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The Battle for Yellowstone: Morality and the Sacred Roots of Environmental Conflict

Justin Farrell

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691164342
eISBN:
9781400866496
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691164342.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

Yellowstone holds a special place in America's heart. As the world's first national park, it is globally recognized as the crown jewel of modern environmental preservation. But the park and its ... More


Aesthetic, Cultural, and Recreational Justifications

Alexander Gillespie

in International Environmental Law, Policy, and Ethics

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198298724
eISBN:
9780191685514
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198298724.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law

This chapter evaluates the validity of recreational, aesthetic, and cultural justifications for environmental protection. It describes some of the problems with these justifications. The first ... More


Globalization, Climate Change, and Indigenous Peoples in the Arctic: An Interface between Free Trade and the Right to Culture

Kamrul Hossain

in Globalization, International Law, and Human Rights

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198074151
eISBN:
9780199080830
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198074151.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter focuses on the Arctic region, which suffers greatly from environmental changes due to global climate change. Environmental preservation in the Arctic has a significant link to certain ... More


Humans in Nature: The World As We Find It and the World As We Create It

Gregory E. Kaebnick

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780199347216
eISBN:
9780199347247
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199347216.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, General

A growing number of social debates about the environment and about emerging biotechnologies turn partly on claims about the morally desirable level of human intervention into the natural world. Yet ... More


Wheatbelt Isohalines & the Making of Isopleths: The ‘Annihilation of Distance’ & Other Subtexts Associated with the Creation of a Sequence of Poems

in Activist Poetics: Anarchy in the Avon Valley

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846314698
eISBN:
9781846316142
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846314698.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

The Dictionary of Geography defines an isopleth as ‘A line on a map drawn through places having the same value of a certain element. Such lines show the geographical distribution of the elements’. ... More


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