John Muir

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Noun1.John Muir - United States naturalist (born in England) who advocated the creation of national parks (1838-1914)John Muir - United States naturalist (born in England) who advocated the creation of national parks (1838-1914)
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Others before had raised concerns about the environment, including John Muir, John James Audubon, Theodore Roosevelt and Aldo Leopold, but not with the same alarm as Carson did in exposing the danger of DDT to the food chain.
Walker Art Gallery, below - 10am--10am-5pm, FREE WHILE his name might not be as immediately recognisable as that of Mary Quant or Jean Muir, John Bates was one of the most innovative and influential young British designers of the 1960s and 1970s, producing clothes for the generation that created "Swinging London".
Daniel Muir, John's father, was a prosperous businessman in Dunbar, Scotland when he heard Alexander Campbell preach and decided to immigrate to America to join the growing Restoration Movement, also known as the Stone-Campbell movement or the Disciples of Christ (Worster, Passion 37-38).
Knott looks at such well-known figures as William Bradford, James Fenimore Cooper, John Muir, John Burroughs, and Teddy Roosevelt; Ojibwe conceptions of the forest and natural world (including how Longfellow mythologized them); early explorer accounts; and contemporary literature set in the Upper Peninsula, including Jim Harrison's "True North" and Philip Caputo's "lndian Country."