Case studies in environmental ethics

TitleCase studies in environmental ethics
Publication TypeBook
Year of Publication2003
AuthorsDerr, PG, McNamara, EM
Pagination273 p.
PublisherRowman & Littlefield
Place PublishedLanham, MD
Publication Languageeng
ISBN Number9780742531369
Accession Number52133281
KeywordsCase Study Method , ENGINEERING , ENVIRONMENTAL , ENVIRONMENTAL engineering , ENVIRONMENTAL ethics , ENVIRONMENTAL policy , Environmental Sciences , public safety , SCIENCE , SUSTAINABLE development , Umweltethik.
AbstractThis volume contains over 40 cases looking at issues such as genetic engineering, aesthetics, pollution, animal rights, population, and resource management. Each case presents factual information on a particular topic, followed by a discussion of ethical implications and insightful discussion questions.
Notes24 cm.Gorilla rangers -- The great ape declaration -- Rats, rabbits, and the EPA -- Tigers and tourists -- Yellowstone wolves -- Rehkjavik raiders -- High-seas fish wars -- matinicus Island -- Taking Lake Tahoe -- The Delhi Sands fly -- Mr. Cone's woodpeckers -- The God Squad -- The John Day Dam -- Not on Cape Cod -- Oil and ANWR -- The grand staircase -- The Maine Woods National park -- Old growth on Mount Wachusett -- Massachusetts question one -- Leopold and traps -- Monkey-wrenching -- Saving Mink, killing voles -- Have you seen this fish? -- Australian cats -- Hawaiian Feral pigs -- Tasmanian tigers -- Golden rice -- Ancient apples, dangerous work -- Mosquitoes, disease, and DDT -- A breath of fresh air -- The dark skies ordinance -- The answer is blowing in the wind -- The Tooele weapons incinerator -- The toxic lagoon -- Bhopal -- CERES and corporate responsibility -- DRUMET Poland -- a different approach -- Scientific integrity at EPA -- Peace with all of creation -- Plumbing matters -- Is the lifeboat full? -- Demography as destiny --Trading pollutants.Includes bibliographical references and indexes.Patrick G. Derr and Edward M. McNamara. More Records: Show record informationInternet resource (url)Book; Internet Resource
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