Many are African based Asian run crime syndicates Get12 I think the people who

Many are african based asian run crime syndicates

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against other groups or greed with elephant tusks. Many are “African-based, Asian-run crime syndicates”. [Get12] I think the people who are working against poachers are doing it because they feel moral obligation to do so. Many have had family members either kidnapped or killed by those paramilitary groups they are personally affected by the actions of those groups. 6. Activists. The activists who are for the conservation of the elephants and their environment can consider using Act consequentialism as their ethical theory. This will produce the best result for the animal and allow them to survive in their natural habitat. Getting the best expected result can also be altruistic of the activist because they are doing good for something other than themselves and improving overall survival of the species. 7. Ethical constructs. Understanding the cultural significance and being considerate of that can be used to start dialog between the two sides. The ethical construct most
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THE BATTLE FOR ELEPHANTS 6 adept to understanding these cultural views would be cultural relativism. Cultural relativism makes claim that correct moral standards are subjective by culture, societies, and each person, in this case the Asian culture of valuing the ivory carving over the life of the animal. This comes to a middle ground and makes considerations for both sides 8a. Is the elephant a commodity?It is logically valid to say elephants cannot be used
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  • Spring '15
  • nicole
  • Elephant, ivory

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