and Adams became its first paid staff member. NRDC’s first case was to represent a coalition of environmental groups that had been working throughout the 1960s against the construction of the Storm King Mountain pump storage plant on the Hudson River. In addition to marring one of the most spectacular sites on the river—Storm Mountain was a popular subject for THOMAS COLE ADAMS, JOHN HAMILTON and other painters of the Hudson River School—the plant would have resulted in devastating fish kills.
American Environmental Leaders (2 Vol Set) by Anne Becher