Table of Contents

Part I: The Past Has No Future
  Chapter 1: Current and New Human Ecologies
    Two Human Ecologies
    Mega, Presence, and Economic Predation
    Disrespect for a Whale
    Pushing on Human Ecology
    The Obstacle to Our Survival
    Homo sapiens Express
    Avoiding Past Behavior and Future Tragedy
  Chapter 2: The Seven Results
    The Synergy Factor
    Limiting Factors: Do as I Say, or the Tree Dies
  Chapter 3: Our Worldviews, the Problems they create, and
    a Profile of Where They Have Taken Us
    Killer Views
    Global Norms as Blindness
    Dairy Me Not
    Taking Responsibility
  Chapter 4: The Bullet Points at Our Hearts
    Other Species: Wild
    Other Species: Animal Agriculture
  Chapter 5: Perspective/Views of the View
    A Vital Perspective
    From Fertilizer to Poverty
    The Most Important Dilemma: Problems with Flawed Choices
    Give Us Our Daily Food Web
    Cross Pollination
    Dismissing Philosophers
    Pollanist Destiny
    The Omnivore’s’ Disappointment
    Chickens and Eggs
    More or Less Different? Our Sense of Other
    My Youth
  Chapter 6: Beyond Anthropomorphism
    Early Imprinting
    Flowing Empathy
    Paying Attention and Knowing Empathy
    At the Intersection of Our Empathy and the World
    Plastic Out/Plastic In
    Crossing Dexter Avenue
    Killing Whales
Part II: We are Neo-Predators
  Chapter 7: Meet Mega Predator
    Mega Predator + Presence Predator + Economic Predator
    Carnist Vampires
    Killing Elephants
    Killing Lions
    Eating Elephants: Trophies and Ivory Accessories
    The Trophy Business
    The Fishers
    Scraping for a Living
    The “Next One Hundred Years”
    Sinking Sharks
    No Middle Ground
  Chapter 8: Meet Presence Predator
    Soundscape Ecology
    Our Presence in the Congo Basin
    Turn Down the Volume
    Alien Invasion
    The Presence of Cars, Roads, and Barriers
    What Road Barriers Do
    Going Over and Under
    Presence Predation at Fur Rendezvous
  Chapter 9: Meet Economic Predator
    Economic Predation
    Eating Salmon Like an Economic Neo-Predator
    The Great Human Divorce: Separating Ourselves from
    Cause and Effect
Part III: Destinations
  Chapter 10: The Incomplete Environmentalist
    Sounding the Depths
    Incomplete Environmentalists and Other Advocates
    NGOs Giving Comfort
    Crawling, Not Walking
    Species and Ecosystem Rights, and Species versus Individuals
    Mixed Experiences
    Deep Ecology
    Suffering Ecosystems
    An Inconsistent Relationship with Earth
    What Revolution? Still Grazing the Prairies and Forests
    The Bison Realm
    How Many?
    Paddling Up the River of Denial
  Chapter 11: Vegan Human Ecology/The New Ecosystem Niche for Humans
    Pay Up or Die
    Would You Like Shoes or a Handbag with That Ecosystem?
    Our Place or Theirs?
    Human Halitosis
    Invest in Vegan Futures
    Stealing Food from Wildlife
  Chapter 12: Transnational Private Property: The New Commons
    Multidimensional Tragedy
    Private Parts, Public Domain
    The Growing Global Village
    This Land Is Our Land —and Theirs
    Inverting Eminent Domain
    Ecosystem Dominion Is Our Goal
Part IV: The Human Ecology Of Managing Ecosystems
  Chapter 13: Recognizing the Corruption
    Asking and Offering
    Departments of Ecosystems, Flora, and Fauna
    Minority Control and Oppression
    Ecosystem and Wildlife Management Schemes
    Seattle Was
  Chapter 14: Limits to Human Agency Abilities
    The Five Insufficiencies
    The First Insufficiency: Sufficient Knowledge
    The Second Insufficiency: Political Will and Social Consensus
    The Third Insufficiency: Economic Systems That Protect
    and Heal Ecosystems
    The Fourth Insufficiency: An Appropriate Human Ecology
    The Fifth Insufficiency: Access to Sufficient Resources
    and Human Effort
    What Wildlife Management Allows: The Canned Hunt
    Exotic Texas
    Exotic Africa
    New Human Ecology and Wildlife Management
  Chapter 15: Establishing Relationships
    Killing Wolves
    The Alaskan Aerial Wolf Killers
    Move Over, Alaska
    More on Species vs. Individuals
    Individuals Are Important
    Agencies, Animal Rights, and Vegans
    More on Un-Natural Selection
  Chapter 16: Wildly Out of Control
    From Tank to Hunting
    Relationships and Bowhunters Afield
    Agency Responses
    Hunter ’s Want a Medal of Honor
    More Agency Culture
    Briefly— Selected Highlights
    Spare Change
Part V: Impediments
  Chapter 17: Cultural Objections
    Facing Ecosystem Collapse
    Global Cultural Responsibilities
    More on Poverty
    Cultural Approaches to Implementing the New Human Ecology
    Being Anthropocentric about Other Cultures
   Chapter 18: Washing Away the Answers: Green, Blue, Humane, and Religion Washing
    Can’t Get the Dirt Out
    Green Washing
    Humane Washing
    Blue Washing
    Religion Washing
    Happy Death, Happy Meat
    Nothing Sweet on the Other Side of the Fence
    Happy Media
    The Hole of It
Part VI: Hope
  Chapter 19: This Is the Hope
    The New Human Ecology: Seven Results and How You Can
    Achieve Them
    The Seven Results Revisited
    Population: The Ethics of Carrying Capacity for Humans
    The New Human Ecology: What It Will Do
  Chapter 20: You Are the Hope
    Never Allow Carnists to Define or Control Our Human Ecology
Recommended NGOs and Links
End Notes