A collection of oneofakind videos that highlight the ethical aspects of various subjects. This environmental engineering dictionary and directory defines many terms that did not even exist a decade ago my own field of water reclamation and reuse is an example of a relatively new area of environmental engineering that has fostered the introduction of many new terms and technologies. Glossary of terms frequently used at the center for ethics. A document required of federal agencies by the national environmental policy act for major projects or legislative proposals significantly affecting the environment. Glossary of environmental terms idaho department of. Furthermore, he asserted that some socially responsible business. This process became an important aspect of many afro. The oec glossary contains useful definitions for a variety of the terms commonly used on the website and within engineering and science ethics literature. The notion of ecological debt raises hard political and ethical questions.
One of the major categories of material found in the physical environment that surrounds or contacts organisms, e. Glossary of terms environmental crimes research guides at. Expanded from its original publication, this comprehensive and concise guide. Learn environmental ethics with free interactive flashcards. In ethics, means are often contrasted with ends so that some ethical theories focus on the intrinsic goodness of an action while others look at the consequences of actions. The most frequently cited definition of ecology also stems from this period and it is ascribed. The dictionary of environmental science and engineering. View series ethics defined glossary 51 animated videos 1 to 2 minutes each define key ethics terms and concepts. B1 acronyms the evolution of environmental procedures has generated a considerable number of acronyms. Ethics culture the extent to which employees at all levels are committed to doing what is right and successfully upholding values and standards. By classical accounts, ethics is people relating to people in justice and love. Glossary of terms in environmental philosophy facultystaff sites.
Like all other professionals, educators use language and terms that are specific to the profession. Glossary on migration 2019 international organization. It covers the areas of environment statistics, environmental and sustainable development indicators, and environmental accounting. Understanding sustainable investment and esg terms 5 for illustrative purposes only. Designed for all persons dealing with migration issues at the international level, the glossary aims at creating a common understanding of migration terms.
Absolutism as a political theory, absolutism is typically a synonym for despotism. Glossary department of conservation and recreation. In ethics, absolutism is usually contrasted to relativism. Glossary of terms in environmental philosophy facultystaff. The science of psychology incorporates a multitude of disciplines and concepts, which explain and further study the mind in detail. Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools. A voting procedure to be used when the european commission and the ecb both conclude that a failure to urgently adopt a decision to grant or implement financial assistance, as defined in articles to 18 of the esm treaty, would threaten the economic and financial sustainability of the euro area. But human values become a factor when looking at environmental ethics. The main competing paradigms are anthropocentrism, physiocentrism called ecocentrism as well, and theocentrism. Each book includes a comprehensive overview of the key terms, concepts, thinkers and texts in the area covered and ends with a guide to further resources. Pdf environmental ethics consists in the study of normative issues and. The bioethics program provides annual training in responsible conduct of research and sponsors workshops, seminars, and focus groups on ethical issues in environmental health research. Military health system mhs health care glossary serves as the official repository and consolidated reference as a secondary source for terms and definitions used within the mhs.
Glossary of psychology terms and definitions psychologenie. This discipline of science comprises three subdisciplines which are botany study of plants, zoology study of animals, and microbiology study of microorganisms. Ecocentrism dramatically expands the definition of what is a. This glossarywhich includes many updated and revised terms, along with nearly 50 new entriesderives from a variety of sources, including books, periodicals, websites and quality experts. I sketch the major debates in the field from its inception in the 1970s to today, explaining both the central tenets of the schools of thought within the field and the arguments. Ethics culture includes ethical leadership tone at the top. Environmental philosophy and the ethics of terraforming. The key terms series offers undergraduate students clear, concise and accessible introductions to core topics. Environmental protection agency communications, education, epa 175897001 and public affairs december 1997 1704. A glossary of environmental terms found on deqs website. Environmental acronyms, abbreviations and glossary of terms. It is widely accepted as an obligation of modern business.
Gratification is not continue reading general studies paper 4. This searchable, living document will facilitate and enrich ones understanding of csr. Resnik, national institute of environmental health sciences, national institutes of health, may 2015. The passage of one substance into or through another. Michael porter has more recently popularised a shared value framework that has similar elements and emphasises the importance of expanding the value created for shareholders to all stakeholders. Soil, water, air, biota plants and animals, or any other parts of the environment that can contain contaminants. Moral pluralists tend to be openminded when faced with competing viewpoints. Glossary of dental implantology provides a comprehensive, consensusbased global platform of dental implant terminology for effective communication among dental professionals, clinicians, clinical and basic science researchers, and scientists.
Glossary of key terms access the process followed by a researcher to obtain permission from the members. A tool for decision making, it describes the positive and negative effects of the undertaking and cites alternative actions. Environmental glossary finding of no significant impact fnsi a document prepared by a federal agency that presents the reasons impact. Last in october 2006 and revised and edited by peggy edwards in august 2007 in response to suggestions from the consultation process and changes in the core competency statements. For example, the bae systems entity which contracts with you will be your data controller as it determines how it will collect personal information from you, the scope of data which will be collected, and the purposes for which it will be used. A glossary for health impact assessment pubmed central pmc. Besides definitions and explanations of terms, formulas.
Relativism denies the possibility of universal moral norms. A basic agreement is a written instrument of understanding, negotiated between an agency or contracting activity and a contractor, that 1 contains contract clauses applying to future contracts between the parties during its term and 2 contemplates separate future contracts that will incorporate by reference or attachment the required and applicable clauses agreed upon in the basic agreement. Terms not in the faq that are specific to ethics will be added given sufficient demand. Other symptoms may include changed sleeping or eating patterns, low energy, feelings of worthlessness or guilt, difficulty concentrating, and recurrent thoughts about suicide. The iom glossary on migration is as an accessible and comprehensive collection of migrationrelated terminology. An overview katie mcshane colarado state university abstract this essay provides an overview of the field of environmental ethics. Environmental science provides an integrated, quantitative, and interdisciplinary approach to the study of environmental systems. Glossary of terms frequently used at the center for ethics a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z. Key terms in logic, edited by jon williamson and federica russo key terms in philosophy of mind, pete mandik key terms in philosophy of religion, raymond vanarragon key terms in philosophy forthcoming from. Though the two ideas are extremely closelyrelated, there is still a relatively simple way to keep the distinction clear.
A read is counted each time someone views a publication summary such as the title, abstract, and list of authors, clicks on a figure, or views or downloads the fulltext. In environmental ethics, the attribution to nature of aesthetic value, commonly as an instance of intrinsic value. In nature writing, environmental philosophy, and environmental protection legislation, wilderness is usually considered to have intrinsic aesthetic, moral, and spiritual value which should be preserved. The dictionary of environmental science and engineering the dictionary of environmental science and engineering is an essential reference book for students and professionals in such diverse disciplines as geography, earth sciences, biology, engineering and law. Environmental ethics stanford encyclopedia of philosophy. Here is a finance and accounting glossary for a nonfinancial manager. A statement about the expected effects on the environment of a proposed project or development such as a new road or waste water treatment plant, including how any severe effects on the environment will be addressed. Psychology terms and meanings glossary of psychology terms and definitions. Offers clear definitions for dental implantrelated terms for use by the whole dental team fosters a working knowledge of currently used dental implant.
Glossary for discussion of ethics of autonomous and intelligent systems, version 1. Nov 26, 2019 the unsd glossary of environment statistics which was published in 1997, is a quick reference tool for terms and definitions relevant to environmental data production and use. The study of the meaning of ethical statements and terms such as good, bad, right and wrong. The first comprehensive treatment of environmental philosophy, going beyond ethics to address the philosophical concepts that underlie environmental thinking and policymaking today encompasses all of environmental philosophy, including conservation biology, restoration ecology, sustainability, environmental justice, and more offers the first treatment of decision theory in an. Many of the definitions are based on shamoo ae and resnik db. Geological survey energy glossary and acronym list. This is a glossary of environmental science environmental science is the study of interactions among physical, chemical, and biological components of the environment. Every quality professional needs a handy reference of quality terms, acronyms and key people in the history of quality. This glossary will be dedicated to helping readers understand terms in the faq that are specific to the discipline but arent explained in detail therein. Corporate social responsibility, or csr, refers to the need for businesses to be good corporate citizens. Moral pluralists believe that many moral issues are extremely complicated. Terms of environment defmes in nontechnical language the inore. Environmental ethics starts with human concerns for a quality.
The following terms will be displayed in a separate section of the cacrep 2016 standards glossary, rather than integrated into it, in order to minimize confusion where terms may have multiple meanings. This glossary is provided for readers who may not be familiar with some of. Moral pluralism is the idea that there can be conflicting moral views that are each worthy of respect. Biology is the branch of science concerned with the study of life. As an ethical theory, it can be contrasted with relativism. A curated glossary of common, contemporary terms and concepts related to corporate social responsibility csr. This section contains short explanations of some of the more technical terms used in petroleum and the environment 2018. Maintenance of ecosystem components and functions for future generations. Some terms may have multiple and varying definitions based on the context and primary source of authority. Are you ready for insta 75 days revision plan upsc prelims 2020. Though it is a comparatively young field, there is an exten.
This glossary is the product of collaborative efforts between environmental activists. Environmental ethics is an established field of practical philosophy which reconstructs the essential types of argumentation that can be made for protecting natural entities and the sustainable use of natural resources. Different alleles produce variations in inherited characteristics nasem, 2016a, p. Term definition 303d refers to section 303 subsection d of the clean water act, which requires states to develop a list of water bodies that do not meet water quality standards a 303d list. For additional assistance with specific terms relating to petroleum and the environment, please refer to the following glossaries. The national adult literacy agencynala has developed an a z guide containing over 100 explanations of common environmental terms. Agency of the federal government created in 1970 for the purpose of protecting human health and the environment by writing and enforcing regulations based on laws passed by congress. Environmental ethics holmes rolston, iii environmental ethics is theory and practice about appropriate concern for, values in, and duties regarding the natural world. F facultative a group of microorganisms which prefer or preferentially use molecular oxygen when available, but are capable of suing other pathways for energy and synthesis if molecular oxygen is not available. They analyze issues from several moral points of view before deciding and taking action. Pdf environmental ethicsc the study of ethical questions raised by. The idea of morals or morality relates closely to ones personal character and is the result of our upbringing, schooling, family and other influences. Markkula center for applied ethics at santa clara university.
The study of the meaning, truth, and justification of ethical statements. Bcorp certification measures a companys social and environmental performance at every level. Glossary abaptation the process by which the present match between organisms and their environment, and the constraints on this match, have been determined by evolutionary forces acting on ancestors. Environmental engineering glossary marmara universitesi.
It is defined as taking gratification other than legal remuneration in respect of an official act. The mind is studied from different angles, aspects, and facets in a systematic manner in this branch of science. Davis argued that sr is a nebulous idea that needs to be seen in a manage rial context. A descriptive ethical relativism maintains simply that different cultures have differing ethical systems, without taking a position on objective better or worsean approach exhibited in cultural. Allelea variant form of a gene at a particular locus on a chromosome. Acronymsglossary of environmental terms appendix b presents acronyms and a glossary of environmental terms that are commonly used in the application of environmental procedures. Biology terms glossary of biology terms and definitions. It is titled from air quality to zero emissions and the epa has obtained permission from nala to publish this information which is outlined below. Environmmental ethics exerts influence on a large range of.
Corporate social responsibility and related terms 4 take for reasons that are at least partially beyond the direct economic or techni cal interest of the firm. Reducing the degree or intensity of, or eliminating, pollution. Glossary of business management terms a comprehensive dictionary of business management terms. An absolutist would assert that there is one correct approach to the moral life, across persons and cultures. Originally published in 1969, this glossary was developed to provide individuals working with the more than eight billion medical records found throughout the united states with uniform hospital and other health care facility reporting terms.
Major depressive episode a period of at least two weeks marked by sadness or irritability and loss of interest in activities. Normative ethics studies the standards of conduct and methods of reasoning that people ought to follow. Csr involves going beyond the laws requirements in protecting the environment and contributing to social welfare. In fact, many people inside and outside of education claim that there can be no profession without a special language. Pdf environmental engineering dictionary and directory. Glossary genetic and rare diseases information center.
Adult stem cellan undifferentiated cell found in a differentiated tissue in an adult organism that can renew itself and can differentiate to yield specialized cell types of the tissue in which it is found nrc, 2002, p. Glossary of technical terms and abbreviations the following list contains technical terms and abbreviations used in this report, as well as some additional terms commonly used in the practice of vegetation ecology. This glossary is intended for educational or research purposes only and is not intended to provide legal advice or replace or contravene existing laws or institutional policies. Briefly, they are principles of terminology and of thought, some of which will be repeated here. The conviction that one simply does not know whether god exists or not. The nicomachean ethics translation with commentaries and. Environmental science is the study of interactions among physical, chemical, and biological components of the environment. World commission on the ethics of scientific knowledge. Even among those who believe they know ethics, there is not total agreement on the meaning of the terms that are used. Glossary of hospital terms available jama pediatrics.498 1286 519 725 144 1567 1091 1046 733 1311 197 526 481 346 1135 771 1562 398 670 1454 694 1034 264 450 902 202 522 436 70 1052 924 567 1088 1129 103 137 1314 116 1343 1080 523 1077 338