Just Ecological Integrity: The Ethics of Maintaining Planetary Life

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Peter Miller, Laura Westra
Rowman & Littlefield, Jan 1, 2002 - Nature - 326 pages
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Just Ecological Integrity presents a collection of revised and expanded essays originating from the international conference 'Connecting Environmental Ethics, Ecological Integrity, and Health in the New Millennium' held in San Jose, Costa Rica in June 2000. It is a cooperative venture of the Global Ecological Integrity Project and the Earth Charter Initiative. Beginning with an in depth look at the history and meaning of the Earth Charter itself, Just Ecological Integrity moves to consider the systems of measurement necessary to indicate progress in achieving the Earth Charter's goals. Contributors to the volume explore such issues as the reciprocal impacts between humans and nature; human destructiveness; and the various ways in which the revaluation of nature in terms of intrinsic qualities affects broader notions of justice. A rich collection of case studies enhances the volume and examines such issues as violence, risk, and the preservation of nature in local circumstances.
  

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Contents

Valuing the Earth
3
A New Global Covenant
9
The Earth Charter An Ethical Framework for Sustainable Living
17
The Earth Charter Principles Source for an Ethics of Universal Responsibility
26
The Earth Charter as a New Covenant for Democracy
37
Ecofeminism Integrity and the Earth Charter A Critical Analysis
53
Humanistic Values and the Earth Charter
61
Human Values as a Source for Sustaining the Environment
69
Addressing the Destruction in Production
167
The Planetary Life Crisis Its Systemic Cause and Ground of Resolution
180
Global Consumption in the New Millennium
193
What Practical Difference Would the Adoption of the Earth Charter Mean to the Resolution of Global Warming Issues?
205
Justice Conflict and the Preservation of Nature
215
What Is Environmental Justice?
221
The Fair Distribution of Environmental Goods
243
A StakeholderBased Approach to Environmental Justice Using Geographical Information Systems GIS
252

The Earth Charter ServantLeadership and Philosophy Valuing the Earth by Implementing Ideals
74
Measuring Progress and Decline
83
Understanding the Consequences of Human Actions Indicators from GNP to IBI
98
People in Ecosystems Reciprocal Impacts and Human Responsibilities
111
Sustainable Agriculture and the Human Prospect
119
Impacts of Milk and Meat on People and the Planet
140
Integrity and Sustainability of Natural and ManMade Ecosystems
155
Conflict Risk and the Preservation of Nature
269
Ethics and Risks in Building a Cyclotron
284
The Tactics of Forest Preservation Authenticity and Rhetoric in Polands Bialowieza Forest Preserve
294
Can Corcovado National Park in Costa Rica Be Saved? How to Apply the Principles of the Earth Charter
303
Gendered Resistance to Corporate Environmentalism and DebtforNature Swaps in Costa Rica
311
About the Contributors
323
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Page xvi - A thing is right when it tends to preserve the integrity, stability, and beauty of the biotic community. It is wrong when it tends otherwise.

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\Peter Miller is professor of philosophy at the Centre for Forest Interdisciplinary Research at the University of Winnipeg and publishes in environmental ethics, forest policy, and public values. He is active on the Manitoba Round Table on Sustainable Development and several ENGOs, and is a former president of the Canadian Society for the Study of Practical Ethics. Laura Westra is professor emerita of philosophy at the University of Windsor and the author or editor of numerous books, including An Environmental Proposal for Ethics (Rowman & Littlefield, 1994), Faces of Environmental Racism (Rowman & Littlefield, 1995), Perspectives on Ecological Integrity (Kluwer), The Greeks and the Environment (Rowman & Littlefield, 1997) and Technology and Values (Rowman & Littlefield, 1998).

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