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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2016) 7 (1): 89–105.
Published: 01 May 2016
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Published: 01 May 2016
Figure 2. Micalong Creek Conservation Reserve. Image courtesy of Affrica Taylor. Figure 2. Micalong Creek Conservation Reserve. Image courtesy of Affrica Taylor. More
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Published: 01 May 2016
Figure 3. A Hawaiian crow in captivity at the Keauhou Bird Conservation Center. Photograph by Thom van Dooren. Figure 3. A Hawaiian crow in captivity at the Keauhou Bird Conservation Center. Photograph by Thom van Dooren. More
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Environmental Humanities (1 November 2017) 9 (2): 456–459.
Published: 01 November 2017
...: largely seen as a positive value to which ecological management should explicitly strive, but with some hefty caveats. Part of the ambiguity comes from the multiple ways in which connectivity is theoretically focused within the academic fields of conservation biology and landscape ecology. 4 Drawing on...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2018) 10 (1): 63–85.
Published: 01 May 2018
... traditional approaches to conservation biology and conservation practices. Yet decommissioning the “invasive species paradigm” requires us to grapple with new ethical and political frameworks for stewarding the Earth in a time of loss. In response, this essay offers a thought experiment. Instead of referring...
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Environmental Humanities (1 November 2018) 10 (2): 349–369.
Published: 01 November 2018
...Liv Østmo; John Law Abstract This article describes a colonial encounter in north Norway between Sámi practices for fishing and knowing the natural world, and the conservation policies of state policy makers. In Sámi practices the world is populated by powerful and morally lively human and nonhuman...
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Environmental Humanities (1 November 2018) 10 (2): 370–396.
Published: 01 November 2018
...Erin Despard; Michael Gallagher Abstract In popular conservation discourse, Rhododendron ponticum is portrayed as an alien invader let loose on the British countryside by misguided gardeners. In Scotland, eradication campaigns tend to be favored over more pragmatic approaches to management, even...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2018) 10 (1): 171–186.
Published: 01 May 2018
...Katey Castellano Abstract Leanne Allison and Jeremy Mendes’s interactive documentary Bear 71 (2012) depicts the “story of a female grizzly bear monitored by wildlife conservation officers from 2001–2009” in Banff National Park. The film’s visuals are composed of fragments from critter-cam footage...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2012) 1 (1): 69–84.
Published: 01 May 2012
... its future. This paper explores four key drivers of conservation initiatives: place, landscape, biodiversity and livelihood, and how these shape environmental management in the Desert Channels region of south-western Queensland and in the Quantock hills in Somerset, England. The aim is to show how the...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2015) 6 (1): 73–102.
Published: 01 May 2015
... invisible losses of extractive approaches to knowledge production, particularly in the context of collection-based biodiversity conservation. 1 Copyright: © Svensson 2015 2015 This is an open access article distributed under the terms of a Creative Commons License (CC BY-NC-ND 3.0). This license permits...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2019) 11 (1): 72–100.
Published: 01 May 2019
... this conservative Christian community incorporated different worldviews and stresses the importance of taking sacred timelines seriously when considering the Anthropocene. In highlighting an “Amish Anthropocene” located within a fundamentalist Christian timeline, I argue that the Amish embrace of the...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2017) 9 (1): 1–17.
Published: 01 May 2017
... neoliberal conservation At least since Barbara Adam’s 1998 Timescapes of Modernity , critical environmental theorists have been preoccupied with thinking about the relationships between diverse temporal frameworks and perceptions of environmental responsibility across a range of cultural contexts. As...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2016) 8 (1): 118–142.
Published: 01 May 2016
... the world around us. Copyright © 2016 Celia Lowe and Ursula Münster 2016 This is an open access article distributed under the terms of a Creative Commons license (CC BY-NC-ND 3.0). Asian elephants herpes viral creep extinction care uncertainty captivity stress conservation multispecies...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2016) 7 (1): 259–263.
Published: 01 May 2016
... this species was endangered, and had initiated conservation measures to ensure their survival. Tony had collected the egg from a threatened breeding ground, carefully packed it in grass with a spot marking which end should remain uppermost, and carefully reburied the clutch at the croc centre. When the...
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Published: 01 May 2012
Figure 10 Duck hunting, the world making game of powerful foreigners, is illegal in Costa Rica. Some farmers of Bagatzí have become poachers, intruding onto the government nature preserve in Palo Verde managed by conservation biologists. This mannequin with a wooden ‘gun’ was installed by park More
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2014) 5 (1): 291–294.
Published: 01 May 2014
... and again I have witnessed how care for some individuals and species translates into suffering and death for others, the ‘violent-care’ of conservation: predators and competitors are culled, expendable animals provide food or enrichment for the endangered, the list goes on. 4 Beyond conservation...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2013) 3 (1): 1–24.
Published: 01 May 2013
... hemisphere; specifically, of the Western Palearctic. The International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN) classified the species as globally Vulnerable (VU) in its 2008 Red List assessment, and the Lessers are included in Annex II of the Bern Convention, Annex I of the European Wild Birds directive...
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Environmental Humanities (1 November 2016) 8 (2): 235–239.
Published: 01 November 2016
... and in much less optimistic times for urban planners, it would appear that my stag beetle enthusiasts were in the vanguard of a shift that is taking place in nature conservation. The stag beetle nesting boxes, which at the time seemed like such token acts of care, now speak of a wider affection for...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2014) 5 (1): 283–286.
Published: 01 May 2014
... that an increased emphasis on “connectivity and associations” by farmers and managers can overcome the “separationist” approaches that characterise agriculture in Australia, where conservation all too often happens on farms “ in spite of the farming ... not as part of the farming.” 11 Within a...
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Environmental Humanities (1 November 2018) 10 (2): 473–500.
Published: 01 November 2018
... conservatives, and the ability of environmental narratives to stimulate real-world conversations and influence behavior. To make sense of reader responses, I utilize concepts from ecocriticism, environmental communication, and cognitive psychology. In particular, I apply construal level theory , which argues...