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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2013) 3 (1): 111–127.
Published: 01 May 2013
...Karyn Pilgrim Abstract The ethical food movement signals a significant transformation of cultural consciousness in its recognition of the intimate politics of what we eat and what kind of socio-political systems we sustain. The recent resurgence of economic localization exemplifies a grass roots...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2016) 7 (1): 107–127.
Published: 01 May 2016
... explicate this claim I first explore the ecological implications of the local food movement, and a specific attempt to capitalize on emerging technologies to decentralize production: Marcin Jakubowski's Open Source Ecology project. Copyright: © Greear 2015 2015 This is an open access article...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2014) 4 (1): 149–170.
Published: 01 May 2014
...Kelsey Green; Franklin Ginn Abstract The sudden decline of bee pollinator populations worldwide has caused significant alarm, not least because Apis mellifera, the European honeybee, is thought to be responsible for pollination of 71 of the 100 crop species which provide 90% of the world's food...
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Environmental Humanities (1 November 2017) 9 (2): 230–254.
Published: 01 November 2017
... terms of a Creative Commons license (CC BY-NC-ND 3.0). art cancer food multispecies Beatriz da Costa died on December 27, 2012. 1 She was thirty-eight years old. She had been negotiating with cancer for many years. These negotiations were not addressed by her art practice until her...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2014) 4 (1): 125–148.
Published: 01 May 2014
... crucially also about separation; it is about making a specific togetherness and avoiding others. While it involves worms with microbial organisms, food scraps, and a device for extracting valuable fertilizer, it is also about keeping the bedding separate from the fluid tray, and the food scraps from the...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2016) 7 (1): 245–254.
Published: 01 May 2016
... Manifesto pursuing technological developments that are greener and more efficient in material throughput, energy requirements, and waste output is pressing. But changing economic structures and consumer behaviors regarding the production and consumption of materials, food, and energy is not at all necessary...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2019) 11 (1): 174–179.
Published: 01 May 2019
... system in response to chemical signals, hormones write to distant organs. Their task is the prosody of metabolism—cellular rhythms harvest energy from food and air to fuel digestion, reproduction, growth, and the general health of a body. This book of glands and hormones makes up the endocrine system, an...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2016) 7 (1): 169–190.
Published: 01 May 2016
..., nomadic Inuit families camped near DEW Line dumps to scavenge discarded food and other reusable materials. Inuit caught scavenging at the dump were described by Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) as “bums and useless.” 19 RCMP and DEW Line operators, who considered the Inuit practice of scavenging...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2013) 2 (1): 43–56.
Published: 01 May 2013
... Wales, Australia and spear fish and harvest invertebrate animals. We add wild plants harvested on shore, and plants we have grown, to feed ourselves. We also hunt on land, at Cloud Range, a rural mountain country place we own, where we hunt rabbits and other animals and harvest wild plant foods...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2018) 10 (1): 40–62.
Published: 01 May 2018
.... Asimov’s I, Robot depicts the united Far Eastern peoples of a future Earth subsisting almost entirely on yeast, bioengineered and processed into every desirable food. More recently, Joss Whedon’s space-cowboy television drama Firefly depicts twenty-sixth-century spacefarers relying on standard protein...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2012) 1 (1): 103–121.
Published: 01 May 2012
... dominates poultry keeping in the country, wherein women, children, and the elderly raise birds in yards and gardens. In these settings, animals are free to range on food and frequently cross over to neighbouring land. Flock sizes fluctuate according to a household's disposable income, and farmers express...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2013) 2 (1): 1–20.
Published: 01 May 2013
... the social injustice of the impoverishment of farmers and food-service workers alike. What's more, it exposes the insufficiency of environmental world citizenship, constrained as it is by the extranational power of global trade organizations, the futility of political and environmentalist expression...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2015) 6 (1): 183–186.
Published: 01 May 2015
... confined to the cyborg orgies in the skyscrapers, it is everywhere inside, outside, above and underground. What of the labours of the plants and animals that are turned into food for human consumption? What of the human-machine assemblages that process the food? What of the labours of the once-living...
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Environmental Humanities (1 November 2018) 10 (2): 528–531.
Published: 01 November 2018
...Leah Zani © 2018 Leah Zani 2018 This is an open access article distributed under the terms of a Creative Commons license (CC BY-NC-ND 3.0). During breaks in clearing explosive ordnance from the former battlefields of Laos, bomb technicians commonly forage for wild foods. A half-century...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2016) 8 (1): 24–36.
Published: 01 May 2016
... selective breeding, were endorsed as key to producing meat or milk in abundance. These animals needed richer and steady diets, obeying new rules of standardization. Industrial foods replaced grass and other grazed plants for animals in stables, and for those that still enjoyed being outside, field crops and...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2014) 4 (1): 171–194.
Published: 01 May 2014
... growth and maturation until the grape's flesh ripens enough to provide botrytis with an easily digestible, sugary food source. 52 So laccase's incursion into grape skins facilitates and regulates botrytis' metabolic relations with its host, first by restricting mycelial growth until the berry is...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2014) 5 (1): 283–286.
Published: 01 May 2014
... . O'Gorman Emily . “ Growing Rice on the Murrumbidgee River: Cultures, Politics, and Practices of Food Production and Water Use, 1900 to 2012 .” Journal of Australian Studies 37 , no. 1 ( 2013 ): 96 - 115 . O'Gorman Emily .. “ Remaking Wetlands: Rice Fields and Ducks in the Murrumbidgee...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2014) 4 (1): 195–205.
Published: 01 May 2014
..., eating and growing food, being alive even, is fatal. There is an oft-neglected metabolic ecology at the heart of multispecies politics—that as Brice notes in his paper 11 —necessitates a sensitivity to the diversity of endings subsumed under the label death. Nonetheless, this is not an excuse to ignore...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2016) 7 (1): 239–244.
Published: 01 May 2016
... will enable it to meet its needs for food, shelter, energy and waste management independently of natural ecosystems, and thereby “consciously decouple” from nature, then the relationship between humanity and nature will at last achieve a mature, respectful distance in which both can flourish and...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2019) 11 (1): 180–193.
Published: 01 May 2019
... lungs and the stomach, inexorably exposed to the atmosphere, water, and food. But there is also a philosophical explanation for this primordial infiltration. In keeping with an ancient line of reasoning, the body and its senses are microcosms that set apart, for the time being and in varying...