The Cape Town Statement on Geoethics.
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Di Capua, Giuseppe
Bobrowsky, Peter T.
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Recently the interest by geoscientists in (geo)ethical aspects of geoscience knowledge, education, research, practice and communication has grown considerably. Today the topic of geoethics has gained a significant visibility within the scien-tific community. The IAPG – International Association for Promoting Geoethics (http://www.geoethics.org), founded in 2012, has worked to widen the discussion and create awareness about issues of ethics as applied to the geosciences. Thanks to continuous voluntary work, the respectful exchange, and fruitful sharing of ideas, the IAPG community has produced a conceptual substratum on which to base the future development of geoethics, by clarifying the meaning of the word “geoethics”, formalizing its definition, and better identifying a framework of reference values on which the geosci-ence community can base more effective codes of conduct and guidance. The members of the IAPG community have pub-lished various books and articles in peer-reviewed inte.....
JournalAnnals of Geophysics
IssueFast Track 7
Sustainable Development Goals (SDG)14
Best Practice TypeBest Practice
Manual (incl. handbook, guide, cookbook etc)
DOI Original10.4401/ ag-7553
CitationGiuseppe Di Capua, G. Di; Peppoloni, S. and Bobrowsky, P.T. (2017) The Cape Town Statement on Geoethics. Annals of Geophysics, 60, Fast Track 7, 6pp. DOI: 10.4401/ ag-7553