Ecology: America the Befouled

Wisconsin Senator Gaylord Nelson is convinced that the hottest growth stock in U.S. protest is conservation. In fact, Nelson himself is toiling to make the nation's campuses erupt next spring—in a giant, peaceful teach-in about environmental evils. As he has been telling audiences across the country for the past month: "The new generation is not satisfied with coming out on the losing end of man's drive for progress and profit."

Youth is not alone. In Missoula, Mont., for example, housewives outraged by the foul smells from a local pulp plant have organized GASP...

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