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Environmental Humanities (2022) 14 (1): 110–128.
Published: 01 March 2022
...Andrew McCumber; Patrick Neil Dryden Abstract Archaeology and anthropology treat the presence of animals in mythology and folklore as axiomatically about a culture’s ideas of nature. Sociology often assumes modernity no longer has such myths, but animal imagery abounds. In this article, the authors...
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Environmental Humanities (2022) 14 (3): 590–601.
Published: 01 November 2022
... stance of the antisocial queer theorist . . . the present and the future become mutually delimiting realms.” 37 In this special issue we argue that we cannot turn toward a future of Anthropocene scale without understanding the complex set of terms and categories invoked variously to define nature...
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Environmental Humanities (2023) 15 (2): 85–104.
Published: 01 July 2023
... and the natural environment. Most paradoxical was how trade publications reinvented their industry both as not a problem for the natural environment and as the solution to all and any future problems faced by that environment. Unlike any other currently available source base, Big Oil’s trade publications offer...
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Environmental Humanities (2018) 10 (2): 447–472.
Published: 01 November 2018
...Kay Anderson; Colin Perrin Abstract In the context of current concerns within the environmental humanities to challenge the idea that humans are somehow irreducible to nature, this article takes up the much-neglected history of the idea of human exceptionality itself. According to now familiar...
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Environmental Humanities (2013) 2 (1): 43–56.
Published: 01 May 2013
..., as a window into further understanding connections between humans, non-humans and place. My focus is on an analysis of hunting as cultural involvement in nature. Is it a cruel, archaic and redundant practice; or a respectful relationship between and among humans and non-humans which can reorient us to our...
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Environmental Humanities (2015) 6 (1): 167–174.
Published: 01 May 2015
... on the site with discussions and counter-examples. One of the round tables working away during the week, occasionally with changes in personnel, was on Nature. Their job (like the other round tables on Politics, Diplomacy, Religion and Economics) was to ‘reboot’ or reinstitute a concept close to the heart...
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Environmental Humanities (2016) 7 (1): 151–168.
Published: 01 May 2016
... noted, central to this re-thinking is unsettling the colonial nature/culture divide in Western epistemology. In this article, through a series of situated, small, everyday stories from childcare centres, we relate raccoon-child-educator encounters in order to consider how raccoons' repeated boundary...
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Environmental Humanities (2014) 5 (1): 77–100.
Published: 01 May 2014
...Ann-Sofie N. Gremaud Abstract This article analyses representations of nature as brand and resource in current Icelandic society. This is done through an interdisciplinary approach consisting of concepts from the discipline of cultural geography and the analytical methodologies of visual cultural...
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Environmental Humanities (2024) 16 (1): 162–182.
Published: 01 March 2024
... of encounters between Britons and dangerous natural environments in tropical colonies. This article combines literary-historical criticism with a history of emotions perspective to show how the expression or, alternately, elision of fear in adventure memoirs helped to frame encounters with wild animals...
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Environmental Humanities (2024) 16 (1): 183–200.
Published: 01 March 2024
... understandings of what nature is and how it should be protected continue to be underapplied. Indeed, the national is a key framework within which ideas about nature are presented and its potential can be put to work. In bringing these two perspectives together, the article makes both literal and metaphorical use...
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Environmental Humanities (2016) 7 (1): 59–88.
Published: 01 May 2016
... variation. Variation—once ecologists' object of study—was now noise. Yet ecologists did not abandon their commitment to the idea that nature is complex, various, and interconnected. Rather, they came to read biologically meaningful patterns in seemingly “messy” graphs, using linear regression differently...
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Published: 01 May 2014
Figure 6 The Junk Naturals perform “Junk: A Natural Part of Life” at Ethelton, 13 April 1996. L to R: Tony Bazeley, Roger Laws, Mike Watters, Rod Boucher, Chester Schultz, Ian Farr, Anthony Pak Poy. Image courtesy Geoff Willsmore. More
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Published: 01 May 2020
Figure 4. Scottish Natural Heritage’s wildcat mascot. More
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Published: 01 July 2022
Figure 1. “Butterfly Crossing. Migration is Natural” sign. Photograph by Thomas Hawk. Reproduced under CC BY-NC 2.0 license. More
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Published: 01 May 2016
Figure 2. Fern and lichen on lava in Kipahoehoe Natural Area Reserve. Photograph by brewbooks More
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Environmental Humanities (2022) 14 (3): 543–563.
Published: 01 November 2022
... part of this landscape. This article shows how spiritual warfare demonology operates as a tool for the construction of entwined social, political, and environmental ecologies, combining notions of deviant nature and deviant culture. Such ecologies both reinforce and destabilize biopolitical hierarchies...
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Published: 01 May 2018
Figure 1. Silvery timber litters the landscape after a beaver dam has flooded the forest in Karukinka Nature Reserve, Isla Grande, Chile. Photo by author More
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Published: 01 May 2014
Figure 2 Colourful paintings, which often resemble doorways, mark the entrance to an indoor hive. Natural beekeepers often believe this facilitates orientation. Photo by Kelsey Green. More
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Environmental Humanities (2023) 15 (1): 128–140.
Published: 01 March 2023
..., which in contemporary theory and practice consists of collections of disparate, complementary, or contradictory models—ecologies—in the plural, thus holding generality and infinite particularity in constant dialogue. The authors, two natural scientists and one social scientist, aim to provoke fresh...
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Environmental Humanities (2013) 3 (1): 71–91.
Published: 01 May 2013
... powerful and universalizing explanations about why ‘our planet’ is being exhausted, and how ‘we’ must respond with urgent action. One of the effects of this response is that environmental problems are naturalized as empirical facts around which new forms of governance and regulation must emerge. While...