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Environmental Ethics

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Environmental ethics concerns human beings’ moral relationship with the natural environment. It seeks to help people and their leaders to act responsibly when they do things that impact the natural world. Need for Ethics: The emergence of the field of environmental ethics was due to the increasing awareness in the 1960s of the effects that technology, industry, economic expansion and population growth were having on the environment. It is all the more relevant today as most environmental problems are the result of the unethical actions of individuals or organizations. E.g.: Water quality degradation in the Yamuna river where some polluting sources are discharging polluted effluent in drains joining the river. The Mithi river receives domestic wastewater from areas like Sakinaka to Kurla, Chunabhatti, Mahim. Social Ethics: As population continue to increase, the various problems caused by too many people naturally increase in both their n...

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