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Environmental Humanities (1 November 2018) 10 (2): 349–369.
Published: 01 November 2018
... actors. In caring for the land and its lakes in practical ways it is important to sustain respectful relations with those actors. Norwegian environmental policy works differently by distinguishing between nature and culture and seeking to protect landscapes from what it takes to be human interference, so...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2013) 2 (1): 79–99.
Published: 01 May 2013
... politician. In Sweden the public was told to follow his lead and politicians were advised to learn from his example. How could this happen? How could Schwarzenegger be portrayed as an environmental role model, even in countries such as Sweden, a country known around the world for progressive policies in...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2014) 5 (1): 233–260.
Published: 01 May 2014
... to inform environmental policy and practice. Though challenging and risky, the potential rewards are considerable. * Secondary affiliation: Geography, University of Manchester, England Copyright: © Castree 2014 2014 This is an open access article distributed under the terms of a...
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Environmental Humanities (1 November 2017) 9 (2): 181–203.
Published: 01 November 2017
... politics since the 1980s. Ice cores do a lot of work. This article is specifically concerned with examining how the practices involved in drilling, analyzing, discussing, and using ice cores for both science and broader climate or environmental policies and cultures take part in constituting the...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2014) 5 (1): 261–276.
Published: 01 May 2014
... have failed to reach a wider audience. When policy makers and mainstream media outlets seek expertise on the environmental crisis today, they seldom turn to environmental historians and philosophers, much less to ecocritics. This state of affairs is all the more perplexing as those working in the...
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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 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 2014) 4 (1): 213–220.
Published: 01 May 2014
... back the threat. In a time of universal deceit, telling the truth is a revolutionary act. —Ian Angus, The Myth of ‘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...
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Environmental Humanities (1 November 2016) 8 (2): 277–284.
Published: 01 November 2016
... guarantee the “right” behavior or policy outcomes for its readers any more than any other environmental literature can, but because he insists that we come to see human existence itself as infused with moral significance, he implies that an ethos should not emerge from a worldview or out of a demand for a...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2018) 10 (1): 257–272.
Published: 01 May 2018
.... 7. Bender, “Landscapes on-the-Move.” 8. See Irvine, “Deep Time.” 9. Humphry and Sneath, End of Nomadism? 10. Sneath, “State Policy and Pasture Degradation”; Sternberg, “Environmental Challenges.” 11. Byambadorj, Amati, and Ruming, “Twenty-First Century Nomadic City...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2019) 11 (1): 27–51.
Published: 01 May 2019
... the term environmental justice , which is central to EPA policy, and collected and tagged all photos on those sites. 26 To create the list of EJ organization websites for review, we began with the work of Alejandro Colsa and colleagues, which uses multiple methods to identify the forty “most...
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Environmental Humanities (1 November 2018) 10 (2): 501–527.
Published: 01 November 2018
... environmental humanities. Building on Donna Haraway’s work, we insist “it matters what compostables make compost.” Our argument is twofold. First, we contend that certain feminist concepts and commitments are foundational to the environmental humanities’ contemporary emergence. Second, we advocate for more...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2016) 7 (1): 1–40.
Published: 01 May 2016
... complicated and multifaceted environmental phenomena can be reduced to fast, simple, evocative, invasive narratives that percolate through science, legislation, policy and civic action, and to examine how these narratives can drown out rather than open up possibilities for novel social-ecological engagements...
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Environmental Humanities (1 November 2018) 10 (2): 473–500.
Published: 01 November 2018
... manifestations of climate change, but an additional stimulus is the hope that these plays, novels, short stories, poems, and children’s stories might lead to a wider and deeper climate consciousness and thereby contribute to more progressive environmental policies and politics. While few scholars are so bold as...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2012) 1 (1): 123–140.
Published: 01 May 2012
...Alex Lockwood Abstract In the fiftieth year since the publication of Silent Spring, the importance of Rachel Carson's work can be measured in its affective influence on contemporary environmental writing across the humanities. The ground broken by Silent Spring in creating new forms of writing has...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2013) 2 (1): 57–77.
Published: 01 May 2013
... structured environmental thought and policy in the wake of Carson's work. In a 1938 letter to Hendrik Van Loon, Carson—then an aspiring young writer working for the U.S. Bureau of Fisheries—expressed her hopes for the project that would soon become her first book, Under the Sea-Wind: A Naturalist's...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2018) 10 (1): 187–212.
Published: 01 May 2018
... scientific report, research finding, and policy briefing attesting to the environmental collapse of Puchuncaví: the construction of the smelting plant in the 1960s; pictures of people in the 1970s vacationing on the fume-coated beach of Ventanas; the first toxicological study in the late 1980s confirming the...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2013) 3 (1): 25–41.
Published: 01 May 2013
...William Major Abstract This article examines the need to understand pacifism and environmentalism as essentially consonant philosophies and practices, just as a proper theorization of ecocide must also include the violence inherent to industrialism and militarism. Few contemporary writers...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2014) 5 (1): 35–53.
Published: 01 May 2014
... with human presence and voices, the poem provides an image of how a local environment is determined by decisions negotiated and made elsewhere. The fate of many forests, for example, depends on deforestation and preservation policies that are influenced by global politics, environmental campaigns and...
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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...