Environmentalism And Other Isms ( And Ists )

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Casey Johnson GPS Restore Julie Albertson 09 October 2014 Environmentalism and Other Isms (and Ists) Part A: Define the following terms: 1. Preservationism or Preservationist Preservationism is an attempt that seeks to preserve, conserve, and protect landscapes and certain biodiversity hot spots. An example of preservationism would be setting aside a large piece of land as a "preservation" area that does not have human access. Preserving something means to protect it and save it. A preservationist is someone is supports the preservation of something, like historic buildings and artifacts. 2. Environmentalism or Environmentalist Environmentalism is the theory that the environment is an important factor for an individual or groups in their…show more content…
Conservationism or Conservationist Conservationism is believing that something, like the environment, needs careful preservation and protection. Wanting to prevent exploitation, neglect, or destruction of a natural place. Conservationist is a person who supports or acts on the protection and preservation of the environment and wildlife. They want to conserve or save what is in the environment, especially the wildlife, plants, and other natural resources. 4. Wise Use Movement After the environmental movement the wise use movement appeared. Critics see it as more of an anti-environmentalist than anything. It is a bunch of groups promoting the expansion of private property rights and reduction of government regulation of publicly held property. Some organized opposition efforts have included environmental legislation such as wetland protection, and the Endangered Species Act. 5. Conflict Industry Conflict Industry is when there is conflict in an industry involving welfare, benefits, layoffs, benefits and wages, unionization, and work hours. It is a situation where disputes arise between employees and employers over matters related to the working conditions. Industrial conflict is defined as “any disagreement or dispute between workers and workers or between workers and employers regarding the condition of employments of workers and the general conditions relating to their employment.” 1. When does an ideology take on the form of a religion? A religion
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