Wilderness 2.0: what does wilderness mean to the Millennials?

@article{Smith2015Wilderness2W,
  title={Wilderness 2.0: what does wilderness mean to the Millennials?},
  author={Kim Smith and Matt M. Kirby},
  journal={Journal of Environmental Studies and Sciences},
  year={2015},
  volume={5},
  pages={262-271}
}
Several prominent culture critics (including Bill McKibben and Richard Louv) worry that with the emergence of anthropogenic climate change and decline of direct experience with the out-of-doors, the idea of wilderness may no longer have meaning to twenty-first century Americans. Are they right? Does the wilderness tradition still speak to Millennials? To investigate this question, we organized an essay contest, inviting anyone born after 1980 to submit an essay on the meaning of wilderness. We… CONTINUE READING

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