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Environmental Humanities (1 November 2018) 10 (2): 349–369.
Published: 01 November 2018
... technoscience mis/translation Much has been written about the internal colonization of Sápmi, the area in north Fennoscandianavia that is home to the Sámi people. For instance, in a recent study of wind power in Stekenjokk in Sweden, Rebecca Lawrence shows how the denial of Sámi land rights has worked...
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Environmental Humanities (1 November 2016) 8 (2): 291–297.
Published: 01 November 2016
... known as the Canticle of the Creatures ), composed by Saint Francis in his native Umbrian tongue in 1274. The encyclical opens: “Laudato si’, mi’ Signore”—“Praise be to you, my Lord.” In the words of this beautiful canticle, Saint Francis of Assisi reminds us that our common home is like a sister with...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2017) 9 (1): 129–148.
Published: 01 May 2017
... code relates the language of dots and dashes to the twenty-six letters of the alphabet.” 21 Crick further elaborates that “the proper technical term for such a translation rule is, strictly speaking, not a code but a cipher.” 22 For biopoets, the cipher and the encipherment process are...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2018) 10 (1): 310–329.
Published: 01 May 2018
...—distinguished in their minds the “manageable” memory of continuing life aboveground and the “blind spot,” or unpresentable horizon, of far futures. The latter could not be translated and required some extra conceptual move. One must therefore assume a leap over the very traditions of communicability that link...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2018) 10 (1): 129–149.
Published: 01 May 2018
... the transcendental. Rather, it is translated into an immanent field that mixes nature and culture. To immanent naturalism, consciousness emerges as a layer of thinking, feeling, and judgment bound to complex crunching operations that enable and exceed it. The immanent field is efficacious and...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2016) 8 (1): 1–23.
Published: 01 May 2016
... engaged responsibly. Often, multiplying perspectives leads to conflicting understandings, values, priorities, and ultimately worlds. In this context, it matters which questions we ask, 77 which modes of inquiry we adopt, which practices of mediation, performance, 78 making, 79 and translation 80...
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Environmental Humanities (1 November 2018) 10 (2): 447–472.
Published: 01 November 2018
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2018) 10 (1): 213–225.
Published: 01 May 2018
... Inquiry into Modes of Existence: An Anthropology of the Moderns . Cambridge, MA : Harvard University Press , 2013 . Lefebvre Henri . The Production of Space . Translated by Nicholson-Smith Donald . Oxford : Blackwell , 1991 . Malm Andreas . “ ‘This Is the Hell That I Have...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2014) 4 (1): 149–170.
Published: 01 May 2014
... apocryphal prophesy (variously mis-attributed to Einstein, Darwin, or Maeterlinck), when bees disappear “mankind will have just four more years to live; no bees, no pollination, no plants, no animals, no humans.” 4 Media coverage flirts with this warning: she may be “the flag-bearer for the whole of the...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2018) 10 (1): 187–212.
Published: 01 May 2018
... “translate into wealth and jobs” for Puchuncaví. 2 Today Puchuncaví is the poorest municipality in the region. And the most contaminated. In addition to the smelting plant and various petrochemical industries, VIC holds a carbon and petcoke port and four thermoelectric plants. The industrially...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2013) 3 (1): 71–91.
Published: 01 May 2013
... stocks is translated into the familiar terms of liberal economics: the efficient management of scarce resources under the conditions of unlimited demand. The result is a set of policies and regulations which appear to be neutral in terms of balancing the biological reproducibility of fish stocks with...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2014) 5 (1): 233–260.
Published: 01 May 2014
... obvious necessity not some kind of “cerebral pastime” (as per one enduring caricature of humanistic inquiry). It also promises to dispel some scientist's partial (or mis-) perceptions of what the humanities can offer. 10 To-date, I will suggest, certain environmental humanists have not made enough of...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2019) 11 (1): 72–100.
Published: 01 May 2019
... responsibility to the Earth in the wake of change, disaster, and extinction. However, these concepts do not necessarily translate well on the ground, particularly as other worldviews slip away or resist these intellectualisms. Reflecting on these intellectual conversations, I am preoccupied by those...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2016) 7 (1): 41–58.
Published: 01 May 2016
... obstacle Hardin attempts to surmount is that of designating an “optimum population”—or translated into the language of political economy, the first task Hardin sets for himself is to calculate some idea of an optimum or appropriate distribution of wealth for a particular (though in this case global...
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Environmental Humanities (1 November 2018) 10 (2): 501–527.
Published: 01 November 2018
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Environmental Humanities (1 November 2017) 9 (2): 204–229.
Published: 01 November 2017