Major Ethical Views on Land Resource Use
1) Describe the four major ethical views on land resource use [i.e. economic
(i.e. "use it"), preservationist (i.e. "preserve it"),
balanced multiple-use or scientific conservation, and ecological or sustainable
earth) and how these views may result in resource use conflict.
||In the last unit of this
module, further issues involving assessing and managing resources
will be discussed. In this first lesson, the major ethical views regarding
land resource use will be put forward.
Views on Land Resource Use
|Fanny Bay Case Study
Answer the following questions
in your notebook.
A) Download, print out,
the "Major Ethical Views on Land Resource Use".
1) In your opinion, which ethic does the Ecological, or Sustainable
Earth ethic most closely resemble?
B) Download and read the "Fanny Bay Case Study".
1) Where does this case study
2) What are the geographical features of this area?
3) Which ethic supports this project?
4) How would this project have to be altered to better fit the
Balanced Multiple-Use, or Scientific Conservation ethic?
5a) Determine which groups or individuals best represent the Preservationist,
or "Preserve it" ethic?
b) Determine which groups or individuals best represent the Economic,
or "Use It" ethic?
C) Your instructor will assign an ethical viewpoint to
you by e-mail.
Your task is to write a one to two paragraph persuasive letter to the
people of Fanny Bay from your assigned ethical viewpoint regarding this
Land-Based Seafarming project.
Have a catchy title to your letter.
Post your letter to the Discussion.
Part C is worth 5 marks.
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