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Environmental Humanities (2022) 14 (1): 162–181.
Published: 01 March 2022
...Melanie Duckworth Abstract This article discusses two children’s picture books, The Snail and the Whale (2003), written by Julia Donaldson and illustrated by Axel Scheffler, and The Secret of Black Rock (2017) by Joe Todd-Stanton, as vibrant and fantastic engagements with multispecies worlds...
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Environmental Humanities (2022) 14 (2): 385–400.
Published: 01 July 2022
...Janelle Marie Baker Abstract This article describes moments of plant-induced enchantment during community-based environmental monitoring and ethnographic research in Treaty No. 8 sakâwiyiniwak territories. These multispecies ethnographic encounters while collaborating with Elders and friends from...
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Environmental Humanities (2022) 14 (1): 49–70.
Published: 01 March 2022
...Pierre du Plessis Abstract This article explores the skilled arts of tracking and gathering as methods for noticing and theorizing multispecies landscapes in the Kalahari Desert, Botswana. Tracking is typically used to describe a practice of following animals, usually for hunting, whereas gathering...
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Environmental Humanities (2017) 9 (2): 359–377.
Published: 01 November 2017
... of the system and taking seriously the kinds of interspecies possibilities they would have engendered, this account does the work of recovering how the history of American spaceflight as we know it today was not at all inevitable, and in fact it could well have been a thoroughly multispecies affair. At the same...
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Environmental Humanities (2019) 11 (2): 351–372.
Published: 01 November 2019
... was tossed out of her enclosure and left to die—led me to a visceral questioning of my methodological and political approaches to and commitments in multispecies ethnography. I found myself uncomfortably close to the deaths of these female bodies yet unable to voice my dismay or grief. This essay is a modest...
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Environmental Humanities (2016) 8 (1): 1–23.
Published: 01 May 2016
..., and accountabilities. This introduction to the special issue offers an overview of the emerging field of multispecies studies. Unsettling given notions of species, it explores a broad terrain of possible modes of classifying, categorizing, and paying attention to the diverse ways of life that constitute worlds. From...
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Environmental Humanities (2016) 8 (1): 57–76.
Published: 01 May 2016
.... There is a growing interest in restoring components of the microbiome. This article explores some of the implications of these developments for multispecies studies through a focus on helminth therapy—the selective reintroduction of parasitic worms as “gut buddies” to tackle autoimmune disease. It first traces...
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Environmental Humanities (2020) 12 (1): 23–50.
Published: 01 May 2020
... that emerge with chemical exposures. Some social groups have coalesced around place-based political action, while other chemosocial associations have proved to be ephemeral, evanescent, and conditional. Building on earlier work by multispecies ethnographers who have studied social relationships among humans...
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Published: 01 May 2019
Figure 1. A landscape of multispecies mutualism. Photo by author. More
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Environmental Humanities (2021) 13 (1): 93–112.
Published: 01 May 2021
...Sarah Elton Abstract A methodology for plant qualitative research is at an early stage of development. While conducting a multispecies ethnography of gardeners and the plants they grow for food in a neighborhood in transition from social housing to a mixed-income community in Toronto, the author...
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Environmental Humanities (2024) 16 (1): 211–229.
Published: 01 March 2024
... an ethical reflexivity in field technicians operating well outside of academic environmental humanities circles. Drawing on multispecies studies’ (and its animal studies antecedents’) focus on environmental ethics, as well as the scant but growing attention to “unloved others” like invertebrates, squished...
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Environmental Humanities (2014) 5 (1): 277–281.
Published: 01 May 2014
..., and it occurs to me that as we reconsider the responsiveness of nonhumans we might be wise to focus too on our own embodied, non-cerebral, ways of knowing. Our flesh is inscribed with a multispecies history of becoming-with, what Deborah Bird Rose terms “embodied knots of multispecies time.” 12 It makes...
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Environmental Humanities (2016) 7 (1): 129–132.
Published: 01 May 2016
... and in the Presence of Others,” Lesley Instone and Affrica Taylor contemplate the various inheritances that shape everyday multispecies life and relations in a small rural valley in south-eastern Australia. They do this by alternating between narrative interludes about daily life in the valley and musings...
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Environmental Humanities (2016) 8 (1): 95–117.
Published: 01 May 2016
...Hugo Reinert Abstract Can a stone be a critter? Placing multispecies studies in conversation with the geological turn, this article examines the place of a particular sacrifice stone in the ambit of a coastal mining development in northern Norway. The argument develops a reading of resource...
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Environmental Humanities (2018) 10 (1): 171–186.
Published: 01 May 2018
... within a multispecies grid that gestures toward understanding animal endangerment as a problem not on the level of species but rather within a diverse multispecies assemblage that, crucially, includes humans. Although the eponymous Bear 71 dies, the narrative refuses closure because her daughter...
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Environmental Humanities (2021) 13 (1): 113–135.
Published: 01 May 2021
... in the making of ecologists.” 65. van Dooren, Kirksey, and Münster, “Multispecies Studies.” For a similar movement in sociology, see Taylor, Sutton, and Wilke, “Sociology of Multi-Species Relations.” 66. van Dooren, Kirksey, and Münster, “Multispecies Studies,” 6 . The “arts of attentiveness...
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Environmental Humanities (2016) 8 (1): 37–56.
Published: 01 May 2016
... under the terms of a Creative Commons license (CC BY-NC-ND 3.0). multispecies ethnography ontology science and technology studies queer theory pregnancy testing animal experimentation extinction art On the morning of August 29, 2012, we conducted a pregnancy test at home with a live...
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Environmental Humanities (2021) 13 (1): 224–244.
Published: 01 May 2021
.... In this essay, I demonstrate how the term species suicide positions the species as both perpetrator and victim and embeds the irony of self-destruction within discourses of mental health as well as environmental and multispecies justice. In the second half of this article, I develop the sense of irony...
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Environmental Humanities (2023) 15 (2): 232–235.
Published: 01 July 2023
... 14 ( 2006 ): 97 – 114 . Kirksey Eben , and Helmreich Stefan . 2010 . “ The Emergence of Multispecies Ethnography .” Cultural Anthropology 25 ( 2010 ): 545 – 76 . Metcalf Jacob . “ Intimacy without Proximity: Encountering Grizzlies as a Companion Species...
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Environmental Humanities (2023) 15 (2): 1–18.
Published: 01 July 2023
...; they seek to mass produce and standardize valuable vegetal materials and radically simplify the ecologies that surround these monocrops. Taking a multispecies perspective, this article traces how green growth experiments seek to change the forms, rhythms, and ecological alliances that characterize the tea...