عنوان مقاله [English]
Many pieces of research have investigated the environmental variable including environmental beliefs, values, attitudes, knowledge, and behaviors among Iranian people, but their coverage has not gone beyond a few provinces. This research investigates the status of Iranian's environmental values (in micro and macro level) in national level and gone beyond description by targeting explanation of Iranian's environmentalism. in this article, the research Method is secondary analysis that uses available data in World Values Survey (WVS) (in micro level from Iranian size sample of 2667 persons and macro level from worldwide size sample of 257597 persons). The results show that among Iranians, mean of concern for quality of world environment is 3.61, mean of concern for Iran environment is 3.58, mean of environmental willingness is 2.43, and priority environment protection against economic growth is 0.47 that is good status in comparison with other world countries. Also, Schwartz's spiritual values, belief God are strangest explanations for Iranian environmentalism. Dominant social pattern toward environmental, among Iranians, is based on beliefs that support environment and this issue is both a favorable sign for performing supportive environmental policies that certainly accompany public willingness, and places Iran as a potential support for protecting environmental and natural sources International organizations.