• Unit 1-Historal Overview of modern environmental movement

    Key Points:
    • This unit looks at key historical influences on the development of the modern environmetal movement. It starts in a differnct way to what you might expect from a unit on a course of this nature but this sets the scene for understanding why the environmental movement is what it is now.

    Key Vocabulary:

    environmentalism stewardship Rachel Carson and Silent Spring
    environmental value system modern environmental movement Minamata
    deep ecology intergovernmental bodies/organizations Bhopal
    TNCs greenpeace
    Industrial Revolution pressure groups Earth Summits
    conservationalists NGOs The Gaia theory
    preservationists anthropogenic

Last Modified on February 23, 2015