"...a welcome and very timely book. In a single volume Hay... explores the philosophical and intellectual foundations and composition of modern, western environmentalism." —Environment
About the Author
Peter Hay, Reader in Geography and Environmental Studies at the University of Tasmania, is a well known Australian environmental thinker. He was founding convener of the Ecopolitics Association of Australasia and in 1989-90 was Senior Political Advisor to Australia's Minister for Environment and Planning during Tasmania's historic Labor-Green Accord government. His research interests include environmental thought, ecopolitics, the politics of biodiversity, and the cultural, social, economic, and environmental viability of small islands.