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Watersheds 4: Ten Cases in Environmental Ethics 4th Edition

Lisa H. Newton, Catherine K. Dillingham, Joanne Choly

  • Published
  • Previous Editions 2002, 1997, 1994
  • 224 Pages
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Overview

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.

Lisa H. Newton, Fairfield University

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

Catherine K. Dillingham, Emeritus, Fairfield University

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

Joanne Choly, Fairfield University

Joanne H. Choly is a lecturer in biology at Fairfield University.
  • Designed to provoke critical thinking and classroom discussion--with questions to keep in mind and questions for reflection that bookend in each case-the book covers landmark cases of contemporary importance and provides an ample amount of scientific and policy background for each case.
  • In addition to a general updating of the book�s accounting of various data and recent events, this edition features new cases on chlorine, biodiversity, alternatives in energy production, and back by popular demand, the case on the wreck of the Exxon Valdez.
  • Cases from previous editions superseded in WATERSHEDS 4 will be included on the Book Companion Website.
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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  • ISBN-10: 0534521266
  • ISBN-13: 9780534521264
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