Check your priorities—find out what kind of environmentalist you are.
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Environment is a word on everyone’s lips. In one way or another, from #Fridays4Future students strikes to adverts urging us to choose bamboo straws instead of plastic ones, environment-related topics are present in our daily conversations. But do we all mean the same thing when we refer to ‘environment’?
In fact, what do we mean by ‘environment’ and ‘environmental activism’? What do our concerns for environment have in common and where do we differ?
We reviewed a few of the most common worldviews on environment and identified a few major characteristics for each of them. Although this selection is by no means exhaustive and neither does it capture the full complexity of each way of relating to the environment, it nevertheless is able to discern your ideas at large.
Disclaimer: the quiz does not cater for indifference to the environment. Indeed, care for the environment cannot be optional. Read each question and answers carefully—the result might surprise you.
The greatest challenge the world is facing today is
Environmentalism is about
Choose one sentence that best matches your views. Some of the statements above are complementary, others are mutually exclusive. Choose carefully!
The major threat to the planet is
Do you agree that we can help the environment by changing our diet
Greatest harm to animal welfare comes from
Do you think that care for the environment is culturally predefined?
If you had more free time, you would volunteer for
The way out of the environmental crisis is
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