Which do you think is more important, human rights or protecting biodiversity?
Often, there seems to be a conflict between the two. Like when groups are displaced to make nature preserves or national parks, for just one example. Many people think that they are both very important, and many don't think either one is important. I hope that you will think about your answer a little bit and be able to explain why you feel the way that you do. Also, if there seems to be a conflict between the two in a given situation, how do you think that one might go about resolving that conflict?
Asked By: forbidden_planet - 6/30/2006
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I think that you can actually have it both ways. When u have a tribe or race of people like the Inuit who have lived in an area for several generations then they usually have a better understanding of that area than outsiders. I think the problem is that instead of true biodiversity we try to promote certain species... More
Answered By: Bloodaxe23 - 7/1/2006
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I think that you can't protect biodiversity without infringing on human rights. They're taking someone's land for a "good cause"... so there isn't really any right answer as to which is more important.
Answered By: heidielizabeth69 - 6/30/2006
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