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Boundaries : a casebook in environmental ethics

Author: Christine E Gudorf; James Edward Huchingson
Publisher: Georgetown University Press : Washington, D.C., 2010
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : 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
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Christine E Gudorf; James Edward Huchingson
ISBN: 9781589016361 158901636X
OCLC Number: 896137838
Awards: Winner of Harold & Margaret Sprout Award (United States).
Description: 1 online resource (xii, 315 p.)
Contents: Introduction Part I. Environmental Ethics: The Range of Engagement 1. Theory in Environmental Ethics 2. We're All in This ... Alone: The Individual and Community Part II. Maintaining and Managing the Ecosystem3. For Ecological Health or Profit? The POPs Elimination Treaty 4. Heart Thieves: Preserving Endangered Ecosystems or Endangered Cultures in Madagascar 5. Must Java Have No Forests? Nature Preserves and Human Population Pressures 6. Buried Alive: Future Generations and Permanent Underground Disposal of Nuclear Waste 7. Water: Economic Commodity and Divine Gift 8. Guardian Angels of Angel Oak: To Till or Keep Part III. Restoring and Re-creating the Ecosystem9. River Run or River Ruined: Hydropower or Free-Flowing Rivers? 10. Nature Creates Deserts Too: Addressing Desertification in China 11. Rewilding: Restoration of Degraded Ecosystems 12. Planning for Climate Change Part IV. Ecosystem Interventions Aimed at Innovation13. Improving on Natural Variation? Genetically Modified Foods 14. Nature Red in Tooth, Claw, and Bullet: Hunting and Human Presence in Nature 15. Understanding Xenotransplants: Crossbreeding Humans or Advanced Domestication of Animals? Appendix: Using Environmental Case Studies in the Classroom Index
Responsibility: Christine E. Gudorf and James E. Huchingson

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