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Pages: 452
Authors: Jonathan A. Newman, Gary Varner, Stefan Linquist
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Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-10-05 - Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Imagine that you are an environmentalist who passionately believes that it is wrong to drill for oil in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge. How do you convince someone that a decision to drill is wrong? Debates about the environment and how humans ought to treat it have gone on for
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Ethics in Biodiversity Conservation
Language: en
Pages: 200
Authors: Patrik Baard
Categories: Nature
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-11-29 - Publisher: Routledge

This book examines the role of ethics and philosophy in biodiversity conservation. The objective of this book is two-fold: on the one hand it offers a detailed and systematic account of central normative concepts often used, but rarely explicated nor justified, within conservation biology. Such concepts include ‘values’ (both intrinsic,
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Language: en
Pages: 237
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It has long been claimed that addressing biodiversity loss and other environmental problems demands a better understanding of the social dimensions of conservation; nevertheless, the active participation of indigenous peoples and local communities (IPLCs) in conservation initiatives is still a challenging and somehow controversial issue. In this context, this book
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Language: en
Pages: 521
Authors: Charles R. McManis
Categories: Law
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How do we promote global economic development, while simultaneously preserving local biological and cultural diversity? This authoritative volume, written by leading legal experts and biological and social scientists from around the world, addresses this question in all of its complexity. The first part of the book focuses on biodiversity and