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Management, Environmental

Environmental management is at once broader than resource management, yet emerged in part from it, as well as from new and emerging approaches in the 1960s and 1970s that drew on systems, ecosystems, and public interest and participation ideas. These ideas were themselves catalyzed by the social and environmental movements of the times. Key concerns of these movements included women's and civil rights issues on the social side, and endangered species and protected areas, pesticides, toxic wastes, and Great Lakes water quality issues on the environmental side. Numerous scientists, including Rachel Carson, Barry Commoner, Ray Dasmann, Rene Dubos, Paul and Anne Ehrlich, Aldo Leopold, Fairfield Osborn, E.F. Schumacher, Paul Sears, and Barbara Ward wrote at the time, or even earlier, about the need for ...

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