Volume 25, Number 3
In this issue
In this issue of IJW, we explore the cognitive cost of distracted hiking. Chris Zajchowski, Anthony Desocio, and N. Qwynne Lackey discuss the unequal air resources of American wilderness. David Cole documents the antecedents of wilderness science. Helen Kopnina examines the failed case of rewilding at Oostvaardersplassen. Finally, we would like to welcome Patrick Kelly as our new media and book editor for the journal.
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Young Activists: Influencing the Climate Change Movement
As 2019 closes, it is noteworthy to recognize the influence and impact of Greta Thunberg, the Swedish climate activist.
The Cognitive Costs of Distracted Hiking
What do smartphones, global positioning systems, Spot Locator Beacons, navigation apps, and other technological innovations mean for the future of outdoor recreation, and, especially, the future of wilderness?
Second Class Wilderness: Separate but Unequal Air Resources in American Wilderness
The United States has a long history throughout which equitable access to resources has been denied to segments of the population along racial, ethnic, and socioeconomic distinctions through informal, legal, and sometimes violent means.
Yellowstone and Grand Teton National Parks: A Case Study of Mining Claim History in Four Adjacent National Forest Wilderness Areas
The area of the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem (GYE), more recently called Greater Yellowstone Area, was first delineated by Craighead (1977) as representing the continuous essential habitat for the grizzly bear
Community and Fire Ecologists, Park Biologists, and Recreation Scientists: The Antecedents of Wilderness Science
Although these scientists would not have thought of themselves as wilderness scientists, the work they did contributed substantially to our knowledge of wilderness ecosystems and how they might be protected and managed.
Learning to Rewild: Examining the Failed Case of the Dutch “New Wilderness” Oostvaardersplassen
The Dutch conservation area Oostvaardersplassen was initiated as a rewilding project within the Netherlands’ protected area network.
Arab Youth Climate Movement Qatar
In the future, we can expect environmental youth mobilization in the Middle East and North Africa to intensify, as ecological challenges increase alongside constrained development choices, increasing population growth, and resource scarcity.
The Synthetic Age: Outdesigning Evolution, Resurrecting Species, and Reengineering our World. Written by Christopher J. Preston.
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