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Conserving wildlife for its uselessness

Discussion in 'Wildlife & Nature Conservation' started by DavidBrown, 15 Sep 2014.

  1. DavidBrown

    DavidBrown Moderator Staff Member

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    Here is a thought provoking essay by writer Richard Conniff about his opinion that wildlife should be conserved for its "uselessness" rather than it's utilitarian value.

    http://opinionator.blogs.nytimes.co...on=inside-nyt-region&WT.nav=inside-nyt-region
     
  2. LaughingDove

    LaughingDove Well-Known Member

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