Professor John Cairns, Jr.

01/17/14

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NEW!

John Cairns, Jr - An Appreciation of His Life and Contributions, by Darla Donald

 

 in the Media Articles section.

 

Resolution of Respect: Ruth Patrick 19072013

 

Ruth Patrick: A Pioneering Environmental Biologist (Memorium for SETAC Globe)

 in the Current Papers section.

 

Latest Posts in Each Section:

 

Chapter 47 - Oikos, Economics, Ecology, and the Future of the Sixth Biosphere

 

Chapter 46 - Protect the World's Children: Leave a Habitable Planet for Posterity

 

 in the Earth's Biosphere in Peril  ebook section.

 

The Greatest Experiment in Human History: Why is it Being Ignored?

 

Compassion vs Resource Scarcity

 

 in the The Future Eaters  ebook section.

 

Chapter 50    Second Epilogue

 

Chapter 49    Magical Moments and Places: Part 4

 

 in the Autobiography section.

 

King Midas and the Money Touch

 

Can Humans Respond to a Long-term Shortage of Renewable Resources?

 

Extinction: The Probable Consequence of the Assault on Science and Reason

 

 in the Commentaries section.

 

Integrated Environmental Assessment and Management During a Planetary State Shift

 

Eco-ethics and the Biosphere

 

Stress, Environmental

 in the Current Papers section.

 

John Cairns, Jr - An Appreciation of His Life and Contributions, by Darla Donald

 

 in the Media Articles section.

 

Curriculum Vitae & Biographical Sketch updated - January 2013.

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Autobiography

My Quest for Sustainable Use 
of the Planet

I have been writing my autobiography for several years now.  I have a draft of it, but would welcome any comments or suggestion you might have.

I consider this to be a continually evolving work and I appreciate your memories and additions.  Chapters will be posted as they are available in final draft form. 

New - Chapter 49 & 50 now available!

Earth's Biosphere in Peril

 

To download or view this ebook,

 follow the link below

Earth's Biosphere in Peril

 

NEW!
Chapters 46 & 47 Added!

 

Chapter 46

Protect the World's Children: Leave a

Habitable Planet for Posterity

 

Chapter 47

Oikos, Economics, Ecology, and the Future

of the Sixth Biosphere

 

The Future Eaters: Metaphors and Aphorisms as Environmental Teaching Tools

 

To download or view this ebook,

 follow the link below

The Future Eaters

Additional Sections Added!  

 

Why Humankind is Not Living Sustainably

 

Compassion vs Resource Scarcity

 

The Greatest Experiment in Human History: Why is it Being Ignored?

 

Dr. John Cairns with a number of his early PhD Students

Warm Hearth Village, Blacksburg, Virginia in April 2013

Guy Lanza, Tom Waller, John Cairns, Rip Sparks, Ken Dickson

 

I wish to express my gratitude to Ms. Darla Donald and Heather Cairns Chambers for their assistance in developing this website.

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