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Published: 01 May 2014
. The graph lists four possible RCPs; which of these is considered most plausible is a matter of sociological conjecture, not of natural science. Figure 3. Projections for Cumulative total anthropogenic CO2 emissions and corresponding temperature anomalies according to the “Approved Summary for More
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2016) 7 (1): 259–263.
Published: 01 May 2016
... The focus on trade requires discrete, distinguishable and exchangeable units, and species have provided this “currency” of exchange for regulation. All crocodylians were classed as “endangered” and listed as not to be traded (Appendix I). This had dire implications for the crocodile skin trade, and...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2016) 7 (1): 1–40.
Published: 01 May 2016
... biodiversity change, the report makes clear that the role of the humanities and social sciences is limited to the development and implementation of the “solutions” mentioned above (rather than participating in research design, priority-setting, and so on). The top five “subject areas” listed on the CIB's...
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Environmental Humanities (1 November 2016) 8 (2): 291–297.
Published: 01 November 2016
... (§69). The Canticle famously lists various creatures as suitable vehicles for praising God. These are, in order, Brother Sun and Sister Moon, Brother Wind and Sister Water, Brother Fire and Sister Earth, and finally, in verses that the saint added later, people who forgive even as they suffer...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2018) 10 (1): 150–170.
Published: 01 May 2018
... extinctions. © 2018 Petra Tjitske Kalshoven 2018 This is an open access article distributed under the terms of a Creative Commons license (CC BY-NC-ND 3.0). contiguity extinction reconstruction reanimation great auk materials A list of names appears on one of the last pages of the first notebook of...
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Environmental Humanities (1 November 2018) 10 (2): 501–527.
Published: 01 November 2018
... second, more rebelliously, the proclamation of a totally new story. 11 Here, we add another tactic to Haraway’s list. Neither reinterpreting nor radically rewriting per se, we offer a critical reading in order to notice and name what’s already there . In doing so, we align ourselves with posthuman...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2015) 6 (1): 29–52.
Published: 01 May 2015
..., lists 130 species in all—thirty species of seaweeds; ten species of protists; one species of blue green algae; and 89 species of animals, all invertebrates. Of the 130 total species, 119 have been classified as native to Japan; four have been classified as open-ocean, pelagic species; and four have been...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2012) 1 (1): 57–68.
Published: 01 May 2012
... taught us about the bush tucker in the region, said the berries were in fact edible and I witnessed her eat one. 6 I could not bring myself to follow suit, and my tentativeness is preserved to this day as I find the plant is among those listed as toxic in the “Garden plants poisonous to people” index...
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Environmental Humanities (1 November 2017) 9 (2): 418–432.
Published: 01 November 2017
... romantic-meets-utilitarian vision can come at high personal cost as people live with these extremes. For example, the now-defunct website Bigdeadplace.com was a source of limitless inspiration and procrastination as I prepared to travel to Antarctica. The author, Nicholas Johnson, wrote an advice list...
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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 2014) 5 (1): 291–294.
Published: 01 May 2014
... and again I have witnessed how care for some individuals and species translates into suffering and death for others, the ‘violent-care’ of conservation: predators and competitors are culled, expendable animals provide food or enrichment for the endangered, the list goes on. 4 Beyond conservation...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2014) 4 (1): 125–148.
Published: 01 May 2014
... your bin requires tinkering. As we learned from our own experience and from guides, variety, moderation, experimentation and adaptation are key to a thriving compost bin. Conducting our experiment, we found inspiration in lists of good and bad food, such as the one below. The more variety in...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2019) 11 (1): 27–51.
Published: 01 May 2019
... national and regional websites of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA); the domestic, mainstream media; and traditional US environmental organizations. Our list of traditional environmental organizations began with “the big ten” initially contacted in the early 1990s by EJ activists and urged to...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2018) 10 (1): 241–256.
Published: 01 May 2018
... variety of possible participants in his reconfiguration of the social, which include kettles, hammers, rails, lists, a cat, a mug, soap, baskets, remote controls, and speed bumps. 40 As Latour asserts, the object of presenting such a diverse and apparently interminable list is to demonstrate the extent...
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Environmental Humanities (1 November 2017) 9 (2): 280–299.
Published: 01 November 2017
... deciding to leave behind Alexander the Great’s laundry list. Instead, a better strategy is to run through the remaining library, tossing texts into a basket at random, sampling each section to give broad coverage. 14 Benford invoked the fame of Aristotle and Alexander only to belittle their texts as no...
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Environmental Humanities (1 November 2016) 8 (2): 277–284.
Published: 01 November 2016
... converts a lover of literature and the arts to a life of Christian monasticism. This might be a strange case of novelistic bibliomancy or just a bad reading. At the very least, it signals that reading is far less linear than we ecocritics might hope. I say this because we carefully choose reading lists for...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2016) 8 (1): 143–148.
Published: 01 May 2016
... migration, not only home to 430 species of birds and more than 50 endangered, threatened, and otherwise listed species but also a hot zone for human movement across the US-Mexico border—a perennially explosive political issue in the United States, particularly in states such as Texas and Arizona. The third...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2018) 10 (1): 330–337.
Published: 01 May 2018
... things: more comprehensive data; expanded process studies; testing Earth system models; developing probabilistic predictions; understanding nonlinear behaviour. 3 In 2007, the IPCC’s AR4 framed gaps in knowledge in terms of “key uncertainties” and listed eighteen of them across all three working...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2013) 3 (1): 71–91.
Published: 01 May 2013
... entitled “Tour around Ireland.” Young was preoccupied with ‘improvements': the majority of his travelogue is spent describing either the poor conditions of the land and the way it is being (mis)used, or applauding the changes which have already been implemented by certain progressive land owners. He lists...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2016) 7 (1): 219–225.
Published: 01 May 2016
... institution at the scale of the phenomena. If I decide in the end to be an ally of your political movement, I will easily forgive the label you chose and the flag you selected. But I will be convinced only when I have obtained a detailed list of your friends and your enemies. And please don't tell me that you...