The role of bioethics on sustainability of environmental education

Urker O., Yildiz M., ÇOBANOĞLU N.

Cyprus International Conference on Educational Research (CY-ICER), CYPRUS, 8 - 11 Şubat 2012, cilt.47, ss.1194-1198 identifier

  • Yayın Türü: Bildiri / Tam Metin Bildiri
  • Cilt numarası: 47
  • Doi Numarası: 10.1016/j.sbspro.2012.06.799
  • Basıldığı Ülke: CYPRUS
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.1194-1198


While efforts used to be exerted to develop regulatory-fixing tools in order to find solutions for environmental problems in the beginning, collective solutions are now sought as people figured out the global nature of the effects caused by the problem. Despite the fact that people keep on trying to solve the issue by means of science and technology, the main focus has shifted towards implementation of individual-oriented socio-economic, political and intellectual tools. One of the most important tools developed in this field is "environmental education". Environmental education which aims at showing human not as the only main element of the nature but as a part of the process in harmony with other pieces is developing some guiding tools in formulating common concerns for humanity and sharing the responsibilities, by virtue of which it becomes a part of the solution in global scale by shouldering some roles in transformation of systems and changing production and consumption behaviors. Bioethics, which can be classified as a branch of ethics, proclaims itself to assume key roles to develop and implement relevant tools. (c) 2012 Published by Elsevier Ltd.