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  1. Michael L. Draney (1997). Ethical Obligations Toward Insect Pests. Ethics and the Environment 2 (1):5 - 23.score: 580.0
    This paper examines the implications of considering the values and rights of insect pests in determining which insect control efforts to pursue. This consideration will depend on the scale of the control effort, that is, whether the control operates at the level of individual pest organisms, populations, or the entire pest species. I argue that an individual organism's rights cannot be taken into account in planning insect control, because of the practical impossibility of granting it anything but infinitesimal moral significance. (...)
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