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Environmental Humanities (2016) 7 (1): 1–40.
Published: 01 May 2016
... that complicated and multifaceted environmental phenomena can be reduced to fast, simple, evocative, invasive narratives that percolate through science, legislation, policy and civic action, and to examine how these narratives can drown out rather than open up possibilities for novel social-ecological engagements...
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Environmental Humanities (2017) 9 (1): 171–174.
Published: 01 May 2017
... to extirpate once it has become established. In Massachusetts, the Japanese knotweed is one of sixty-six species that have been designated “invasive” by the Massachusetts Invasive Plant Advisory Group (a nonprofit organization that works in coordination with state and federal agencies). Like the other sixty...
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Environmental Humanities (2021) 13 (2): 301–322.
Published: 01 November 2021
... mentioned by Shakespeare. This article uses the methods of literary history to investigate this popular anecdote. Today starlings are much despised as an invasive species that displaces native birds and does almost a billion dollars worth of damage to agriculture annually. Because of the starling’s pest...
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Environmental Humanities (2015) 6 (1): 29–52.
Published: 01 May 2015
...Jonathan L. Clark Abstract Although philosophers have examined the ethics of invasive species management, there has been little research approaching this topic from a descriptive, ethnographic perspective. In this article I examine how invasive species managers think about the moral status...
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Environmental Humanities (2018) 10 (2): 370–396.
Published: 01 November 2018
... though the methods employed can be destructive and long-term success is often limited. Building on recent work critiquing categorical approaches to invasive species management, we argue that such campaigns obscure not only the underlying conditions but also the ongoing production of plant invasiveness...
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Environmental Humanities (2018) 10 (1): 63–85.
Published: 01 May 2018
...Laura A. Ogden Abstract For decades the role of invasive species has been central to discussions of anthropogenic loss and change. Conceptual debates over whether “native” and “invasive” species are useful to our understanding of dynamic processes of world making have significantly challenged...
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Environmental Humanities (2022) 14 (1): 129–144.
Published: 01 March 2022
...Fernando Varela Abstract The myxoma virus (MYXV) was used in Australia in 1950 to control, albeit temporarily, the overpopulation of the invasive European rabbit ( Oryctolagus cuniculus ). A different strand of the virus was released in France two years later, resulting in the drastic decline...
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Environmental Humanities (2014) 5 (1): 283–286.
Published: 01 May 2014
... on by the past and continuing dispossession of Aboriginal people from their homelands. 4 Related to this is another set of anxieties; those of foreign invasion, particularly by non-European, non-Anglo “others.” This has created “a hierarchy of cultural belonging.” 5 In Australia, this is tied to a history...
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Environmental Humanities (2017) 9 (2): 456–459.
Published: 01 November 2017
... are welcomed: “nonnative invasive” species that make their own connections, such as the eastern grays in England, become targets for discipline, expulsion, and death. 2 Connectivity is a place-holder that seeks to capture these multiple forms of multispecies mobility. 3 It is normatively charged...
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Environmental Humanities (2016) 7 (1): 259–263.
Published: 01 May 2016
... , and Sagan Dorion . Acquiring Genomes: A Theory of the Origins of Species . New York : Basic Books , 2003 . Pooley Simon . “ The Entangled Relations of Humans and Nile Crocodiles in Africa, c.1840-1992 .” Environment and History ( 2015 , in press). Pooley Simon . “ Invasion...
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Environmental Humanities (2020) 12 (2): 492–495.
Published: 01 November 2020
... with this method, see Clark, “Uncharismatic Invasives.” 7. Quammen, “Sympathy for the Devil.” 8. Quammen, “The Face of a Spider.” 9. Quammen, “Who Swims with the Tuna.” 10. Quammen, “Thinking about Earthworms,” 15–16 . 11. Zerubavel, Hidden in Plain Sight , 52...
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Environmental Humanities (2016) 7 (1): 129–132.
Published: 01 May 2016
... with Nature's Filthy, Feral, Invasive, and Unwanted Species . Minneapolis, MN : University of Minnesota Press , 2013 . Steffen Will , Grinevald Jacques , Crutzen Paul and McNeill John . “ The Anthropocene: Conceptual and Historical Perspectives .” Philosophical Transactions...
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Environmental Humanities (2014) 5 (1): 291–294.
Published: 01 May 2014
... . “ Invasive Species in Penguin Worlds: An Ethical Taxonomy of Killing for Conservation .” Conservation and Society 9 , no. 4 ( 2011 ): 286 - 98 . 1 Thom van Dooren, Flight Ways: Life and Loss at the Edge of Extinction (New York: Columbia University Press, 2014). 2 The term...
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Environmental Humanities (2018) 10 (1): 129–149.
Published: 01 May 2018
... [ invasive species ] ahistorically assumes the previous existence of a static biota without intruders, in which relations among the constituent species were balanced, if not harmonious” (“Invasion/Invasive,” 173). 56. Royal Veterinary College, “European Origins for Fungus Killing Millions of North...
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Environmental Humanities (2016) 7 (1): 151–168.
Published: 01 May 2016
... even sending them down a new evolutionary path.” 11 Yet, in most North American cities, narratives abound of raccoons as invasive and feral species. 12 Raccoons' intelligence has always been recognized in North America Indigenous cosmologies that assume the inseparability of humans...
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Environmental Humanities (2021) 13 (1): 93–112.
Published: 01 May 2021
... As Sheridan argues, it is as communities that plants contribute to place making. 46 In their study of invasive plant eradication in Australia, Atchison and Head explore how plant bodies—their form—challenge human-centered understandings of a body and underline the importance of considering the relationship...
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Environmental Humanities (2016) 7 (1): 169–190.
Published: 01 May 2016
... for the Government of Canada , 2009 . Malamud Randy . “ Foreword .” In Trash Animals: How We Live with Nature's Filthy, Feral, Invasive, and Unwanted Species , edited by Nagy Kelsey and Johnson Phillip David III , xi - xiii . Minneapolis, MN : University of Minnesota Press , 2013...
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Environmental Humanities (2020) 12 (1): 370–387.
Published: 01 May 2020
... ( 2008 ): 111 – 18 . doi.org/10.1111/j.1755-263X.2008.00016.x . Lambert Robert A. “ Strangers in a Familiar Land: The Return of the Native ‘Aliens’ and the (re)Wilding of Britain’s Skies .” In Invasive and Introduced Plants and Animals: Human Perceptions, Attitudes, and Approaches...
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Environmental Humanities (2017) 9 (2): 398–417.
Published: 01 November 2017
... life and create an open planetary ecosystem emulating all the functions of the biosphere of Earth to allow for human habitability. 63 I am not picturing terraforming in its original understanding as “ecocolonization” (although the arrival of invasive species and the colonization of polar...
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Environmental Humanities (2020) 12 (2): 496–500.
Published: 01 November 2020
... on twenty-nine words or concepts valuable for environmental humanities. From belonging to invasive , hope to sacrifice , the concepts defined in the Living Lexicon section of the journal open new directions in environmental humanities scholarship. Because words do matter, we want to stress...