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Environmental Humanities (2014) 4 (1): 19–39.
Published: 01 May 2014
...Susie Hatmaker Abstract This paper investigates the largest flood of coal ash in United States history as an event at once monumental and insignificant. It traces affective forces generative of both the ash, and its invisibility. In the moment of rupture, the ash flowed out of a large holding pond...
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Published: 01 May 2018
Figure 1. Silvery timber litters the landscape after a beaver dam has flooded the forest in Karukinka Nature Reserve, Isla Grande, Chile. Photo by author Figure 1. Silvery timber litters the landscape after a beaver dam has flooded the forest in Karukinka Nature Reserve, Isla Grande, Chile More
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Environmental Humanities (2019) 11 (1): 180–193.
Published: 01 May 2019
...Michael Marder Abstract In this article, Michael Marder interprets the “toxic flood” we are living or dying through as a global dump. On his reading, multiple levels of existence—from the psychic to the physiological, from the environmental-elemental to the planetary—are being converted into a dump...
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Environmental Humanities (2019) 11 (1): 72–100.
Published: 01 May 2019
... individuals also cited studies conducted in Nebraska and Texas, which allegedly showed that Talya water increased the protein composition of alfalfa. 34 When describing the spiritual function of the Talya system, Albright made particular reference to Noah’s Flood: Pre-Flood of Noah we had a situation...
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Environmental Humanities (2020) 12 (1): 113–131.
Published: 01 May 2020
... .” Climate and Development 10 , no. 3 ( 2018 ): 197 – 217 . Flood Josephine . The Original Australians: Story of the Aboriginal People . Crows Nest, Australia : Allen and Unwin , 2006 . Gillis John R. The Human Shore: Seacoasts in History . Chicago : University of Chicago...
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Environmental Humanities (2016) 8 (2): 235–239.
Published: 01 November 2016
... of the ecological and functional roles of disturbance. Conservation stands accused of being too conservative: of trying to fix nature upon anachronistic equilibrium models of the past and of forestalling and preempting change. 15 Floods, fire, storms, disease, and pests are increasingly understood...
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Environmental Humanities (2014) 5 (1): 295–300.
Published: 01 May 2014
..., toys and balls of twine—was first exhibited in the months before Hurricane Katrina. This piece contained aesthetic premonitions of the floating debris that were omnipresent after the storm. Coated in a black patina, a dark glossy finish like crude oil, this artwork also prefigured the oil flood that...
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Environmental Humanities (2018) 10 (1): 1–19.
Published: 01 May 2018
... (2015), Marina Zurkow’s single-channel animation Slurb (2009), and Briohny Doyle’s debut novel The Island Will Sink (2016)—the affects of climate catastrophe will be traced as they take differing aesthetic forms in the imaginary of the global north: the desert, the flood, the mediated disaster. 9...
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Environmental Humanities (2019) 11 (2): 402–426.
Published: 01 November 2019
... West Virginia, surveys a ruined hollow above her family’s property after a flash flood. “Anymore,” she notes, “it seemed there was too much water or too little, the temperature too high or too low. ‘Strange as this weather has been,’ people would say . . . And [she] knew . . . the weather was linked to...
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Environmental Humanities (2018) 10 (1): 63–85.
Published: 01 May 2018
...Figure 1. Silvery timber litters the landscape after a beaver dam has flooded the forest in Karukinka Nature Reserve, Isla Grande, Chile. Photo by author Figure 1. Silvery timber litters the landscape after a beaver dam has flooded the forest in Karukinka Nature Reserve, Isla Grande, Chile...
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Environmental Humanities (2016) 7 (1): 133–150.
Published: 01 May 2016
..., which concurrently reshapes the valley through climate change, exacerbated droughts and floods, resource depletion, land degradation and species extinctions. In this sense the Anthropocene is both effect and agent. It is both the result of colonial settler practices and an agent shaping future...
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Environmental Humanities (2014) 5 (1): 149–153.
Published: 01 May 2014
... conceptions of agency. Alexa Weik von Mossner's essay on science fiction and the risks of the Anthropocene discusses Dale Pendell's novel The Great Bay (2010), which features the future history of a flooded California after the Collapse in 2021 as a result of human activity on the Earth. Taking her cue...
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Environmental Humanities (2014) 5 (1): 203–216.
Published: 01 May 2014
... perhaps unsurprising that in order to convey the severity of the risks, many of these texts describe potential future catastrophes as if they were no longer risks but already a reality. Peter Ward's The Flooded Earth (2010), for example, opens with a description of Miami in the year 2120 CE when...
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Environmental Humanities (2017) 9 (1): 40–59.
Published: 01 May 2017
..., their contingency, lies in the illusion we harbor that we can wring the sea out of the land altogether and produce something purely and permanently terrestrial. From that perspective it seems entirely unsurprising that it was there, while sitting on a reclamation, that the sea came flooding into me...
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Environmental Humanities (2019) 11 (2): 280–301.
Published: 01 November 2019
... , Vanessa: A Novel . New York : Doubleday, Doran and Co. , 1933 . Whatmore Sarah J. “ Earthly Powers and Affective Environments: An Ontological Politics of Flood Risk .” Theory, Culture, and Society , 30 nos. 7–8 ( 2013 ): 33 – 50 .” cultural value sea nuclear contamination...
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Environmental Humanities (2018) 10 (1): 295–309.
Published: 01 May 2018
... Crisis of the Earth System . New York : NYU Press , 2016 . Bennett Jane Vibrant Matter: A Political Ecology of Things . Durham, NC : Duke University Press , 2010 . “ Broadland Rivers Catchment Flood Management Plan .” Summary Report. Peterborough, UK : Environment Agency , 2009...
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Environmental Humanities (2020) 12 (1): 250–266.
Published: 01 May 2020
... that the world’s soils are quickly degrading under the intensification of soil-related disasters such as erosion, fertility loss, mudslides, and flooding. The suspects are easy to line up, starting with climate change and chemicalized agriculture, but most visibly pointing to the expansion of cities...
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Environmental Humanities (2016) 7 (1): 203–217.
Published: 01 May 2016
... that Hokusai's wave not be mistaken for a tsunami. Tsunamis do not feature cresting troughs, but arrive rather as encroaching floods. Just because the word tsunami is Japanese and the woodcut is Japanese, they emphasize, does not mean the Wave represents a tsunami. 12 It is in connection...
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Environmental Humanities (2016) 8 (2): 172–195.
Published: 01 November 2016
... into streams of continuous sense-shaping turbulence that flood the space and medium of listening, breathing, and becoming through speakers surrounding the audience. Earth is no mere soundscape. As Adams clarifies, he is “more interested in evoking the feeling of nature than the sound of nature...
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Environmental Humanities (2016) 8 (2): 263–269.
Published: 01 November 2016
... human fulfillment, through which people may resist the “constant flood” of consumer goods and technical devices, instead embracing simplicity and serenity, which are the fruits of spiritual contemplation. People who embrace such practices will “live better each moment” (§223). With this affirmation of...