torsdag 26 juli 2012

Man ? Nature | Bonusmaterial

Klar luft i september 2008; Plattan och vattnet kring Stadshuset utgör miljöerna för filmen. Tankegodset som binder ihop kommer från George Perkins Marsh men framför allt från undertecknad.

''The object of the present volume is: to indicate the character and, approximately, the extent of the changes produced by human action in the physical conditions of the globe we inhabit; to point out the dangers of imprudence and the necessity of caution in all operations which, on a large scale, interfere with the spontaneous arrangements of the organic or the inorganic world; - - -''

George P. Marsh, 1863: Man and nature; or, Physical geography as modified by human action.

Agriculture uses far more freshwater than any other human endeavor, typically from 70 to 90 percent of freshwater supply.

Man has from the beginning constructed buildings, developed artifacts, art, invented religions and war – it’s only the scale that have increased.

But – the scale is crucial. The future will come - with, or without, humankind. That is the true face of Nature.

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