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Published: 01 January 2019
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007289-015
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0728-9
... mediated a shift in the sector from the development of biofuels to that of high- value, commercializable products, such as omega-3- rich human and animal food sup- plements. Through an examination of government and scientific documents and participant observation at industry conferences, I argue...
Series: Critical Global Health: Evidence, Efficacy, Ethnography
Published: 20 September 2019
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007005-003
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0700-5
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By Julie Livingston
Series: Critical Global Health: Evidence, Efficacy, Ethnography
Published: 20 September 2019
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007005-005
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0700-5
Published: 18 September 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012528-013
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1252-8
... government reversed its earlier stance on ethanol, passing 242 chapter nine a law that would encourage biofuel production, an attempt to address Bo- livia s stubborn dependence on imported diesel. Here Morales had to eat crow (comer sapos), since he and Hugo Chávez had questioned biofuels during the Bush era...
Published: 01 January 2019
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007289-018
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0728-9
... Bidle, Kay, 267 biocapital, 276 79 bioeconomy, 278 79 biofuels, 278 80. See also algae biotechnology bioluminescent dinoflagellates (Pyrocystis fusiformis), 255 57 biopolitics: affirmative, 152, 258, 260, 262, 270, 321; Foucault and, 183; make die versus make live and, 18 19, 147 48, 150 53...
Series: Experimental Futures
Published: 28 May 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478013211-287
EISBN: 978-1-4780-9169-1
...- arcane and other plant sources, including not only biofuels but also biobased plas- tics, synthetic fabrics, solvents, specialty chemicals, and more. She is working with scientists and industry actors in Brazil who are researching new biotechnologies to expand the scope and scale of sugar-b­ ased...
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By Julie Livingston
Series: Critical Global Health: Evidence, Efficacy, Ethnography
Published: 20 September 2019
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007005-006
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0700-5
...; sickness and mass slaugh- ter, 47 51; standardization, 45 46; syndicates, 27, 36; vaccina- tions, 46 47, 49, 51, 58, 64 65, 139n23. See also cattle Berlant, Lauren, 56 biodiversity, 3 4, 59 biofuel/ethanol processing, 109 111, 147n72 bitumen, 91, 103 104, 106 black market in sand, 105 boitumelo...
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By Catherine Besteman
Series: Global Insecurities
Published: 01 January 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478013006-003
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1300-6
... for the production of biofuels, timber, and food crops in the global south by actors based in the global north. In a book tracking these takeovers, Saskia Sassen argues that a new logic of expulsion has been taking shape since the 1980s, through which large firms and governments in China, Saudi Arabia, South Korea...
Series: Latin America in Translation
Published: 24 April 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012108-002
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1210-8
... that is taking place in many parts of the world under extractivist development models, especially in large- scale mining, biofuel production, and the appropriation of land linked to com- mercial agriculture. It lets us see why environmental conflicts are often at the same time ontological conflicts...
Series: Latin America in Translation
Published: 24 April 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012108-004
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1210-8
..., and how this cosmovision is under assault by the death project of capital and development, generating environmental conflicts illegal mining, biofuels, illegal crops that devastate ecosystems and worlds. These would all be important and pertinent analyses. But for this occasion, I have another sort...
Published: 28 February 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007272-008
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0727-2
... are under way to further autonomize uuvs, as we see with rand s Green Strike Group a small fleet of nuclear vessels and biofuel- powered ships that, according to its developers, are the next steps toward an oil- free fleet.22 Alternative Air Dominance While the nuclear- powered submarine provides one sort...
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By Bret Gustafson
Published: 18 September 2020
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1252-8
Book Chapter

By Bret Gustafson
Published: 18 September 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012528-016
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1252-8
... Barrientos, René, 59 61, 63, 88 beauty queens, 127 29, 132 35, 141 44, 148 49, 193, 264n7 Beni, 151, 182, 237, 245, 250 Benjamin, Walter, 194 the Besiro people, 132 33 biofuels, 97, 242 Black September, 122 blockades: Guarani, 134, 148, 211; land reform and, 161, 164, 166, 170, 183 84; regionalist, 122 23...
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By Bret Gustafson
Published: 18 September 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012528-007
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1252-8
.... The Brazilians wanted a gas pipeline running from the Chaco across eastern Bolivia to the Atlantic, to provide energy for the country s industrial center at São Paulo. Agro- industrialists had parallel interests in Bolivia: land, fertilizers (made from gas), and eventually biofuels. Engineers already knew...
Published: 01 January 2019
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007289-001
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0728-9
...), biopharmaceutical production (Helmreich 2009), wind and wave en- ergy (Stefan Helmreich, this volume), dredging sand to create land for real es- tate and state expansion ( Jennifer L. Gaynor, this volume), and the cultivation of algae biofuels (Amy Braun, this volume). Across these diverse sectors, ocean...
Published: 09 November 2010
DOI: 10.1215/9780822393221-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9322-1
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By Joseph Pugliese
Series: ANIMA: Critical Race Studies Otherwise
Published: 23 October 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478009078-008
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0907-8
..., 2018. Bigger, Patrick, and Benjamin D. Neimark. Weaponizing Nature: The Geopo liti cal Ecol ogy of the U.S. Navy s Biofuel Program. Po liti cal Geography 60 (2017): 13 22. Birch, Tony. Afterword. In Unstable Relations: Indigenous People and Environmental- ism in Con temporary Australia, edited...
Published: 17 April 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478009207-003
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0920-7
... with the United States, which was implemented in 2012, required the 52 CHAPTER TWO country to increase its industrial agricultural and livestock competitiveness, production of biofuels, and status as a biodiverse reserve for emerging interna- tional green markets. Beyond the national scale, the 2009 fao...
Published: 17 April 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478009207-004
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0920-7
... place or territory? It is specific conceptions of life, along with human rights or land rights, that have come to the fore in rural struggles against extractivism, gmo seeds, biofuels and other forms of industrialized agriculture, large- scale infrastruc- tural projects, free trade agreements, and all...
Published: 11 January 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478021247-002
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2124-7
... and is facilitated by deeply problematic city land use ordinance laws that identify waste disposal, resource extraction, and biofuels pro cessing facilities as acceptable activities for conditional use on agricultural lands.8 In 2009, the people s fight against urban spot zoning became iconic in the strug gle...