Trinity University Press

Michael P. Nelson

Michael P. Nelson is the Ruth H. Spaniol Chair of Natural Resources and a professor of environmental ethics and philosophy at Oregon State University, where he also serves as the lead principle investigator for the HJ Andrews Long-Term Ecological Research program in the Oregon Cascades. He is the coeditor, with J. Baird Callicott, of The Great New Wilderness Debate and The Wilderness Debate Rages On. He is also the cofounder and codirector of the Conservation Ethics Group, an award-winning environmental consultancy group fusing ethics with social and ecological science. He lives in Corvallis, Oregon.

Moral Ground

Moral Ground brings together the testimony of more than eighty visionaries—theologians and religious leaders, scientists, elected officials, business leaders, naturists, activists, and writers—to present a diverse and compelling call to honor our individual and collective moral responsibilities to our planet.

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