The author discusses how ideological environmentalists embrace the notion that nature is pristine and benign. All must be, continue to be, and modified to be as it would be without human intervention. Supporting belief systems are problematic.
"Trends. Functional versus Ideological Environmentalism: Implications for Physical and Psychological Security,"
International Bulletin of Political Psychology: Vol. 5
, Article 4.
Available at: http://commons.erau.edu/ibpp/vol5/iss9/4