How does environmental journalism fit into the genres of environmental writing?
- Books about non-fiction topics:
- Silent Spring by Rachel Carson; End of Nature by Bill McKibben; Collapse by J. Diamond; Feeding the Fire by Eberhart
- Biography: Rachel Carson by Souder,
- Classics: Pliney, Thoreau, Hamilton
- Documentary Film
- Journalism — Reporting on political, social and science trends in environment. Journalism is concerned with verified information and public service; Approaches range from factual and technical to personal and literary.
- Literary non-fiction (long-form journalism)
- Nature writing / Expository
- Books — Never Cry Wolf (Mowatt); Pilgrim at Tinker Creek (Dillard); The Yosemite (Muir);
- Essays — Nicholas Kristoff, Rediscovering our humanity in the wilderness, NY Times, Aug. 4, 2014.
- Outdoor literature
- Narratives about exploration, hunting, fishing
- Heritage interpretation
- Historical narratives about environment
- Policy Advocacy: Technical writing, reports, studies, white papers; persuasive writing, such as press releases and op-eds.
- Environmental history
- Pan’s Travail by J. Donald Hughes; Traces on a Rhodian Shore by Clarence Glacken; A Forest Journey by John Perlin; Cadillac Desert by Mark Reisner;
- Environmental / Sci Fi Cinema
- Examples: Ferngully; Emerald Jungle; Waterworld ; The Day After Tomorrow;
- Environmental literature — List from the Association for the study of Literature & the Environment; also Wikipedia list of Environmental Books