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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2013) 2 (1): 43–56.
Published: 01 May 2013
...Michael Adams Abstract Hunting is a controversial activity in Australia, and much debated in international research. Positions range from ‘the first hunters were the first humans’ to the ‘meat is murder’ argument. There is, however, very little research on non-Indigenous hunting in Australia...
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Environmental Humanities (1 November 2018) 10 (2): 501–527.
Published: 01 November 2018
... implementation, however, we also call for this composting to be done more inclusively, and with a more rigorous and intentional “politics of citation.” 2 This thinking developed in the context of a reading group started in 2015 in Sydney, Australia. Drawn to the catchy connotations of the word, we proposed...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2016) 8 (1): 77–94.
Published: 01 May 2016
... flying foxes mean to this community of Aboriginal people in Australia for whom the species is kin? How is the absence of vultures in India experienced by the Parsee community that has traditionally relied on these birds to consume their dead? 31 In this way, ethographic work is attentive to other...
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Environmental Humanities (1 November 2018) 10 (2): 421–446.
Published: 01 November 2018
... deals. “Softies” tend to be diplomatically steered away from corporate meetings, including one I attended between Harapan Baru and potential investors from the United States and Australia. When I asked if Lien, head of breeding, would attend, the head of finance shook his head and responded: “No way...
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Environmental Humanities (1 November 2018) 10 (2): 447–472.
Published: 01 November 2018
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2018) 10 (1): 343–347.
Published: 01 May 2018
... together in a sandy swale, I handed a museum skin of a Bilby—a small ground-dwelling mammal—to Alice Cox, an A n angu Elder and traditional owner and custodian of the vast mosaic of the Maralinga-Tjarutja Lands of South Australia. When these homelands were expropriated for the British-Australian atomic...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2018) 10 (1): 1–19.
Published: 01 May 2018
... expression. While recognizing that these three works originate in Australia and the United States and thus map to specific contexts and imaginaries, taken together they offer a way into feeling catastrophic futures in the present—and attending to the possibility that such virtual potentials do not become...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2014) 4 (1): 41–67.
Published: 01 May 2014
... composition might sound like. To my knowledge the only symphonic antecedent for this emerging musical paradigm was Symphony on a City by John Antill (1959; commissioned by the port city of Newcastle, NSW in 1958). 16 Australia was colonised during the Industrial Revolution when, as Newton points out...
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Environmental Humanities (1 November 2017) 9 (2): 181–203.
Published: 01 November 2017
... recent, noting alongside the ice description Australia’s achievements and milestones in the Antarctic as well as important nuclear events like Chernobyl. 34 This practice partly perpetuates an older tradition—dating from the late nineteenth century—of dating tree rings with major human events (also...
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Environmental Humanities (1 November 2017) 9 (2): 230–254.
Published: 01 November 2017
... moment in the exhibition space where I spent the most time with Dying for the Other , engaging artist LuYang in the process. As installed at “DeMonstrable,” a 2015 exhibition at the Lawrence Wilson Art Gallery, University of Western Australia, curated by Oron Catts with Jennifer Johung and Elizabeth...
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Environmental Humanities (1 November 2017) 9 (2): 309–324.
Published: 01 November 2017
..., and so forth. Ancient Greeks and Babylonians were in all likelihood not the first astronomers. The celestial observations and reflections of people such as the Yolgnu of Arnhem Land in northern Australia may very well go back much further in time. Like many indigenous astronomical practices, and...
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Environmental Humanities (1 November 2017) 9 (2): 398–417.
Published: 01 November 2017
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Environmental Humanities (1 November 2017) 9 (2): 255–279.
Published: 01 November 2017
... “Awfully Wonderful: Science Fiction in Contemporary Art,” curated by Lizzie Muller and Bec Dean, Performance Space at Carriageworks, Sydney, Australia, April 15 – May 14, 2011. Photographed by Joy Lai; reproduced with permission of the artist. Figure 6. Hayden Fowler, Anthropocene (2011). Mixed-media...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2017) 9 (1): 40–59.
Published: 01 May 2017
... 1880s reclamation of the Elizabeth Bay foreshore on Sydney Harbour, Australia, is a work of recall or recovery. The introduction by British colonists in the late 1700s of the notion of “capital in land” both underwrote the dispossession of the bay’s indigenous inhabitants and stimulated a thirst for...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2018) 10 (1): 226–240.
Published: 01 May 2018
...Christine Hansen Abstract In the late summer of 2009, a massive firestorm swept through more than one million acres of dense bush in the southeast corner of Australia, killing 173 people and leaving more than 7,000 homeless. In the aftermath of the disaster, commentators almost universally...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2013) 3 (1): 43–70.
Published: 01 May 2013
...Vicki Powys; Hollis Taylor; Carol Probets Abstract A lyrebird chick was raised in captivity in the 1920s in Australia's New England Tablelands, or so the story goes. The bird mimicked the sounds of the household's flute player, learning two tunes and an ascending scale. When released back into the...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2013) 3 (1): 93–109.
Published: 01 May 2013
..., engaging with life on the inside of the webs and patterns of connection. An earlier version of this paper was presented as the Val Plumwood Memorial Lecture at the Minding Animals Conference, held in Newcastle, Australia in July 2009. Copyright: © Rose 2013 2013 This is an open access article...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2014) 4 (1): 171–194.
Published: 01 May 2014
.... Drawing on ethnographic fieldwork among winemakers in South Australia I examine pasteurisation, a killing practice that acts not on organisms but on the fluids within which they live. Examining the pasteurisation of wine damaged by the fungus Botrytis cinerea, I argue that this practice shifts the locus...
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Published: 01 May 2013
Figure 4 Norman Robinson (left), undated c.1970s, recording birds in Western Australia. Photo courtesy of Vicki Powys. 18 Ranger Neville Fenton (right), 1976, at Dorrigo National Park. Photo courtesy of Neville Fenton. Figure 4. Norman Robinson (left), undated c.1970s, recording birds in More
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Published: 01 November 2017
Figure 6. Hayden Fowler, Anthropocene (2011). Mixed-media installation, 5 × 6.5 × 6.5 m. Exhibited at “Awfully Wonderful: Science Fiction in Contemporary Art,” curated by Lizzie Muller and Bec Dean, Performance Space at Carriageworks, Sydney, Australia, April 15 – May 14, 2011. Photographed by More