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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
... 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 (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
... 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. Hutt, “Being Nepali without Nepal.” 18. Subba...
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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
... by Rajan and others by attending to the destructive effects of particular lifeforms on other organisms and the environment. Lethal capital might encompass proliferating cash crops such as oil palm and soy, but also invasive and introduced species that radically undermine existing ecosystems and their...
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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 November 2017) 9 (2): 456–459.
Published: 01 November 2017
...: woodland corridors, toad tunnels, and squirrel rope bridges for the right type (red squirrels in the United Kingdom) capture the popular imagination. But not all connectivities are welcomed: “nonnative invasivespecies that make their own connections, such as the eastern grays in England, become targets...
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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 2016) 7 (1): 259–263.
Published: 01 May 2016
... concerned that this species was endangered, and had initiated conservation measures to ensure their survival. Tony had collected the egg from a threatened breeding ground, carefully packed it in grass with a spot marking which end should remain uppermost, and carefully reburied the clutch at the croc centre...
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Environmental Humanities (1 November 2017) 9 (2): 398–417.
Published: 01 November 2017
... and microbial geographies,” which come to define the risky practices of Antarctic bioprospecting. 36 Paleoecology and ecological modeling have turned their interest to “novel” environments evolving on Earth. Using a range of climate- and species-distribution-model algorithms, several likely...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2013) 3 (1): 1–24.
Published: 01 May 2013
... to infer and study the complex migratory lives of populations 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...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2016) 7 (1): 129–132.
Published: 01 May 2016
...Affrica Taylor; Veronica Pacini-Ketchabaw; Sandrina de Finney; Mindy Blaise 8 In their discussions of trash animals, Zahara and Hird draw upon Kelsey Nagy and Phillip David Johnson III eds., Trash Animals: How We Live with Nature's Filthy, Feral, Invasive, and Unwanted Species ( Minneapolis...