Humans Ethics and Values
Humans Ethics and Values NRES 250
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Date Created: 10/11/15
Humans Ethics and Values Conservation Ethics and Values Animal rights and Animal Welfare 0 Ethics and Values are directly related to humans attitudes and to numerous other aspects of natural resources valuation 0 Ethics standards of conduct and philosophy 0 Values qualities of a thing according to which it is thought of as being more or less desirable useful or important 0 Ethics and values need not only be viewed as a consumptiveuse issue 0 Two viewpoints on completely different viewpoints and both consider theirs ethical 0 Conservation quotthe effective management and use of natural resourcesquot 0 Some people think conservation is related to preservation 0 People often disagree on what 39management entails because of different world views Tree huggers vs business 0 Animal rights a belief that all other animals have rights equal to those of humans People believe that management of animals infringes on their rights Animals rights activists are not necessarily supportive of animal welfare 0 Ex lf elf were dying of a disease animals rights supporters would advocate letting the elk fend for themselves 0 Animal welfare correct handling and humane treatment of animals by humans 0 A majority of biologists development additional guidelines for handling of organisms Societies like lchthyologists Herpetologists the American Fishery Society and many more o Welfare supporters also include consumptive and direct user such as trappers hunters and pet owners should be concerned with treatment of animals 0 In most cases the humane treatment of animals primarily requires concern and use of common sense 0 Survey and census data on species sizes numbers and sex ratios can be collected via personal contact surveys telephone surveys and mail though not as personal still can be very effective and focus groups 0 Attitude assessment requires interactions between biologists and human dimension experts to better get the point of treating animals humanely 0 To summarize animals rights and welfare all depend on very different persons ethics and values
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