Resourcist Language: The Symbolic Enslavement of Nature

Mark S. Meisner “Resourcist Language: The Symbolic Enslavement of Nature,” in Proceedings of the Conference on Communication and Our Environment, eds. David Sachsman, Kandice Salomone and Susan Seneca, pp.236-243, Chattanooga: University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, 1997. Continue reading


Metaphors of Nature: Old Vinegar in New Bottles?

Mark S. Meisner “Metaphors of Nature: Old Vinegar in New Bottles?” The Trumpeter, Vol.12, No.1, pp.11-18, 1995. Continue reading

Key Words of Conservation and Environmental Discourse

Mark Meisner “Key Words of Conservation and Environmental Discourse,” Wild Earth Vol.3, No.4, pp.75-81, Winter 1994. Continue reading

Wild Words: Nature, Language, and Outdoor Education

Mark Meisner “Wild Words: Nature, Language, and Outdoor Education,” Pathways: The Ontario Journal of Outdoor Education, Vol.5, No.5, pp.5-11, 1993.

Reprinted in Talking Leaves: A Seasonal Journal of the Institute for Earth Education, pp.14-21, Summer 1994. Continue reading

Language and Nature: Are Our Words Environment Friendly?

Mark Meisner “Language and Nature: Are Our Words Environment Friendly?” Probe Post Vol.14, No.2, pp.18-20, Summer 1991.

Reprinted in Wildflower Vol.8, No.1, pp.12-13, Winter 1992. Continue reading

Words and Worlds: Language and the Perceived Separation of Humans From Nature

Mark Meisner “Words and Worlds: Language and the Perceived Separation of Humans From Nature,” Undercurrents, No.3, pp.3-11, 1991. Continue reading