Should We Conserve Nature for Nature's Sake, or for Our Own? | John A. Vucetich

February 20, 2015 7:01 PM

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Should We Conserve Nature for Nature's Sake, or for Our Own? | John A. Vucetich

The heavyweights of conservation have weighed in - Peter Kareiva, Michael Soule, Jane Lubchenco, Gretchen Daily, and others. Their positions were reported in The New York Times, The New Yorker, Nature, and elsewhere.

An important stance on this question is that human welfare is so important and profoundly threatened by environmental deterioration that we cannot afford concern for nature's interests. We must focus instead on conservation that serves our self-interests.

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