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Philip Shabecoff

Philip Shabecoff is an environmental writer based in Massachusetts. He was a reporter for the New York Times for more than 30 years, and founded the online environmental news service Greenwire in 1991 and served as its publisher until 1996. His books include A New Name for Peace (University Press of New England, 1996) and Earth Rising (Island Press, 2000).

A Fierce Green Fire

The American Environmental Movement

In A Fierce Green Fire, renowned environmental journalist Philip Shabecoff presents the definitive history of American environmentalism from the earliest days of the republic to the present. He offers a sweeping overview of the...

Earth Rising

American Environmentalism In The 21St Century

"The mission of environmentalism is to mobilize society at all levels to confront the danger and disorder into which human activity has propelled us and guide us to a safer, saner way of living on the planet.... Environmentalism has never been...

Compass and Gyroscope

Compass and Gyroscope

Integrating Science And Politics For The Environment

Using the Columbia River Basin in the Pacific Northwest as a case study, Kai Lee describes the concept and practice of "adaptive management," as he examines the successes and failures of past and present management experiences. Throughout the...