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Published: 01 May 2016
Figure 2. The OSE “power cube” is a modular hydraulic power source used to power many of the machines in the GVCS. Like all OSE machines, it is designed to be inexpensive to build, simple to repair, and easily adapted to a variety of purposes. Image courtesy of Open Source Ecology (CC-BY-SA More
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2017) 9 (1): 18–39.
Published: 01 May 2017
... plantations and bustling tourist town. In many ways, Darjeeling is what Val Plumwood calls a “shadow place.” Shadow places are sites of extraction, invisible to centers of political and economic power yet essential to the global circulation of capital. The existence of shadow places troubles the notion that...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2013) 3 (1): 111–127.
Published: 01 May 2013
... attempt to undermine the hegemony of transnational corporations and build ecologically and economically sustainable communities. Social justice plays a key role in the guiding philosophies of these movements, and yet, while many ecocritical discourses examine the uncomfortable relationship of...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2013) 3 (1): 43–70.
Published: 01 May 2013
..., flute-like territorial song, although often with a musical competence exceeding what a human flutist could achieve. In this paper, we engage with both the living and the dead across a wide-ranging cast of characters, linking up in the here and now and grasping a hand across the span of many years...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2013) 3 (1): 71–91.
Published: 01 May 2013
... abstraction of self-interested ‘man’ and finite ‘nature’, Clare began with his own experiences of the world around him. This commitment to the here and now is not to be confused with notions of a ‘pre-modern’ union of human and nature. Rather, Clare's poetry describes and reveals the many different natures...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2015) 6 (1): 53–71.
Published: 01 May 2015
... responses emphasise the significance of bird sounds for people's sense of place, time and season and the longing that many have for their own lives to resonate with the birds around them. I argue that this has less to do with desires to hear harmony in pristine nature but with developing relations of...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2016) 7 (1): 151–168.
Published: 01 May 2016
...Veronica Pacini-Ketchabaw; Fikile Nxumalo Abstract Current times of anthropogenically damaged landscapes call us to re-think human and nonhuman relations and consider multiple possibilities for alternative and more sustainable futures. As many environmental and Indigenous humanities scholars have...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2016) 7 (1): 191–202.
Published: 01 May 2016
... to interpret and mobilise the philosopher's concepts. Ultimately, this essay articulates how Marder's strikingly negative critical project is both lively and useful for the Environmental Humanities, especially the fields of ecocriticism and critical plant studies. Moreover, in contrast to many book...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2016) 7 (1): 59–88.
Published: 01 May 2016
...Laura J. Martin Abstract This article explores the rise of the line graph and an associated statistical method, linear regression, in ecology. At the turn of the 20 th century, many ecologists studied variation in organismal traits, like height and weight, among populations of a species. The...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2016) 7 (1): 89–105.
Published: 01 May 2016
...Shannon Cram Abstract Nuclear weapons production has created a unique geography of irradiated open space in the United States. In recent years, many of these landscapes have been re-classified as national wildlife refuges in an attempt to transform the nation's atomic sacrifice zones into spaces of...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2014) 4 (1): 171–194.
Published: 01 May 2014
... of killing from botrytis' body to metabolic life processes which embrace extracellular enzymes diffused throughout the wine. I suggest that pasteurisation thus displaces killing into spaces, such as wine-in-the-making, within which many metabolic lives coexist and interpenetrate. Pasteurisation...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2014) 4 (1): 41–67.
Published: 01 May 2014
... home—signified by the prefix “eco”—brings with it a critical expectation for the musical academy to retreat from bland talk about a “sense of place.” Based on the premise that damaged ecologies are a matter of concern to many people, Indigenous and Settler; and building on the late Val Plumwood's...
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Environmental Humanities (1 November 2016) 8 (2): 149–171.
Published: 01 November 2016
... things. Several scholars and artists, many of whom would advocate new materialisms, have attempted to recapture this liveliness. Drawing upon these developments, we use the notion of “geosocialities” (the commingling of the geologic and the social and the sensibilities involved) to facilitate...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2017) 9 (1): 84–107.
Published: 01 May 2017
...Jean M. Langford Abstract At an urban parrot sanctuary in the Midwestern USA, humans care for eighty-some parrots from more than a dozen species. Many of these parrots have personal histories that include various forms of neglect, abuse, and abandonment. The article explores the forms of...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2016) 8 (1): 24–36.
Published: 01 May 2016
...Vinciane Despret; Michel Meuret Abstract In recent decades, in the South of France some young people from urban backgrounds have chosen to become shepherds and to learn to reconnect with the herding practices that many livestock breeders had abandoned under the pressure of agricultural...
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Environmental Humanities (1 November 2018) 10 (2): 473–500.
Published: 01 November 2018
... actions that resulted from readers’ heightened consciousness reveal that awareness is only as valuable as the cultural messages about efficacious action that are in circulation. Moreover, the affective responses of many readers suggest that most works of climate fiction are leading readers to associate...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2018) 10 (1): 241–256.
Published: 01 May 2018
... Wood . The second part of the article then offers an extended reading of the artistic strategies employed in White Wood . White Wood is a small deciduous woodland conceived by Wendling and created in collaboration with the community of Huntly. Among the many hundred trees planted were forty-nine oak...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2018) 10 (1): 40–62.
Published: 01 May 2018
... imagine this scientific object, synthetic yeast, as an incipient cultural object by asking: what is the terroir of synthetic yeast? Terroir invokes tangled relationships among the many variably human and nonhuman, living and nonliving participants in a landscape. Terroir replaces synthetic yeast in its...
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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 November 2017) 9 (2): 280–299.
Published: 01 November 2017
...Gordon M. Sayre Abstract In the last quarter-century many scientific, environmental, and popular publications have used a metaphor comparing species extinction and the loss of biodiversity in the modern era to the destruction of the ancient Library of Alexandria in Egypt more than 1,500 years ago...