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Environmental Humanities (2014) 4 (1): 171–194.
Published: 01 May 2014
... flourishing, for they concern two distinct species of fungi—botrytis and yeasts 10 —which both make their living by biochemically transforming grape sugars. It is these fungal species' metabolic incompatibility, their inability to thrive together, that initially makes botrytis a problem for human winemakers...
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Environmental Humanities (2012) 1 (1): 141–154.
Published: 01 May 2012
...Anna Tsing Abstract Human nature is an interspecies relationship. In this essay, Haraway's concept of companion species takes us beyond familiar companions to the rich ecological diversity without which humans cannot survive. Following fungi, we forage in the last ten thousand years of human...
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Environmental Humanities (2022) 14 (1): 237–239.
Published: 01 March 2022
...Prudence Gibson References Defossez Emmanuel , Selosse Marc-André , Dubois Marie-Pierre , Mondolot Laurence , Faccio Antonella , Djieto-Lordon Champlain , McKey Doyle , and Blatrix Rumsaïs . “ Ant-Plants and Fungi: A New Three-Way Symbiosis...
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Environmental Humanities (2017) 9 (2): 460–463.
Published: 01 November 2017
.... A tapestry of bubbling, fermenting sourdough. Credit: Alex Phaneuf. Fecundity as a performance of living and dying in concert with other beings is perhaps best exemplified by the flourishing of fungi. Feeding upon what is both living and dead, fungi are not always “benign” but can be “ferocious...
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Environmental Humanities (2023) 15 (2): 142–161.
Published: 01 July 2023
...Pieter Vermeulen Abstract This essay argues for the deep affinities between neoliberalism and environmental thought that embraces such figures as fungi, swarms, and especially trees. While critics like Rob Nixon turn to trees to promote modes of cooperative biology and plant communication...
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Environmental Humanities (2023) 15 (2): 1–18.
Published: 01 July 2023
... harmful metabolisms of insects and fungi become integral parts of plantation cultivation—though not always successfully. The article widens our understanding of how green production methods are envisioned not as alternatives to but rather as support for industrial cultivation systems. In the Nilgiri...
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Environmental Humanities (2016) 8 (1): 1–23.
Published: 01 May 2016
...Thom van Dooren; Eben Kirksey; Ursula Münster Abstract Scholars in the humanities and social sciences are experimenting with novel ways of engaging with worlds around us. Passionate immersion in the lives of fungi, microorganisms, animals, and plants is opening up new understandings, relationships...
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Environmental Humanities (2022) 14 (1): 49–70.
Published: 01 March 2022
... are not themselves seen. 4 But what about the tracks and trails of other landscape actors and movements that are not human or animal? Unlike tracking, gathering is the practicing of finding and collecting plants, fungi, and other entities often described as being immobile and visible. 5 But these, too, have...
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Environmental Humanities (2020) 12 (1): 267–284.
Published: 01 May 2020
..., impacting soils’ structure, biology and functions, and leading to erosion. Their form becomes less cohesive, as the fungi that bind soil particles together in aggregates decline, and the networks of pores that enable aeration become compromised. Important soil functions such as filtering water and holding...
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Environmental Humanities (2021) 13 (2): 348–371.
Published: 01 November 2021
... figure in all of this. Working in British Columbia Simard uncovered an intricate fungal network that enables trees to connect with other trees, plants, and fungi. This network allows the parties involved to trade nutrients, genetic materials, and other resources fundamental to survival. Simard’s TED Talk...
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Environmental Humanities (2021) 13 (1): 275–280.
Published: 01 May 2021
..., Andrew D. Schweitzer, Philip Aisen, Joshua D. Nosanchuk, and Arturo Casadevall. “ Ionizing Radiation Changes the Electronic Properties of Melanin and Enhances the Growth of Melanized Fungi .” PLoS One 2 , no. 5 ( 2007 ): e457 . de Freitas Elizabeth , and Truman Sarah E. “ New...
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Environmental Humanities (2018) 10 (1): 129–149.
Published: 01 May 2018
.... . . . The classical example of symbiosis is between fungi and algae or, alternatively, fungi and cyanobacteria. The rock-clinging abilities of fungi, combined with the light-using abilities of photosynthetic organisms, hone these organisms into a new unit —lichens—with combined capacities to take energy from...
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Environmental Humanities (2014) 4 (1): 195–205.
Published: 01 May 2014
... in awkwardness exemplified in this strand of work foregrounds lifeforms that are corporeally, ecologically and socially strange—both in theory and in practice. Insects, fungi and other microbes feature prominently here. As do submarine, subterranean and nocturnal worlds alien to prevalent human geographies. 5...
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Environmental Humanities (2016) 8 (1): 143–148.
Published: 01 May 2016
... Pine Beetles in Colorado,” www.fs.fed.us/rmrs/docs/bark-beetle/faq.pdf (accessed November 18, 2015). 4. Ibid. 5. Sims et al., “Complementarity in the Provision of Ecosystem Services.” 6. Rice, Thormann, and Langor, “Mountain Pine Beetle Associated Blue Stain Fungi.” 7. US...
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Environmental Humanities (2016) 7 (1): 259–263.
Published: 01 May 2016
... enthusiasms). The number of described species in groups like plants, fungi and invertebrates lags far behind estimates of global species richness. 10 Summary statistics for 2015 indicate that 44% of known species of reptiles were evaluated, 39% of fishes, 7% of plants, 1% of invertebrates, and 0.04...
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Environmental Humanities (2020) 12 (1): 285–287.
Published: 01 May 2020
... into terra the complex relations of water, fungi, molecules, seeds, biodiversity, animals, humans and time. Reclaiming human attention to soil relationality is the humus of an ecological politics, these papers suggest. Centralizing these practices will entail political struggle over what is considered...
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Environmental Humanities (2015) 6 (1): 159–165.
Published: 01 May 2015
... that feminists exercise leadership in imagination, theory, and action to unravel the ties of both genealogy and kin, and kin and species. Bacteria and fungi abound to give us metaphors; but, metaphors aside (good luck with that!), we have a mammalian job to do, with our biotic and abiotic sym-poietic...
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Environmental Humanities (2022) 14 (1): 233–236.
Published: 01 March 2022
... Became a Tree . New Delhi : Aleph Book Company , 2017 . Sheldrake Merlin . Entangled Life: How Fungi Make Our World, Change Our Minds, and Shape Our Futures . London : Bodley Head , 2020 . Smith Ali . Autumn . London : Hamish Hamilton , 2016 . Wohlleben Peter...
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Environmental Humanities (2020) 12 (1): 23–50.
Published: 01 May 2020
... , Pilgaard Bo , Gleason Frank H. , and Osu Lilje . “ Copper (II), Lead (II), and Zinc (II) Reduce Growth and Zoospore Release in Four Zoosporic True Fungi from Soils of NSW, Australia .” Fungal Biology 119 , no. 7 ( 2015 ): 648 – 55 . doi.org/10.1016/j.funbio.2015.04.002 . Hillier...
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Environmental Humanities (2021) 13 (1): 66–92.
Published: 01 May 2021
... of their contemplations sparked a lasting debate about its future. 60 More likely than human intervention, changing perspectives on it will be the work of Armillaria and the emergent ecology that it has formed together with wild almond trees. Armillaria is a genus of several species of fungi that cause root...
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