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The Ethics of Species Conservation

December 4 @ 7:00 pm - 8:15 pm

$10.00

Rapid ecological change, and climate change in particular, poses challenges to traditional conservation paradigms and strategies. It has also led some conservationists to endorse novel conservation techniques, such as assisted colonization, gene drives and even de-extinction. This talk will explore the values and philosophies that underlie species conservation under conditions of rapid change. It will ask us to think about what is valuable about species and why we ought to try to conserve them.

Ronald Sandler is the author of the following books: Environmental Ethics (2017, Oxford University Press), Food Ethics (2014, Routledge), The Ethics of Species (2012, Cambridge University Press), Ethics and Emerging Technologies (2013, Palgrave Macmillan), and Character and Environment (2007, Columbia University Press).

Details

Date:
December 4
Time:
7:00 pm - 8:15 pm
Cost:
$10.00
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Website:
https://my.arboretum.harvard.edu/Info.aspx?DayPlanner=1804&DayPlannerDate=12/4/2018

Organizer

Pam Thompson
Phone:
617-384-5277
Email:
adulted@arnarb.harvard.edu
Website:
http://arboretum.harvard.edu

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Organizer status (we charge $5 for for-profit listings)
Not for profit or community group
Email (will not be used for public posting)
pam_thompson@harvard.edu

Venue

Arnold Arboretum of Harvard University
125 Arborway
Jamaica Plain, MA 02130 United States
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Phone:
617-3845209
Website:
www.arboretum.harvard.edu

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