Environment, Society and Ethics - ENS 205

Introduction to the environmental goods and services. Impacts of population growth and economic development on the environent, the evolution of societies, community organizations and the quality of life are presented. Special focus is given to the value types and existing moral relationships between human beings and their environent, environmental ethics views, their evolution and effects on the environment and wildlife protection. Sustainability principles and the impacts of international policies, environmental management worldviews and legally binding agreements on natural resources, societies and the world’s economic balance are emphasized.