Geodiversity, and the geoethical principles for its preservation

Nataliya Nikitina


The history of the origin and evolution of the term ‘geodiversity’ is described, and its present definitions are given. Several types of values of geodiversity are considered. Moreover, a new type of value is defined: the information value of geodiversity, as developed from the ethical principles of geodiversity preservation.


Geodiversity; Geodiversity value; Ethical principles; Sustainable development; Management of mineral resources

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Published by INGV, Istituto Nazionale di Geofisica e Vulcanologia - ISSN: 2037-416X