America’s Forests Are ‘Present and Vanishing at the Same Time’
Inside Climate News
MARCH 25, 2023
The nation’s forests stand at the juncture of “nostalgia and progress,” beloved but threatened now by the ravages of climate change. By Kiley Bense The 19th century may seem distant to us today, but in a new book by Alexander Nemerov, “The Forest: A Fable of America in the 1830s,” readers have a chance to walk through the woods of the early 1800s—and discover that the often contradictory ways we relate to nature now have been with us at least since then.
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