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Gary Kroll
Professor of History, SUNY Plattsburgh

Gary Kroll is professor of history at the State University of New York, Plattsburgh. He is the author, most recently, of America’s Ocean Wilderness (2008), and a contributor to Future Remains (2018), edited by Gregg Mitman, Marco Armiero and Robert S Emmett.

Written by Gary Kroll

Essay/
The environment
Snarge

Our insatiable desire for acceleration exacts a mortal toll on the animal world. It’s time for humans to slow right down

Gary Kroll