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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
... 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-five species...
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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
... characterize them as struggles for land , I argue that in sites of colonial and capitalist extraction like hill stations, these struggles with land are equally important. In Darjeeling, senses of place and belonging are “edge effects”: the unstable, emergent results of encounters between materials, species...
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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 2016) 8 (1): 118–142.
Published: 01 May 2016
... transformed by his encounter with the viral creep. His practices are acts of viral care that perform the Anthropocene and have world-making power: through his work, a world of disturbed wilderness is created, a system in crisis where humans emerge as invasive species encroaching upon “nature.” Some of his...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2014) 4 (1): 149–170.
Published: 01 May 2014
... 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 which...
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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
... 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 the First Fleet in 1788 have...
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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
...: “nonnative invasivespecies 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, but ambiguously so...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2014) 5 (1): 291–294.
Published: 01 May 2014
... Thom . “ 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 (1 May 2013) 3 (1): 1–24.
Published: 01 May 2013
... hemisphere; specifically, of the Western Palearctic. The International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN) classified the species as globally Vulnerable (VU) in its 2008 Red List assessment, and the Lessers are included in Annex II of the Bern Convention, Annex I of the European Wild Birds directive...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2016) 7 (1): 129–132.
Published: 01 May 2016
... 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, MN : University of Minnesota Press , 2013 . Steffen Will , Grinevald Jacques...
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Environmental Humanities (1 November 2017) 9 (2): 398–417.
Published: 01 November 2017
... 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 describes these almost imperceptible but relentless processes of Earth-shaping at play in the southern polar region and which are radically...