What is Nature Now?
How is nature treated in contemporary culture—in landscape architecture, science, politics, planning, advertising, commerce, philosophy, and tourism? How have our attitudes toward and understandings of nature changed in recent years, due to the unprecedented ability of humans to manipulate and control nature? Is the idea of wilderness still valid? In what ways can landscape architects and other artists influence the state of nature? These are some of the issues considered in the essays that follow.