04 Jun '11, 8pm

Via Localharvest.org Ancient and modern wilderness preservation: Though the names of Roosevelt, Mills, Muir, Tho...

Though the names of Roosevelt, Mills, Muir, Thoreau are known in the United States as advocates for conservation of natural resources, the first time natural resources were conserved by a government was during the reign of the Emperor Ashoka I of what is today the Indian subcontinent. While the first efforts at conservation were religiously motivated and our modern conservation is motivated for economic and political reasons, the result was surprisingly the same. Emperor Ashoka reigned in 269 BC, and converted to Buddhism 5 years later after conquering all of what is today known as India, Pakistan, some of Iran, Burma and Tibet. One of the first human rulers to write autobiographical information, and express not only his laws but the reason behind his laws in writing, we have an intense understanding of his mind. In one such account, he wrote “I conquered the Kalingas eigh...

Full article: http://www.localharvest.org/blog/30404/entry/ancient_and_...

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