Webinar on Ethics of Using Biotechnology in Conservation
Monday, March 12, 2018 at 2:00 pm ET
Watch the webinar recording below:
– Ron Sandler, Northeastern University – View Bio | View Slides
Ronald Sandler is chair of the Department of Philosophy and Religion and Director of the Ethics Institute at Northeastern University. His areas of research are environmental ethics, ethics and technology, and ethical theory. His is the author of Environmental Ethics: Theory in Practice (Oxford University Press), Food Ethics: The Basics (Routledge), and The Ethics of Species (Cambridge University Press). His is also the editor of Ethics and Emerging Technologies (Palgrave-Macmillan), and co-editor of Environmental Justice and Environmentalism (MIT Press) and Environmental Virtue Ethics (Rowman and Littlefield). Sandler’s recent work includes ethical analysis and evaluation of the development and use of novel conservation technologies and strategies.
– Faith T. Campbell, Center for Invasive Species Prevention – View Bio | View Slides
Faith Campbell earned a B.A. in political science at Dickinson College and a Ph.D. in politics from Princeton University. Since 1976, she has worked as a lobbyist for a series of environmental advocacy organizations, including Natural Resources Defense Council, National Association of Exotic Pest Plant Councils, American Lands Alliance, The Nature Conservancy, and (currently) the Center for Invasive Species Prevention. She presented an environmentalists’ review of transgenic trees on behalf of American Lands Alliance at conference hosted by Steve Strauss in 2001. Faith represented The Conservancy on the advisory committee of the Healthy Forest Initiative. Faith has focused on non-native insects and diseases that attack North American tree taxa since 1990. Faith has published on policy issues related to non-native pests in Bioscience and Wild Earth; has testified before Congress; and co-authored a series of in-house reports, Fading Forests I (1994), Fading Forests II (2002), and Fading Forests III (2014) – available at http://treeimprovement.utk.edu/FadingForests.htm