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Blogs about environmental communication

4P18: The Finish Line

So here I am, on the eve of my last environmental class. I have to say that I wasn’t overly thrilled about the content of the class because research and the environment are not something I am passionate about. But … Continue reading

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4P18: The future of Environmental Communication

What is the future of environmental communication? This question is extremely daunting to me. I don’t know the answer to it! In fact I don’t know the answers to many questions about the environment. But what I can say, is … Continue reading

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4P18: The Shape of Environmental Communication

Today we took a look at ways we engage with environmental communication and it just so happened that an extreme weather warning was taking place that week. Hurricane Sandy was a brewing and there was a lot of coverage surrounding … Continue reading

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4P18: Environmental Advocacy

My immediate response to the words environmental advocacy is: Green Peace. I don’t even know what they really do, or who ‘they’ are but they are words I often throw around when discussing this kind of topic. To me, they … Continue reading

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4P18: Consumerism and Materialism

This week we discussed the idea of environmentalism based more from a perspective of consumers. We opened the class with the ‘Follow the Frog’ Commercial which really stood out to me. It’s something I’m still thinking about because the idea … Continue reading

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4P18: Green marketing/ Green washing

I found this week’s discussion to be the most interesting and engaging thus far in the course. The bulk of this conversation dealt with had to do with what commercial companies call green marketing, but can also be skewed as … Continue reading

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4P18- The story of eco-tourism

When I hear the word eco-tourism I think of my most recent trip to Calgary. One of my favourite experiences during my stay there was visiting Banff National Park. I was blown away by the natural beauty of the area; … Continue reading

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