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Environmental Humanities (2020) 12 (2): 407–430.
Published: 01 November 2020
...Aimi Hamraie Abstract This article responds to two diverging notions of “livability”: the normative New Urbanist imaginary of livable cities, where the urban good life manifests in neoliberal consumer cultures, green gentrification, and inaccessible infrastructures, and the feminist and disability...
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Environmental Humanities (2021) 13 (1): 1–20.
Published: 01 May 2021
...Anne Pasek Abstract This article names and examines carbon vitalism, a strain of climate denial centered on the moral recuperation of carbon dioxide—and thus fossil fuels. Drawing on interconnections between CO 2 , plant life, and human breath, carbon vitalists argue that carbon dioxide...
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Environmental Humanities (2022) 14 (2): 401–418.
Published: 01 July 2022
....” 41. Leonard and Wenzer, Athabasca . 42. “Images and the Spirit Life of Sylvan Thought, Screenings of Works in Progress.” Workshop with Manari Ushigua Philippe Leonard, and Lisa Stevenson, “Imagistic Fields,” Filmmaker Masterclass and Screening Series, McGill University, Montreal, QC...
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Environmental Humanities (2021) 13 (2): 348–371.
Published: 01 November 2021
... research, moreover, helped inspire the smash hit, The Hidden Life of Trees: What They Feel, How They Communicate—Discoveries from a Secret World by German forester Peter Wohlleben. The Hidden Life of Trees has been translated into twenty languages. We see the imprint of Simard’s work—sometimes...
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Environmental Humanities (2017) 9 (2): 341–358.
Published: 01 November 2017
...Antonia Walford; Donnacha Kirk Abstract This article explores how taking physical cosmology and the entities that populate its fringes on their own terms might prompt anthropology to rethink what and how it thinks of life. Physical cosmologists work with inanimate matter that lies at the frontier...
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Environmental Humanities (2017) 9 (2): 433–453.
Published: 01 November 2017
... article distributed under the terms of a Creative Commons license (CC BY-NC-ND 3.0). civilization cognition communication Drake equation evolution intelligence sociability technology The idea that there might be intelligent life in outer space can be traced back to our earliest...
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Environmental Humanities (2017) 9 (2): 230–254.
Published: 01 November 2017
... for the Other and the Anti-cancer Survival Kit reveal the political life of cancer to be animated by cellular and culinary anarchisms, bile, toxicity, frustration, and, in da Costa’s words, “more than even I can take.” © 2017 Lindsay Kelley 2017 This is an open access article distributed under the terms...
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Environmental Humanities (2017) 9 (2): 398–417.
Published: 01 November 2017
...Juan Francisco Salazar Abstract This article explores world-making processes through which extreme frontiers of life are made habitable. Examining how notions of life are enlarged, incorporated, and appropriated in complex geopolitical contexts, the article argues that microbial worlds are becoming...
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Environmental Humanities (2014) 5 (1): 125–148.
Published: 01 May 2014
...Dominique Lestel; Jeffrey Bussolini; Matthew Chrulew Abstract This paper presents a bi-constructivist approach to the study of animal life, which is opposed to the realist-Cartesian paradigm in which most ethology operates. The method is elaborated through the examples of a knot-tying orangutan...
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Environmental Humanities (2016) 8 (2): 215–234.
Published: 01 November 2016
...Paul Gillen Abstract Mineral evolution (ME) is a geologic paradigm postulating that Earth’s minerals formed sequentially and have interacted with life forms for billions of years. The evolution of Earth and its minerals is therefore entangled with the evolution of life. This “Provocation” ponders...
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Environmental Humanities (2017) 9 (2): 280–299.
Published: 01 November 2017
.... The rhetorical figure is characteristic of the environmental humanities, for it invokes the value of cultural and literary treasures to reinforce the importance of biological diversity. This article traces the origins of the metaphor to related figures of The Book of Life and to the figure of genetic information...
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Published: 01 May 2015
Figure 7. An estuary-shaped life, with the Severn bridges as time–space fulcrums (from a personal Google map). More
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Published: 01 May 2014
Figure 6 The Junk Naturals perform “Junk: A Natural Part of Life” at Ethelton, 13 April 1996. L to R: Tony Bazeley, Roger Laws, Mike Watters, Rod Boucher, Chester Schultz, Ian Farr, Anthony Pak Poy. Image courtesy Geoff Willsmore. More
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Published: 01 May 2016
Figure 1. Life cycle of Necator americanus . Image from Public Health Image Library, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention ( phil.cdc.gov/ ) More
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Environmental Humanities (2017) 9 (2): 309–324.
Published: 01 November 2017
... Commons license (CC BY-NC-ND 3.0). outer space cosmic imagination extremes of life analog sites humanities off Earth science and art The initial idea for this special section goes back two years. In June 2015 one of us, Praet, organized an international workshop: “Frontiers of Life...
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Environmental Humanities (2017) 9 (2): 378–397.
Published: 01 November 2017
...Istvan Praet Abstract Astrobiology is normally envisaged as the scientific endeavor preoccupied with the search for life beyond Earth. What remains underappreciated, however, is that it is also a hotbed of transversal thinking. It links disciplines that have historically grown up in isolation from...
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Published: 01 November 2017
Figure 3. Beatriz da Costa’s dog Lucinha with her copy of Anticancer: A New Way of Life . Photo: Beatriz da Costa. More
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Published: 01 July 2023
Figure 2. “What Have You Done to Your Country Lately?” Two-page color Shell advertisement that appeared in Life , June 21, 1968, 6–7. More
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Environmental Humanities (2013) 3 (1): 71–91.
Published: 01 May 2013
...Patrick Bresnihan Abstract There are growing and justifiable concerns about the degradation of the planet—the land, sea and atmosphere on which all life depends. While these problems unfold on a global scale they are not evenly distributed, either in terms of cause or effect. This has not stopped...
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Environmental Humanities (2013) 3 (1): 93–109.
Published: 01 May 2013
...Deborah Bird Rose Abstract Towards the end of her eventful and productive life, Val Plumwood was turning toward Indigenous people and cultures as a way of encountering the lived experience of ideas she was working with theoretically. At the same time, she was defining herself as a philosophical...