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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2019) 11 (1): 216–238.
Published: 01 May 2019
... these works, Straube explores the meaning of this correlation between ticks and transing bodies for environmental ethics as well as for the forging of livable lives for trans people. Toxicity surfaces as a link in these works. The notion of feminist figuration, developed by philosopher Rosi Braidotti...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2018) 10 (1): 310–329.
Published: 01 May 2018
...Stefan Skrimshire Abstract What is the best way to communicate with far future human (and/or posthuman) societies? This sounds like a question for science fiction, but I ask it in the context of a pressing issue in environmental ethics: the (very) long-term disposal of high-level spent radioactive...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2019) 11 (1): 174–179.
Published: 01 May 2019
... endocrine disrupting chemicals. By focusing on the “outside” that is “inside,” the poems draw attention to the coextensive and intra-active nature of the body with its environment and the consequent implications for linking the human to the nonhuman and the personal to the global in environmental ethics...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2014) 5 (1): 261–276.
Published: 01 May 2014
... injustices. 34 This radical challenge to anthropocentrism has methodological implications for the environmental humanities. New materialists enrich the environmental justice framework by questioning the tendency to gloss over the agency of matter in our everyday lives. 35 While the ethical and...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2019) 11 (1): 101–107.
Published: 01 May 2019
... the environmental humanities analytics from a merely critical approach of individuals fighting the war on cancer to a critical-affirmative approach of a “we,” a planetary kinship of vulnerable bodies inhabiting “the Chthulucene” 10 through an ethics of affirmative difference. Hugo Reinert, in...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2019) 11 (1): 1.
Published: 01 May 2019
... by us all. Trained as an anthropologist, over the course of her career Debbie made major contributions in a range of fields, from the environmental humanities and the anthropology of indigenous Australia to extinction studies, animal and multispecies studies, and the philosophies of ethics...
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Environmental Humanities (1 November 2016) 8 (2): 277–284.
Published: 01 November 2016
... redefines and expands the ethical fields of both Christian thought and secular environmentalism. It does so by a combination of simultaneous assertion and healthy self-questioning of theological conceits. He does not offer theology, in other words, as the one-time “queen of the sciences” but as a tool and...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2014) 4 (1): 213–220.
Published: 01 May 2014
... ‘Environmental Catastrophism’ It is only through fundamental change at the center of the system, from which the pressures on the planet principally emanate, that there is any genuine possibility of avoiding ultimate ecological destruction. —John Bellamy Foster, The Ecological Revolution A defining...
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Environmental Humanities (1 November 2018) 10 (2): 501–527.
Published: 01 November 2018
..., cultural difference, and divergent histories, values, and ethical frameworks.” 25 And while Sörlin links the emergence of environmental humanities directly to the modern environmentalist movement stemming from American scholars such as Rachel Carson and Aldo Leopold, Sörlin similarly argues for the...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2014) 5 (1): 233–260.
Published: 01 May 2014
... what the “problems” and possible “solutions” are, looking ahead. For example, geoengineering—something Crutzen has cautiously endorsed—is merely one (ethically contentious and operationally fraught) response to impending Anthropocenic change. Many environmental humanists both study and advance...
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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): 131–157.
Published: 01 May 2015
... writing as a touchstone, my essay foregrounds the environmental features of the (re)location: the extreme desert weather, the mountain vistas, the incarceree-created rock gardens, the reconstructed barracks, guard tower, and barbed wire fence, and the cemetery/monument. I bring together concepts from...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2018) 10 (1): 257–272.
Published: 01 May 2018
...Richard D. G. Irvine Abstract What does it mean to do violence in deep time? How is deep time evoked in our understanding of environmental harm? Environmental transformations have figured prominently in the recent history of Mongolia. Shifts in land use have been associated with severe pasture...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2013) 3 (1): 25–41.
Published: 01 May 2013
... understand the stakes involved in this conflation as well as Wendell Berry, and few have had more occasion to enact the entwined values of pacifism and environmentalism than he has. Berry therefore marries pacifist politics to a land ethic of care, a union from which emerges an environmentalism highly...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2013) 2 (1): 147–167.
Published: 01 May 2013
... second line of thought explores how history writing might contribute to an ethical response in the face of the end and an almost inevitable, accompanying violence, anomie and destruction. Apocalyptic language is eschewed by a progress-centred history. Here we argue that it is exactly the proper recovery...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2013) 2 (1): 21–41.
Published: 01 May 2013
... than these environmental exceptionalists who simultaneously employ, and yet find themselves in (ethical) denial of, the implications of being in an ecological community. Once we accept there are (more than just human) ethical implications of being in ecological community with others, once we are...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2018) 10 (1): 63–85.
Published: 01 May 2018
... ecology Tierra del Fuego environmental ethics Loss seems to saturate the Anthropocene, becoming the affective register of our time. Mass extinctions, melting glaciers, disappearing coastlines, vulnerable communities—these are just a few expressions of loss. Multiple lines of evidence document...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2018) 10 (1): 86–106.
Published: 01 May 2018
... claiming inconclusive evidence and uncertainty about the toxic effects of the war, my southern Lebanese interlocutors insisted on causally linking Israel’s weapons to the perceived surge in cancer, infertility, and environmental degradation since 2006. Their insistence that war was causing this ongoing...
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Environmental Humanities (1 November 2018) 10 (2): 473–500.
Published: 01 November 2018
... environmental literature (empirical ecocriticism) and points the way to future research in this vein. Climate fiction might be considered significant for a number of reasons. As ecocritic Antonia Mehnert notes, literature explicitly focused on climate change “gives insight into the ethical and social...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2016) 8 (1): 77–94.
Published: 01 May 2016
...-human forms of intelligence and sentience in “Nature in the Active Voice.” 19. Plumwood, Environmental Culture , 177. 20. Cheney and Weston, “Environmental Ethics as Environmental Etiquette,” 126. 21. Flaspohler, “Delicate Web of Life.” 22. Geertz, “Thick Description,” 5...