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Environmental Humanities (1 November 2017) 9 (2): 359–377.
Published: 01 November 2017
... sources, I detail the history of the bioregenerative life-support system, a system in which simple organisms—most commonly algae—would inhabit the spacecraft and, through a series of interspecies symbioses, maintain cabin conditions and sustain astronaut life. By homing in on the maintenance practices of...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2013) 2 (1): 79–99.
Published: 01 May 2013
... Martin . Miljöopinionen i Sverige . Lund : Dialogos , 1994 . Berggren J. E. “ En tjuvtitt på framtiden – och skvaller om Volvo .” Expressen . 22 October , 2005 . Bird Sharon . “ Welcome to the Men's Club: Homosociality and the Maintenance of Hegemonic Masculinity .” Gender...
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Environmental Humanities (1 November 2017) 9 (2): 300–308.
Published: 01 November 2017
... sweat into potable water; any fantasy that would have astronauts as free-floating autopoiets turns out to be wrinkled by the practices of maintenance and care that loop human and nonhuman cosmonauts together. 2 Astronauts or cosmonauts cannot actually long survive solely within the sort of self...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2016) 7 (1): 107–127.
Published: 01 May 2016
... different ways. Seasonality is one example. Barbara Kingsolver's popular book Animal Vegetable Miracle is devoted to the pleasures of eating in season, which she feels “helps move ‘eating’ in the consumer's mind from the Routine Maintenance Department over to the Division of Recreation.” 28 Eating in...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2014) 5 (1): 171–201.
Published: 01 May 2014
... time in the sixteenth century, noted economist Barbara Ward, co-author with René Dubos of Only One Earth: The Care and Maintenance of a Small Planet, “people had almost literally to turn their minds upside down ... in their passionate resistance to the idea, we can see a terrible sense of vertigo. It...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2014) 4 (1): 125–148.
Published: 01 May 2014
... togetherness that you need to achieve in vermicomposting is about: decomposing.* But this very specific composition of different activities and entities does not happen in a void, and needs the attention and maintenance of the vermicomposter. Even if the worms do the digesting, you will still have to...
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Environmental Humanities (1 November 2017) 9 (2): 418–432.
Published: 01 November 2017
... events are “fast” disasters, while “slow” disasters—less charismatic, more centered on the violence of accrual or neglect—may cause significant suffering or loss over a longer time period. 21 Slow disasters emerge through infrastructural neglect, delayed maintenance, and degradation. Others have...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2015) 6 (1): 103–130.
Published: 01 May 2015
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2015) 6 (1): 29–52.
Published: 01 May 2015
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2012) 1 (1): 103–121.
Published: 01 May 2012
... shifted analyses of political power away from the maintenance of territory toward the governing of people and populations, recent work in medical anthropology renews focus on the spatial aspects of biopolitics. 54 Redfield suggests that, “Peering through the management perspective of governmentality...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2013) 3 (1): 25–41.
Published: 01 May 2013
... maintenance of a massive standing military (approximately 1.5 million active and 1.1 million reservists in the U.S.) potentially condemns the very earth the organization holds dear. 10 The beautiful rapture between humans and nature—“You either feel it our [sic] your [sic] don't”—arrives not from the...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2012) 1 (1): 69–84.
Published: 01 May 2012
...’ (based metaphorically on hydrological terms such as ‘watershed’ and ‘water catchment’, which are routinely incorporated into development evaluations). She notes that even in “the remote country of the Desert Channels, we see the impacts of tourism, mining, exploration, urban settlement and maintenance of...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2017) 9 (1): 108–128.
Published: 01 May 2017
..., following Roberto Esposito, in turn takes to be the very definition of biopower. 39 Translated as such, the phrase elides the connotation of maintenance and support that is better captured by rendering the French idiom faire vivre as “to foster life.” 40 The latter evokes an image that is more...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2017) 9 (1): 18–39.
Published: 01 May 2017
... sense of place had to be worked out through complex questions about how best to live together with a variety of other-than-human species. 44 To do their part in this maintenance, townspeople work with local dogs. In Hindu cosmology, dogs are also ritually significant creatures, as the messengers...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2017) 9 (1): 1–17.
Published: 01 May 2017
... environmental goods. We simply have our balance sheets wrong, they tell us. There are incomplete entries for all the “services” performed by nature, which include things like supporting services (for example, bee pollination), provisioning services (the growth of food), regulating services (the maintenance of...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2016) 8 (1): 57–76.
Published: 01 May 2016
... the naked eye. Scientists interested in this microbiome present the human as a superorganism, accommodating, infected, and kept alive by diverse microbes in dynamic ecologies. 2 Once feared as universally pathogenic, microbes are now ascribed central roles in the performance and maintenance of...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2018) 10 (1): 273–294.
Published: 01 May 2018
..., however, the life “big like us” that we find so precious is a kind of planetary luxury, by no means essential to the maintenance or flourishing of the biosphere. After all, the burst of eukaryotic diversification that signaled the end of the Proterozoic and the start of the Cambrian began some 540 million...
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Environmental Humanities (1 November 2017) 9 (2): 309–324.
Published: 01 November 2017
.... Leah V. Aronowksy’s contribution challenges dominant accounts of American spaceflight, according to which the space cabin is seen as the ultimate expression of humans’ control over their environment. Instead, she foregrounds the crucial yet neglected role of system maintenance and basic but usually...
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Environmental Humanities (1 November 2017) 9 (2): 433–453.
Published: 01 November 2017
... A complex communicative system is needed in order to handle the social complexity, to facilitate collaboration, and to transfer information between individuals; these are requisites for the innovation, development, and maintenance of complex technology. A communicative system must enable its users...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2015) 6 (1): 131–157.
Published: 01 May 2015
... of yard maintenance.” 70 Approximately 400 of the incarcerees at Manzanar already had landscape design skills, and many others acquired them in camp. The gardens are informed by a distinctive Japanese aesthetic tradition that aims to produce a “scenic and ambient mood through asymmetrical balance...