legally allowed by the bag limit. Is it ethical to use the latest and best management practices in farming if the erosion of soil continues, or streams still become spoiled? We must develop a new land ethic, a way to understand our collective impact on global ecosystem health and to make decisions about our actions in light of this impact. Ethical means what is morally right, not what has been successfully lobbied, legislated, and regulated. This is a critical period in evolutionary history. Our own survival depends on being as cooperative and adaptive as nature.
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