Values at Sea Ethics for the Marine Environment

ISBN-10: 0820324701
ISBN-13: 9780820324708
Edition: 2003
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Description: While the field of environmental ethics has explored rights and duties for land use, stewardship and policy, relatively little attention has been given to comparable issues of marine environments. Aiming to fill this gap, this book collects 15  More...

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Book details

List price: $25.95
Copyright year: 2003
Publisher: University of Georgia Press
Publication date: 5/19/2003
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 304
Size: 6.00" wide x 8.75" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.946

While the field of environmental ethics has explored rights and duties for land use, stewardship and policy, relatively little attention has been given to comparable issues of marine environments. Aiming to fill this gap, this book collects 15 papers on a broad array of ethical and policy issues.

Preface
Acknowledgments
Human Values, Ethics, and the Marine Environment
Environmental Ethics and Marine Ecosystems: From a "Land Ethic" to a "Sea Ethic"
Marine Environmental Ethics: Where We Might Start
A Hierarchical Theory of Value Applied to the Great Lakes and Their Fishes
Ethics, Ecosystems, and Shrimp Aquaculture in the Tropics
Native to a Place, or What's Wrong with Exotic Species?
Use and Misuse of Traditional Ecological Knowledge and Management Practices: Pacific Island Examples
Perceptions of Legitimacy in Conflict between Commercial Fishermen and Regulatory Agencies: Some Ethical Concerns
Unilateral Trade-Based Measures for Protection of the Marine Environment: A Legal and Policy Perspective
Oil Spill Prevention and Response: A Model for a Developing Marine Ethic in the Shipping Industry
Restoring Naturally Functioning Beaches and Dunes on Developed Coasts Using Compromise Management Solutions: An Agenda for Action
Involving the Public in Coastal Conservation: Obstacles and Opportunities
How American Ecologists Think about Coastal Zone Environments
Roles and Practices of the Scientific Community in Coastal Science: Understanding Values That Underlie Science
Conclusion: Launching Environmental Ethics into the Mainstream
Contributors
Index

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