Environmentalism Promoting an ecological perspective Ecological perspective Ecology is the study of connections between organisms (everything from humans to bacteria) and the elements that make living possible – air, water, food, etc. History of environmental thought
Promoting an ecological perspective
Ecology is the study of connections between organisms (everything from humans to bacteria) and the elements that make living possible – air, water, food, etc.
“The Greens/Green Party USA has been working since 1984 to make the hope of a more democratic, safer, cleaner world real. Our political goal is an America where decisions are made by the people and not by a few giant corporations. Our environmental goal is a sustainable world where nature and human society co-exist in harmony.”
as the father
of the National
Abbey, opponent of
Glenn Canyon Dam in
Utah; author of
Monkey wrenching refers to efforts to sabotage machinery & stop development projects that adversely affect
Southern states, seeking
to exploit their resources
development, say the
North is hypocritical.
South American rainforest
One response to this dilemma used by the Nature Conservancy: to pay poor communities NOT to exploit their resources. The idea is this, that the cost of protecting the planet should not rest on poor communities, when everyone benefits.