Environmental Ethical Issues

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Environmental Ethical Issues 1 Environmental Ethical Issues Jerald Brooks SOC120: INTRO TO ETHICS & SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY Professor: Chris Newcomb 02/08/2009
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Environmental Ethical Issues 2 Environmental issues have coursed over the years in human history. Ozone depletion, onto the changes in the climate, what can be done in the future to fix these issues?
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Environmental Ethical Issues 3 So many issues have reined the earth since humans started to form. One of which is; ozone depletion, as for Bishop, L. and Bojkov, R.D, “while the largest ozone depletion is occurring at high latitudes in both hemispheres, it is happening everywhere except the tropics, and enhanced levels of UV-B radiation will have adverse effects on people of all nations, independent of their geographical position or economic status. Peoples with lightly pigmented skins are most susceptible to melanoma and non-melanoma skin cancer, but all peoples are at risk of contracting eye disorders and suppression of the immune response system. Societies in developing countries with inadequate health services are at greatest risk. Because of the impact of UV-B radiation on some plants, and hence on ecosystem functioning, ozone depletion will also reduce agricultural and fisheries productivity in the long term, and again the people most likely to be affected are those living where shortages of food already exist.” In many cases, if we were to take better care of our environment we would not haft to worry about Ozone issues. I have notices some major changes from the percentages in my town from
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