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    The industrial revolution causes the environmental crisis and it affects humanity deeply and irreversibly. There is no doubt that this brings back religion in a new form which is supposed to give answers to those questions that technology cannot answer. How could the spirituality of deep ecology help the environmental movement? Religion has faith which serves for answering all of the questions which cannot be tackled by technology, innovation and science. There is a void which is fulfilled by faith and there are also new questions which have come to the surface and which demonstrate how the living beings are interconnected and there is also religion which connects them. Is deep ecology a more promising basis of spirituality than other more traditional religions such as…

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    The Hippie Movement has caused a great amount of change to the environment it has surrounded, which started around Ashbury-Haight Street in San Francisco and has spread throughout the country. Eastern religion, philosophy and political beliefs caused environmentalism, which impacted environmental thinking. Brought to the minds of young people, it helped make environmentalism a mass movement in society. Many young activists created a variety of organizations, events, and campaigns that supported…

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    Rachel Carson By:Ryleigh Marquardt “But man is a part of nature, and his war against nature is inevitably a war against himself.” Rachel Carson was a marine biologist, environmentalist, writer/journalist, and a scientist. The thing she was most famous for was writing the book Silent Spring which brought attention to the issue of pesticide safety to the public. That book was the start of a new beginning for the approach towards pest control. In the first…

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    Go Green is a new catchphrase and phenomenon which aspires to raise environmental consciousness. Environmental awareness is a broad term including global warming, pollution, clean accessible water, organic foods, animal protection, and reforestation. Today’s environmental movement encompasses many ideas and concerns, but the modern environmental movement originated in the 1960s with one particular issue: pesticides. Rachel Carson, a biologist, raised American consciousness about pesticides with…

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    Introduction: The establishment of the environmental justice movement can be seen as one of the largest social matters when dealing with the balance of our earth’s surroundings and civil rights to a variety of ethnical groups. The affairs of the environmental justice movement influenced community members and a large part of the nation to engage back on the issue of disrespect and demand the rights of support that the dumping of waste in their local areas are affecting the lives of human’s…

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    Impact and Accomplishments of Environmental Sustainability Movement Environmental sustainability as a social movement has grown and evolved to be a societal phenomenon, gathering massive supporters, advocates, global recognition and political interest. The movement since its inception, has recorded a great deal of accomplishments worthy of note. Perhaps the most renowned and early accomplishments dates back to 1916, when the National Park Service was established. Gottlieb (2005) notes how…

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    Annotated Bibliography Topic: We live in a post-nature world but environmentalism is not dead. Arias-Maldonado, Manuel. "Rethinking Sustainability in the Anthropocene." Environmental Politics 22.3 (2013): 428-46. (Gabriella Monagan) In the article “Rethinking Sustainability in the Anthropocene,” political theorist Manuel Arias-Maldonado reframes the concept of sustainability and its socio-natural relationship to define a new form of environmentalism in the Anthropocene epoch. The rise of…

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    Abstract In the book, Silent Springs Ms. Rachel Carson began a new movement. Rachel Carson brought to light the many dangers pesticides such as DDT have on the environment, animals, and humans. This environmental movement offered new insight about the harm pesticides have on all living organisms. In Silent Spring Rachel Carson starts an environmental movement by informing the public of the dangers of pesticides, which causes a shift in views towards pesticides and the harm they do to the…

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    Environmentalists have cultivated multiple movements and used a variety of tactics to address Environment issues in the United States, historically beginning in the 1960s and 1970s. This movement was originally focused on a few prominent environmental issues and disasters. Environmentalism evolved to become a multifaceted movement in the United States. Movements for the environment are still happening, for example “People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals” (PETA), Those out to stop whale…

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    more and more severe. Environmental issues, such as air pollution, water pollution, decreasing biodiversity, and deforestation have become prominent in many regions of China. In recent years, haze has become a popular term among Chinese people, especially in north China. The environmental problems can be harmful to residents, animals, and plants. For example, water pollution can cause many healthy problems, such as dysentery, metal poisoning and air pollution leads to respiratory diseases.…

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