Responsible Stewardship Of Wild And Marine Life

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Responsible Stewardship of Wild and Marine Life

“ And wheresoever the children of men dwell, the beasts of the field and the fowls of the heaven hath he given into thine hand, and hath made thee ruler over them all”. Daniel 2:38

The above mentioned scripture from the Holy Bible may be interpreted in many ways, but in regards to stewardship, it displays God’s overwhelming trust in mankind to protect and preserve the wildlife that he created. Even so, stewardship should not be taken lightly. It is a privilege bestowed upon mankind that not only embellishes God’s plan to protect what he created but it also gives mankind a moral and ethical responsibility to ensure that our planet will continue to have sustainable resources for future generations to come. The word stewardship can be defined in many ways to suit many purposes, but for the purpose of preserving wildlife and other natural resources, the best definition comes from the Merriam-Webster online dictionary. According to Webster, stewardship is defined as “the careful and responsible management of something entrusted to one’s care” (2012). When it comes to managing and planning resources related to our planet, stewardship embodies this concept fully. In the criminal justice field there are several areas in which stewardship is used to preserve our natural resources such as land and water. One of the most prevalent stewardships pertains to the conservation of wildlife…

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