Environmental Ethics Web Links
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.
Environmental Information Portal, World Resources Institute.
An online database of global environmental data and trends.
Ethics, Marquette University. Includes links to a number
of internet sites related to environmental issues and ethics.
Ethics, Prof. Ron Epstein. Links to general and applied
readings in environmental ethics.
Ethics, Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy. Details history
of and major movements in the field of environmental ethics.
Ethical Legacy of Aldo Leopold, Oregon State University.
Links to a number of major papers on Aldo Leopold's influential
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.
Waste Disposal, Union of Concerned Scientists. Brief description
of nuclear waste disposal debate with links to discussions of
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
The Wilderness Society.
Environmental philosopher Aldo Leopold helped establish this
organization in 1935 to protect the nation's wilderness.