Higher Education

Watersheds 4: Ten Cases in Environmental Ethics, 4th Edition

  • Lisa H. Newton Fairfield University
  • Catherine K. Dillingham Emeritus, Fairfield University
  • Joanne Choly Fairfield University
  • ISBN-10: 0534521266  |  ISBN-13: 9780534521264
  • 224 Pages
  • Previous Editions: 2002, 1997, 1994
  • © 2006 | Published
  • College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $94.25



The only environmental casebook of its kind, WATERSHEDS 4 presents current and classic cases with the detail required for students to experience a range of serious and complex issues. The authors present cases of immediate interest in a balanced, detailed, and impartial manner.

Table of Contents

1. Of Greenhouses and Freezers: The Perils of Global Climate Change.
2. Genetically Modified Organisms: The Complex Difficulties of Frankenfood.
3. Skunked: Crisis in the New England Fisheries.
4. The Ingenuity of the Bugs: Combating Resistance to Antibiotics.
5. Oil on the Rocks: The Wreck of the Exxon Valdez.
6. The Extended Family: The Saga of the Great Apes.
7. Chlorine Sunrise: The Beneficent Possibilities of a Known Poison (with William F. Carroll of the Chlorine Chemistry Council).
8. Are We the Problem?: Population Growth.
9. Fueling the World: Alternatives in Energy Production.
10. Biodiversity: the Rich Variety of Life.

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Meet the Author

Author Bio

Lisa H. Newton

Lisa H. Newton is a professor of philosophy and Director of the Environmental Studies Program at Fairfield University.

Catherine K. Dillingham

Catherine K. Dillingham is an emeritus professor of environmental studies at Fairfield University.

Joanne Choly

Joanne H. Choly is a lecturer in biology at Fairfield University.