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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2015) 6 (1): 73–102.
Published: 01 May 2015
...-case basis. This paper considers the epistemological implications of the digitisation of the Directors' Correspondence (DC) collection (1841-1928) at the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, made available through the Global Plants database. In order to avoid a polarised analysis of the end-products of archive...
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Environmental Humanities (1 November 2017) 9 (2): 280–299.
Published: 01 November 2017
... been used to emphasize both the importance of protecting species and ecosystems against the threat of extinction, and the urgency of collecting specimens from those habitats and preserving them in herbaria, museum collections, seed banks, or genomic databases. 1 This article examines the...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2015) 6 (1): 29–52.
Published: 01 May 2015
... Mellon summer travel grant. 7 Invasive Species Specialist Group, “100 of the World's Worst Invasive Alien Species.” 8 Invasive Species Specialist Group, “ Mytilus galloprovincialis (mollusc),” accessed 15 February 2015, http://www.issg.org/database/species/ecology.asp?si =102&fr=1...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2014) 5 (1): 307–311.
Published: 01 May 2014
... or transformed. I turn to the human concept of memory and to our public repositories of human and non-human memories to invoke the idea of the archive, by which I mean the total sum of our libraries, museums, collecting institutions and online databases. These instruments are viewed as sites of...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2016) 7 (1): 265–270.
Published: 01 May 2016
... independent of the contexts in which they are encountered. Western taxonomies relegate other knowledges and ways of understanding. Classification here is arborescent. Species databases and genomic sequences are modern avatars of trees of life. But “it would be a mistake to assume much about species in advance...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2014) 5 (1): 155–170.
Published: 01 May 2014
... the fact that it allows us to annotate and manipulate the globe with database operations of our own, but also in the fact that the image of the planet that it puts before us is actually a construct, an only seemingly seamless whole that has in reality been stitched together out of thousands of...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2014) 4 (1): 95–112.
Published: 01 May 2014
..., interpret, and manage it. Our ideas, our standards, for what is natural are distributed and maintained in digital tools and media like databases, computer models, geographical information systems, and so on. Paul Edwards' massive and prize-winning book on computer modeling and climate change, A Vast...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2014) 5 (1): 101–123.
Published: 01 May 2014
... when the technical distinctions are important for our analysis we inform the reader. To collect our empirical material, we used the Retriever database 24 and the search strings “climate engineering” and “geoengineering AND climate” between January 2005 and March 2013. Retriever provides access...
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Environmental Humanities (1 November 2017) 9 (2): 230–254.
Published: 01 November 2017
... reinvented in an amnesic health-care system that neglects food and eating in cancer treatment. 34 While developing a database of edible anticancer plants and recipes to help other cancer patients with their dietary interventions, da Costa read David Servan-Schreiber’s Anticancer: A New Way of Life , the...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2013) 3 (1): 1–24.
Published: 01 May 2013
... birdwatching has been a kaleidoscope of changing technologies: telephones, pagers, air travel, digital photography, bulletin boards, databases, mobile internet—all deployed and redeployed to overcome the limits of earthbound human bodies in their pursuit of airborne prey. In the field, telescopes and...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2016) 8 (1): 37–56.
Published: 01 May 2016
...). 1. Between 1998 and 2009 the number of published studies using Xenopus in PubMed, the US National Library of Medicine’s definitive database of biomedical research, increased fivefold. Green, Laboratory Xenopus. 2. Wolfe, What Is Posthumanism? ; Haraway, Modest_Witness@Second_Millennium...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2018) 10 (1): 273–294.
Published: 01 May 2018
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2016) 7 (1): 1–40.
Published: 01 May 2016
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Environmental Humanities (1 November 2018) 10 (2): 473–500.
Published: 01 November 2018
... ignorance.” 42 The experience of a database manager from Michigan was typical. She had read T. C. Boyle’s A Friend of the Earth years before answering the survey but recalled it in rich detail. 43 While half of the novel is set in the 1990s, when the protagonist, Ty Tierwater, was an active radical...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2018) 10 (1): 40–62.
Published: 01 May 2018
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Environmental Humanities (1 November 2017) 9 (2): 204–229.
Published: 01 November 2017
... Department of Animal Science argues that it is poisonous for animals due to a high content of nitrates in the leaves, which can also be potentially dangerous for human kidneys, according to the US Department of Agriculture and Native American ethnobotanical databases, it is edible and nutritious as a cooked...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2019) 11 (1): 27–51.
Published: 01 May 2019
... New York Times . Of those, two are obituaries, two are letters, one is an editorial, and only two are actual stories. The search term environmental inequity fares even worse. Similar problems arose in searching for photos in databases such as the Associated Press Images Collection. The difficulties...