Modern Environmental Activism

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Modern Environmental Activism

Modern environmental activism takes many forms, from breaking and entering to film making and blogging. What do you know about environmental activism?


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    When was Greenpeace first established?
    • A. 

      1982

    • B. 

      1971

    • C. 

      1993

  • 2. 
    What is PETA's main cause?
    • A. 

      Renewable energy

    • B. 

      Ethical treatment of animals

    • C. 

      Animal trafficking

    • D. 

      Sustainable toothpastes

  • 3. 
    You've maybe watched the documentary Cowspiracy. What is the name of one of the directors, who also appeared on-screen investigating the impacts of the meat industry?
    • A. 

      Louis Theroux

    • B. 

      Louie Psihoyos

    • C. 

      Kip Andersen

  • 4. 
    Approx. how many environmental activists were killed in 2015?
    • A. 

      185

    • B. 

      45

    • C. 

      371

  • 5. 
    ... and what country had the highest death toll of environmental activists in 2015?
    • A. 

      Colombia

    • B. 

      The Philippines

    • C. 

      Brazil

    • D. 

      Pakistan

  • 6. 
    Which Hollywood actor and environmentalist was criticized for taking a jet from Cannes to New York?
    • A. 

      Leonardo DiCaprio

    • B. 

      Gisele Bündchen

    • C. 

      Brad Pitt

    • D. 

      Pierce Brosnan

  • 7. 
    Three years ago, two American animal rights activists freed thousands of animals and got 3 years in prison. What animals did they free?
    • A. 

      Mink

    • B. 

      Rabbits

    • C. 

      Chimpanzees

  • 8. 
    The environmental movement already started in the early 19th century. The movement was an immediate response to a particular environmental problem, which was?
    • A. 

      Deforestation in colonial India

    • B. 

      Smoke pollution in the atmosphere during the Industrial Revolution

    • C. 

      Water pollution

  • 9. 
    Where does the G2 Green Earth Film Festival take place?
    • A. 

      London, UK

    • B. 

      California, US

    • C. 

      Münich, Germany

    • D. 

      Canberra, Australia

  • 10. 
    WWF has been accused for selling its soul to corporations. Which notorious corporation are we talking about?
    • A. 

      Shell

    • B. 

      Nestlé

    • C. 

      Monsanto

  • 11. 
    This man has been hailed as a shining hero, and also called a terrorist psychopath. He was ousted from Greenpeace in the 1970s and started his own NGO for marine conservation. He claimed responsibility for sinking two whaling vessels and is otherwise known for using violence in the protection of whales, seals and sharks. Who are we talking about?
    • A. 

      Wiebo Ludwig

    • B. 

      Paul Watson

    • C. 

      Ted Danson

  • 12. 
    True or false: If NGOs were a country, they would have the 8th largest economy in the world.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False