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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2013) 2 (1): 43–56.
Published: 01 May 2013
...Michael Adams Abstract Hunting is a controversial activity in Australia, and much debated in international research. Positions range from ‘the first hunters were the first humans’ to the ‘meat is murder’ argument. There is, however, very little research on non-Indigenous hunting in Australia...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2018) 10 (1): 330–337.
Published: 01 May 2018
...’ (or indigenous) knowledge: place-centered (holistic) Tacit knowledge: implicit (hard to transfer) Self-knowledge: reflective (inner) I include self-knowledge here specifically because it may be seen as one of the goals of reflection and learning promoted by the humanities disciplines...
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Environmental Humanities (1 November 2018) 10 (2): 397–420.
Published: 01 November 2018
... forest knowledge through relations of distance to the forests is crucial for attaining institutional legitimacy over the forests. This way of acquiring authority and influence is championed by a broad epistemological tendency to address only the absent, which is then made present by accredited...
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Environmental Humanities (1 November 2018) 10 (2): 349–369.
Published: 01 November 2018
...: each includes the other, as it were fractally, all the way down. 4 A similar argument applies to a simpleminded distinction between “indigenous knowledge” and “science,” which has been pungently criticized by, for instance, Arun Agrawal, who observes that there is no single scientific method, no...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2013) 3 (1): 93–109.
Published: 01 May 2013
... of my encounters with Indigenous animism. Specifically, I will take up themes of attentive presence, knowledge and gratitude, and will explore them in the context of Indigenous animism. Philosopher, ecofeminist, and activist, Val Plumwood was passionately committed to the understanding that...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2015) 6 (1): 73–102.
Published: 01 May 2015
... knowledge produced by the project digitisers, as they combine close reading and database searches in writing the summaries of the letters for the metadata. This analysis of the DC engages with wider discussions about digitisation by emphasising the importance of taking a longer historical perspective, with...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2014) 4 (1): 41–67.
Published: 01 May 2014
... has been barely recognised for his national worth in projecting the deepest and most extensive knowledge of Australian traditional Aboriginal and contact music of any Australian composer. His 1984 settings of poetry and prose by Indigenous Australians in English and Pitjantjatjara ( Tjamuku ngura; The...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2012) 1 (1): 57–68.
Published: 01 May 2012
...Tom Lee Abstract Knowledge has no proper homeland. It is scattered among disciplines and genres. A novel is filled with events, described in a particular manner, which might be translated into objects of scientific worth. Science makes new discoveries that find their way back into literature...
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Environmental Humanities (1 November 2017) 9 (2): 280–299.
Published: 01 November 2017
... the world, 88 were discovered through leads from traditional medicine. The knowledge of all the world’s indigenous cultures, if gathered and cataloged, would constitute a library of Alexandrian proportions.” 11 Ecologists and microbiologists in the 1980s were expecting revolutionary developments in...
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Environmental Humanities (1 November 2017) 9 (2): 181–203.
Published: 01 November 2017
... has been trapped in the air bubbles between the ice crystals as they form annually; this knowledge also feeds into modeling the climate’s future. Ice cores are not simply important sources of environmental knowledge, but have become important elements of global environmental representations and...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2016) 7 (1): 151–168.
Published: 01 May 2016
... . Baldwin Andrew . “ Ethnoscaping Canada's Boreal Forest: Liberal Whiteness and its Disaffiliation from Colonial Space .” The Canadian Geographer 53 , no. 4 ( 2009 ): 427 - 443 . Battiste Marie . “ Indigenous Knowledge and Pedagogy in First Nations Education: A Literature Review with...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2016) 8 (1): 1–23.
Published: 01 May 2016
... others understand and inhabit worlds. This work has, for example, focused on indigenous Australian dreamings that sing up relationships of pollination and mutual flourishing, 59 intimate ecological and animal knowledges of Amazonian and circumpolar hunters, 60 and chemical-laden cultures of lawn...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2016) 7 (1): 169–190.
Published: 01 May 2016
... and processes. Canada's North, we argue, is a site where differing cosmologies variously collide, intertwine, operate in parallel, or speak past each other in ways that often marginalize Inuit and other indigenous ways of knowing and being. Inheriting waste is more than just a relay of potentially...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2018) 10 (1): 226–240.
Published: 01 May 2018
... colonial legacy. This struggle sits next to the ambition of land management authorities to adopt traditional Indigenous mosaic-patterned cool-burning techniques as part of a fire mitigation strategy, without directly addressing the colonial history inscribed on the land they are commissioned to manage...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2017) 9 (1): 40–59.
Published: 01 May 2017
... 1880s reclamation of the Elizabeth Bay foreshore on Sydney Harbour, Australia, is a work of recall or recovery. The introduction by British colonists in the late 1700s of the notion of “capital in land” both underwrote the dispossession of the bay’s indigenous inhabitants and stimulated a thirst for...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2018) 10 (1): 129–149.
Published: 01 May 2018
... if not from a human perspective, and that every perspective evaluates at least to some degree according to its needs (as Friedrich Nietzsche might say). Furthermore, as numerous indigenous knowledges have long maintained, the life/nonlife distinction is in many respects an arbitrary distinction. I...
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Environmental Humanities (1 November 2017) 9 (2): 204–229.
Published: 01 November 2017
... nonacademics who want to know. With this mixed audience in mind, we provocatively mix knowledges, low and high, academic and popular, scientific and indigenous, and we apply them in search of understanding. As a result of the real-worldliness of what we research and of the transdisciplinary character of...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2014) 5 (1): 261–276.
Published: 01 May 2014
...-historicism, environmental justice, and new materialism. Bringing the fruits of such efforts to a wider audience will require environmental humanities scholars to experiment with new ways of organizing and disseminating knowledge. Copyright: © the authors 2014 2014 This is an open access article...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2018) 10 (1): 86–106.
Published: 01 May 2018
.... Building on local accounts of the 2006 war that emphasize enduring environmental toxicity and its gendered effects, this article argues that southerners deployed their embodied knowledge of toxic infrastructures to contest the uncertainty about Israel’s weapons and to produce new truths about the war...
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Environmental Humanities (1 November 2017) 9 (2): 309–324.
Published: 01 November 2017
... research is always characterized by a specific aesthetic style and by a particular “cosmic imagination,” as some have called it. Scientific knowledge of the universe is based on skilled judgments rather than on direct, unmediated perception. It is science, but it is also an art. This special section...