Tag: John Muir

Naturalist John Muir and the Preservation of Wilderness

Scotland saw many a geologist, surveyor and explorer go out into the world charting unknown lands. What is perhaps less well known is that there were also botanists and naturalists who cared for the environment in, for their time, progressive ways. One of them was John Muir. Born in Dunbar on 21 April in 1838, Read More