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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 May 2018) 10 (1): 330–337.
Published: 01 May 2018
...Mike Hulme © 2018 Mike Hulme 2018 This is an open access article distributed under the terms of a Creative Commons license (CC BY-NC-ND 3.0). There are many different ways of thinking about gaps in knowledge. Engraved on the copper face of the Lenox Globe circa 1500, one of the oldest known...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2014) 4 (1): 19–39.
Published: 01 May 2014
..., and invites a reconsideration of the practices of knowledge that helped condition it. Copyright: © Hatmaker 2014 2014 This is an open access article distributed under the terms of a Creative Commons License (CC BY-NC-ND 3.0). This license permits use and distribution of the article for non...
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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 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 November 2017) 9 (2): 280–299.
Published: 01 November 2017
... electronic library collections. Scientists and environmentalists at that time sensed both the promise of unprecedented access to bio-information and the threat of lost knowledge through species extinction. The popularity of the metaphor conceals several weaknesses, however. Living species, even using 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 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): 204–229.
Published: 01 November 2017
... entanglements with RR-soy and super weeds (in particular, amaranth that also has edible varieties), we follow Anna Tsing in asking how different plants mediate particular social arrangements. Moved by on-the-ground realities and inspired by Donna Haraway’s provocation that “knowledge is always better from below...
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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...
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Environmental Humanities (1 November 2017) 9 (2): 255–279.
Published: 01 November 2017
... suggest that the art gallery gives us a sympathetic space in which we can encounter the knowledges of Bergson and Darwin, temper them with the imaginings of Butler, and ground them with the transformative living machines created by Huyghe, Lislegaard, and Fowler. By entering the spaces of the art gallery...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2016) 8 (1): 37–56.
Published: 01 May 2016
..., and ethnography. Like queer enactments of gender, performative experiments exhibit the performativity of conventional science and thereby make scientific modes of knowledge production and claims available for critical inspection. Moving beyond the domain of human self-fashioning and debates about the...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2018) 10 (1): 187–212.
Published: 01 May 2018
... there. We connect our irritations and speculations with the Anthropocene precisely as a way of summoning the multiple violences, many of them of planetary reach, that have to be denounced when situating our knowledge practices in Puchuncaví. Thinking about the ethico-political challenges of research in...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2018) 10 (1): 129–149.
Published: 01 May 2018
... know what it is like to be one. In Nagel’s account, heterogeneity is figured negatively—as a failure or lack of resemblance—and functions to constrain his knowledge of bats. Today, as white-nose syndrome threatens bat populations across North America, might figuring heterogeneity positively, as a...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2013) 3 (1): 43–70.
Published: 01 May 2013
.... Memory and narrativity are pertinent to the at times conflicting stories and reminiscences from archival and contemporary sources. Ultimately, accounts of “flute lyrebirds” speak to how meaning evolves in the tensions, boundaries, and interplay between knowledge and imagination. We conclude that this...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2014) 5 (1): 233–260.
Published: 01 May 2014
... this will involve more practitioners interested in global environmental change operating outside the “usual” arenas, such as established disciplinary conferences and journals. Engaged analysis offers a way to play the inventor-discloser and deconstructor-critic roles in places where knowledge aspires...
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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 2017) 9 (1): 129–148.
Published: 01 May 2017
... biopoetry more generally—reinscribe the power/knowledge relations implicit in the long-standing tropes of nature as a book, code, or cipher to be unraveled. Constructed as an inherently mute subject, nature is willed to speak purportedly on its own terms but through conspicuously human media and in...
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Environmental Humanities (1 November 2018) 10 (2): 349–369.
Published: 01 November 2018
... translations of this and other important environmentally relevant indigenous words. © 2018 Liv Østmo and John Law 2018 This is an open access article distributed under the terms of a Creative Commons license (CC BY-NC-ND 3.0). Sámi environmental policy Norway nature/culture indigenous knowledge...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2016) 7 (1): 265–270.
Published: 01 May 2016
... of the contexts in which they are encountered. Western taxonomies relegate other knowledges and ways of understanding. Classification here is arborescent. Species databases and genomic sequences are modern avatars of trees of life. But “it would be a mistake to assume much about species in advance of...