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Birth of micronational environmentalism


Cyberterra, 2 April 2010News of the UK government's proposal to turn the Chagos Archipelago into a protected area, and the backing of the decision by several environmental and science bodies such as the Royal Botanic Gardens at Kew, the Royal Society, the Royal Society for the Protection of Birds (RSPB), and Greenpeace, shows that not only Fourth World agriculture is unsustainable, but also Fourth World environmentalism, the kind that is massive in size, just as massive as First World governments, but microscopic in terms of its respect for human rights.

Fourth World environmentalism is also unsustainable, the kind that piggybacks on governments and intergovernmental organisations just like the most despicable bank, corporation, or protected interest group; the kind that turns weekend fishermen into people who now ridiculously need a licence for a hobby, a licence which is also a tax in disguise which supports criminal organisations such as the United Nations; the kind which place the rights of professional environmentalists ahead of the human rights of indigenous peoples like Chagossians, who will now be required a permit for subsistence fishing, all while destructive commercial fishing goes on in places like the Galápagos Islands, and right inside the so-called "nature reserves".

Fourth World environmentalism also needs to be replaced by Fifth World environmentalism, DIY environmentalism which is decent, apolitical, sensitive to the natural environment, and also sensitive to the needs of people who already live in harmony with the natural environment.

The date of 2 April 2010 thus signals the birth of micronational environmentalism, at least as a realistic and unique concept.