Environmentalism And Environmental Rights

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Environmentalism or also known as environmental rights is a broad philosophy, ideology, and social movement. It concerns for environmental protection and improvement of the health of the environment. Environmentalists advocate the lawful preservation, restoration and improvement of the natural environment, and may be referred to as a movement to control pollution, protect men, plant and animal diversity (Rowell, 1996).
Environmental issues are part of history. Since early development of modern world, environment has been a major concern as it was ruined horribly. People started to take environment for granted since it was perfectly preserved before by their ancestors who were living in traditionalistic way of life. Environmental concerns and conflicts have surfaced throughout human history, from the earliest settlements until what we are today. People might found it a new movement because history that we learned has all to do with war and politics, instead of environment, culture and development (Kovarik, 2012).
The work and evidence of the environmentalists can be taken in manuscripts, publications and historical archives. It can be found under labels such as conservation, public health, preservation of nature, air pollution, water pollution and animal protection. These concerns and related conflicts are already existing through history even though only now people start to realize how important it is.
The concern for the environment has begun as early as the ancient time
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