Personality Ecological Culture: Universals of Ethical Principles of Human-Environment Interaction

Galina P. Novikova, Elena A. Kaptelinina, Dmitriy A. Pashentsev, Nikolay N. Chernogor, Nataliya V. Osipova, Elena V. Spirina, Elena S. Putilina, Olga A. Ruzakova

Ekoloji, 2019, Issue 107, Pages: 63-71, Article No: e107069


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The research urgency is caused by the trends to find effective ways of crises overcoming, which acquires in the XX1 century global nature due to many factors of human activities that damage the environment. It is established that as a key strategy for solving this problem, the leading position is devoted to the rethinking of the individual ecological culture ethical values, based on the principles of unity of man and the environment; the organization of economic activity on the basis of ethical values of nature management and forecasting the consequences of their behavior for the environment; the recognition of the right of wildlife all kinds to the equal value of life on Earth with man. This strategy determines the need for scientific substantiation of the theoretical and methodical approach to rethinking the interaction principles between man and the environment, providing for the formation of a system of values, value orientations, interests, needs, attitudes, experience of the individual in making new, environmentally-oriented decisions and norms of behavior in relation to the natural environment. In this regard, the main attention in this article is devoted to the development and testing of universal ethical principles of the individual’s ecological culture innovative model, raising to the rank of law the equal coexistence of man and nature and the development of sustainable interaction of ecology, economy and production. With the help of environmental monitoring, implemented as a leading method of research, the effectiveness of the ethical principles’ universals of the model of man and nature equal coexistence is experimentally tested and justified. The article reveals the prerequisites for the transformation of the individual’s ecological culture; the content of ethical principles’ universals for rethinking the ecological culture of the individual is established; on the basis of the results of the study the structure and content of axiological, cognitive, procedural, orientation components of the innovative model od individual’s ecological culture is justified and the practical importance in the implementation of ethical principles’ universals of the model is proved.


global ecological crisis, ecological culture, values of ecological culture, model of ecological culture, ethical principles, universals of ethical principles, sustainable development, ecological monitoring, criteria of ecological culture


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