[ UK /ɛnvˌa‍ɪɹənmˈɛntəlˌɪzəm/ ]
[ US /ɛnˈvaɪɹənˌmɛnəˌɫɪzəm, ɛnˈvaɪɹənˌmɛntəˌɫɪzəm/ ]
  1. the activity of protecting the environment from pollution or destruction
  2. the philosophical doctrine that environment is more important than heredity in determining intellectual growth
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  • Lady Bird Johnson's focus on "beautification" quietly highlighted environmentalism, the notion that our surroundings help shape our sense of self and that natural beauty was as vital to the country's legacy as any painting or sculpture. To showcase nation's arts, first lady isn't afraid to spotlight the unexpected
  • The Nature Conservancy has been an innovator and leader in free-market environmentalism.
  • Like most environmentalism, recycling is a way to make the eco-Nazis FEEL good about themselves – it LOOKS like they are “SAVING” the planet, and they claim to be doing just that. Coyote Blog » Blog Archive » Environmental Theater
  • Nature, conservation, and environmentalism are presented as interchangeable.
  • The bipolar division of the environment into pure wilderness and impure everything else has deeply compromised environmentalism and sometimes skews environmental history.
  • For a couple of great examples of Christian environmentalists, who at least say that their environmentalism is part of their spiritual leadings, check out the writings and work of Quakers Marshall Massey and Carl Magruder. Seriously. What Would Jesus Do?
  • zone_info": "huffpost. living/blog; living = 1; nickname = alison-stein-wellner; entry_id = 88364; bahamas = 1; caribbean = 1; coral-reef = 1; cruise-ships = 1; environment = 1; environmentalism = 1; geechee = 1; guana-cay = 1; gullah = 1; roatan = 1; travel = 1; travel-tips = 1; traveling = 1; vacation-travel = 1; voluntourism = 1", Alison Stein Wellner: Will Your Vacation Destroy Your Destination?
  • Having previously tried various shades of sexism, anti-environmentalism, liberal-baiting which, to be fair, works, and must be extremely satisfying and other offensive/hilarious topics too numerous and tedious to mention, the team this week settled on "xenophobic japery" as the hue du jour. This Week: Lord Wei, Craig Oliver, Richard Hammond
  • But the harsh facts of human history belie this benign revisionist interpretation of the meaning of "subdue," and the preponderance of unambiguous passages in the Bible giving mankind dominion over nature's bounty argue against any idea that religion is environmentalism in disguise. Jeff Schweitzer: A New Environmental Ethic
  • Because the manufacture of viscose rayon which constitutes 95 percent of the rayon currently marketed has always been a highly polluting process, the pressure of environmentalism has led to the introduction of a new rayon fiber, under the brand name Tencel and the generic name lyocell, that is now being promoted as environmentally favorable or low-impact. HOME COMFORTS
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