Environmental Ethics

Environmental Ethics

Chapter 1: (10 hrs)

Humans and Nature

  • Born of Earth
  • Layers of earth
  • Darwin’s theory of Evolution
  • Meaning of Nature and Environment
  • Segments and resources of Environment

Chapter 2: (5 hrs)

Basic principles of Environment

  • The Precautionary principle
  • The prevention principle
  • The polluter pays principles
  • The integration principle

Chapter 3: (5 hrs)

Environmental ethics

  • Meaning and definition
  • Importance of environmental ethics
  • The need for environmental ethics
  • Challenges in Environmental ethics

Chapter 4: (5 hrs)

Environmental Pollutions

  • Air pollution, water pollution
  • Soil pollution, Marine Pollution
  • Noise pollution, Thermal pollution

Chapter 5: (5 hrs)

Ozone layer

  • Ozone layer- meaning
  • Ozone depletion
  • Global Warming and its effects