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Environmental Issues

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  1. Environmental Issues Forest Ecology Issues & NGOs Chapter 16

  2. International Boreal Conservation Campaign

  3. Forests • old growth forest: original trees • 1990s: • 96% of original California redwoods (cedar) had been forested • problems • forest has a right to exist for its own sake • nesting site of endangered marbled murrelet

  4. selective environmentalism work within the (political, economic, social) systems that exist use courts pressure politicians business negotiations ally with scientists deep ecology militant confrontational direct action Solutions

  5. frontier economics resource management sustainable development selective environmentalism deep ecology Spectrum of Environmental Management

  6. little thought to the environment infinite supply of resources development of resource-based sciences, engineering, technologies cornucopian innovation & adaptation Frontier Economics

  7. economic growth comes before the environment polluter pays environmental assessments and mitigation multidisciplinary specializations in traditional sciences & engineering Resource Management

  8. environment comes before the economy environmentally friendly (“green”) products environmental preservation and planning development of multidisciplinary specializations within traditional sciences & engineering Selective Environmentalism

  9. little thought to the economy natural resources limited development of narrowly based sciences, research philosophy: all life has inherent, equal value (do not have to have value to humans) Deep Ecology

  10. society, economics & environment part of a mutually supporting system long-term consideration of environment and economy seen as inseparable healthy environment essential for healthy economy eco-sciences Sustainable Development

  11. by activists: Forest Stewardship Council: forest certification system identify forest products produce from managed forests by the logging companies: re-forestation “green” wood (second growth) reduced impact logging selective cutting reduce wastage by the consumer: re-use of lumber by government: conservation Some Results