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In pursuit of wildness, downunder

The Tasmanian World Heritage Wilderness Area (Australia), Milford Sound within the Te Wahipounamu World Heritage area (New Zealand), and Tongariro/Whanganui National Parks and World Heritage area (New Zealand) will be the focus of fieldwork during December and January. 

Wilderness Studies book soon to be out

Wilderness, published by Routledge, will be out on April 27, 2016.

The nature of wild

Dictionaries typically go wild about the meaning of the word "wild." Rather than one, two, or three definitions, dictionaries provide a dozen or more explanations for the word wild. Take dictionary.com. Among its 18 definitions "wild" is said to stand for: 

1. living in a state of nature; not tamed or domesticated;

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