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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2018) 10 (1): 20–39.
Published: 01 May 2018
... to those criteria that could be scientifically studied and centrally planned yielded tangible results: it allowed the State’s dog husbandry program to create apparently unified groups of dogs and dog handlers and to successfully mobilize these groups for new military tasks, like mine detection...
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Environmental Humanities (1 November 2016) 8 (2): 196–214.
Published: 01 November 2016
...Max Ritts; John Shiga Abstract Throughout the Cold War, the US Navy aggressively explored the sound-making and sound-detecting capacities of cetaceans to help it retain its supremacy in marine battle space. Whales, dolphins, and porpoises were engaged as animals that “see with sound,” that produce...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2019) 11 (1): 152–173.
Published: 01 May 2019
... project Asbestos (2016), shot at the mining town of Asbestos, Quebec, mobilizing a discussion of haptic visuality to theorize toxic embodiment in its relationship to reciprocity, vulnerability, and responsibility. In the case of asbestos, the boundary of inside and outside traverses a series of unfolding...
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Environmental Humanities (1 November 2017) 9 (2): 300–308.
Published: 01 November 2017
...”; and Capova, “Detection of Extraterrestrial Life.” 11. And check out “Breakthrough Listen,” a massive new project to tune for communiqués from space: breakthroughinitiatives.org/Initiative/1 ; thanks to Claire Webb, poised to do fieldwork on Breakthrough, who alerted me to this endeavor...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2014) 4 (1): 19–39.
Published: 01 May 2014
... hazardous substance. It is used to fill valleys where coal mining stripped mountains, and to level terrain for housing developments and shopping malls. It is recycled into cement, wallboard, bowling balls, shower stalls, and paint. 38 The lack of a designation of “toxic” or “hazardous” was a planned...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2012) 1 (1): 85–102.
Published: 01 May 2012
... ideological terrain. Hillman uses the figuration of earthquakes, faults, mining, agriculture, and toxins to explore the geological interrelations of humans (and the poetic subject) with the land. This interrelation cannot be mistaken for any kind of utopian notion of harmony or balance; poetic subject and...
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Environmental Humanities (1 November 2016) 8 (2): 149–171.
Published: 01 November 2016
... seen as “ground breaking” primarily in its metaphoric sense. Mines and pollution might be unavoidable, local side effects, but they did not matter to the earth, which was seen as stable and inexhaustible. As scientists assemble data on sea level rise and global temperature increases, the planet no...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2015) 6 (1): 103–130.
Published: 01 May 2015
... evoke fossil-fuel mining or hydrologic cycles, nor does it make visible the “shadow places” of commodification. 14 The ability of power generation and distribution infrastructures to stay in the shadows is partly the result of small interventions that prevent their environments—which always remain...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2016) 7 (1): 169–190.
Published: 01 May 2016
... bond between qimmiit and Inuit was integral to Inuit survival: when out on the land, qimmiit pulled sleds for hunting and moving families, and weakened polar bears and muskox for hunting; when navigating sea ice, qimmiit detected potentially fatal soft patches on the ice; while out harpooning...
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Environmental Humanities (1 November 2016) 8 (2): 215–234.
Published: 01 November 2016
... manipulate widely different ecosystems to its advantage, and it is unprecedented for a mammal to cultivate plants and tend animals for food and power, dig up clays and ores to make pottery and metals, and so forth. To mine and burn carbon buried millions of years ago, with swift repercussions for the global...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2014) 5 (1): 171–201.
Published: 01 May 2014
... in Vietnam, stagnating economic growth, and the increasing violence of civil rights and global anti-imperialist struggles led many young people on the New Left to detect the militarism that underlay the U.S. space mission and its One World free-trade imperialism. 43 Apollo 17 would be NASA's last...