It is important to let the ethics become the major concerns for these days. I also found that there is two important publication that develops such awareness. Nowadays, human acts lead to environmental pollution. The high demand of the earth resources is a factor that leads to that environmental pollution. Hence, we need those environmental ethics to keep the sustainability.
The technology that we have today also causes major environmental problems. This is also something that is not new to man. Whatever changes that man makes to technology, has a direct correlation to an environment effect. One example is the destruction of Aldous Huxley’s homeland in England. On page 521, Reilly says that the formerly luscious valley is now overrun with weeds and other forms of brush.
Environmental Rights are defined as an extension of the basic human rights that mankind requires and deserves. The environment has rights stated in the Constitution about it staying clean, but many people are violating these laws, making the environment unhealthy and not clean for themselves; however with law enforcement enforcing these laws or the government making the consequences rougher, could be a great start to making the environment clean again. The laws about the environment can be tricky to understand. Access to justice may be just what the environment needs. The Niger Delta’s, the biggest delta in Niger, water is now unhealthy for people to drink.
For example, the Convention on the Rights of the Child refers to the environment , article 24, requires States to pursue the full realization of the right of the child to the enjoyment of the highest attainable standard of health taking into consideration the dangers and risks of environmental pollution. Older human rights instruments that were adopted before the linkage between human rights and the environment emerged, do not explicitly refer to the environment; however they were interpreted in a manner that recognizes the environmental dimensions of protected rights. OVERVIEW OF LEGAL ISSUES – There are three main dimensions of the inter-relationship between human rights and environmental law (Protection): (i). The environment as a pre-requisite for the enjoyment of human rights; (ii).
Environmental law may further be described as law that regulates a number of interrelated areas of concern, such as planning, development, natural resource conservation and protection, resource use, solid waste management, pollution control, cultural heritage management, occupational health and safety, and the prevention of environmental degradation11. (Du Plessis, 2015). (McGrath, 2010) states that environmental law is a body od law that regulates human impacts on the environment. Environmental law cuts across private and public law discipline, In some instances environmental law regulates the environmentally relevant relationship between organs of states and a legal and natural persons. (Du Plessis, 2015).
The conference gave attention on the importance of developing environmental knowledge at all levels regardless local or global concern as well as basic environmental education either in formal school system or informal learning background. The environmental education has been formally defined as “A process aimed at developing a world population that is aware of and concerned about the total environment and its associated problems, and which has knowledge, attitudes, motivations, commitments and skills to work individually and collectively towards solutions of current problems and the prevention of new ones” (UNESCO, 1977). Consequently, it signifies the serious importance of environmental knowledge in the early years and the increasing importance of environmental knowledge and awareness considering current worsen environmental condition (Lateh & Muniandy,
We have the power to make a difference, to advocate about the environment and make a change, even if we die trying. When we think about environmental issues we think about the forest dying or being torn down. We just think about water that is becoming toxic but the ugly truth that isn’t spoken about this is the death that fallows. Death to all humans and
Human development over time has been creating adverse effects on the biophysical environment and as a result they have been coming up with tools to help minimize these effects whilst being still able to develop. Amongst these tools is environmental auditing which is a term that reflects upon a plethora of evaluations against activities that could potentially destruct an environment naturally, socially or economic over standards and regulations that have been set (ICC, 1989). In South Africa, environmental audits were recognised in 1989 by the ESKOM that undertook it and encouraged other companies to think about it. It has thus since been used to check compliance with the environment. There are various types of environmental auditing like acquisition, compliance, waste disposal, water, peer view audit(s) to mention a few.
There are many uses of water like survival, cleaning agent also it necessary for agriculture. In the past people uses water as per their need and they conserve it but present scenario is changed now people need based approach become greed based approach this lead to unsustainable development. When we see the tribal culture they protect and conserve the natural resources because they depend on it also their livelihood depends on it. Tribal people believe in community resources and on natural resources their traditional right but present and earlier situation is same because their traditional right hardly safeguard because colonial period British snatched their right now same apply to new form of colonialism so people participation goes away and community resource
Environmental law refers to the laws related to all aspects of the environment including, inter alia, vegetation, biodiversity, air quality, water use and waste. The United Nations Environment Programme defines environmental law as “body of law, which is a system of complex and interlocking statutes, common law, treaties, conventions, regulations and policies which seek to protect the natural environment which may be affected, impacted or endangered by human activities.” Each law related to the environment differs from country to country as each country will have unique environmental aspects that need protection as well as specific targets that have been set by their governments to protect the environment. Most sources (Shelton and Kiss (2005)