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Term: environmental movement

Definition:

the post-World War Two movement to conserve natural resources that began with Aldo Leopold's A Sand County Almanac in 1949 and is typified by Sen. Gaylord Nelson's Earth Day initiative of 1970. View more information elsewhere at wisconsinhistory.org.

View pictures relating to enviromental protection at Wisconsin Historical Images.

[Source: Turning Points in Wisconsin History]
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