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What Is Environmental Responsibility?

It might seem like a daunting task to take responsibility for the environment – one that shouldn’t be a priority. When it comes to preserving the environment, there are several things that we can do to help save it.  Here, you will learn how to become environmentally responsible, who should be held accountable, and why […]

What Is Corporate Environmental Responsibility?

Understanding the concept of corporate environmental ethics and how it helps reduce companies’ environmental impacts The field of corporate environmental ethics aims to make humans more aware of the impacts our companies and actions have on our carbon footprints and the environment as a whole.  Nowadays, customers look at a company as a whole, rather […]

What Is Individual Environmental Responsibility?

Understanding an individual’s environmental responsibility and how we can become more environmentally responsible for generations to come  Whenever you take a deep breath of fresh air, do you ever think of how magnificent nature truly is? As humans, are we aware that it is our responsibility to take care of nature and its natural resources […]

What Is The Importance Of Environmental Ethics?

Understanding the importance of Environmental ethics and the role it plays in society   You might be wondering, why is environmental ethics so important? At the end of the day, nature has no feelings and other ecosystems are inferior to mankind. So why should we care in the first place? Today, we will discuss why Environmental […]

What Is The EPA Responsible For?

How does the EPA ensure that our environment is safe as well as the health of humans? Did you know that the United States has one of the safest and most reliable drinking water systems in the world? We have safe drinking water because the EPA has spent hundreds of hours developing plans, implementing them, […]

What Is Biocentrism?

Understanding the Term Biocentrism in Environmental Ethics As environmentalism becomes more popular, many people are becoming more aware of the lives around them, as well as the claim that we need to protect nature. There are many different environmental ethics, or philosophies, that can help us examine and understand the human relationship with the natural […]

What Is Ecocentrism in Philosophy and Environmental Ethics?

Understanding the Concept of Ecocentrism in Philosophy Ecocentrism is the idea that all things, living and nonliving, have intrinsic value. Ecocentrism is a philosophy within environmental ethics, as it organizes human moral standing in relation to other life and things; in the case of ecocentrism, all is equal. Ecocentrism is often considered an “ecosystem-based” system […]

What Is Anthropocentric Environmental Ethics?

Alisdair Cochrane is a British ethicist. He wrote for the Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy, “environmental ethics concerns human beings’ ethical relationship with the natural environment. What duties do humans have with respect to the environment, and why?”  We are going to look into the concept of Anthropocentric Environmental Ethics, the effects that it has had […]