Lecture 8

Lecture 8 - What is conservation anyway Lecture 8...

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What is conservation anyway? Lecture’8 ’ Principles of Conservation Gifford’Pinchot ’ Land Ethic Aldo’Leopold ’
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Gifford Pinchot http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Gifford_Pinchot_3c03915 1865-1946’ Came’from’a’ b lumber’ family ` .’ 1 st ’ Chief’of’the’U.S.’ Forest’Service. ’ 28th’Governor’of’ Pennsylvania.’
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1. Conservation’stands’for’development:’ the’use’of’existing’natural’resources’ for’the’benefit’of’the’present. 2. Conservation’stands’for’the’ prevention’of’waste. ’ 3. The’natural’resources’must’be’ developed’and’preserved’for’the’ benefit’of’the’many,’and’not’merely’ for’the’profit’of’a’few. (Pinchot, 1910) Principles of Conservation
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Two’schools’of’thought: ’ Biocentric Nature’has’intrinsic’value’(value’unto’ itself).’ Anthropocentric Nature’only’has’the’value(s)’that’ humans’assign’to’it. ’ Valuing Nature
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