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The Resource An ethics of biodiversity : Christianity, ecology, and the variety of life, Kevin J. O'Brien, (electronic resource)

An ethics of biodiversity : Christianity, ecology, and the variety of life, Kevin J. O'Brien, (electronic resource)

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An ethics of biodiversity : Christianity, ecology, and the variety of life
Title
An ethics of biodiversity
Title remainder
Christianity, ecology, and the variety of life
Statement of responsibility
Kevin J. O'Brien
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Life on earth is wildly diverse, but the future of that diversity is now in question. Through environmentally destructive farming practices, ever-expanding energy use, and the development and homogenization of land, human beings are responsible for unprecedented reductions in the variety of life forms around us. Estimates suggest that species extinctions caused by humans occur at up to 1,000 times the natural rate, and that one of every twenty species on the planet could be eradicated by 2060. An Ethics of Biodiversity argues that these facts should inspire careful reflection and action in Chri
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O'Brien, Kevin J
Dewey number
261.8/8
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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  • Human ecology
  • Biodiversity
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An ethics of biodiversity : Christianity, ecology, and the variety of life, Kevin J. O'Brien, (electronic resource)
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Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 203-213) and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
Introduction: Christian ecological ethics and biodiversity -- Defining biodiversity -- The variety of life -- Why biodiversity matters -- Valuing life and ecosystems -- The sacramental value of the variety of life -- The levels of biodiversity -- Scaling conservation -- Multiscalar Christian ecological ethics -- Political and morally formative conservation -- Regulating biodiversity : the endangered species act and political conservation -- Christian care for biodiversity : moral formation as conservation -- Social justice and the conservation of biodiversity -- Biological and cultural diversity -- Diversities and justice -- Conclusion: the work of conserving biodiversity
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ocn655778708
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xi, 221 pages)
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unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781589016453
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unknown
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eBooks on EBSCOhost
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not applicable
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unknown
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unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
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(OCoLC)655778708
Label
An ethics of biodiversity : Christianity, ecology, and the variety of life, Kevin J. O'Brien, (electronic resource)
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 203-213) and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
Introduction: Christian ecological ethics and biodiversity -- Defining biodiversity -- The variety of life -- Why biodiversity matters -- Valuing life and ecosystems -- The sacramental value of the variety of life -- The levels of biodiversity -- Scaling conservation -- Multiscalar Christian ecological ethics -- Political and morally formative conservation -- Regulating biodiversity : the endangered species act and political conservation -- Christian care for biodiversity : moral formation as conservation -- Social justice and the conservation of biodiversity -- Biological and cultural diversity -- Diversities and justice -- Conclusion: the work of conserving biodiversity
Control code
ocn655778708
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xi, 221 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781589016453
Level of compression
unknown
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)655778708

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