Our Stolen Sustainability Unsafe Eden Contaminated by Environmental Hormones Our Stolen Sustainability : Unsafe Eden Contaminated by Environmental Hormones

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Abstract

When we speak of sustainable development in the context of modern society, what does it actually mean? Here we would like to address the issue of environmental contamination and explore the conditions required to move toward human coexistence and symbiosis with the natural environment. Studying the effect of 'environmental hormones' and endocrine disruptors on the ecosystem, Theo Colborn confirmed the risk of 'brain contamination' through the food chain and 'bio-accumulation'. The contamination of the ecosphere by environmental hormones - an issue which no modern human can avoid - is a 'negative legacy' contrasting with the economic wealth brought by modern rationality. In this article, we consider the role of the environmental ethics which societies and individuals will be required to practice in the near future and examines the role of 'environmental management' as a preventive policy carrying the morality of the modern organization.

Journal

  • 情報研究 : 関西大学総合情報学部紀要

    情報研究 : 関西大学総合情報学部紀要 (39), 1-20, 2013-08

    関西大学

Codes

  • NII Article ID (NAID)
    120005687696
  • NII NACSIS-CAT ID (NCID)
    AN10484636
  • Text Lang
    ENG
  • Article Type
    departmental bulletin paper
  • Journal Type
    大学紀要
  • ISSN
    1341-156X
  • NDL Article ID
    024871823
  • NDL Call No.
    Z22-B140
  • Data Source
    NDL  IR 
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