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How Nuns Are Fighting For The Environment

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What does an environmentalist look like? If you’re reaching for stereotypes, an environmentalist looks “crunchy,” the type who wraps their wild hair in a dingy bandana and stomps around in old Birkenstocks, a steel water bottle clattering around in the burlap bag on their shoulder.

Of course, it’s not as simple as all that. Environmentalists are young and old, male and female, self-identified hippies and credentialed scientists. They don’t all rock organic cotton T-shirts, either — in fact, some wear starched black habits.