Content Index

In 2007/2008 a gendered ad campaign was used in Alberta, Canada, to encourage post-secondary students to undergo mumps vaccination. This ad campaign can be seen as the result of a confluence of factors unique to a campus environment.

This article addresses the social implications of fishers leaving activities connected with small-scale fisheries, with an emphasis on food sovereignty.

This paper explores how conceptions of Canada as a naturally healthy environment proved false when the ill-health of civilians was revealed during the First World War.

David Benatar refutes Peter Alward's defense of the "naive argument" against moral vegetarianism.

Keekok Lee examines the National Trust's decision to restore Yew Tree Tarn in UK's Lake District, and argues that while aesthetics is important, it cannot form the basis of an adequate environmental philosophy.

Robert Elliot discusses anthropocentric ethics, concluding with a subjectivist account of intrinsic value.

Chistopher J. Preston explains why environmental ethicists with a commitment to the normative significance of the historical evolutionary process may see synthetic biology as a moral "line in the sand."

J. M. Howarth outlines how phenomenological enquiry can reveal and criticise modernist assumptions, while traditional phenomenological notions might form a more eco-friendly framework for the value bases of interactions within nature.

Allan Curtis and Terry De Lacey analyze perceptions of the Australian grassroots movement "Landcare" through landholder surveys, thereby discussing wider concepts of natural resource management, stewardship and sustainable agriculture in Australia.

Harry Barton examines a 1991 proposal to embark upon the largest mining project in Europe, on the remote island of Harris and Lewis in Scotland. He argues that different groups perceive their environments differently, and pleads for a wider recognition of this diversity, as well as expansions of concepts of development and sustainability.