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" A thing is right when it tends to preserve the integrity, stability, and beauty of the biotic community. It is wrong when it tends otherwise. "
Management Planning for Nature Conservation: A Theoretical Basis & Practical ... - Page 86
by Mike Alexander - 2007 - 426 pages
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Pamphlets on Conservation of Natural Resources, Volume 33

1909
...the very spirit of their places. In the balance of ecology, wrote American naturslis' Aldo Leopold. "A thing is right when it tends to preserve the integrity,...biotic community. It is wrong when it tends otherwise." the notion in the first chapter of Genesis that man was meant by God to have dominion over all living...
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Environmental Quality Education Act of 1970: Hearings, Ninety-first Congress ...

United States. Congress. House. Committee on Education and Labor. Select Subcommittee on Education - 1970 - 856 pages
...the very spirit of their places. In the balance of ecology, wrote American naturalist Aldo I>eopold, "A thing is right when it tends to preserve the integrity,...biotic community. It is wrong when it tends otherwise." One reason the American environment is now a septic tank is that we have never considered ourselves...
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Environmental Quality Education Act of 1970: Hearings, Ninety-first Congress ...

United States. Congress. House. Committee on Education and Labor. Select Subcommittee on Education - 1970 - 856 pages
...the very spirit of their places. In the balance of ecology, wrote American naturalist Aldo Leopold, "A thing is right when it tends to preserve the integrity,...biotic community. It is wrong when it tends otherwise." One reason the American environment is now a septic tank is that we have never considered ourselves...
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The State of Wisconsin Blue Book

1977
...question in terms of what is ethically and esthetically right, as well as what is economically expedient. A thing is right when it tends to preserve the integrity,...biotic community. It is wrong when it tends otherwise." In other words, Leopold wants to create an ethical commitment first, believing that attempts at conservation...
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Department of the Interior and Related Agencies Appropriations for Fiscal ...

United States. Congress. Senate. Appropriations Committee - 1972
...Leopold, a forester and the father of modern day wildlife manag.mw*, wrote in his Sand County Almanac: “A thing is right when it tends to preserve the...community. It is wrong when it tends otherwise.” The Missouri Deportment of Conservation supports this program becasee is right. It is right ecologically...
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Department of the Interior and Related Agencies Appropriations for 1973 ...

United States. Congress. House. Appropriations - 1972
...Leopold, a forester and the father of modern day wildlife management, wrote in his Sand County Almanac : "A thing is right when it tends to preserve the integrity,...biotic community. It is wrong when it tends otherwise." The Missouri Department of Conservation supports this program because it is right. It is right ecologically...
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EPA Journal, Volume 16; Volume 19

1990
...essay in A Sand County Almanac, written in 1949 by an environmental founding father, Aldo Leopold: "A thing is right when it tends to preserve the integrity,...biotic community. It is wrong when it tends otherwise." The new report from EPA's Science Advisory Board (SAB), Reducing Risk, is a strong signal that the...
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Reclamation Practices and Environmental Problems of Surface Mining: Hearings ...

United States. Congress. House. Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs. Subcommittee on Energy and the Environment - 1977
...question in terms of what is ethically and esthetically right, as well as what is economically expedient. A thing is right when it tends to preserve the integrity,...biotic community. It is wrong when it tends otherwise." (Sand County Almanac) What is 'right1 for strip-mined land rehabilitation as proposed in the federal...
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Reclamation practices and environmental problems of surface mining: hearings ...

United States. Congress. House. Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs. Subcommittee on Energy and the Environment - 1977
...esthetically \ right, "as well as what is economically expedient. A thing is right when it tends j to preserve the integrity, stability, and beauty of...biotic community. It is wrong when it tends otherwise." (Sand County Almanac) What is 'right' for strip-mined land rehabilitation as proposed in the federal...
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Ethics & Climate Change: The Greenhouse Effect

Frederick Kenneth Hare, Calgary Institute for the Humanities - 1993 - 199 pages
...all, can supplant them entirely.) The classic statement of this holistic view is that of Aldo Leopold: "A thing is right when it tends to preserve the integrity,...biotic community. It is wrong when it tends otherwise" (1970, 262). Ethical standing belongs not (or not just) to individual organisms but to the interrelated...
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