The Natural Forces of Metaphor

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Science  25 Jun 2004:
Vol. 304, Issue 5679, pp. 1907-1908
DOI: 10.1126/science.1098544

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Conserving Words How American Nature Writers Shaped the Environmental Movement. by Daniel J. Philippon. University of Georgia Press, Athens, 2004. 391 pp. $39.95. ISBN 0-8203-2576-7.

Philippon explores the influence of five writers whose work helped shape important conservation organizations: Teddy Roosevelt (Boone & Crockett Club), Mabel Osgood Wright (National Audubon Society), John Muir (Sierra Club), Aldo Leopold (Wilderness Society), and Ed Abbey (Earth First!).