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Environmental Humanities (1 May 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 “invasivespecies are useful to our understanding of dynamic processes of world making have significantly challenged...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 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 of the...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2016) 7 (1): 1–40.
Published: 01 May 2016
.... In this article we demonstrate the idea of invasive narratives through a case study of the ‘invasive alien species' (IAS) narrative in South Africa. We suggest that IAS reduces complex webs of ecological, biological, economic, and cultural relations to a simple ‘good’ versus ‘bad’ battle between...
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Environmental Humanities (1 November 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 (1 May 2017) 9 (1): 171–174.
Published: 01 May 2017
... also Ritvo, “Counting Sheep”; Ritvo, “Going Forth and Multiplying”; and Rotherham and Lambert, Invasive and Introduced Plants and Animals . 4. “Invasive Species,” Mass Audubon, www.massaudubon.org/our-conservation-work/ecological-management/invasive-species (accessed January 8, 2017). 5...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2012) 1 (1): 23–55.
Published: 01 May 2012
... people were speaking for nature. Departing from a failed attempt to speak for another species (the fringe-toed foam frog), this paper considers how diverging values and obligations shape relationships in multi-species worlds. As spokespersons articulated competing visions of nature on the borderlands of...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2017) 9 (1): 18–39.
Published: 01 May 2017
.... 14. See Lavau, “Nature/s of Belonging”; and van Dooren, “Invasive Species in Penguin Worlds.” See also Kennedy, Magic Mountains . 15. Chatterjee, Time for Tea , 77–78. 16. Sinha and Subba, Indian Nepalis ; Subba et al., Indian Nepalis ; Middleton, Demands of Recognition . 17...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2018) 10 (1): 129–149.
Published: 01 May 2018
... condition of creativity, open up new modes of receptivity and responsiveness to species extinctions? This essay turns to philosophies of becoming and to recent research in the biological sciences to explore this possibility. I suggest that attending to the heterogeneity of experience alerts us to more...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2014) 4 (1): 149–170.
Published: 01 May 2014
... the symbiotic relationship of plants and bees; increased pathogens in commercially managed bee species; invasive species which negatively impact colonies such as the parasitic mite Varroa destructor; chemical drifts from spraying affecting reproduction; systemic insecticides such as neonicotinoids...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2016) 8 (1): 118–142.
Published: 01 May 2016
...Celia Lowe; Ursula Münster Abstract Across the world, elephant endotheliotropic herpesvirus is increasingly killing elephant calves and threatening the long-term survival of the Asian elephant, a species that is currently facing extinction. This article presents three open-ended stories of elephant...
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Environmental Humanities (1 November 2018) 10 (2): 421–446.
Published: 01 November 2018
... ultimately live off the same seed. I highlight that care for seeds enacted by corporate actors troubles the issue of how, and who, we should love, when it comes to a plant whose proliferation produces and depends on the extinction of other species, and which is itself subjected to coercive violence. I argue...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2017) 9 (1): 84–107.
Published: 01 May 2017
...Jean M. Langford Abstract At an urban parrot sanctuary in the Midwestern USA, humans care for eighty-some parrots from more than a dozen species. Many of these parrots have personal histories that include various forms of neglect, abuse, and abandonment. The article explores the forms of...
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Environmental Humanities (1 November 2017) 9 (2): 181–203.
Published: 01 November 2017
... temporalities of the global environment. We suggest that ice core discourses have constituted and advanced specific textures and sensibilities of time in relation to Earth’s past, the history of humans as both species and civilization, and certain apocalyptic and determined futures. While the evidence from ice...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2014) 5 (1): 283–286.
Published: 01 May 2014
... cultures, can do. Scholars have also sought to unearth the connections between concepts of “cultural belonging” and “ecological belonging.” In particular this work has sought to unpack the temporal division between “native” and “invasivespecies. In Australia, animals and plants that lived here before...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2016) 7 (1): 259–263.
Published: 01 May 2016
... . 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 of the Crocodiles .” In...
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Environmental Humanities (1 November 2017) 9 (2): 456–459.
Published: 01 November 2017
..., Essentials of Conservation Biology . 2. The debate among conservation biologists around “nonnative species” and “invasive species” (not the same, but often elided) is becoming increasingly agitated in recent years. See, e.g., Davis et al., “Don’t Judge Species” and the responses. 3. Crooks and...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2014) 5 (1): 291–294.
Published: 01 May 2014
.... van Dooren Thom . Flight Ways: Life and Loss at the Edge of Extinction . New York : Columbia University Press , 2014 . van Dooren Thom . “ Invasive Species in Penguin Worlds: An Ethical Taxonomy of Killing for Conservation .” Conservation and Society 9 , no. 4 ( 2011 ): 286 - 98...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2013) 3 (1): 1–24.
Published: 01 May 2013
... and entire species. In this sense, one might think of ringing as a biopolitical technology, rough-hewn and elementary—reframing migratory birds through a biometric modality that produces entire populations as graspable through individuals, using “methods that differentiate between one person [or...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2016) 7 (1): 129–132.
Published: 01 May 2016
... Attunements in the Ecological Restoration of Urban Native Grasslands in Australia .” Emotion, Space, and Society 10 ( 2014 ): 79 - 86 . Nagy Kelsey and Johnson Phillip David III eds. Trash Animals: How We Live with Nature's Filthy, Feral, Invasive, and Unwanted Species . Minneapolis...
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Environmental Humanities (1 November 2017) 9 (2): 398–417.
Published: 01 November 2017
... 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 environments by terrestrial biota is accelerating). 64 I am talking more about a course of action that...