• Does aesthetic appreciation of landscapes need to be science based? 

        Author(s):Rolston, Holmes, 1932-
        Date Issued:1995
        Format:born digital; chapters (layout features)
        Forests are aesthetically challenging because of a perennial, dynamic sense of deep time, experiencing an archetype of creation. Scientific appreciation of natural history is necessary though not sufficient for an intense, ...
      • Using water naturally 

        Author(s):Rolston, Holmes, 1932-
        Date Issued:1995
        Format:born digital; articles
        Using water naturally can seem to have little to do with using water ethically. Contemporary water use is by prior appropriation, where seniors have rights to water they first took. This develops into water use economically, ...
      • Endangered species and biodiversity (Encyclopedia of Bioethics) 

        Author(s):Rolston, Holmes, 1932-
        Date Issued:1995
        Format:born digital; chapters (layout features)
        Reliable estimates are that about 20 percent of Earth's species may be lost within a few decades, about evenly distributed through major groups of plants and animals. The United Nations at the 1992 Earth Summit in Rio de ...
      • Wildlife conservation and management (Encyclopedia of Bioethics) 

        Author(s):Rolston, Holmes, 1932-
        Date Issued:1995
        Format:born digital; chapters (layout features)
        Human activities affect wildlife quite adversely, and humans have duties to care for them, both because of what humans have at stake and also because of what wildlife are in themselves. The main ethical issues in wildlife ...
      • What is responsible management of private rangeland? 

        Author(s):Rolston, Holmes, 1932-
        Date Issued:1995
        Format:born digital; chapters (layout features)
        The rangeland manager should examine not just this or that forty acres, or four thousand acres of private land. One is managing in the context of landscape wide ecosystems. Do you want to manage nature? Or do you seek an ...
      • Duties to endangered species (Encyclopedia of Environmental Biology) 

        Author(s):Rolston, Holmes, 1932-
        Date Issued:1995
        Format:born digital; chapters (layout features)
        Whether humans have duties to endangered species is a significant theoretical and an urgent practical question. Few doubt that we have some obligations concerning species. But these might be all obligations to persons ...
      • Global environmental ethics: a valuable Earth 

        Author(s):Rolston, Holmes, 1932-
        Date Issued:1995
        Format:born digital; chapters (layout features)
        Environmental ethics in the next century will increasingly have to ask what kind of balance ought to be reached between nature and culture. Earth is now in a post-evolutionary phase. Perhaps the principal novelty of the ...
      • Environmental bioethics 

        Author(s):Rolston, Holmes, 1932-
        Date Issued:1995
        Format:born digital; chapters (layout features)
        Environmental bioethics, or environmental ethics, is the theory and practice concerning values in and duties to, or concerning, the natural world. An anthropocentric ethic holds that humans are the focus of ethics and ...