research product . 2019

Environmental perceptions among Indo-Canadian, Sri Lankan Canadian and Filipino-Canadian communities in Surrey, British Columbia

De Silva, Lisa Shiranthi;
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  • Published: 01 Jan 2019
  • Country: Canada
Abstract
The purpose of this thesis is to understand the perspectives of the environment among Indo-Canadian, Sri Lankan-Canadian and Filipino-Canadian immigrant communities who reside in Surrey, British Columbia. Environmental perception has commonly been defined as awareness of, or feelings about, the environment, or “the way in which an individual perceives the environment; the process of evaluating and storing information received about the environment” (Oxford Reference, 2019). By identifying key stakeholders within these communities, I explored perspectives of environmentalism and concerns for the improvement of the health of the environment, through a series of op...
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free text keywords: Community based social marketing, Environmentalism, Environmental perceptions, Immigrants, Pro-environmental behaviours, Sustainability
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