An embracing nature: who cares for the environment?

SOURCE: HSRC Review
OUTPUT TYPE: Journal Article
PUBLICATION YEAR: 2009
TITLE AUTHOR(S): J.Struwig
KEYWORDS: CONSERVATION, ENVIRONMENT, ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION
Web link: http://www.hsrc.ac.za/en/review/november-2009/embracing-nature
Intranet: HSRC Library: shelf number 6115
HANDLE: 20.500.11910/4548

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Abstract

Conventional wisdom has it that people who are pre-occupied with their material survival are much less concerned about the environment and view the environment as a resource to be utilised rather than protected. But data from the SASAS 2004 survey challenge this notion. Jare Struwig explains how.