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Published: 25 October 2019
DOI: 10.1215/9781478004639-003
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0463-9
...two. ON THE SKIN Drone Warfare, Collateral Damage, and the Human Terrain Skin, our largest organ, vulnerable to all ambient toxins, at the end, is all we have to hold us together, no matter how much it seems to keep us apart. Ruth Wilson Gilmore, Abolition Geography and the Problem of...
Published: 20 September 2019
DOI: 10.1215/9781478005124-007
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0512-4
... 7 THE ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT OF SURGING SEAS · life AT The edge · Impact on Animals Coastal animals face a number of problems from rising sea levels, includ- ing loss of beaches and complete inundation of habitats. It is important to note that beaches, left up to Nature, will always be present...
Published: 27 March 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478009016-001
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0901-6
...INTRODUCTION Radiant Energies and Environmental Controversies In mid-2011, fishermen in Koodankulam, India, a coastal area in the southern state of Tamil Nadu, began complaining about a mysterious decrease in their fish yields. They blamed it on radiation from the nuclear reactor being built there...
Published: 12 October 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375074-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7507-4
Published: 12 October 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7507-4
Published: 21 August 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375548-009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7554-8
... opportunity to help resolve largely ethical issues. This chapter is a behind-the-scenes look at how decisions are made in government and what ethical principles should apply. The debates about offshore leasing, the national obligation to Native Americans, the balance between environmental protection and...
Published: 21 August 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7554-8
... are not concentrated in one sex over the other, or in persons with certain accents or in certain races or in persons holding degrees from some universities over ­others. When we indulge our- selves in such irrational prejudices, we damage ourselves most of all and ul- timately assure ourselves...
Published: 07 April 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375876-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7587-6
... direct access to forests inhabited by Rarámuri (Tarahumara) people. Mexican scientists eventually began to worry that the scale of logging might cause irreparable environmental damage. ...
Published: 07 April 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7587-6
... direct access to forests inhabited by Rarámuri (Tarahumara) people. Mexican scientists eventually began to worry that the scale of logging might cause irreparable environmental damage. The Mexican revolution of 1910–1917 erupted, in part, as a response to the dispossession and commodification of...
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By Andrea Smith
Published: 01 January 2005
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374817-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7481-7
... escape the repercussions of en• vironmental damage. Yet colonizers attempt to deny this reality by forcing those people who have already been rendered dirty, impure, and hence expendable to face the most immediate conse• quences of environmental destruction. Marginalized communities suffer...
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By Joseph Pugliese
Published: 23 October 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478009078-008
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0907-8
.... Armed Conflict and Environmental Damage. New Delhi: Vij Books, 2015. Joint ApN- pANAp Mission in Palestine. Human Rights and Toxic Chemicals in the Occupied West Bank (Palestine May 2016. http files . panap . net / resources / OccupiedWB - Palestine - Human - Rights - Toxic - Chemicals . pdf. Jones...
Published: 27 March 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478004615-201
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0461-5
..., but the issues that they are fighting are local expressions of the damage to earth systems that define our era. Alliances are every thing. Environmental publics and research scientists concerned about extinc- tions risks and loss of biodiversity could offer vital support to environmental activists...
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By Eli Clare
Published: 13 January 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373520-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7352-0
... defects, cancer, learning disabilities transforming them into symbols for environmental damage. This strat- egy works because it taps into ableism. It assumes that viewers will automatically understand disability and chronic illness as tragedies in need of prevention and eradication, and in turn that...
Published: 18 December 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012665-001
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1266-5
... environmental register of nuclear test programs from atmospheric fallout to a diff er ent plane of ecological damage one not borne on wind patterns but connected to under ground seepage and flow. The move to under ground testing also significantly changed the visual politics of the nuclear age during the Cold...
Published: 01 January 2019
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007289-002
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0728-9
... concerned about the eco- logical damage that will result from excavating mineral deposits laid down over thousands of years around hydrothermal vents; or removing mineral- rich nod- ules scattered over the abyssal plains, which also formed over millennia. These are sites of extraordinary, and yet little...
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By Jennifer Terry
Published: 20 October 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822372806-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7280-6
... group has turned its attention to the health effects of environmental damage caused by climate change and the proliferation of toxic waste and pollution. Physicians for Human Rights is another expert- driven organization. Founded in 1986, the group is based on the idea that scientists, physicians, and...
Published: 01 January 1996
DOI: 10.1215/9780822377825-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7782-5
... prior to 1986 can be found within the writers' com- 68 Eco-nationalism munity. Thus, in the mid-1960s, Ukrainian writers began to take an inter• est in environmental questions. Small groups occasionally met to discuss their concerns about damage to the Dnieper River, air...
Published: 01 January 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373476-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7347-6
... , the damaged 1906 film with which the book opened, as exemplary of the kind of politics possible when the vices of exclusion, externality, cyborg capital, integral waste, and the mode of destruction are overcome in acts of cocreation. ...
Published: 18 December 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012665-014
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1266-5
... to be overcome in the perfection of geo graph i cal engineering. The failure of Proj ect Chariot was largely due to public concerns about radio- active fallout. By the 1960s activists could draw on an extensive public rec ord of environmental damage from nuclear testing in the U.S. Southwest and Mar...
Published: 06 December 2019
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007135-080
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0713-5
... Catherine Lutz has long been a leader. Her se lection provides a global overview of con temporary social movements con- cerned about the human and environmental damage inflicted by U.S. and other foreign military bases. The anthropologically inclined Chamoru lawyer and human rights activist Julian Aguon...