Environment

This section asks questions about how you feel about the environment around you.

Instructions: For each of the following, please rate the extent to which you agree with each statement, using the scale from 1 to 5 as shown below. Please respond as you really feel, rather than how you think "most people" feel.

1. I enjoy being outdoors, even in unpleasant weather.

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2. Some species are just meant to die out or become extinct.

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3. Humans have the right to use natural resources any way we want.

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4. My ideal vacation spot would be a remote, wilderness area.

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5. I always think about how my actions affect the environment.

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6. I enjoy digging in the earth and getting dirt on my hands.

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7. My connection to nature and the environment is a part of my spirituality.

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8. I am very aware of environmental issues

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9. I take notice of wildlife wherever I am.

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10. I don't often go out in nature.

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11. Nothing I do will change problems in other places on the planet.

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12. I am not separate from nature, but a part of nature.

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13. The thought of being deep in the woods, away from civilization, is frightening.

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14. My feelings about nature do not affect how I live my life.

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15. Animals, birds and plants should have fewer rights than humans.

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16. Even in the middle of the city, I notice nature around me.

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17. My relationship to nature is an important part of who I am.

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18. Conservation is unnecessary because nature is strong enough to recover from any human impact.

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19. The state of non-human species is an indicator of the future for humans.

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20. I think a lot about the suffering of animals.

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21. I feel very connected to all living things and the earth.

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