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ecofeminism timeline

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Sarah Spencer

on 31 January 2013

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The term ecofeminism was introduced by Francoise d’Eaubonne in her book Le Feminisme ou la Mortl. 1974 1981 Women's Pentagon Actions: an anti-nuclear, anti-militant campain. 1980-81 Greenham Women's Peace Camp: first all women peace camp, a European anti-nuclear, antimilitarization campain. 1981 Lois Gibbs of Love Canal New York establishes Citizens' Clearinghouse for Hazardous Waste, a national network to protest local communities from toxic waste. U.N.’s Environmental Programme’s (UNEP) Global Assembly on Women and the Environment held in Miami World Women’s Congress for a Healthy Planet held in Miami 1991 Women Healing Earth: Third World Women on Ecology, Feminism, and Religion by Rosemary Radford Ruether is published giving wimmin of the global south a voice in the dicussion of an issue effecting them directly. 1996 1962 Silent Springs by marine biologist Rachel Carson calls for government reform in it's treament of nature specificly through toxic pestisides such as DDT. Early 1970s Wife of local contactor of commercial developement rallys other wimmin in tree hugging to protect from deforrestion and soil erosion in Adwani; the moment when the "Chickpo movement became 'ecological and feminist'". 1977 The Kenyan Green Belt movement plants its first trees on World Environmental Day; a grassroots movement to prevent desertification and soil erosion by planting at least one thousand trees around each village

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