Glen MacDonald

UCLA

Guest

Professor of Geography at UCLA, he holds the John Muir Memorial Chair

Glen MacDonald on KCRW

We’re used to talking about wildfires this time of year, but there are lots of fires burning right now around the world: California, Greece, Scandinavia, the Arctic.

Fires burning all over the world: We might look back and say 'those were the good old days'

We’re used to talking about wildfires this time of year, but there are lots of fires burning right now around the world: California, Greece, Scandinavia, the Arctic.

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Before he died just 100 years ago, John Muir turned the love of nature into a kind of religion. He gave what he called, "the wilderness" a spiritual value.

The Legacy of John Muir

Before he died just 100 years ago, John Muir turned the love of nature into a kind of religion. He gave what he called, "the wilderness" a spiritual value.

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