Markkula Center of Applied Ethics

Environmental Ethics Web Links

Catholic Bishops of the United States. "Renewing the Earth: A Pastoral Statement of the United States Catholic Conference, November 14, 1991." This is considered a major statement by the U.S. Catholic bishops on the application of Catholic social teaching to environmental issues.

The Center for Environmental Philosophy, University of North Texas. Useful links to schools, organizations and publications on environmental ethics.

EarthTrends: The Environmental Information Portal, World Resources Institute. An online database of global environmental data and trends.

Environmental Ethics, Marquette University. Includes links to a number of internet sites related to environmental issues and ethics.

Environmental Ethics, Prof. Ron Epstein. Links to general and applied readings in environmental ethics.

Environmental Ethics, Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy. Details history of and major movements in the field of environmental ethics.

The Ethical Legacy of Aldo Leopold, Oregon State University. Links to a number of major papers on Aldo Leopold's influential 'land ethic.'

Ethics Updates, University of San Diego. A wealth of information on ethics and philosophy, including a section on environmental ethics.

Forest Service Employees for Environmental Ethics. Contains articles and information on ethical issues facing U.S. forestry.

John Paul II, "Peace With God the Creator, Peace With All of Creation," Statement on World Day of Peace, January 1, 1990. This brief statement is considered a pivotal moment in Catholic environmental ethics.

Nuclear Waste Disposal, Union of Concerned Scientists. Brief description of nuclear waste disposal debate with links to discussions of related issues.

Storm Drain Pollution and You, City of Monterey Public Works Department. Brief description of urban runoff and what you can do to prevent it.

The Green Fuse, Adrian Harris. Simple, easily accessible introduction to environmental philosophy.

The Wilderness Society. Environmental philosopher Aldo Leopold helped establish this organization in 1935 to protect the nation's wilderness.

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