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Texas Tech hosts Global Ethics Day

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Protecting and preserving our environment starts with global ethics a Texas Tech professor said.

It's the focus of Global Ethics Day, acknowledging the importance of social issues and understanding why we need to respect human rights of all people. 

"We need to think about, if we do things that are affecting the environment in the United States for example, this can go to other parts of the world. So, when we are doing things ethically to respect the environment we are protecting the environment for the rest of the world as well," Assistant Professor of Sociology, Nadia Flores-Yeffal, said.

She said it's important to explain global ethics because of misconceptions surrounding immigration. 

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