bioregionalism


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bioregionalism

[‚bī·ō′rē·jən·əl‚iz·əm]
(ecology)
An environmentalist movement to make political boundaries coincide with bioregions.
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2011) who coined the term bioregionalism and whose Planet Drum Foundation has been active since the 1970s.
Erik Ryberg, a concerned citizen living in Montana with graduate-level training in English, offers another example of how bioregionalism can directly affect the environment in relation to food production in one's local area.
Bioregionalism offers a sound environmental context for efficient, sustainable human settlement.
environmental policy, the philosophy of bioregionalism would be a
Biophilia" was also brought into some of this under topics such as "deep ecology", inclusion of moral considerability for all sentient beings, and bioregionalism as the optimal scale for local, community-based sustainable societies that included nature, partly for its own sake.
This process of learning how humans might fit better into the places we live--whether we call it bioregionalism or reinhabitation--is an essential component of contemporary environmentalism, and a direct inspiration for our literature of place.
into" place than bioregionalism and other forms of Romantic
This evolution has also played out at various international forums in which bioregionalism and common environmental sensitivities have sometimes transcended traditional notions of state sovereignty.
Water advocate that supports technology, bioregionalism, composting toilets, dowsing, ecology, flow forms, stream
1990) Searching for Common Ground: Ecofeminism and Bioregionalism.
Author of several books on bioregionalism, Sale believes that the current industrial-technological system, based on transport of goods over vast distances, is unsustainable and will collapse.
Bioregionalism suggests a shared identity among people who live in the same ecosystem.