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Environmental Communication

Environmental communication is the dissemination of information and the implementation of communication practices that are related to the environment. In the beginning, environmental communication was a narrow area of communication; however, nowadays, it is a broad field that includes research and practices regarding how different actors (e.g., institutions, states, people) interact with regard to topics related to the environment and how cultural products influence society toward environmental issues. As a result, environmental communication is complex, involving verbal, nonverbal, personal, interpersonal, and visual communication.

Due to global environmental issues such as climate change, new communication initiatives to promote environmental policies and affairs have emerged. Groups such as international organizations, states, and the United Nations (UN) use such initiatives in an attempt to change the way individuals think ...

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