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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2016) 7 (1): 259–263.
Published: 01 May 2016
... or transformed. I clearly recall sitting in the warm sand next to my father, cradling the large white egg of a crocodile in my small hands. It was a source of wonder that the huge, armour-plated toothy beasts in the enclosure nearby had once been enfolded into this small space, encased...
Environmental Humanities (1 May 2013) 3 (1): 93–109.
Published: 01 May 2013
... world is to radically overturn much of how we in the west have understood the world. 27 Harvey points to Val Plumwood's essay “Being Prey” in which she discusses her experience of being taken by a crocodile (discussed in greater detail below) as a key text for vividly illuminating the understanding...
Environmental Humanities (1 May 2014) 4 (1): 113–123.
Published: 01 May 2014
... victims: humans can also be prey. Because they have become so rare, encounters with ravenous beasts can have the power to destabilize concepts of human-animal relations profoundly. Reflecting on surviving a crocodile attack, Val Plumwood argues that a glimpse “from the outside” of the “alien...
Environmental Humanities (1 May 2019) 11 (1): 174–179.
Published: 01 May 2019
.... Coffees defend themselves with contraceptives. In the beans, in the Mesozoic algae in the disposable cup. A stone rolled in front of a cave makes a mediocre lock. A crocodile in a moat is more difficult to pick. Locksmiths don’t call these locks any more than they would a chair wedged against a...
Environmental Humanities (1 May 2012) 1 (1): 23–55.
Published: 01 May 2012
... difficult to manage. Unaccustomed to wetland conditions, wary of crocodiles and unknown others lurking in the water, these animals preferred to graze in dry grasslands where the conservationists were trying to regrow a forest. These cattle proved ineffective in killing the cattails. 50 Figure 5...