Entries in ethics (4)

Monday
Feb262018

Top 5 Environmental  Philosophers

Flickr | Fronteiras do PensamentoEnvironmental ethics is concerned with interactions between humans and the natural world. It includes various approaches from anthropocentrism to biocentrism. According to the philosopher Erazim Kohák, the term is new although the principles of environmental ethics were always present in the society.

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Friday
May092014

Zoochosis - a study of abnormal behaviours in zoos

Last summer, Nanna Påskesen spent three months as an Online Media Intern at Frontier’s London Headquarters editing videos to promote Frontier’s projects.

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Monday
Aug052013

Behind the curtain of SeaWorld – documentary ‘Blackfish’ has premiered in the UK

When ‘Free Willy’ - the story about a captive orca and his journey to freedom came out in 1993, it was the first time a worldwide audience at once fell in love this majestically creature of the ocean.

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Friday
Mar022012

Into the Wild: Ethically, Nature Filmmakers Need a Code of Conduct by Chris Palmer

Today we continue our focus on wildlife documentaries. The following is the introduction to a fascinating and eye-opening article written by wildlife film-maker, professor and director of The Center for Environmental Filmmaking, Chris Palmer. It focuses on the ethics involved in making wildlife film, from animal cruelty, to audience deception. A great read with some astonishing surprises. 

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