Write a paragraph in response to each of the following questions. Be sure to indicate the assignment number and your name at the top of your paper (or the TA will have trouble giving you credit).
- Outline Aldo Leopold’s Land Ethic. Does he make a convincing case for incorporating land protection as an element for human ethics?
- Leopold is skeptical about the effectiveness of voluntary action by land users to achieve conservation ends. Do you share his skepticism? Why/why not.
- How does Leopold’s Land Ethic inform your concept of the field of Urban Ecology?
- Although O’Keefe, Adams, and Copland all share some common threads in how they represent nature/wilderness, they also demonstrate some important divergences in those representations. Describe the common features and differences you observe in their works.