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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2018) 10 (1): 150–170.
Published: 01 May 2018
...Petra Tjitske Kalshoven Abstract Extinct as a result of overhunting and habitat loss, the great auk, or garefowl, leads a hidden taxidermied existence in museum storerooms, sheltered from potential further degradation. As an environmental icon, however, the bird inspires a lively political economy...
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Published: 01 May 2014
Figure 1 A painting by Archibald Thorburn (1860-1930) entitled The Great Auk surrounded by its true relatives. Courtesy of the Wikimedia Commons http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Auks.jpg . Figure 1. A painting by Archibald Thorburn (1860-1930) entitled The Great Auk surrounded by its true More
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Published: 01 May 2014
Figure 2 Stuffed great auk at Kelvingrove Museum, Glasgow. Image © Mike Pennington. Used under a CC BY-SA 2.0 license. Figure 2. Stuffed great auk at Kelvingrove Museum, Glasgow. Image © Mike Pennington. Used under a CC BY-SA 2.0 license. More
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Published: 01 May 2014
Figure 1 Geirfugl / Great Auk, sculpture in aluminium by Ólöf Nordal 1998. (Photo: © Vigfús Birgisson, published with kind permission of Ólöf Nordal). Figure 1. Geirfugl / Great Auk, sculpture in aluminium by Ólöf Nordal 1998. (Photo: © Vigfús Birgisson, published with kind permission of More
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Published: 01 May 2018
Figure 3. Pierre-Yves Renkin with a great auk model, near Namur, Belgium, 2016. Photograph by the author Figure 3. Pierre-Yves Renkin with a great auk model, near Namur, Belgium, 2016. Photograph by the author More
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Published: 01 May 2018
Figure 4. Brussels great auk specimen, Institut royal des sciences naturelles de Belgique, Brussels, 2016. Photograph by the author Figure 4. Brussels great auk specimen, Institut royal des sciences naturelles de Belgique, Brussels, 2016. Photograph by the author More
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2014) 4 (1): 195–205.
Published: 01 May 2014
...Figure 1 A painting by Archibald Thorburn (1860-1930) entitled The Great Auk surrounded by its true relatives. Courtesy of the Wikimedia Commons http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Auks.jpg . Figure 1. A painting by Archibald Thorburn (1860-1930) entitled The Great Auk surrounded by its true...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2014) 5 (1): 77–100.
Published: 01 May 2014
...Figure 1 Geirfugl / Great Auk, sculpture in aluminium by Ólöf Nordal 1998. (Photo: © Vigfús Birgisson, published with kind permission of Ólöf Nordal). Figure 1. Geirfugl / Great Auk, sculpture in aluminium by Ólöf Nordal 1998. (Photo: © Vigfús Birgisson, published with kind permission of...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2016) 7 (1): 151–168.
Published: 01 May 2016
... Planning D: Society and Space 25 , no. 5 ( 2007 ): 911 - 32 . Lorimer Jamie . “ On Auks and Awkwardness .” Environmental Humanities 4 ( 2014 ): 195 - 205 . Lorimer Jamie . Wildlife in the Anthropocene: Conservation After Nature . Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2018) 10 (1): 40–62.
Published: 01 May 2018
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2013) 2 (1): 21–41.
Published: 01 May 2013
... longer within our reach and touch. And whether speaking of a singular death or a specific extinction, these lives are ethically and quite literally irreplaceable, nothing will ever take their place in the world. Extinction, of course, involves the death of singular beings, the last Great Auk shot...