Ecofeminism is a term that covers a variety of response to environmental problems and theorizing about them this paper will look briefly on how the ecofeminism has to do with environmental ethics in the first section, will look briefly concept on ecofeminism and environmental ethics and how do they apply.
Ecofeminism is a joining of environmental, feminist, and women's spirituality concerns (spretnak, 1990, pp 5-6) as the environmental movement along with environmental crises raised the consciousness of women to the decay of the earth, they began to see a parallel between the devaluation earth and the devaluation of women.
Although many environmental philosophers want to distance themselves from the label of anthropocentrism, it nevertheless remains the case that a number of coherent anthropocentric environmental ethics have been elaborated (blackstone, 1972 passmore, 1974 o’neill, 1997 and gewirth, 2001.
Ecofeminism as it propelled into the 21st century became aware of the criticisms, and in response ecofeminists with a materialist lens began doing research and renaming the topic, ie queer ecologies, global feminist environmental justice, and gender and the environment.
Environmental management & ethics 21 ratings decision-makers often turn to scientists and engineers to assist them to navigate through complex environmental, health and societal challenges pervaded by systemic uncertainty, ambiguity and ethical implications.
Ecofeminismenvironmental ethics refers to a wide range of normative positions, from traditional western, utilitarian, rights- and justice-based ethics to nontraditional and non-western ethics feminist concerns in environmental ethics span this broad range of positions.