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Environmental Humanities (2014) 4 (1): 19–39.
Published: 01 May 2014
...Susie Hatmaker Abstract This paper investigates the largest flood of coal ash in United States history as an event at once monumental and insignificant. It traces affective forces generative of both the ash, and its invisibility. In the moment of rupture, the ash flowed out of a large holding pond...
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Environmental Humanities (2018) 10 (1): 226–240.
Published: 01 May 2018
... David , and Barton Philip . Mountain Ash: Fire, Logging, and the Future of Victoria’s Giant Forests . Collingwood, Australia : CSIRO , 2015 . Lunn Stephen . “ Greenies Blamed for Victoria Bushfires’ Scale .” Australian , February 12 , 2009 . Manne Robert . “ Why We...
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Published: 01 November 2017
Figure 1. This section of ice core was drilled in December 2010 from the West Antarctic Ice Sheet. The layers of ice are visible, but also notable is a layer of volcanic ash deposited approximately 21,000 years ago. Photographer: Heide Roop. Source: United States Antarctic Program Photo Library More
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Environmental Humanities (2020) 12 (1): 388–405.
Published: 01 May 2020
... writing, the tree disease ash dieback is becoming firmly and irrevocably established in one of the most culturally and ecologically significant trees in the UK. It has already killed whole woodlands of ash in the southeast of the country. The death of these trees has a marked impact on many other species...
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Environmental Humanities (2014) 4 (1): 1–18.
Published: 01 May 2014
... the repetition of the whole, and the more compelling music of internal consonant and vowel rhymes (“ash poles in the hills”; “treetops” / “soft as cloth”) in each stanza. That is, the effect is not heard as end-rhyme although the rhyme is present. Each repeated simile in Memorial thus offers a...
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Environmental Humanities (2016) 8 (2): 149–171.
Published: 01 November 2016
... seas to the nearest mainland harbor. The next immediate concern was to prevent houses from collapsing under the ash that fell like heavy rain and, above all, to try to redirect the lava flow to avoid destruction of the harbor. A somewhat eccentric physics professor, Þorbjörn Sigurgeirsson, came up with...
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Environmental Humanities (2018) 10 (1): 310–329.
Published: 01 May 2018
... United Kingdom, antiwar activists use the Ash Wednesday service to protest nuclear weapons and other weapons of mass destruction, often distributing the blessed ashes at the gates of military bases or on the weapons themselves in acts of civil disobedience. 59 Here a theology of repentance—which...
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Environmental Humanities (2018) 10 (1): 187–212.
Published: 01 May 2018
... visible in the landscape in the form of ash and smoke. Moreover, although at times they wished for a solid infrastructure on which to build up their fragile communities, all around them concrete surfaces have turned into solid witnesses to the recurrent technological failures of modern science and...
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Environmental Humanities (2017) 9 (2): 181–203.
Published: 01 November 2017
...Figure 1. This section of ice core was drilled in December 2010 from the West Antarctic Ice Sheet. The layers of ice are visible, but also notable is a layer of volcanic ash deposited approximately 21,000 years ago. Photographer: Heide Roop. Source: United States Antarctic Program Photo Library...
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Environmental Humanities (2012) 1 (1): 103–121.
Published: 01 May 2012
... School ASH Center , 2008 . http://www.innovations.harvard.edu/showdoc.html?id=98251 . Scoones Ian and Thompson John , eds. Beyond Farmer First: Rural People's Knowledge, Agricultural Research and Extension Practice . London : Intermediate Technology Publications, Ltd. , 1999...
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Environmental Humanities (2012) 1 (1): 85–102.
Published: 01 May 2012
...: “unthou unbride”. Following in the tradition of environmental poetry that uses incantation (think of Ann Waldman's incantation, “I bind the ash-tree / I bind the yew / I bind the willow / I bind uranium”) this poem casts a spell to undo Keats' invocation of immortality of which Styrofoam is a logical...
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Environmental Humanities (2019) 11 (1): 152–173.
Published: 01 May 2019
... philosopher Pliny the Elder, and his use of “asbestinon,” Latin for “unquenchable.” 8 In his Natural History , Pliny describes asbestos as the material from which “the corpse-cloths of monarchs are made, to ensure the separation of the ashes of the body from those of the pile.” 9 He describes nobles...
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Environmental Humanities (2017) 9 (2): 398–417.
Published: 01 November 2017
... striking site. In 1820 British and American sealers explored and named this island, where barren volcanic slopes and ash-layered glaciers embrace areas of long-term geothermal activity. Defying oblivion on its beaches are the archaeological remains of a short-lived fur sealing industry in the 1820s and the...
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Environmental Humanities (2012) 1 (1): 23–55.
Published: 01 May 2012
... nearly all of the Palo Verde trees, the only nesting sites for six pairs of endangered Everglade Kites. Ashes from these fires fertilised the growth of new cattails in the next wet season. 52 Appropriating technologies of industrial agriculture, in 1989 McCoy began using retrofit tractors with huge...
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Environmental Humanities (2019) 11 (1): 216–238.
Published: 01 May 2019
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Environmental Humanities (2019) 11 (2): 427–460.
Published: 01 November 2019
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Environmental Humanities (2016) 8 (1): 95–117.
Published: 01 May 2016
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Environmental Humanities (2020) 12 (1): 23–50.
Published: 01 May 2020
... included power station ash, demolition rubble, asbestos, domestic garbage, dredging material from the river, and industrial hydrocarbons. Rather than export this waste to other places in Australia or abroad, rather than dispersing the slow violence of chemical agents across time and space, the Olympic...