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Just ecological integrity : the ethics of maintaining planetary life

Author: Peter Miller; Laura Westra
Publisher: Lanham, MD : Rowman & Littlefield, ©2002.
Series: Studies in social, political, and legal philosophy.
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This volume is a co-operative venture of the Global Ecological Integrity Project and the Earth Charter Initiative. Many chapters originate from an international conference held in June 2000, in which  Read more...


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Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Just ecological integrity.
Lanham, MD : Rowman & Littlefield, ©2002
(DLC) 2001048915
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Miller; Laura Westra
OCLC Number: 650011349
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xxii, 326 pages) : illustrations, maps.
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Foreword / Steven C. Rockefeller --
Introduction / Peter Miller, Laura Westra --
Valuing the earth : introduction to part 1. A New global covenant. The Earth Charter --
The Earth Charter : an ethical framework for sustainable living / Fayen d'Evie, Steven M. Glass --
The Earth Charter principles : source for an ethics of universal responsibility / Abelardo Brenes --
The Earth Charter as a new covenant for democracy / J. Ronald Engel --
Ecofeminism, integrity, and the Earth Charter : a critical analysis / Victoria Davion --
Humanistic values and the Earth Charter. A Pragmatic focus on humans / Julia J. Bartkowiak --
Human values as a source for sustaining the environment / Naomi Zack --
The Earth Charter, servant-leadership, and philosophy : valuing the earth by implementing ideals / Rubye Howard Braye, Ruth Miller Lucier --
Measuring progress and decline. Genuine progress indicator (GPI) accounting : relating ecological integrity to human health and well-being / Mark Anielski, Colin L. Soskolne --
Understanding the consequences of human actions : indicators from GNP to IBI / James R. Karr --
People in ecosystems : reciprocal impacts and human responsibilities : introduction to part 2. Sustainable agriculture and the human prospect. The Future of human populations : energy, food, and water : availability in the twenty-first century / Clive A. Edwards, David Pimentel --
Impacts of milk and meat on people and the planet / Robert Goodland --
Integrity and sustainability of natural and man-made ecosystems / Lech Ryszkowski --
Addressing the destruction in production. Gold, cyanide, and fish in the river of life and death / Imre Ldzdr, Emese Kiss --
The Planetary life crisis : its systemic cause and ground of resolution / John McMurtry --
Global consumption in the new millennium / Patricia H. Werhane, Mary A. Hamilton --
What practical difference would the adoption of the Earth Charter mean to the resolution of global warming issues? / Don Brown --
Justice, conflict, and the preservation of nature : introduction to part 3. What is environmental justice? Socially just eco-integrity : getting clear on the concept / William E. Rees --
The Fair distribution of environmental goods / Janos I. Toth --
A Stakeholder-based approach to environmental justice using geographical information systems (GIS) / Garrick E. Louis, Luna M. Magpili --
Case studies : conflict, risk, and the preservation of nature. Violence and the environment in Colombia : questions regarding environmental ethics / Luis Alberto Camargo, Vicky Castillo --
Ethics and risks in building a cyclotron / Sonia Ftacnikova --
The Tactics of forest preservation : authenticity and rhetoric in Poland's Bialowieza Forest Preserve / Eunice Blavascunas --
Can Corcovado National Park in Costa Rica be saved? How to apply the principles of the Earth Charter / Paul T. Durbin --
Gendered resistance to corporate environmentalism and debt-for-nature swaps in Costa Rica / Ana Isla, Terisa E. Turner.
Series Title: Studies in social, political, and legal philosophy.
Responsibility: edited by Peter Miller and Laura Westra.


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