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The relationship between two motives underlying environmental attitudes was examined: ecocentrism – valuing nature for its own sake, and anthropocentrism. Keywords: anthropocentrism, ecocentrism, environmental attitudes, and Anthropocentric Attitudes towards the Environment (EAATE) scale. The Ecocentric and Anthropocentric Attitudes toward the Sustainable Development (EAATSD) scale is adapted from other scales measuring environmental.

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Last child in the woods: These differences appeared between ecocentric attitudes and antipathetic attitudes towards the environment.

An objective scale for the measurement of ecological attitudes and knowledge. Humans are not more valuable than other beings environmment nature. The worst side of cutting forests is destroying the valuable natural resources.

When the teachers give the answers to all questions in the attitude scales, the maximum points they can obtain are 84 12 questions for the ecocentric attitude, 56 8 questions for the anthropocentric attitude and 49 7 questions for the antipathetic attitude towards the wnvironment. Superfluous value is placed on nature.

Hacettepe University Education Faculty Journal, 22, To stop this, intense environmental protection studies have started and the ecocentric way of thinking has been developed by way of education and studies on this issue.


Study group is composed of athletes randomly selected from directly nature sports and also sports that is not related to nature. It is possible to explain this result with the following argument. Table of contents — Volume 14, Issue 2 Show all volumes and issues Tables of content are generated automatically and are based on records of articles contained that are available in the TIB-Portal index. Keywords Athletes; environment; ecocentric attitude; anthropocentric attitude.

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Toward an expanded land management ethic pp. Tables of content are generated automatically and are based on records of articles contained that are available in the TIB-Portal index. Towzrd would argue that environmental pollution air, soil and water pollution, etc.

The anthropocentric view advocates upholding human beings as creatures higher than nature. The effects of perspective taking on concern for environmental issues.

Page navigation Document information Table of contents Similar titles. Annual Review of Psychology, 31, How can people become conscious of the environment?

American Journal of Preventive Medicine, 20 3— Because Germany is an industrialized country, people who live in Germany have been uncomfortable with the environmental problems such as pollution, acid rain, noise pollution, and nuclear anthropofentric for a long time. The sampling group of the study is composed of Turkish teachers and German teachers.


The second phase of the towarx took place with the German teachers by researchers in On humans and environment: It is possible to find many empirical studies in the related sources.

Help Center Find new research papers in: Time, 3 When the two countries results are looked into, it can be seen that Germans adopt antipathetic attitudes towards the environment slightly more than Turks.

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Education Faculty Journal, 25, One of the most important reasons to protect nature is to protect nature for its own sake. Access and manage your saved searches from your WorldCat profile page.

American Behavioral Scientist, 43 4— Findings and Results Table 1 shows the descriptive statistical results that vary depending on differences of sex and culture. Saving our children from nature-deficit disorder. Environmental Education Research, 19 1 ,