Deep ecology lies at the heart of all ecological thinking. Discuss

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  • Deep ecology lies at the heart of all ecological thinking. Discuss
    • Deep ecologists see shallow ecology as anti-ecological
      • Sees nature as a resource and commodity for human use
      • They think ecological thinking should be holistic and ecocentric around the interests of the biosphere, not that of humankind
    • Shallow ecologists think ecology can be reconciled with anthropocentrism
      • Deep ecology just one tradition among many
      • Ecological thinking can be harnessed to human needs
      • Humans can flourish only under ecological sustainabiltiy
      • Deep ecology is unattractive as rejects conventional modern societies and has practices like population control

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