David Orton

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About me

Gender MALE
Occupation Green thinker
Location Nova Scotia, Canada
Introduction I was born in 1934 in Portsmouth, England. For the last 27 years, our family has lived simply on a 130-acre old hill farm, which has returned to being a forest and a wildlife refuge. My main interest has become deep green philosophy.
Interests GREEN THEORY AND PHILOSOPHY:, • Left biocentrism, • Deep ecology, • Green movement and party, • Relationship between the Green and the Red, • Deep ecology and anarchism, • Animal protection and advocacy, • Spirituality, • Green Party politics, • Critique of 'sustainable development', • Forestry and the pulp and paper industry, forestry biocides, • Wild nature and protected areas, • Marine issues, • Climate change and energy issues, • Environmental-aboriginal relationships
Favorite Books TEN STARTER BOOKS FOR A GREEN WORLD VIEW:, • Rachel Carson: Under the Sea-Wind, •Aldo Leopold: A Sand County Almanac: With Essays on Conservation from Round River, • John Livingston: The Fallacy of Wildlife Conservation, • John Livingston: Rogue Primate: An exploration of human domestication, • Arne Naess: Ecology community and lifestyle, • Rudolf Bahro: Avoiding Social & Ecological Disaster: The Politics of World Transformation, • Andrew McLaughlin: Regarding Nature: Industrialism and Deep Ecology, • Richard Sylvan and David Bennett: The Greening of Ethics: From Human Chauvinism to Deep-Green Theory, • Frederic Bender: The Culture Of Extinction: Toward A Philosophy Of Deep Ecology, • Clive Ponting: A New Green History of the World: The Environment and the Collapse of Great Civilizations