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Environmentalism

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noun

A broad philosophy and social movement that is chiefly concerned with the prevention and conservation of the environment from degradation by human activity.


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Word origin: environmental < environment: Middle English envirounen, from Old French environner, from environ, round about + -ism.

See also: environment.


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The Environment: It's Ours, We Should Take Care of It

... everything you see as you roam your eyes is your environment. right? :D It is the common understanding of natural environment that underlies environmentalism — a broad political, social, and philosophical movement that advocates various actions and policies in the interest of protecting what ...

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Topic: Global Environmental Change
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