Human Rights and Ecology
Seidenberg, David, Tikkun
THE INTERSECTION BETWEEN ECOLOGY AND HUMAN RIGHTS IS A DEEP ONE. IT'S NOT only found in opposing the building of a toxic waste incinerator near a poor community, or fighting the exposure of children to endocrine-disrupting pesticides. It goes beyond issues of environmental justice, or the impact of pollution on people's quality of life, beyond those places where human rights and the environment are obviously congruent.
Nor is it in the perceived moments of conflict between human rights and the environment, such as the false choice between making jobs and saving a forest, as in the fight between Redwood activists and Pacific Lumber. Most of the time, these …
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Publication information: Article title: Human Rights and Ecology. Contributors: Seidenberg, David - Author. Magazine title: Tikkun. Volume: 23. Issue: 4 Publication date: July/August 2008. Page number: 48+. © 2002 Tikkun. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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