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Living and Coping with Eco-Anxiety

People of Colour Experience Climate Grief More Deeply

15 May 2020

Nylah Burton presents a fascinating study which describes how early over-exploitation and destruction of the world’s natural environment coincided with the exploitation of people of colour by white explorers and settlers.  In those times, people of colour were largely part of the environment which was being exploited, and this history means that now BAME (black, Asian and minority ethnic) people have a different, often deeper experience of eco-anxiety.