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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Bioregionalists refer to Oregon, Washington, and British Columbia as "Cascadia.
In Cascadia, the bioregionalists describe a deliberate strategy over the past 15-20 years to diffuse Cascadia symbols and rhetoric.
The desire by Gottlieb and the bioregionalists to see a spatial coincidence between ecological territories and cultural territories is one the reader may sympathize with but it remains unconvincingly supported.
Storms and her colleagues said they are influenced profoundly by the views of bioregionalists, who stress awareness of one's particular place on the Earth in forming ecological consciousness and in making decisions.