Watersheds 2: Ten Cases in Environmental Ethics / Edition 2

Watersheds 2: Ten Cases in Environmental Ethics / Edition 2

by Lisa H. Newton, Catherine K. Dillingham, Catherine K. Dillingham
     
 

ISBN-10: 0534511813

ISBN-13: 9780534511814

Pub. Date: 10/28/1996

Publisher: Wadsworth

The only environmental casebook of its kind, presenting the classic cases with the detail required for students to experience serious and complex issues. The authors present cases of immediate interest to students in a balanced and impartial manner.  See more details below

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The only environmental casebook of its kind, presenting the classic cases with the detail required for students to experience serious and complex issues. The authors present cases of immediate interest to students in a balanced and impartial manner.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780534511814
Publisher:
Wadsworth
Publication date:
10/28/1996
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
272
Product dimensions:
6.02(w) x 9.01(h) x 0.51(d)

Table of Contents

Preface
Introduction
Ch. 1Dirty Bombs: The Legacy of War1
Ch. 2Too Much of a Good Thing: The Population Problem17
Ch. 3The Legacy of an Explosion: Bhopal and Responsible Care34
Ch. 4The Diversity and the Trees: The Tropical Rainforest54
Ch. 5To Reclaim a Legacy: The Tallest Trees in America72
Ch. 6Oil and Water: Exxon Valdez and the Cleanup98
Ch. 7Wounded Air: Global Climate Change120
Ch. 8The Silence of the Birds: Rachel Carson and the Pesticides132
Ch. 9Skunked: The Death of the Great Fisheries147
Ch. 10Private Property and Takings: The Law and the Political Tradition164
Epilogue: Toward the Millennium185
Bibliography188
Index210

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