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Environmental Humanities (2012) 1 (1): 103–121.
Published: 01 May 2012
...Natalie Porter Abstract Global anxieties about avian influenza stem from a growing recognition that highly-virulent, highly-mobile disease vectors infiltrate human spaces in ways that are difficult to perceive, and even more difficult to manage. This article analyses a participatory health...
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Environmental Humanities (2016) 8 (1): 37–56.
Published: 01 May 2016
... parasites are nonetheless emerging within the biotechnology marketplace. Global commerce is generating hypervirulent strains of disease that threaten to disrupt human dreams and schemes. Copyright © 2016 Eben Kirksey, Dehlia Hannah, Charlie Lotterman, and Lisa Jean Moore 2016 This is an open access...
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Environmental Humanities (2016) 8 (1): 57–76.
Published: 01 May 2016
... growing interest in restoring components of the microbiome. This article explores some of the implications of these developments for multispecies studies through a focus on helminth therapy—the selective reintroduction of parasitic worms as “gut buddies” to tackle autoimmune disease. It first traces the...
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Environmental Humanities (2020) 12 (1): 1–22.
Published: 01 May 2020
... earth mining, the slow violence of black lung disease, the factory work, the digital consumption practices—that have propelled and intensified the country’s stupendous development as well as its ecological challenges. We find new work on eco-media and media materialism most productive, as it sheds light...
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Environmental Humanities (2020) 12 (1): 23–50.
Published: 01 May 2020
... agents. Legacy dumping grounds in the Sydney Olympic Park have become habitat for the green and golden bell frog, an endangered species. While the normal world order of this frog has been lost with the spread of a deadly fungal disease, toxic chemicals have enabled the continuation of its social life...
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Environmental Humanities (2020) 12 (2): 431–453.
Published: 01 November 2020
... environmental and justice-oriented concerns. The figure of Health Coach App renders absurd the power relations of health interventions that exclude broader social etiologies of disease and illness and shows that collaborative approaches between environmental and medical humanities are needed to reveal banal...
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Published: 01 May 2016
Figure 1. Life cycle of Necator americanus . Image from Public Health Image Library, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention ( phil.cdc.gov/ ) Figure 1. Life cycle of Necator americanus. Image from Public Health Image Library, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (phil.cdc.gov/) More
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Environmental Humanities (2021) 13 (1): 272–274.
Published: 01 May 2021
...Darcie DeAngelo © 2021 Darcie DeAngelo 2021 This is an open access article distributed under the terms of a Creative Commons license (CC BY-NC-ND 4.0). Virologists define vector as an organism that carries disease without being infected, 1 but it becomes possible to imagine...
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Environmental Humanities (2014) 5 (1): 301–305.
Published: 01 May 2014
... does not get us even half way to understanding what makes a population of susceptibles, however. For this, we need to know about the structures of inequality that create susceptibility. The new science of “structural one health” 8 tracks disease emergence along multispecies circuits of capital and...
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Environmental Humanities (2019) 11 (1): 108–136.
Published: 01 May 2019
..., and international and national cancer organizations. This “war” against the “emperor of all maladies,” as oncologist Siddhartha Mukherjee named cancer in his comprehensive historical account of the disease and oncology, 1 is iconic of modern biopolitics. The efforts of institutions worldwide to...
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Environmental Humanities (2019) 11 (1): 216–238.
Published: 01 May 2019
... in Lyme Disease .” Journal of Evaluation in Clinical Practice 13 , no. 3 ( 2007 ): 470 – 72 . Cameron Daniel J. “ Ticks Basics .” http://danielcameronmd.com/about-ticks/ (accessed June 20 , 2018 ). Cameron Daniel J. “ Misdiagnosing Lyme Disease. The Great Imitator...
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Environmental Humanities (2017) 9 (2): 230–254.
Published: 01 November 2017
... metastatic disease and then into death and posthumous production. In what follows I will introduce these three projects and then consider each in relation to anticonsilient practices across the arts, medicine, and critical theory. Because da Costa’s last projects have not yet been written about extensively...
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Environmental Humanities (2016) 8 (2): 235–239.
Published: 01 November 2016
... tidiness that had swept municipal park management and the fashions of private gardeners in the UK. Rotten wood on brownfield land undermined the utopian dreams of New Labour’s planned “urban renaissance”: 6 it threatened stagnation, slowness, and disease. It reeked of mortality, vulnerability, and the...
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Environmental Humanities (2017) 9 (1): 108–128.
Published: 01 May 2017
... greater vulnerability and risk for the animal populations, with “biosecurity” innovations barely outpacing emerging disease threats. 3 Industry responses to the threat of disease have tended to double down on efforts to exert complete control over livestock biology, calling for strict confinement...
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Environmental Humanities (2018) 10 (2): 421–446.
Published: 01 November 2018
... during the period of “incubation,” when they “adapt to their new home.” The nursery purchases soil from reputable suppliers to ensure that it is nutrient-rich and disease-free. Each seedling is grown in an individual polybag to avoid fungal cross-contamination. The distance between seedlings is carefully...
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Environmental Humanities (2016) 8 (1): 118–142.
Published: 01 May 2016
... . doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0053726 . Zachariah Arun , Zong Jian-Chao , Long Simon Y. , Latimer Erin M. , Heaggans Sarah Y. , Richman Laura K. , and Hayward Gary S. “ Fatal Herpesvirus Hemorrhagic Disease in Wild and Orphan Asian Elephants in Southern India...
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Environmental Humanities (2016) 8 (2): 240–244.
Published: 01 November 2016
... which humans would be freed from diseases, hunger, and other material restrictions. The emergence of the social sciences in the nineteenth century was also bound up with this constitution of a modern view of the future, no longer as fate and destiny but as the outcome of a movement of material and...
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Environmental Humanities (2017) 9 (1): 171–174.
Published: 01 May 2017
... characterize their invasions as liberation or restoration. If possible, the OED is even clearer about the connotation of the related term invasive , 2 which lacks the faintest whiff of triumph; along with its primary political and military senses, it collocates with diseases and unpleasant medical...
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Environmental Humanities (2019) 11 (1): 180–193.
Published: 01 May 2019
... state) pragmatic and functional concerns outweigh worries with the ontological facets of sense ecology. Granted, the illnesses noise and light pollution induce, from insomnia and depression to hypertension and ischemic disease, impair our physical and psychological well-being. But the aesthetic damage...
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Environmental Humanities (2017) 9 (2): 460–463.
Published: 01 November 2017
... set our breaths a-wheezing amid swollen, sniffling noses. It is viral overload, infection, and disease. So much birthing and feeding, growing and dying—so we wonder, how can we ever love “nature” amid all of this? And yet, the fecundity of Earth calls not for a worshipping of nature, but a...