Rethinking Communities: Environmental Ethics in an Urbanized World

  title={Rethinking Communities: Environmental Ethics in an Urbanized World},
  author={A. Gunn},
  journal={Environmental Ethics},
  • A. Gunn
  • Published 1998
  • Sociology
  • Environmental Ethics
341 Humans have largely transformed the natural environment and there is scarcely an area of the world which has not been affected by human activity. Human domination of the environment, in particular by the creation of infrastructure, urbanization, and conversion to agriculture, has mostly proceeded in an unplanned and frequently destructive manner. Almost fifty percent of humans already live in cities and this proportion will continue to grow. However, issues of urbanization are little… Expand
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