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Environmentalism, Modern

Modern environmentalism is a heterogenic, scientific, social, political, and philosophical movement of complex and diverse ideologies. It includes the work of many different organizations, social groups, and individuals. The modern environmentalism movement is based on people caring for natural resources and ecosystems. Primary activities are aimed at finding adequate mechanisms for the sustainability of an ecosystem; conservation and management of natural resources; and the development, reconstruction, and improvement of the degraded environment.

Modern environmentalism brings together different perspectives in the understanding of natural and social systems and in the relation between natural and social processes. Depending on the ideology, the various organizations involved in modern environmentalism act in correlation with political organizations, public policies, educational institutions, and other social structures, or as independent social groups. Predominantly, ...

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