Stephanie Mills has written and
ecology and social
for more than twenty-five years, most recently from a base in northern
Michigan. Her books include In Praise of Nature, Whatever Happened to
Ecology?, and In Service of the Wild: Restoring and Reinhabiting Damaged
Land. Paul Hawken has described In Service of the Wild as:
She will be reading from her new book, Turning Away From Technology: A New Vision for the 21st Century (Sierra Club Books). Mills has edited the transcipts arising from the 1993 and 1994 Megatechnology conferences held to discuss the multiple threats posed to the planet and its inhabitants by the unquestioned pursuit of technological progress. Contributors from diverse fields examine such issues as biotechnology, indiustrial agriculture, and the synergy of electronic communication and economic globalization. the book concludes with "78 Reasonable Questions to Ask About Any Technology."