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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2012) 1 (1): 103–121.
Published: 01 May 2012
... microbial pathogens continue to globalise, place-based health interventions that limit animals to particular locales are proving inadequate. Risky zoographies signal the inextricability of nonhuman animals from human spaces, and reveal interspecies interactions that transect and transcend environments...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2014) 4 (1): 19–39.
Published: 01 May 2014
... of despondency ...” Among these plans was the Tennessee Valley Authority, intended to “promote an orderly industrial and social development in that limited region.” 14 Morgan notes that the Tennessee Valley is “peculiarly suitable” for use as an experimental testing ground for the idea of using...
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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 November 2017) 9 (2): 341–358.
Published: 01 November 2017
... Antonia Walford and Donnacha Kirk 2017 This is an open access article distributed under the terms of a Creative Commons license (CC BY-NC-ND 3.0). cosmology life Boltzmann Brains limits speculation When trying to trace the recent interest in “life” as a subject of anthropological study...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2013) 3 (1): 129–147.
Published: 01 May 2013
... conclusion, I submit that while technological and managerial approaches have a place in addressing ecological problems, our predicament primarily calls for a drastic pulling back and scaling down of the human presence—welcoming limitations of our numbers, economies, forms of habitation, and uses of land and...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2013) 3 (1): 71–91.
Published: 01 May 2013
... which unfold through ongoing, negotiated and changing relations between people and things. Rather than a fear of limits, the excess of possibilities inherent in this vision of the ‘manifold commons’ provides him, and us, with a different way to imagine and enact alternative forms of social and natural...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2012) 1 (1): 7–21.
Published: 01 May 2012
... logic (and its concomitant logistics) cannot cleave to a view of beings that is reductionist in any sense. Thus the potential for using Deleuze and Guattari to exit modernity is limited. What is required is a deconstruction of existing (agri)cultures and logics, rather than an attempt to push past them...
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Environmental Humanities (1 November 2016) 8 (2): 215–234.
Published: 01 November 2016
... process. However, the control that our conscious agency can exercise upon planetary transformation is very limited even over human time scales, let alone geologic ones. Copyright © 2016 Paul Gillen 2016 This is an open access article distributed under the terms of a Creative Commons license (CC BY-NC...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2016) 8 (1): 37–56.
Published: 01 May 2016
... and racial stereotypes into the domain of animals and limited the scope of the scientific imagination. DNA test kits enabled us to determine that the frogs used in our study were not carrying the pathogenic chytrid fungus. Getting past stigma attached to particular species and locales, we found that...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2016) 8 (1): 95–117.
Published: 01 May 2016
... capitalism as ontological project—using the stone as a lens to explore imaginaries of relational personhood, the distribution of harm, and the limits of vulnerability. In closing, the article relates the “life” of the stone to ongoing discussions about the Anthropocene and how to develop novel, more...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2019) 11 (1): 72–100.
Published: 01 May 2019
... communities do not always welcome regulatory and technological interventions aiming to limit environmental impact, and climate change, environmentalism, and the Anthropocene are often perceived as distant and empty intellectualisms. Through an ethnographic account about an uncanny technology, this article...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2019) 11 (1): 194–215.
Published: 01 May 2019
... studies and histories of industrial hazards, the author examines how memories of toxic labor, environmental transformation, and workers’ resistance have been reactivated in the ongoing project of reclaiming the Ex-SNIA and keeping it off-limits from urban speculation. Drawing on archival research...
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Published: 01 May 2014
Figure 1 Millennial Northern Hemisphere (NH) temperature reconstruction (blue) and instrumental data (red) from AD 1000 to 1999, adapted from Mann et al. (1999). Smoother version of NH series (black), linear trend from AD 1000 to 1850 (purple-dashed) and two standard error limits (grey shaded More
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2016) 7 (1): 245–254.
Published: 01 May 2016
... becoming proactive on the fronts of lowering the human population, de-growing the global economy, and restricting the spread of modern infrastructures; in parallel, it calls for substantially limiting human development or exploitation of the natural world. The twofold strategy of scaling down and...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2016) 7 (1): 41–58.
Published: 01 May 2016
.... Published in the journal Science in December 1968, Hardin's “The Tragedy of the Commons” argued that increasing awareness of the planet's ecological limits meant that the natural environment must become the concern of political theory lest intensifying industrialization deplete scarce natural resources...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2013) 3 (1): 1–24.
Published: 01 May 2013
.... From its rise in the late 19th century, 13 the history of recreational and scientific birdwatching has been a kaleidoscope of changing technologies: telephones, pagers, air travel, digital photography, bulletin boards, databases, mobile internet—all deployed and redeployed to overcome the limits of...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2016) 7 (1): 259–263.
Published: 01 May 2016
... abundance (or biomass), i.e. what the ‘natural’ population size was before humans began to exploit them, or destroy their habitats. Others dispute that this is possible to estimate (the Red Lists focus rather on absolute extinction risk). 6 Faced with limited data and resources, conservationists...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2013) 2 (1): 21–41.
Published: 01 May 2013
...' (bio)semiotic potential, where biosemiosis is understood as the production and communication of “significance” in a very broad sense, one far from being limited to any thing's meaning for human beings. 2 The loss of a species of openness on the world —of phenomenological experiences of a sensed...
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Environmental Humanities (1 November 2017) 9 (2): 359–377.
Published: 01 November 2017
... this history not only could have been otherwise but in fact was otherwise: the human in outer space is always already a problem of safely delivering a threatened body through an altogether inimical environment and back again. The techniques for maintaining life at its sheer limits of existence...
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Environmental Humanities (1 November 2017) 9 (2): 309–324.
Published: 01 November 2017
... efforts is a concern with the notion of the extreme. As these authors argue, the figure of the extreme “shapes an analytic of limits and ever-opening horizons—epistemological and physical—provoking new understandings of humanness, environment, temporality, and of inter-species life as we think we...