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People and organizations caring for the environment

conservancy

noun

an organization that is in charge of protecting an area of land or water from damage

conservationist

noun

someone who works to protect the environment from damage or destruction

the CPRE

the Campaign to Protect Rural England: an organization that attempts to prevent the English countryside from being destroyed by the building of new roads etc

ecologist

noun

someone who believes that protecting the environment is important

environmentalist

noun

someone who wants to protect the environment

FoE

abbreviation

friends of the earth

Friends of the Earth

an international organization that tries to persuade governments and companies to protect the environment

green

adjective

used about people who care about the environment

Green

adjective

relating to the green party

Green

noun

a member or supporter of the green party

the Green Party

a political organization whose main aim is to protect the environment

Greenpeace

an international organization whose aim is to protect the environment

preservationist

noun

a conservationist

tree hugger

noun

someone who wants to protect the environment, especially forests. This word shows that you think people like this are silly and annoying.

the World Wide Fund for Nature

the wwf

the WWF

the World Wide Fund for Nature: an international organization that works to protect the environment and prevent types of animal from disappearing for ever

food rave

a very large party where people eat, sell or share many different types of food, usually held outside or in a large public building

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skanky

very unpleasant or dirty

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dead white (European) male

a man … whose achievements may have been overestimated because he belonged to the gender and ethnic group … that was dominant at the time

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