Dictionary of Geotourism

2020 Edition
| Editors: Anze Chen, Young Ng, Erkuang Zhang, Mingzhong Tian

Environmental Ethics

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-13-2538-0_622

Environmental ethics is an interdisciplinary field between environmental science and social ethics. It studies the survival and development of humans, the human and natural environments, social and natural environments, individuals and societies, population, and the associated behaviours and relationships. During the process of tourism development, the basic ideas of environmental ethics help guide the sustainable development of the tourism industry and the natural environment.

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