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Political Ecology

matters concerning the nuclear power industry is that, thanks to political ideologies such as green politics, nuclear plants which harm the biosphere can be phased out. This ideology and its programs have the power to enforce conservation and environmentalism by virtue of having achieved some electoral success through its green parties. In Sweden and Germany for example, programs had been initiated to carry out a nuclear power phase out. Unfortunately, in the same stride, some of the weaknesses of...

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Waste Management Awareness of It Students in School

have attempted to predict environmental awareness and attitudes of people based on their socio-demographic characteristics. For instance, Rudsepp (2001) reported that age, education and gender have shown strong and consistent relationship with environmentalism. Other researchers ( Mensah & Whitney, 1991; Gigliotti, 1992 and Sheppard, 1995) have attempted to ascertain the correlates of environmental knowledge and environmental quality awareness and concern. Some others have also explored the influence...

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The Effort/Methods to Reduce My Carbon Footprint and Emissions Ratings”

or planting trees to make to make the planet greener! Simple right? So I turned the lights out and made a contribution to a charity that was planting trees… Today, I am growing and coming into my “environmentalism”, (it feels like I’m joining a new religion). I am amazed to learn that environmentalism has a culture that includes lots of practices as well as its own language… My hypothesis is that by that adapting and following a strict environmental friendly lifestyle, I can/will encourage other...

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Pestle Analysis for Singapore Supermarket

individual or a company is defined as: * As efficient: we develop with less resources and waste * As clean: we develop without polluting our environment * As green: we develop while preserving greenery, waterways and our natural heritage * Environmentalism as a global movement and a state of social awareness has been steadily growing and is actively promoted as part of all government agendas in most developing and developed countries. This results in growing awareness among the people from an early...

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Corporate social responsibility

 Context KTI is a manufacturing company. They use a certain amount of harmful elements, however they are trying to reduce their pollution and become more ecological. Even though environmentalism is not the boss' Carl Damon's main priority, becoming green would give the company a better image, and make them stand out from their competition. For this reason, they have hired an employee, Jacquie Lipscomb, who is a big supporter of the environment and would help the company improve their ethics. ...

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Four Traditions of Geography

and it also defines the nature disasters our world takes on. Social Darwinism simply grabbed a theory from the biosciences and applied it to social happenings without the lengthy process of trial and error for social data which led to environmentalism. Environmentalism is a broad philosophy and social movement regarding concerns for environmental conservation and improvement of the environment. Man-Land gives us the basic perception on the environment and what is happening to it. “The earth science...

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Preservation of Nature Essay

Conservation and Preservation of Nature Essay on Conservation and Preservation of Nature In the twenty-first century, as a result of global warming, environmentalism has adopted a more inclusive, planetary view. Human abuse of nature is almost as old as recorded history. Plato lamented land degradation due to hills being denuded for lumber. Eighteenth century French and British colonial administrators understood the link between deforestation, soil erosion, and local climate change. Stephen...

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Literature

ecology and ecological concepts to the study of literature.” (Reprinted in The Ecocritism Reader on p. 107) Ecologically minded individuals and scholars have been publishing progressive works of ecotheory and criticism since the explosion of environmentalism in the late 1960s and 1970s. However, because there was no organized movement to study the ecological/environmental side of literature, these important works were scattered and categorized under a litany of different subject headings: pastoralism...

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Connection Between Beliefs and Gender and the Impact on Environmental Behaviours

Contrastingly, some studies (e.g., Hunter, Hatch, & Johnson, 2004; Xiao & Hong, 2010) determined that women conveyed equal or lesser levels of environmental concern than men. Studies have also been undertaken to explore the connection between environmentalism and ecological beliefs. Lopez and Cuervo-Arango (2008) explored the influence of beliefs on responsible environmental behaviour. Alternatively, Kollmuss and Agyeman (2008) determined that beliefs do not directly influence responsible environmental...

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Factors affecting Marketing Environment

benchmarking and educating local communities about marine life in its resorts. It is pursuit of sustainability with initiatives targeting conservation of resources and climate change awareness, without compromising on its revenue and profit. Corporate Environmentalism It recognizes the need to integrate environmental issues into the firm’s strategic plans. Trends in the natural environment for marketers to be aware of include the shortage of raw materials, especially water; increased pollution levels; and...

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