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The Environmental Movement has nothing to do with Saving the Earth

I didn’t hear this when it first premiered in 2006, but Lauren Becker‘s audio essay on Earth Day (which was yesterday in case you missed it) is just fantastic: 220 more words

Ryan Hite

Storm Over the Mountain

In 1963 a small a small group of concerned citizens fought a proposed power plant on the Hudson and launched the modern environmental movement.

Hudson River Stories

Norges miljøbevegelser (Norway’s Environmental Movements) – Being eco-friendly before it was cool

by Maria Purcariu

While during the 1960s and 1970s social movements of all sorts became fashionable worldwide, Norwegians were taking action in an attempt of protecting their most valuable heritage: nature. 1,028 more words

Articles

Examining Fossil Fuel Divestment As A Means Of Fighting Climate Change

By now, it is clear within the scientific community that anthropogenic climate change is a very real—and very immediate—threat. However, the question still remains: What should be done about it? 1,786 more words

Anthropogenic

VEGAN IN THE CITY

LET’S TAKE A LOOK AT HOW MUCH EXACTLY MORALS COST

By Jonathan Gibson

While most of us have been writing adventurous bucket lists, dieting or trying to kick an addiction, some of you made the brave decision to take part in Veganuary; a campaign that was set up at the end of last year to encouraging people to go vegan for the month.

London

With Liberty and Environmental Justice For All...

When the environmental movement first took off, there was a basic focus on nature and wildlife. By the 1960s, public health was finally coming into view in regards to environmental concerns, but there was still strong separation between the social and ecological aspects. 681 more words

Nature as fairness and the redistribution of ecological wealth

There is a huge power imbalance between human society and the natural world. We have a duty to allow other forms of life to coexist and realise the utility they provide. 1,689 more words

Natural Capital