Definition of Geoethics

 

  • Geoethics consists of research and reflection on the values which underpin appropriate behaviours and practices, wherever human activities interact with the Earth system.

  • Geoethics deals with the ethical, social and cultural implications of geoscience knowledge, education, research, practice and communication, providing a point of intersection for Geosciences, Sociology, Philosophy and Economy.

  • Geoethics represents an opportunity for geoscientists to become more conscious of their social role and responsibilities in conducting their activity.

  • Geoethics is a tool to influence the awareness of society regarding problems related to geo-resources and geo-environment.

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