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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2012) 1 (1): 1–5.
Published: 01 May 2012
..., responsibility and purpose in a time of rapid, and escalating, change. The emergence of the environmental humanities is part of a growing willingness to engage with the environment from within the humanities and social sciences. While historically both fields have focused on ‘the human’ in a way that has...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2014) 5 (1): 171–201.
Published: 01 May 2014
... imperialist ideology—began to reveal the full extent of anthropogenic shaping of the terrestrial environment. Such aerial images accelerated a trend already underway in human geography from environmental determinism to an analysis of human culture as an independent, and largely destructive, ecological agent...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2014) 5 (1): 35–53.
Published: 01 May 2014
... between these two kinds of poems might be clarified by differentiating between ecophenomenological and environmental ecopoetry. We argue that recognition of this difference reflects a broader interdisciplinary development in our understanding of the environment as a social category, and that recognising...
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Environmental Humanities (1 November 2017) 9 (2): 181–203.
Published: 01 November 2017
... cores for both science and broader climate or environmental studies and policies take part in constituting the temporalities of the global environment. Ice core discussions have helped transform the understanding of what we refer to as Earth time, human time , and future time . First, ice cores have...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2018) 10 (1): 273–294.
Published: 01 May 2018
... day become the site of the world’s first enhanced geothermal system operating at, or near, magmatic temperatures.” 8 More than this, Krafla offers what has been described as “the first direct access to the magmatic environment of Earth.” 9 The accidental encounter has inspired geoscientists...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2012) 1 (1): 69–84.
Published: 01 May 2012
... workshop in the Quantock Hills, one of a series of initiatives in the project Local places, global processes: Histories of environmental change supported by the UK Arts and Humanities Research Council under their Landscape and Environment Interdisciplinary Programme (2010-2011). 42 Research for this...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2014) 5 (1): 261–276.
Published: 01 May 2014
... concerned with practices of environing: each studies the material and symbolic transformations by which “the environment” is configured as a space for human action. Three areas of research are singled out as offering promising models for cooperation between ecocriticism and environmental history: eco...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2014) 4 (1): 113–123.
Published: 01 May 2014
... Lives of Wine .” Environmental Humanities 4 ( 2014 ). Buller Henry J. “ Safe From the Wolf: Biosecurity, Biodiversity and Competing Philosophies of Nature .” Environment and Planning A 40 , no. 7 ( 2008 ): 1583 - 1597 . Candea Matei . “ ‘I Fell in Love with Carlos the...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2014) 4 (1): 171–194.
Published: 01 May 2014
... as discrete, clearly bounded individuals. 13 Rather, multicellular fungal bodies are composed from a network or mesh of thin tubes of cells, called hyphae. This meandering complex of intersecting tendrils, or mycelium, adapts its shape to environmental conditions 14 in ways that complicate...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2014) 4 (1): 195–205.
Published: 01 May 2014
... Apiculture .” Environmental Humanities ( 2014 ): 149 - 170 . Haraway Donna . When Species Meet . Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press , 2008 . Haraway Donna . “ When Species Meet: Staying with the Trouble .” Environment and Planning D: Society and Space 28 , ( 2010 ): 53...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2013) 2 (1): 79–99.
Published: 01 May 2013
... gender equality and the environment? This paper introduces and investigates the notion of ‘ecomodern masculinity,’ through the assemblage of Schwarzenegger's gender identity, environmental politics, and image in Sweden. While there has been research on gender inequity in relation to environmental and...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2016) 8 (1): 1–23.
Published: 01 May 2016
... ethics world-making cobecoming responsibility liveliness All living beings emerge from and make their lives within multispecies communities. As Gregory Bateson put it, the fundamental unit of survival is the “organism-in-its-environment.” 1 Life cannot arise and be sustained in isolation. But...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2016) 8 (1): 57–76.
Published: 01 May 2016
... and novel personal and domestic hygiene products that actively seed the skin and built environment with stable colonies of good bacteria. 16 This article contributes to nascent investigations of the implications of the emergence of Homo microbis and post-Pasteurian modes of microbiopolitics...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2012) 1 (1): 85–102.
Published: 01 May 2012
... understanding of environmental contaminants. In an instance of what Heather Houser calls “eco-sickness,” the interaction of a toxic contaminant with the body crosses boundaries and the “affects of sickness” cause a “conceptual and material breakdown of the body-environment boundary.” 26 As in my reading...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2012) 1 (1): 103–121.
Published: 01 May 2012
... intervention in Việt Nam to explore how avian influenza threats challenge long-held understandings of animals' place in the environment and society. In this intervention, poultry farmers collaborated with health workers to illustrate maps of avian flu risks in their communities. Participant-observation of the...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2017) 9 (1): 60–83.
Published: 01 May 2017
... to a foreign environment, Eliasson creates the hermetic conditions for witnessing this spectacle of ice melt and stipulates proximity and experience (individual encounter) as a primary means of political and environmental engagement. Human oversight, however, is by no means a guarantee of presence...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2015) 6 (1): 131–157.
Published: 01 May 2015
...-and-a-half years as a “swirl” that is both environmental and emotional. She continues to bring together environment and affect throughout her memoir, Farewell to Manzanar, the best-known account of life at this first of ten camps—a site where over 11,000 Japanese Americans were imprisoned, beginning...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2015) 6 (1): 103–130.
Published: 01 May 2015
... on the towers and even on the lines themselves, is a consequence of the effective engineering of environmental insulation, which buffers the infrastructure from its living (and non-living) environment. So too is the fact that there are places that birds are prevented from standing, and places where...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2014) 5 (1): 77–100.
Published: 01 May 2014
... overlapping crises of the economy, the environment and the collective self-image in Iceland have fostered critical representations of the past, present and future of the relationship between humans and the environment. Thus utilitarian environmental policies and shallow ecology is treated critically in...
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Environmental Humanities (1 November 2017) 9 (2): 359–377.
Published: 01 November 2017
... points out, outer space’s status as an extreme environment and the historical implications of this status have largely gone unexamined by environmental historians. See Launius, “Writing the History of Space’s Extreme Environment.” Though see Harrison, Spacefaring ; Mindell, Digital Apollo ; and...