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Ecological Justice and the Extinction Crisis: Giving Living Beings their Due

Anna Wienhues


As the biodiversity crisis deepens, this book sets out radical environmental thinking and action to respond to the threat of mass species extinction. The book conceptualises large-scale injustice endangering non-humans, and signposts new approaches to the conservation of a shared planet. Developing principles of distributive ecological justice, the book builds towards a bold vision of just conservation that can inform the work of policy makers and activists. The book begins with an overview of ecological justice, sometimes referred to as ecojustice. It refers to interspecies justice, which des ... More

Keywords: biodiversity, environmental action, extinction, conservation, ecological justice, natural world, Anthropocene, biocentric ecological justice

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2020 Print ISBN-13: 9781529208511
Published to Policy Press Scholarship Online: May 2021 DOI:10.1332/policypress/9781529208511.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Anna Wienhues, author
University of Zurich