Environmental Ethics And Environmental History

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1.)Environmental ethics and environmental history
Planetary management worldview, this view basically means that the reason nature exists is to meet our needs and the world 's ever increasing increasing wants
Stewardship worldview, this view states that we have a responsibility to take care of the earth and that we should use earth 's resources for our benefit
Environmental wisdom worldview, this view is for the belief that everyone completely depends on nature and that earth is here for every species, man should care for his earth
Environmental justice-movement,this view’s issues revolve around equality
Aldo Leopold’s writings produce most of these views
Leopold is a environmental classic
Important ethical question: “ why should we care about the environment?”
Hinduism is a nature based culture
Shamanism is a nature based culture
Buddhism is a nature based culture

2.Environmental disasters
Floods are one of the most widespread natural disasters.
In 2011 worldwide there were 154 floods, 16 droughts and 15 cases of extreme temperatures
Earthquakes are a disaster of tectonic plates colliding and pushing the earth upwards or sometimes apart
About 50% of buildings were flooded
Damage paths of tornados can be 1 mile wide and 50 miles long
Every year 26 billion people are affected by a natural disaster.
Volcanos are disasters that can leave millions of people stranded when it erupts.
Wildfires can be started by things such as lightning and droughts.
Earthquakes are the…

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