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A Sand County Almanac Chapter Summary & Analysis - Chapter 21, Wilderness Summary

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Chapter 21, Wilderness Summary and Analysis

Wilderness was the raw material that man used to create civilization. It has always been very diverse in matter which is why no two civilizations are exactly alike. There are two problems that humans face. First is the exhaustion of the wilderness. Second is the world wide hybridization of human culture from industrialization and modern transport, also known as globalization. Neither of these things can be prevented, and they probably shouldn't be because of the advancement of human society that they bring. However, with a little effort, nature can be preserved a little better than it is and can be saved from being lost forever.

There are some things that a person will never be able to see in America again such as the long-grass prairie, the Lake State pineries, and the coastal plain flatwoods. Coastlines are the fastest shrinking wilderness areas as...

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