Volume 1: Environmental Identity and Professional Choices


Those who have chosen the environmental profession share in the decision to work for the earth. Polls show that three-quarters of Americans consider themselves environmentalists, but far fewer have chosen the field for their profession. Authors in this issue reflect on their own environmental practice.

Editor’s Note

Welcome to Whole Terrain
H. Emerson Blake, Editor


Towards Mindful Environmental Practice
Mitchell Thomashow

The Environmental Professions
Abraham B. Bernstein

Environmental Professionals and the Law
Alexandra D. Dawson

Educating for Social Responsibility
Shelley Berman

Beyond the End of Nature
Fred Taylor

Ecology and Moral Choice
John E. Carroll

Moving Toward the Light
Peter Ryner

Comprehending Hope
Connie Lasher