Use these resources to explore themes and ideas found in the text.


Fred S. Guthery, A Primer on Natural Resource Science (College Station, TX: Texas A&M University Press, 2008)

Roderick Frazier Nash, Wilderness and the American Mind, 5th ed. (New Haven CT: Yale University Press, 2014).

Graham Park, Introducing Natural Resources (Edinburgh, Scotland: Dunedin Academic Press Ltd., 2015)


Luiz C. Barbosa, Guardians of the Brazilian Amazon Rainforest (New York: Routledge, 2015).

Abiodun Alao, Natural Resources and Conflict in Africa: The Tragedy of Endowment (Rochester, NY: University of Rochester Press, 2015)

Moises Arce, Resource Extraction and Protest in Peru (Pittsburgh, PA: University of Pittsburgh Press, 2014)

Paul Collier and Anthony J. J. Venables, eds., Plundered Nations?: Successes and Failures in Natural Resource Extraction (Basingstoke, UK, Palgrave Macmillan, 2011)

Ethics and Conservation Biology


Roger S. Gottlieb, This Sacred Earth: Religion, Nature, Environment (London: Routledge, 2003)

Lynn Ross-Bryant, Pilgrimage to the National Parks: Religion and Nature in

Sacred Natural Sites Initiative

The Delos Initiative


Malcolm L. Hunter et al. eds., Saving the Earth as a Career: Advice on Becoming a Conservation Professional (Hoboken, NJ: Wiley-Blackwell, 2007)

John Schelhas and Max J. Pfeffer, Saving Forests, Protecting People?: Environmental Conservation in Central America (Lanham, MD: AltaMira Press, 2007)

Greg Pahl, Complete Idiot’s Guide to Saving the Environment (Orlando, FL: Alpha Press, 2000)

Conserving Natural Resources