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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2012) 1 (1): 85–102.
Published: 01 May 2012
...Laurel Peacock Abstract This article focuses on three collections of poetry by California poet Brenda Hillman, Cascadia, Practical Water, and Pieces of Air in the Epic, reading for the ways in which the poems model an affective interrelation between human and environment. These three works each...
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Environmental Humanities (1 November 2017) 9 (2): 181–203.
Published: 01 November 2017
... has been trapped in the air bubbles between the ice crystals as they form annually; this knowledge also feeds into modeling the climate’s future. Ice cores are not simply important sources of environmental knowledge, but have become important elements of global environmental representations and...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2017) 9 (1): 60–83.
Published: 01 May 2017
... possibility of atmospheres that exist beyond their human witness. Copyright © 2017 Louise Hornby 2017 This is an open access article distributed under the terms of a Creative Commons license (CC BY-NC-ND 3.0). weather Anthropocene participatory art air phenomenology climate control In...
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Published: 01 May 2016
Figure 4. A line graph from James (1970) depicting a linear regression of Downy Woodpecker wing lengths (y-axis) and air temperature (x-axis). Figure 4. A line graph from James (1970) depicting a linear regression of Downy Woodpecker wing lengths (y-axis) and air temperature (x-axis). More
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2014) 5 (1): 277–281.
Published: 01 May 2014
... directly to the life and death stakes of failing to recognise connectivity, feedback loops, interdependence and vulnerability. Just before a lightning storm, air is ionised—it ‘breaks down,’ as electrons are stripped from positive ions, creating a more conducive flow for electricity. 4 Air that is...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2019) 11 (1): 174–179.
Published: 01 May 2019
... system in response to chemical signals, hormones write to distant organs. Their task is the prosody of metabolism—cellular rhythms harvest energy from food and air to fuel digestion, reproduction, growth, and the general health of a body. This book of glands and hormones makes up the endocrine system, an...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2016) 7 (1): 227–232.
Published: 01 May 2016
...—inequity that is rife not only elsewhere, but also within the West's richest countries. In an announcement of Galeano's death in the Buenos Aires Herald, he is quoted as having described himself as “obsessed with remembering” in a “land condemned to amnesia.” 2 Amnesia. If there is a singular trait to...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2019) 11 (1): 180–193.
Published: 01 May 2019
... water sources and open-air landfills. Radioactive fallouts know no national boundaries, microplastics are as ubiquitous in tap and bottled water as mercury is in fish, and smog does not stop at the municipal borders dividing the city’s poor neighborhoods from the rich. The toxicity of the air, the...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2019) 11 (1): 27–51.
Published: 01 May 2019
.... Given the visually saturated character of the website and their work on more traditional environmental issues as well, we limited our collection to all of the inline photographs that accompanied the three major focus areas discussed under the larger umbrella of “Healthy Communities”: “Clean Air,” “Clean...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2014) 5 (1): 171–201.
Published: 01 May 2014
... was the most beautiful, heart-catching sight of my life, one that sent a torrent of ... sheer homesickness surging through me.... Raging nationalistic interests, famines, wars, pestilences don't show from that distance,” he commented later, “We are one hunk of ground, water, air, clouds, floating...
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Environmental Humanities (1 November 2017) 9 (2): 418–432.
Published: 01 November 2017
... on the runway for a few minutes in our Royal New Zealand Air Force C-130 Hercules plane, sitting in mesh seats along the walls and center. The safety briefing was full of bravado, jokes, and fatalism, with the officer noting that he had lost the sample life vest, which was fine with him, he said...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2014) 4 (1): 95–112.
Published: 01 May 2014
... air travel, and in more local contexts noise pollution from transport infrastructure has also become a concern. Furthermore, the sheer numbers of tourists represent significant wear and tear on natural and cultural landscapes. Slow travel is one of the responses to these environmental challenges...
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Environmental Humanities (1 November 2017) 9 (2): 204–229.
Published: 01 November 2017
... an anxiety with which we now write. In Catán, a visibly poor satellite town of Buenos Aires, the Socio-environmental Meeting of Buenos Aires (ESABA) introduced us to the tenuous balance between trust and suspicion with which various activists observed us. We were asked who invited us and who knew...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2014) 5 (1): 35–53.
Published: 01 May 2014
... ‘non-natural’ sides, such as office work. The distinction is clearly there, but its precise location is questioned. The poem begins by describing the jackdaws' complex social behaviour and semiosphere: The whole air, the whole day Swirls with the calls of jackdaws. The baby jackdaw Generation is...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2018) 10 (1): 86–106.
Published: 01 May 2018
... refutes the liberal idea of war as a temporally bounded event and furthers understandings of war by feminist and postcolonial studies scholars as an ongoing technology of rule. 6 My interlocutors were certain that the toxic infrastructures of war in post-2006 South Lebanon had filled the air and...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2015) 6 (1): 183–186.
Published: 01 May 2015
..., solving complex problems, or finding better ways of doing things.” 4 Such labour is often executed in the air-conditioned confines of a high-rise office by technocapitalist cyborgs. 5 Can an ethical and livable future be wrought by highly paid computer-human hybrids, directing their labours, from...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2018) 10 (1): 187–212.
Published: 01 May 2018
... Puchuncaví. Photograph by the author Figure 1. Concrete pour in Puchuncaví. Photograph by the author It was a cloudy morning. Fumes, fog, dust. In Puchuncaví it is really hard to discern where the atmospheric boundaries are between them. An eerie envelopment. Weird air. It was not my first time...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2018) 10 (1): 338–342.
Published: 01 May 2018
... vulnerability and culpability that exist between us and other species.” 10 Here the transcendent perspective of the Anthropocene is vibrant in the air, but there is also something corporeally proximal, revealing the Anthropocene’s impure vibrations, its disenchanted pirouettes, its miasma, and its small...
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Environmental Humanities (1 November 2017) 9 (2): 325–340.
Published: 01 November 2017
...?” asked the older of her two children. They had walked away from the campfire, and gazing now at the familiar pattern of stars in the night sky, a question far different from any ever asked by thousands of generations of human beings drifted off in the cool night air. “Look at the bright star over there...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2016) 7 (1): 191–202.
Published: 01 May 2016
... being ostensibly immobile, in the sense that they have roots planted in the ground rather than legs, fins, tails or wings, plants metabolise water and nutrients from the soil through their roots, and air and the light of the sun through their leaves. 5 It is through this unique capacity for...