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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"Bioregionalism, Civil Society and Global Environmental Governance." Bioregionalism.
Peace Ecology is built on key concepts such as bioregionalism, place, sustainability and interconnectedness and leads to a new definition for environmental peacemaking, and a new methodological approach to identifying and measuring resources for the transformation of conflict and violence located at the intersection of peace and ecology.
The key principle behind TBNRM is the concept of ecosystems, or bioregionalism, where management is defined primarily by ecological scale and function (Alexander 1990).
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.
Environmental Determinism and Bioregionalism. The Professional Geographer, v.
Aberley, D (1999) 'Interpreting bioregionalism: a story from many voices', in MV McGinnis (ed) Bioregionalism.
Finally, the social fabric under bioregionalism would be vastly
"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.
The authors also discuss current theories such as bioregionalism (ecologically defined communities) and show how economically self-reliant ecovillages can preserve the nature and culture of the region.
Bioregionalism offers a sound environmental context for efficient, sustainable human settlement.
(22) Michael Vincent McGinnnis, Bioregionalism (New York: Routledge Press, 1998); Pramod Parajuli, "Revisiting Gandhi and Zapata: Motion of Global Capital, Geographies of Difference and the Formation of Ecological Ethnicities," in In the Way of Development: Indigenous Peoples, Life Projects and GlobalizationLife Projects and Globalization, ed.