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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2014) 5 (1): 203–216.
Published: 01 May 2014
...Alexa Weik von Mossner Abstract Covering the time span from 2021 to 16000 N.C., Dale Pendell's speculative novel The Great Bay chronicles the profound climatic, geological and ecological transformations that California undergoes during these fourteen millennia. Human life becomes unimaginably small...
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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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Published: 01 May 2018
Figure 4. Former site of the Chesapeake Bay Model. An original water meter is in the foreground, and the original water tower can be seen in the distance. Photograph by the author Figure 4. Former site of the Chesapeake Bay Model. An original water meter is in the foreground, and the original More
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Published: 01 May 2018
Figure 5. The sprawling Chesapeake Bay Hydraulic Model, housed in a warehouse that covered fourteen acres, became obsolete as soon as construction was finished. Photo courtesy of the US Army Corps of Engineers Figure 5. The sprawling Chesapeake Bay Hydraulic Model, housed in a warehouse that More
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Published: 01 May 2018
Figure 4. Former site of the Chesapeake Bay Model. An original water meter is in the foreground, and the original water tower can be seen in the distance. Photograph by the author Figure 4. Former site of the Chesapeake Bay Model. An original water meter is in the foreground, and the original More
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Published: 01 May 2018
Figure 5. The sprawling Chesapeake Bay Hydraulic Model, housed in a warehouse that covered fourteen acres, became obsolete as soon as construction was finished. Photo courtesy of the US Army Corps of Engineers Figure 5. The sprawling Chesapeake Bay Hydraulic Model, housed in a warehouse that More
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Published: 01 May 2017
Figure 1. Pre–World War II aerial view with Elizabeth Bay at the left and Rushcutters Bay, center. City of Sydney Archives Figure 1. Pre–World War II aerial view with Elizabeth Bay at the left and Rushcutters Bay, center. City of Sydney Archives More
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Published: 01 May 2017
Figure 2. Entrance to apartment building in Elizabeth Bay. Photograph by the author Figure 2. Entrance to apartment building in Elizabeth Bay. Photograph by the author More
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Published: 01 May 2017
Figure 3. The Elizabeth Bay seawall and reclamation, from the east. Photograph by the author Figure 3. The Elizabeth Bay seawall and reclamation, from the east. Photograph by the author More
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Published: 01 May 2017
Figure 4. Weathering of sandstone blocks in the Elizabeth Bay seawall. Photograph by the author Figure 4. Weathering of sandstone blocks in the Elizabeth Bay seawall. Photograph by the author More
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2018) 10 (1): 107–128.
Published: 01 May 2018
...Figure 4. Former site of the Chesapeake Bay Model. An original water meter is in the foreground, and the original water tower can be seen in the distance. Photograph by the author Figure 4. Former site of the Chesapeake Bay Model. An original water meter is in the foreground, and the original...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2018) 10 (1): 187–212.
Published: 01 May 2018
... spilled water into a small conference room that has an adjacent room filled with dioramas: the entire GNL facility, we find, is housed in a Plexiglas box, neatly contained and foregrounding the most visible infrastructure of the GNL operation: the two-kilometer bright red jetty extending into Quintero Bay...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2014) 4 (1): 213–220.
Published: 01 May 2014
... .” In Fields of Green: Restorying Culture, Environment, and Education , edited by McKenzie Marcia , Hart Paul , Bai Heesoon , and Jickling Bob , 11 - 63 . Cresskill : Hampton Press , 2009 . Eckersley Robyn . “ The Death of Nature and the Birth of the Ecological...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2015) 6 (1): 179–182.
Published: 01 May 2015
... Press , 1925 . Horton Tom . “ Horseshoe Crabs-and their Ancient, Annual Rite of Spring in Delaware Bay now Face an Uncertain Future .” Audubon May-June ( 1996 ): 76 – 81 . Kant Emmanuel . Critique of Judgment . Translated by Pluhar Werner . Indianapolis : Hackett , 1987...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2014) 5 (1): 149–153.
Published: 01 May 2014
... von Mossner's essay on science fiction and the risks of the Anthropocene discusses Dale Pendell's novel The Great Bay (2010), which features the future history of a flooded California after the Collapse in 2021 as a result of human activity on the Earth. Taking her cue from Ulrich Beck's work on the...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2014) 5 (1): 301–305.
Published: 01 May 2014
...,” the “Israel-West Bank Barrier,” clumsily attempt to hold contagion at bay, creating an “I” where there might have been a “we.” We put up defences against infection: variolation, vaccination, immunization. But what else are these substances doing inside our bodies as they guard against contagion...
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Environmental Humanities (1 November 2016) 8 (2): 235–239.
Published: 01 November 2016
..., treating wood, painting, and papering over the mold and cracks. We douse the world with a chemical armory: bleach, weed killer, pesticides—familiar domestic products through which we seek to escape rot’s degenerative force. Often with good reasons, we hold rot at bay, sanitizing and pasteurizing to secure...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2016) 8 (1): 24–36.
Published: 01 May 2016
... their survival rests on the wolves’ survival. Without the wolves, they would not be able to feed their cattle, and they would lose their one and only stairway to Tengger. But the wolves sometimes attack the cattle too, so they have to be kept at bay, and sometimes have to be fought. Some wolves are...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2016) 8 (1): 143–148.
Published: 01 May 2016
... Mexico, near Houston, where we live, which in turn sits in the middle of one of the largest and most concentrated oil and petrochemical refining and shipping complexes in the world, which runs from the Port of Houston and the Houston Ship Channel to Galveston Bay and from there to the Gulf of Mexico. The...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2013) 3 (1): 1–24.
Published: 01 May 2013
... tagged during the moult in the Polar Ural (Russia) in July 2006.” Image © Norwegian Ornithological Society. Through carefully managed distance, and the continuous erasure of presence, the birding encounter in the field maintains itself as a holding-at-bay, 22 an enabling condition for certain...