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Unformatted text preview: environment could potentially uproot the government. She goes on to talk about prominent conservationists, grassroots environmentalism, cleaning up the major cities, media and its impact on environmental advocacy, and finally some analyses of future projections of Chinas environmental movement. All of the material in the article certainly raises some interesting questions. Why exactly do the development and growth of environmental NGOs seem to directly challenge the status quo of the government? How can the government mitigate these differences and allow more measures to be taken to help the environment without necessarily growing the influence of NGOs? Even more broadly speaking, the Chinese economy has certainly taken on a capitalist perspective, and the people have more rights that reflect Western influence. Will this trend naturally develop into a greater democratic nation?...
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