The Genesis concept of having “dominion” over all that lives and moves on earth has created problems. It is of course a human concept, based on human words which tried to express an answer to the question of the origin of human existence. However, it has helped to foster the attitude that “dominion” includes a right to exploit the earth’s resources with no thoughts for the future; to take all we can get, now, because we are entitled to it. In this attitude the exploiters succumb to the “Great Sin” of pride.
This comes from a talk by the Rev Geoff Usher. You can read the complete talk here