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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 2019) 11 (1): 108–136.
Published: 01 May 2019
... cancer death. © 2019 Nina Lykke 2019 This is an open access article distributed under the terms of a Creative Commons license (CC BY-NC-ND 3.0). Anthropocene necropolitics Chthulucene figuration cancerous bodies primary liver cancer breast cancer ethics of care planetary kinship A...
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Environmental Humanities (1 November 2018) 10 (2): 421–446.
Published: 01 November 2018
... that the inarguably destructive external effects of the oil palm industry obscure the internal and conflicting affective attachments of corporate actors to seeds. I assess the ethical implications of attending to lively yet lethal capital as it emerges from situated practices of care with corporate...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2019) 11 (1): 216–238.
Published: 01 May 2019
... something that bites me live? You say that larger animals should take care of smaller ones and this everyone knows. However if the small ones behave badly I think this ought to be up for discussion.” 40 These ethical considerations are closely connected to Magnusson’s feelings toward the ticks. Feelings...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2014) 4 (1): 1–18.
Published: 01 May 2014
... astonishing similes of the natural world, as an example of a poetics of haunted time. Drawing on James Hatley's theory of ethical time and its ecocritical application by Deborah Bird Rose, I argue that Oswald's strategy of repeating similes creates a kind of spectral echo, giving expression to an enfolding of...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2013) 3 (1): 111–127.
Published: 01 May 2013
... this juncture, a conscientious consumer and advocate for humane treatment of animals must ask herself whether these ethical meat eaters have resolved what author Michael Pollan refers to as the omnivore's dilemma: this moral and intellectual uncertainty surrounding what one, as a caring and...
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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 November 2017) 9 (2): 181–203.
Published: 01 November 2017
... Mayewski and science writer Frank White have been careful about drawing future conclusions from ice core evidence. Nevertheless, they hope that “with the longer records available from the Ice Chronicles and other climate records, it may be possible to investigate past cases of extremes in climate...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2014) 4 (1): 125–148.
Published: 01 May 2014
... a (supposedly) exclusionary politics of nature, in a move that betrayed a still largely humanist ethics. From the focus on friendly companions, to the attention to practices of care or living-together, the notion of companion species and their entanglements with humans has been polarized towards a...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2014) 4 (1): 149–170.
Published: 01 May 2014
... supply. Here we investigate the response to colony collapse disorder of a committed group of beekeepers who live in southern England, UK. These beekeepers are inspired by the writings of Rudolf Steiner and the principles of biodynamic agriculture, and they care deeply about bees. Drawing on Judith...
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Environmental Humanities (1 November 2018) 10 (2): 501–527.
Published: 01 November 2018
... compost works in various ways, with both ontological and ethical ambits. Another dimension of the figuration, however, concerns the actual practice of composting—that is, the “dirty work,” grunt work, and care labor of cultivating “unexpected collaborations and combinations.” 6 Taking both Haraway’s...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2014) 5 (1): 291–294.
Published: 01 May 2014
... profound engagement with the world, simultaneously “a vital affective state, an ethical obligation and a practical labour.” 3 Affective, ethical and practical; all of these facets matter. As an affective state, caring is an embodied phenomenon, the product of intellectual and emotional competencies...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2017) 9 (1): 149–166.
Published: 01 May 2017
...Sarah Ensor Abstract Taking as its provocation Leo Bersani’s fleeting turn to questions of ecology at the end of his 2002 essay “Sociability and Cruising,” this piece asks what it would mean to use the practice of cruising as an unexpected model for a new ecological ethic, one more deeply attuned...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2019) 11 (1): 3–26.
Published: 01 May 2019
... Bellacasa, that this kind of transformation is an ethics of care produced in practice, “an everyday doing that connects the personal to the collective and decentres the human, as well as grounding ethical obligation in concrete relationalities in the making.” 79 Dirt, through its cultivation and care...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2016) 8 (1): 118–142.
Published: 01 May 2016
... care in times of death and loss: at places of confinement and elephant suffering like the zoos in Seattle and Zürich as well as in the conflict-ridden landscapes of South India, where the country’s last free-ranging elephants live. Our stories of deadly viral-elephant-human becomings remind us that...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2016) 8 (1): 1–23.
Published: 01 May 2016
...—“innovating novel practices of listening as risky techniques of cosmopolitical care” 116 —that might help us to live well inside relationships that can rarely be settled to everyone’s satisfaction and never once and for all. From this perspective, ethics is at the core of multispecies accounts—not an...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2014) 4 (1): 41–67.
Published: 01 May 2014
... traditional concepts of ethics, care and virtue. 61 For Ingram, part of art's importance lies in the provision of a space for imaginative and speculative play. Music is obviously not a solution to environmental problems in and of itself, yet Ingram sees the idea that it prefigures a better society...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2018) 10 (1): 63–85.
Published: 01 May 2018
... and require an approach to environmental care that does not cede ethics to biology. My purpose in this essay is to provide an alternative framework for thinking about the mobility of animal and plant life in our time of environmental change, not to make recommendations about beavers in Tierra del...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2018) 10 (1): 187–212.
Published: 01 May 2018
... territories that have been, and are being, transformed under the weighty history of contamination and that are lived in and lived with by generations of beings (human and otherwise), we call in our concluding remarks for an enhanced pedagogy of care born of our inherited pasts and of engagement, interest, and...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2016) 8 (1): 37–56.
Published: 01 May 2016
... ethics of animal experimentation, our experiment also considered speculation linking the Xenopus pregnancy test to the extinction of other frogs. Amphibian biologists once hypothesized that Xenopus frogs brought a pathogenic fungus out of Africa. We found that this outbreak narrative projected colonial...