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34,420 citations from literature (mostly science fiction and fantasy) referring to real churches, religious groups, tribes, etc. [This database is for literary research only. It is not intended as a source of information about religion.]


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Group Where Year Source Quote/
Elvis worship Washington, D.C. 1999 Anderson, Jack. Millennium. New York: Tor (1994); pg. 104. "'Son, since we been printing, that rock formation has been Elvis Presley, George Washington, Richard Nixon, and Curly of the Three Stooges. seems like we claim it's someone different every two years or so...' "
Elvis worship world 1974 Cox, Greg. The Eugenics Wars: The Rise and Fall of Khan Noonien Singh: Volume One (Star Trek). New York: Pocket Books (2001); pg. 45. "'...Between you and me, Seven, I don't care if my clients are trying to cure the common cold or clone Elvis Presley, just so long as I get my commission...' "
Elvis worship world 2002 Knight, Damon. Why Do Birds. New York: Tor (1992); pg. 22. Pg. 22-24: A character (a mugger) named Elvis
Elvis worship world 2002 McDonald, Ian. Evolution's Shore. New York: Bantam (1997; c. 1995); pg. 28. "Like the death of Kennedy, or Elvis, or the Challenger, the Kilimanjaro Event was one of those points where world and self touch and you can remember exactly where you were and what you were doing. "
Elvis worship world 2005 Barnes, John. Kaleidoscope Century. New York: Tor (1995); pg. 179. "...a cybertao term for what happens when you die but your ideas live on (like Jesus or Elvis)... "
Elvis worship world 2030 McAuley, Paul J. "How We Lost the Moon, a True Story by Frank W. Allen " in The Year's Best Science Fiction, Vol. 17 (Gardner Dozois, ed.) New York: St. Martin's Press (2000); pg. 372. " we are, barely into the second quarter of the first century of the Third Millennium, and it's being touted as the biggest event in the history of humanity...not to mention the tens of thousands of unofficial newsgroups devoted to proving that it was really caused by God, or aliens, or St. Elvis)... "
Embu Africa 1800 Resnick, Mike. Kirinyaga: A Fable of Utopia. New York: Ballantine (1998); pg. 42. "I shook my head. 'They were not evil ways for the Europeans,' I replied. 'I know, for I have studied in European schools. But they were not good ways for the Kikuyu and the Maasai and the Wakamba and the Embu and the Kisi and all the other tribes...' "
Embu Kenya 2137 Resnick, Mike. Kirinyaga: A Fable of Utopia. New York: Ballantine (1998); pg. 265. "'They are European buildings,' he said bitterly. 'They were built by men who are no longer Kikuyu or Luo or Embu, but merely Kenyans. They are filled with corners.' "
environmentalism Arizona 1999 Hand, Elizabeth. Glimmering. New York: HarperCollins (1997); pg. 36. "...wondering how good it would be for album and ticket sales if word got out they were writing songs for the [radical Environmentalist] terrorist group that had firebombed an Arizona hospital because its new temporary wing encroached upon a nesting site of the blue-throated hummingbird. "
environmentalism Arizona 2017 Thornley, Diann. "Thunderbird's Egg " in Washed by a Wave of Wind (M. Shayne Bell, ed.). Salt Lake City, UT: Signature Books (1993); pg. 138. "It was probably that eagle,' suggested someone else... 'I've watched it for a few months now, hanging around right in the flight path. If the wildlife backers weren't such fanatics we could've shot it when it first showed up and maybe this wouldn't have happened.' "
environmentalism Brazil 2015 Datlow, Ellen (ed.) Vanishing Acts. New York: Tor (2000). Book jacket: "In Vanishing Acts, she [Datlow, the editor] has gathered together an extraordinary group of stories that cohere around the idea of endangered species--interpreted to include in some cases the human race. " [All stories are about endangered species, so naturally environmentalist themes are abundant in the book, although stories do not necessarily refer to environmentalism as a social/religious movement. Specific refs. are not in DB. Authors are: Suzy McKee Charnas, Paul J. McAuley, Bruce McAllister, Ian McDowell, Brian Stableford, William Shunn, David J. Schow, Karen Joy Fowler, Mark W. Tiedemann, Daniel Abraham, Michael Cadnum, M. Shayne Bell, A. R. Morlan, Avram Davidson, Ted Chiang, and Joe Haldeman.]
environmentalism Brunei 2035 Sterling, Bruce. "Green Days in Brunei " in Future on Fire (Orson Scott Card, ed.) New York: Tor (1991; story copyright 1985); pg. 331. Pg. 331: "Twenty years earlier, when the oil crash had hit, the monarchy had seemed doomed... Even the Greens had had bigger dreams then. Turner had seen their peeling, forgotten wall posters, their global logo of the Whole Earth half-buried under layered years of want-ads and soccer schedules. The Royal Family had won through, a symbol of tradition and stability. They'd weathered the storm of the Muslim insurgence, and stifled the Green's first wild ambitions. "; Pg. 351: "...and a visiting crew of Swedish ecologists from the World wildlife Fund... " [Many other refs. not in DB.]
environmentalism California: Orange County 2065 Robinson, Kim Stanley. Pacific Edge. New York: Tor (1990); pg. 22. [Significant references to Green party, pg. 22, 25, 92. Significant other refs. to environmentalist themes, not in DB.]
environmentalism California: Orange County 2065 Robinson, Kim Stanley. Pacific Edge. New York: Tor (1990); pg. 269. "...bookstand... a stack of 'California writers'... Jack London, Frank Norris, John Muir... taken together, they express a vision that I am coming to admire more and more. Muir's 'athlete philosopher,' his 'university of wilderness,' these ideas infuse the whole tradition, and the result is a very vigorous, clear literature. The Greek ideal, yes, love of the land, healthy mind in healthy body... "
environmentalism California: Orange County 2065 Robinson, Kim Stanley. Pacific Edge. New York: Tor (1990); pg. 102-103. "'...We're working now on the final arrangements for the removal of the Hetch Hetchy dam, for instance. That was the biggest defeat ever for the environmental movement in California, right back at its start--a valley described as a second Yosemite, drowned so San Francisco could have a convenient water supply. John Muir himself couldn't stop that one...' " [Other refs., not in DB.]
environmentalism California: San Francisco 1977 Leiber, Fritz. Our Lady of Darkness. New York: Berkley Publishing Corp. (1977); pg. 183. "Gunnar's Ingrid was tall and blonde as he, and worked in the Environmental Protection Agency... "
environmentalism California: San Francisco 1991 Brooks, Terry. Hook. New York: Fawcett Columbine (1991); pg. 16. Pg. 16: "'Once the zoning is approved and everything is in place, after the Sierra Club boys and girls move on to another cause, we begin adding one...' ";

Pg. 20: "'Designated mating area? Is that supposed to be a joke?... You have no right to develop a piece of land without determining what the impact will be on the creatures living there. What if there are endangered species? Like for instance, like . . .'

Peter reached over, still walking, and put his arm around the other's bony shoulders. 'Like what, Dr. Fields?'

'The three-toed speckled frog, the white-footed deer, any number of birds . . .'

Peter patted the environmentalist on the back, his voice as smooth as syrup. 'We're all big boys here, Dr. Fields. Tell me, how much room do these creatures need to mate. For most of us, it's a matter of inches.' " [Other refs. to environmentalists and Sierra Club, not in DB, e.g., pg. 23, 46.]

environmentalism Canada 1993 Katz, Welwyn Wilton. Come Like Shadows. Regina, Saskatchewan: Coteau Books (2001; 1993); pg. 53. "...honey-coloured hair strangled in a ponytail, scared green eyes... no makeup, a Save The Whales button pinned defiantly over what was probably a designer logo on the sweatshirt she wore... "
environmentalism Colorado 1987 Willis, Connie. "Ado " in Impossible Things. New York: Bantam (1994; story copyright 1988); pg. 118. "'Are you sure about As You Like It?' Ms. Harrows said, leafing through her stack. 'I thought somebody's filed a restraining order against it.'

'Probably the Mothers Against Transvestites,' I said. 'Rosalind dresses up like a man in Act II.'

'No, here it is. The Sierra Club. 'Destructive attitudes toward the environment.' ' She looked up. 'What destructive attitudes?'

'Orlando carves Rosalind's name in a tree. "

environmentalism Delaware 2000 Seidler, Tor. "What's the Point? " in Tomorrowland: 10 Stories About the Future (Michael Cart, ed.) New York: Scholastic Press (1999); pg. 28. Pg. 28: "'That there's a hole the size of Greenland in the ozone layer.' "; Pg. 29: "'I guess Keller Bay must seem kind of small after... L.A.'

'Yeah, but the air's better. Still doomed, though.'

'What do you mean?'

'It's at sea level.'


'Global warming. When the ice caps melt, this burg'll be for your pal.' B. J. pointed at the [toy] dolphin...

'It's not mine,' Jarred said, embarrassed. 'But even if the ice caps melt, it won't be for centuries.'

'Wouldn't bet on it. Anyhow, what's the diff?' ";

Pg. 30-31: "'From the top you can see Chesapeake Bay.'

'Home of the red tides,' B. J. murmured.

'Um, Lou, this is B. J. Fox. He just moved here from L.A.'

'What's a red tide?' Louise asked.

'Pollution. Kills the shellfish. But hey, the ocean's not totally wrecked out. Our house is on beach. You guys want to come for a swim?' "

environmentalism Delaware 2000 Seidler, Tor. "What's the Point? " in Tomorrowland: 10 Stories About the Future (Michael Cart, ed.) New York: Scholastic Press (1999); pg. 35. "'...What do you have against Henry all of a sudden?'

'Nothing. Just, pets depress me.'


'Because in a hundred years they're the only animals that'll be around.'

'Why's that?'

'They'll be so many billions of people, there won't be any habitats for wild animals left. So the only ones'll be a bunch of lousy cats and dogs and cows and a few parakeets and hamsters.' ";

Pg. 36: "'But son,' said Mr. Fury, 'I read that the sun won't burn out for at least 5.7434 billion years. In 5.7434 billion years, I really doubt any of us are going to be around to care.'

'Think about it, Dad. What's the difference between five billion years and five seconds?'

'Well... five billion years is considerably longer.'

'But that's just a quantitative difference. I'm taking about qualitative.' " [More refs. to environmentalist concepts, not in DB. This is a central theme of the story.]

environmentalism galaxy 1998 Brin, David. Heaven's Reach. New York: Bantam (1998); pg. 432. [Author's Afterword] "Another theme of this series is environmentalism. What we're doing to Earth makes me worry there may have already been 'brushfire' ecological holocausts across the galaxy, set off by previous starfaring races who heedlessly used up life-bearing planets as their 'Galactic Empire' burned out during its brief reign of a few ten thousand years. " [The term 'environmentalism' is not apparently used in the body of the novel, but according to the author here, it was a major theme of the series.]
environmentalism galaxy 2370 Graf, L. A. Armageddon Sky (Star Trek: DS9; "Day of Honor " Book 2 of 4). New York: Pocket Books (1997); pg. 67. "...beam up the survivors from the Victoria Adams, and be back at the station before Admiral Nechayev had finished conferring with her Vorta equivalents? Now that he was orbiting high above this comet-scorched planet, his sensors blinded by the impact debris, his ship in imminent danger of detection by a returning Klingon blockade, and his away team stymied by the Klingon ecological activists--of all the unlikely antagonists!--he wasn't sure Nechayev was... "
environmentalism galaxy 2800 Modesitt, Jr., L.E. The Parafaith War. New York: Tor (1996); pg. 95. "' . . . Desoll, Trystin, Lietenant, Service of the Ecological-Technocracy Coalition...' " [One of the two main warring cultures in this book is the Eco-Tech Coalition, whose culture is based on environmental and technological beliefs and practices. There are references to environmental consciousness among the Eco-Techs throughout the book, as well as their advanced technological weaponry and their desire to defeat or destroy their enemies, the revs, partially because they feel the revs are environmentally irresponsible.]; Pg. 112: "'I've run the numbers. Planets are big. But your basic point is valid. We've opted to populate based on an integrated, sustained, ecologically and technologically sound basis--and a lot smaller population... When will Mara be ready for initial air-breathing colonization?' "; Pg. 124: "Trystin cranked up his hearing and caught the words, '. . . 'nother frigging greenie. . .' " [Spoken by an ally of Eco-Tech.]
environmentalism galaxy 2800 Modesitt, Jr., L.E. The Parafaith War. New York: Tor (1996); pg. 255. "...Our heritage comes from two roups who always denied that they were part of the problem. The early ecologists blamed industrialization for environmental degredation even while they continued to purchase all the goods and services produced by industry.... "
environmentalism galaxy 2800 Modesitt, Jr., L.E. The Parafaith War. New York: Tor (1996); pg. 256. [Factions within the Eco-Tech Coalition.] "'...The Democratic Capitalists almost took the assembly in last month's election... The Greens have held him off, but they're losing ground...' "
environmentalism Germany 1986 Anderson, Jack. Control. New York: Kensington Publishing Corp. (1988); pg. 239. "'Mossad infiltrated to make sure that BND is not a resurgent Nazi cabal. In the view of its members, democracy has always weakened Germany, while monarchy and militarism have always brought strength, prosperity, and glory. They loathe socialism by whatever name. They loathe the Greens...' "
environmentalism Germany 1986 Anderson, Jack. Control. New York: Kensington Publishing Corp. (1988); pg. 282. "'...Our people's natural patriotism and pride has been made suspect. The Bund fur das Neues Deutschtum is an organization of men like me--that is, businessmen with some resources--who want to restore our national honor. We are opposed by milksop pacifists, greedy socialists, juvenile environmentalists . . . and the timid...' "
environmentalism Gotham 1975 Wright, Michael, ed. "The Villains " [brief article] in Batman in the Seventies. New York: DC Comics (1999); pg. 115. "The decade also saw the introduction of a few new villains... none was more dangerous than the man known as Ra's al Ghul. With this character, whose name translates as 'the Demon's Head,' O'Neil and Adams created the kind of adversary the Batman had never encountered in his long career--a foe of equal intellect and drive to his own, with a mysterious method of maintaining his youth and the financial resources to fuel his mission. And what was that mission? In al Ghul's own words: 'To restore harmony to our sad planet.' A benign enough cause from the sound of it, but Ra's al Ghul's methods of attaining a new age of natural harmony usually involved the annihiliation of the planet's human population. In Ra's al Ghul, the Batman found a darker mirror image of hmself-- and an archenemy for the ages! "
environmentalism India 1971 O'Neil, Dennis. "Daugher of the Demon " in Batman in the Seventies, (Michael Wright, ed.) New York: DC Comics (1999; story first pub. in Batman #232, June 1971); pg. 148. Batman: "You too tired to go on? We can make camp here! "; Ra's al Ghul [stopping while climbing Mount Nanda Devi in the Himalayas]: "No, detective! Although I have not all your skills, I am your equal in stamina! But give me a moment to gaze! It is a beauty to which my soul responds . . . As untainted as my desert home! I am cursed with a love for emptiness . . . desolation! " [Ra's al Ghul is a radical Environmentalist whose goal is to restore the Earth's natural harmony be killing all humans. This issue is the first comic in which he appeared.]
environmentalism Kansas 2030 Huggins, G. Scott. "Bearing the Pattern " in Writers of the Future: Volume XV (Algis Budrys, ed.). Los Angeles: Bridge Publications (1999); pg. 61. "Soon, she turned to the obligatory beginning-of-the-year state-your-name-and-major ritual. 'First of all, I'm Peace Crenner, and this is my partner, Nenya. I'm the president of Free Women for Choice on campus, majoring in sociology... and I like to do work for the Green Party. Okay, next, please?' "
environmentalism Malaysia 2025 Cool, Tom. Infectress. New York: Baen (1997); pg. 159. "He saw European eco-tourists and Malaysian laborers. "
environmentalism Mars 2011 Zubrin, Robert. First Landing. New York: Ace Books (2002; c. 2001); pg. . "'...However, in the longer view, and speaking as an environmentalist, it seems to me that the action of converting the dead or nearly dead surface of the Red Planet to a new lush and diverse biosphere would be the most ethical thing humanity could possibly do. It would be an enormous positive act of environmental improvement on behalf of the whole community of life.'

'Excuse me sir, but as an ecogoth I must disagree with your flagrant humanism. It is one of the central findings of ecogothic science that all human actions that affect the environment are intrinsically harmful. This must be so, because human motivations are by nature homocentric rather than cosmocentric. Therefore, your claim of a possible positive cosmic environmental role for the human species is a clear self-contradiction. Furthermore . . .'

Rebecca rolled her eyes in disgust. 'Ecogoths. Noir-minded adolescents striking an ultra-environmentalist 'cosmocentric' pose. Antihumans would be a better term.' " [More.]

environmentalism Mars 2110 Robinson, Kim Stanley. Green Mars. New York: Bantam (1994); pg. 326. "Fort's answer was long and strange, describing what he called ecocapitalism, in which nature was referred to as the bioinfrastructure, while people were referred to as human capital. Looking back Nadia saw many people frowning... "
environmentalism Mars 2128 Robinson, Kim Stanley. Blue Mars. New York: Bantam Books (1996); pg. 42. "'Won't people object?' Atonia asked. 'The greens?' "
environmentalism Mars 2130 Robinson, Kim Stanley. Blue Mars. New York: Bantam Books (1996); pg. 257-258. "Reds living around White Rock, an eighteen-kilometer-wide pure white mesa, wanted it declared a 'kami site' forbidden to human access. "; Pg. 258: "...the Red ecoteurs were getting more outrageous; there had even been death threats made against Nadia herself. " [ "Kami " is a Shinto/Japanse term, although in this context it does not appear that the people using the term are Shintoists, but are environmentalists.]
environmentalism Nevada: Las Vegas 2011 Baxter, Stephen. Manifold: Time. New York: Ballantine (2000); pg. 149. "Each morning now, Emma had to run the gauntlet of the noisy mobs outside Bootstrap's Vegas office... There were the eco types in body paint, a lot of religious groups she couldn't identify... "
environmentalism New Mexico 2010 Williams, Walter Jon. Days of Atonement. New York: Tor (1991); pg. 2. "Wanted posters fluttered in the gentle wind of another roverhead fan. The face of a young girl no older than seventeen gazed sadly out at him. WANTED, the poster said, FOR ECO-TERRORISM.

Jesus, Loren thought, he hated the new century. "

environmentalism New Mexico 2010 Williams, Walter Jon. Days of Atonement. New York: Tor (1991); pg. 10. "The refrigerator door had a poster on it with a view of the round blue Earth from space. Large white letters commanded him to GUARD THE PLANET! One of his daughters had put it up. "
environmentalism New Mexico: Atocha 2010 Williams, Walter Jon. Days of Atonement. New York: Tor (1991); pg. 21. "The local chapter of the Eco-Alliance was up in arms about the county selling off its natural resources in order to cater to some bizarre Asian obsession with virility [elk horns]. Hunters like Loren weren't wild about it either... "
environmentalism New Mexico: Atocha 2010 Williams, Walter Jon. Days of Atonement. New York: Tor (1991); pg. 34. "Kelly was fourteen. She wore a plaid shirt with the long tails worn outside of her roll-cuffed Jordache jeans. The shirt was open to reveal a GUARD THE EARTH! T-shirt. There were pink foam-plastic Reeboks on her feet... Skywalker was a couple years older, a quiet girl with long black hair who was a friend of both of Loren's children. She wore baggy light blue denim pants and an ECO-ALLIANCE T-shirt... She used words like 'syzygy' and 'advolution' in conversation, but otherwise seemed a fairly normal girl... "
environmentalism New York: New York City 1994 Mixon, Laura J. & Melinda M. Snodgrass. "A Dose of Reality " in Wild Cards: Book II of a New Cycle: Marked Cards (George R. R. Martin, ed.) New York: Baen (1994); pg. 324. Pg. 324: "And three members of the Meta-Greens--an extremist group from Germany, an odd marriage of the skinheads and the Greens--sat near Rudo's chair, looking young and insolent. One had his army boots up on the table. ";

Pg. 328: "'Any humane researcher would seek to cure the wild card,' she said. 'Not kill those poor souls who are already suffering from its effects.'

The young Meta-Green with his boots on the table made a scornful noise, which she ignored. " [Some other refs., not in DB.]

environmentalism New York: New York City 1998 Hand, Elizabeth. Glimmering. New York: HarperCollins (1997); pg. 16. "1998 HARLEQUIN BALL
environmentalism New York: Westchester County 2000 Kelly, James Patrick. "10^16 to 1 " in The Year's Best Science Fiction, Vol. 17 (Gardner Dozois, ed.) New York: St. Martin's Press (2000); pg. 58. "For most people my age, the most traumatic memory of growing up came on November 22, 1963. But the date I remember is July 14, 1965, when Adlai Stevenson dropped dead of a heart attack in London.

I've tried to do what I can, to make up for what I didn't do that night. I've worked for the cause wherever I could find it. I belong to CND and SANE and the Friends of the Earth, and was active in the nuclear freeze movement. I think the Green Party ( is the only political organization worth your vote. I don't know if any of it will change Cross's awful probabilities; maybe we'll survive in a few more time-lines. "

environmentalism North America 2874 Forbes, Edith. Exit to Reality. Seattle, WA: Seal Press (1997); pg. 97. "Over his Planet Earth T-shirt, he was wearing a large tattered military-style overcoat. "
environmentalism North Carolina 1998 Bradley, Marion Zimmer & Holly Lisle. In the Rift. New York: Baen (1998); pg. 104. "'...In any case, Christian or not, the Constitution, which guarantees freedom of religion, absolutely forbids murder. And whether you are a right-wing fundamentalist asshole murdering doctors who perform abortions, or a left-wing tree-hugging asshole killing the lumberjacks who are cutting down virgin forest, or any other kind of asshole who feels justified killing a human being over a difference of ideology, you would still be in violation of the law of the land... And you would still be an asshole.' "
environmentalism North Carolina: Raleigh 1999 Kessel, John. Good News from Outer Space. New York: Tor (1990; c. 1989); pg. 156. "A line of pickets marched in front of one labeled, 'Raleigh Women's Center: Green Party Headquarters.' Men in white shortsleeved shirts and women in skirts... carried signs reading, 'Feminism is Satanism' and 'Greens are Reds.' " [More Green Party, pg. 323, 394.]
environmentalism Oregon 2001 Callenbach, Ernest. Ecotopia. New York: Tor (1977; c. 1975); pg. 68. "Dawned on me that it was a prayer of some kind, and that this incredible woman is a goddamn druid or something--a tree-worshipper! "
environmentalism Oregon 2093 Kube-McDowell, Michael. The Quiet Pools. New York: Ace (1990); pg. 41. "The consulting had come along but recently, growing out of every-more-healthy contributions to the Oregon Greens and the Republican National Party... "
environmentalism Pennterra 2233 Moffett, Judith. Pennterra. New York: Congdon & Weed, Inc. (1987), book jacket. Book jacket: "Pennterra is a beautiful and fertile planet... But Pennterra is already inhabited... colony of Quakers has adapted to life on Pennterra. Heeding the empathic warnings of the native hrossa, they have settled in a single valley, sharply limited their population, and continued to use no heavy machinery in their building and farming... Now... a colony ship of refugees from an impoverished and starving Earth, launched before the Quakers' message of warning arrived, is headed for Pennterra.

The new colonists... arrive eager to conquer their new home and refuse to believe the strange warning that the planet will destroy them if they do not accept the strictures for living on Pennterra... In the quest to learn more about... ecology of Pennterra... Catastrophe or peace--Tanka Wakan, the omnipotent master spirit of Pennterra, will decide. " [Many refs. to environmentalist themes in book, only a few in DB.]

environmentalism Shora 4000 Slonczewski, Joan. A Door into Ocean. New York: Arbor House (1986); pg. 85. "'Why don't Sharers turn their planet into a paradise? At the very least, they could exterminate seaswallowers.'

Berenice sighed. This was the part she herself found hard to understand. 'Sharers know their own limits; that, perhaps, is their greatest strength. They don't like to alter the life balance. Something worse might replace seaswallowers . . .' Every 'lesser sharer' had its purpose. Sharers claimed, 'But they do use their powers. Haven't certain fishing vessels run into environmental problems of late?'

'Well, well. So Sharers were behind that.'

That made her uneasy; there might be reprisals now. 'Under extreme provocation, my lord. You must understand this: When Valan actions disturb the sea, they threaten not only the livelihood bu tthe very center of being of every Sharer of Shora--' " [Many refs. to the Sharers' environmentalist philosophies throughout book, others not in DB.]

environmentalism Solar System 2050 Bova, Ben. "Sam and the Prudent Jurist " in Sam Gunn Forever. New York: Avon (1998; c. 1997); pg. 268. "'...And what happens if the environmentalists or some other corporation or the Dalai Lama complains that Wankle's taking too much out of the Jupiter system?...' "
environmentalism Texas: Dallas-Fort Worth 2093 Kube-McDowell, Michael. The Quiet Pools. New York: Ace (1990); pg. 35-36. " was never really quiet at the Dallas-Fort Worth transplex. Not with the confluence of the third busiest airport I the world, the ninth busiest spaceport... Christopher was accosted four times--by a Mormon revivalist, by two canvassers for the Greens [an environmentalist group], and twice by joybirds working N Corridor's bed-box hotel. "
environmentalism United Kingdom 1984 Adams, Douglas. So Long, and Thanks for All the Fish. New York: Harmony Books (1984); pg. 37. "There had been a small number of significant letters in the piles of junk... there was also an old letter from Greenpeace, the ecological pressure group to which he occasionally made contributions, asking for help with their scheme to release dolphins and orcas from captivity... " [Greenpeace also mentioned pg. 69.]
environmentalism United Kingdom 2000 Stableford, Brian. "Tenebrio " in Vanishing Acts (Ellen Datlow, ed.) New York: Tor (2000); pg. 130. "Pearlman was in full ecowarrior regalia: faded blue jeans that hadn't been washed for a month, a fawn sweater so thick and lumpy it might have been knitted with chopsticks, and mud-splattered Doc Martens. His blond hair was no longer in dreadlocks, but it looked less tidy than ever. Pearlman had been Hazard's tutee during the three years he had spent at the university, notionally studying ecology... " [Many other refs. throughout story, not in DB.]
environmentalism United Kingdom 2020 Aldiss, Brian. "Headless " in Supertoys Last All Summer Long. New York: St. Martin's Griffin (2001; c. 1994); pg. 68. "The Green Party protested against the movie, and about the self-execution, claiming that it was worse than a blood-sport and would undoubtedly start a trend. "
environmentalism United Kingdom: London 1995 Ryman, Geoff. 253. New York: St. Martin's Press (1998); pg. 256. "She's had the keyring since she was in university. The medal, in the shape of a panda, says on the font, 'Sold to assist the World Wildlife Fund.' On the back it's engraved, 'Awarded to Margaret Thatcher for excellence in canoeing.'... A World Wildlife Fund? Pandas? In Elizabethan Britain? "
environmentalism USA 1947 Bear, Greg. Dinosaur Summer. New York: Time Warner (1998); pg. 9. "'The day after I fond this, I got two letters, one from the Muir Society and another from National Geographic. You remember I sent my photos to Hovey Grosvenor. He's the editor. He liked them, and he knows the director of the Muir Society. Conservationists.' " [Some other refs., not in DB. See also pgs. 20, 88.]
environmentalism USA 1991 Tepper, Sheri S. Beauty. New York: Doubleday (1991); pg. 94. "Here people were, bustling around, speaking of the dangers, creating committees and movements to Save the Whales, Save the Forests, Save the Rain Forests, Save the Condor. How could these people become what I had seen? But they would. " [Also pg. 283.]
environmentalism USA 1995 Sagan, Carl. Contact. New York: Simon & Schuster (1985); pg. 143. Pg. 143: "'Compared to the Doomsday Chiliasts and the Earth-Firsters, Palmer Joss is the soul of moderation,' "; Pg. 248: "'...I'm catching a lot of heat from the Hill, from the Earth-Firsters, from my own National Committee...' "; Pg. 271: "Organizations publicly claiming respnsibility included the Earth-Firsters, the Red Army Faction, the Islamic Jihad... "
environmentalism USA 1999 Cerasini, Marc. Godzilla 2000. New York: Random House (1997); pg. 218. Pg. 218: "Things began to fall apart all across the United States the moment Godzilla stepped out of San Francisco Bay. It was one of the blackest days in the nation's history. "; Pg. 219: "Meanwhile, the environmental group Greenpeace hailed Godzilla's return, calling the monster an 'eco-avenger' who would return the world to a 'more natural state.' "
environmentalism USA 1999 Hand, Elizabeth. Glimmering. New York: HarperCollins (1997); pg. 35. "'I got connections,' Lucius would say... He did, too. Not just with an extensive network of Christian compounds with impressive stockpiles of ethanol, petroleum, and advanced information technologies; but with radical Xian groups like Blood on the Door, which targeted women who had had abortions, and the blue Antelope Fellowship, youthful preservationists whose firebombing had already killed twenty-three legislators who opposed various endangered species acts. "
environmentalism USA 1999 Hand, Elizabeth. Glimmering. New York: HarperCollins (1997); pg. 36. "It proved more difficult to avoid Blue Antelope. Radical Xian environmentalism was Chappell's pet cause, and Blue Antelope was its army. During and after performances, he arranged meetings with local members and insisted that Trip greet them. The organization's demographics were similar to those of the band's ideal audience: young, white, rebellious Christians who had co-opted the term 'Xian' from their neo-pagan counterparts. Their manager even encouraged Trip to write songs inspired by Blue Antelope.

'They've got money, man!' Lucius rubbed his fingers together... 'Many talents--not to mention God on our side.'

'Uh, I'll think about it,' Trip demurred, wondering how good it would be for album and ticket sales if word got out they were writing songs for the terrorist group that had firebombed an Arizona hospital because its new temporary wing encroached upon a nesting site of the blue-throated hummingbird. "

environmentalism USA 1999 Hand, Elizabeth. Glimmering. New York: HarperCollins (1997); pg. 39. "Blocks of tickets were bought by Blue Antelope and other progressive fellowships. Trip could recognize the former by their masks. No demure white surgeon's masks or the simple black crosses favored by mainstream Christians, but colorful representations of African elephants and pandas and the blue antelope, which was the first African species to be extinguished by humans, hunted to death for dog meat. And, of course there were droves of new fans who were obviously either newly anointed Xians or just old-fashioned heretics out for a good time listening to bad news. " [Other environmentalist refs., especially to the Blue Antelope environmentalist group, not in DB. Also pg. 197.]
environmentalism USA 1999 Hand, Elizabeth. Glimmering. New York: HarperCollins (1997); pg. 343. "'No He's not a terrorist. I mean, he's not a member of Blue Antelope--he hates Fundamentalists, but I'm sure he knows about the attack. His work, recording all the extinctions, donating all that money to the Noah Genome Project--he may not belong to Blue Antelope, but he believes in them...' "

environmentalism, continued


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