Environmental Ethics and Sustainable Development: Ethical & Human Rights Issues… (M. Jeffery)

Author

Michael Jeffery (Macquarie University)

Keywords

Environmental ethics, Earth Charter, sustainable development, Indigenous rights

Abstract

This paper explores the moral and ethic obligations to act with care, foresight, forbearance and constraint when dealing with environmental issues. It looks at the development of the concept of environmental ethics and discusses this in the context of the Earth Charter, Sustainable Development and Human and Indigenous Rights.

Citation

(2005) 2(1) Macquarie Journal of International and Comparative Environmental Law 105-120

Paper

Environmental Ethics and Sustainable Development: Ethical and HumanRights Issues in Implementing Indigenous Rights