Trends of Nongovernmental Organizations’ Environmental Activism in Lithuania
Keywords:trends of civic participation, environmental activism.
The article aims to analyze trends of environmental activism in Lithuania implemented by nongovernmental
organizations. The authors of the article present theoretical analysis of forms of environmental activism
as well as findings of empirical research „Environmental Activism of Lithuanian Non-governmental
Organizations“. The research was conducted using methods of qualitative and quantitative content analysis
and interview. Empirical findings lead to analysis of the forms of environmental activism characteristic to
Lithuanian NGO‘s, analysis of partnership networks, spectrum of addressed environmental problems, indication
of social groups that are targeted by the NGO‘s, and the way that leaders of NGO‘s assess the efficiency
of various environmental actions.