Environmentalism in Latin America has become of increasing concern throughout the world from the poor conditions in urban areas that affect the health of the population to the vast destruction of precious areas such as the Amazon. This paper seeks to discover what causes Latin American governments to take environmental actions. Are factors such as economic stability, environmental knowledge and education, or poor health conditions important in influencing the government to join environmental intergovernmental organizations?
Recommended CitationWeier '08, Amanda (2008) "Environmentalism: Material or Post-Material Need?," Res Publica - Journal of Undergraduate Research: Vol. 13
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