Environmental Justice Ecology, Radical

Radical ecology is considered a call to action motivated by a nonanthropocentric or nonhuman-centered worldview. Philosophically and as a movement, radical ecology is said to be quite diverse and lacking coherence, even if there is consensus that action is needed to address the current environmental problems, and that nature, including the human and nonhuman, living and nonliving, has intrinsic (as opposed to utilitarian) value.

Radical ecology can be understood in its relation to issues of environmental justice (or a fight against environmental injustice) but is more explicitly connected to an ideology or a set of principles based on particular understandings of ecology and radical praxis. In this article, diverse sets of both theoretical and action-inspired foundations are considered in order to flesh out some of the ...

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