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Boundaries : a casebook in environmental ethics

Author: Christine E Gudorf; James E Huchingson
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : Georgetown University Press, 2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2. edView all editions and formats
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Focusing on environmental ethics, this title highlights the key developments and theories in the environmental movement. It features specific cases offering a diverse range of situations from around  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Case studies
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Christine E Gudorf; James E Huchingson
ISBN: 9781589016361 158901636X
OCLC Number: 699681884
In: Gudorf, Christine E
Awards: Winner of Harold & Margaret Sprout Award (United States).
Description: XII, 315 Seiten ; 23 cm
Contents: Theory in environmental ethics --
We're all in this ... alone : the individual and community --
For ecological health or profit? : the POPs elimination treaty --
Heart thieves : preserving endangered ecosystems or endangered cultures in Madagascar --
Must Java have no forests? : nature preserves and human population pressures --
Buried alive : future generations and permanent underground disposal of nuclear waste --
Water : economic commodity and divine gift --
Guardian angels of Angel Oak : to till or keep --
River run or river ruined : hydropower or free-flowing rivers? --
Nature creates deserts too : addressing desertification in China --
Rewilding : restoration of degraded ecosystems --
Planning for climate change --
Improving on natural variation? : genetically modified foods --
Nature red in tooth, claw, and bullet : hunting and human presence in nature --
Understanding xenotransplants : crossbreeding humans or advanced domestication of animals? --
Appendix : Using environmental case studies in the classroom.
Responsibility: Christine E. Gudorf and James E. Huchingson.

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