TITLE

ENVIRONMENTALISM

PUB. DATE
January 2007
SOURCE
Dictionary of Alternatives;2007, p88
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
A definition of the term "environmentalism" is presented. The term emerged out of concerns over pollution, global warming, soil erosion, deforestation, waste disposal and resource depletion. It does not constitute a united movement but has many currents associated with different political orientations and interacts with various other social movements such as the peace movement, anti-nuclear movement, animal rights movement and others.
ACCESSION #
31574833

 

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