Environmental Ethics and Sustainable Development: Ethical and Human Rights Issues in Implementing Indigenous Rights

Macquarie Journal of International and Comparative Environmental Law, Vol. 2, No. 1, pp. 105-120, 2005

16 Pages Posted: 29 Apr 2008

Abstract

This paper explores the moral and ethic obligations to act with care, foresight, forbearance and constraint when dealing with environmental issues. It looks at the development of the concept of environmental ethics and discusses this in the context of the Earth Charter, Sustainable Development and Human and Indigenous Rights.

Keywords: Environmental ethics, Earth Charter, sustainable development, Indigenous rights

Suggested Citation

Jeffery, Michael, Environmental Ethics and Sustainable Development: Ethical and Human Rights Issues in Implementing Indigenous Rights. Macquarie Journal of International and Comparative Environmental Law, Vol. 2, No. 1, pp. 105-120, 2005, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1126471

Michael Jeffery (Contact Author)

Macquarie Law School ( email )

NSW 2109
Australia

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