What Have We Done?

The Foundation for Global Sustainability's State of the Bioregion Report for the Upper Tennessee Valley and the Southern Appalachian Mountains


John Nolt, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Philosophy Department, University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Athena Lee Bradley, M.A.
Knox County Recycling Officer
Mike Knapp, B.A.
Assistant Editor Tennessee Green
Donald Earl Lampard, Ph.D.
Sierra Club, Harvey Broome Chapter, Knoxville
Jonathan Scherch, Ph.D.
Visiting Assistant Professor, Pacific Lutheran University, Tacoma, WA

and many many more volunteers....

Published by Earth Knows Publications, Washburn, Tennessee.

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This book is the first of its kind for the Southern Appalachian Region. Supplying full details, and naming the responsible parties, What Have We Done? traces the causes, effects, and interrelations of forest death in the Smokies, species extinction, clearcutting, invasive species and invasive diseases, the decline of regional agriculture, municipal, toxic, and nuclear waste, overpopulation, overdevelopment, and more. This book is a valuable tool for those who want solid information backed up with statistics and research citations. An excellent fact-packed book for environmental activists and anyone who loves the natural beauty and diversity of the Southern Appalachians. With this book, you can make a difference.



To introduce this book in more detail, we have organized some of the material in 6 areas. These excerpts provide an understanding of the FGS vision as well a rational for further environmental activism. The material may be copied and used freely, provided that reference is made to the authors, organizations and publisher.

1. Introduction

2. What Have We Done?

3. Diagnosis: The Unhealthy System of our Bioregion

4. Conclusion: The New Environmentalism

5. Definition of our Bioregion

6. Who can benefit from the State of the Bioregion Report