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environmentalism definitions

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

n
1: the philosophical doctrine that environment is more important than heredity in determining intellectual growth [ant: hereditarianism]
2: the activity of protecting the environment from pollution or destruction

Merriam Webster's

noun Date: circa 1922 1. a theory that views environment rather than heredity as the important factor in the development and especially the cultural and intellectual development of an individual or group 2. advocacy of the preservation, restoration, or improvement of the natural environment; especially the movement to control pollution

Collin's Cobuild Dictionary

Environmentalism is used to describe actions and policies which show a concern with protecting and preserving the natural environment, for example by preventing pollution.



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