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Environmentalist

Definition

noun, plural: environmentalists

One who advocates for the protection and conservation of the environment from human misuse, destruction, or pollution.


Supplement

Environmentalists are concerned with the protection and preservation of the natural environment for its own sake and for the coming generations.


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

See also: natural environment.


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Re: WHO scum - politics over lives

Hopefully that was directed at enviros in general, not me specifically? While I've definitely made some environmentalist arguments in this forum, I don't think I've "posted any flags" in this particular discussion, merely defended a point of view. No that was not ...

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by MichaelXY
Wed Jun 17, 2009 6:31 am
 
Forum: Ecology
Topic: WHO scum - politics over lives
Replies: 18
Views: 22368

WHO scum - politics over lives

... poverty and overpopulation. The same things you saw years ago, you'll see years from now - if changes aren't made. It is easy to post your environmentalist flag in the air and preach, but until you see the truly deprived, the despair and sadness of the have nots, you should reserve your ...

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by AstusAleator
Sat Jun 13, 2009 8:32 am
 
Forum: Ecology
Topic: WHO scum - politics over lives
Replies: 18
Views: 22368

Re: WHO scum - politics over lives

... but I will never forget my time in Kenya Africa. I still have bad dreams as I remember the pain and suffering I saw. It is easy to post your environmentalist flag in the air and preach, but until you see the truly deprived, the despair and sadness of the have nots, you should reserve your ...

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by MichaelXY
Fri Jun 12, 2009 8:49 am
 
Forum: Ecology
Topic: WHO scum - politics over lives
Replies: 18
Views: 22368

Re: Brain size=IQ level theory (Blacks vs Whites & Asians)

... as far out as Gould would have you believe. In fact, the theory of bodily markers of abnormal behavior is making a comeback, albeit from an environmentalist as well as a genetic perspective. During gestation, an insult to the fetus (such as a drug in the mothers body) that disturbs brain ...

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by TJJ
Fri May 16, 2008 12:13 am
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Brain size=IQ level theory (Blacks vs Whites & Asians)
Replies: 72
Views: 263890

The Fiber Disease

... public is a chilling case study of institutional arrogance, power and greed. I was drawn into the controversy only reluctantly. As an attorney and environmentalist who has spent years working on issues of mercury toxicity, I frequently met mothers of autistic children who were absolutely convinced ...

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by tamtam
Mon Jun 26, 2006 6:35 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: The Fiber Disease
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