Essentially, they are people who live to party and use drugs. Nature’s just their venue for it. The reason why most of them adopt the eco/socialist/naturekilling is as a cause to make themselves feel better about themselves. Because it’s not grounded in good works or science like conservation, environmentalism has consistently produced bad results that harm both humans and forest. The last decade’s worth of catastrophic fires in the cascades and sierras can be placed at their feet. The excuse of “it’s natural” just doesn’t cut it because it isn’t.