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Any of the political parties established in various countries to oppose the destructive environmental effects of many modern technologies and the economic systems and institutions that drive them. MORE
From International Encyclopedia of Environmental Politics Often associated with religious and agricultural views and practices, stewardship covers a diverse range of related positions in regard to how humans ought to value and treat the environment. MORE
From Encyclopedia of Black Studies Sustainable development: formally it is ‘development which meets the needs of the present generation without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs’. This should make us think about how we currently use our natural resources at the future expense of our children. MORE
Series of catastrophic ocean waves generated by submarine movements, which may be caused by earthquakes, volcanic eruptions, landslides beneath the ocean, or an asteroid striking the earth. Tsunamis are also called seismic sea waves or, popularly, tidal waves. MORE
Phenomenon of the Earth's atmosphere by which solar radiation, trapped by the Earth and re-emitted from the surface as long-wave infrared radiation, is prevented from escaping by various gases (the ‘greenhouse gases’) in the air. MORE