bioregionalist


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bi·o·re·gion·al·ism

 (bī′ō-rē′jə-nə-lĭz′əm)
n.
The belief that social organization and environmental policies should be based on bioregions rather than on arbitrary political boundaries.

bi′o·re′gion·al·ist n.

bioregionalist

(ˈbaɪəʊˌriːdʒənəlɪst)
n
someone who believes in bioregionalism
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are involved in a particularly exciting "island ecologies" bioregionalist project.
Booth also demonstrates the compatibility of bioregionalist thought with Bryan Norton's views on local places and community values.
Though Cannon is a committed bioregionalist, Wall rightly resists pigeonholing her subtle, complex explorations of mind and landscape, or mind in landscape, to paraphrase contemporary ecocriticism's preoccupation for rendering the immanence in nature.
Bioregionalist ecocritic Tom Lynch uses the word to indicate an embrace of deserts--their biotic elements and their inhabitants.
They include a globe-trotting community development specialist, a designer who learns from nature, a leading bioregionalist, a Good Samaritan intent on helping humans (and nonhumans), and a scholar who sees signs that a new global cultural transformation is now in progress.
Though clearly the product of local action, inspired in part by bioregionalist ideas, and nurtured by the efforts of various regional and national associations and foundations, the movement has received essential support from EPA.
This inextricable interrelationship of place, values, and broader configurations of socio-political power, moreover, implies the inevitable political inefficacy and social injustice of place-based forms of thinking that are purely bioregionalist or founded upon a strictly local communitarianism.
14) This prescription is particularly associated with bioregionalist ecophilosophy--see for example Berg and Dasmann, Devall, and Sale.
Alice Kidd is a deeply rooted bioregionalist and writer.
Affinity with bioregionalist themes is recognized in green syndicalist appeals for a replacement of nation-states with bioregional communities.