A 'resource' that has been historically abused for its seeming endlessness, the onus of who should care for the environment becomes a progressively more and more contentious issue. Humans have recently had to reconsider the place that they have or the place that they were given without the world and the implications that has for the environment.
Yes, it is immoral to abuse the environment
Through various philosophies, the conclusion is reached that we have some form of duty to care for the environment
Discriminating against animals is akin to racism
Humans are treated equally because of their capability to reason however this is incredibly arbitrary.