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Published: 01 May 2015
Figure 3. A red-tailed hawk landing on one of the Big Creek transmission towers near Sanger, California. Photograph by author. Figure 3. A red-tailed hawk landing on one of the Big Creek transmission towers near Sanger, California. Photograph by author. More
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Published: 01 May 2015
Figure 4. Spikes on the outer crossarms of one of the Big Creek transmission towers in the Central Valley of the kind that were first installed in 1924. The edge of a horizontal steel pan meant to catch bird excrement can be seen at the left. The smaller spikes on the crossbar above the More
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Published: 01 May 2015
Figure 5. One of the huge pylons carrying power cables across the estuary, seen from the Severn Bridge. Figure 5. One of the huge pylons carrying power cables across the estuary, seen from the Severn Bridge. More
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Published: 01 May 2014
Figure 2 One of the huge machines of demolition at the CSR Sugar Refinery at Glanville, January 1993. CD booklet image, courtesy Chester Schultz. Figure 2. One of the huge machines of demolition at the CSR Sugar Refinery at Glanville, January 1993. CD booklet image, courtesy Chester Schultz. More
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Environmental Humanities (1 November 2017) 9 (2): 433–453.
Published: 01 November 2017
... can exist beyond Earth; think of the heliocentric worldview and early modern telescopic observations, and more recently, the studies of extremophiles on Earth and the discovery of thousands of exoplanets. An active search for artificial signals in space that might be proof of an intelligent alien...
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Published: 01 May 2014
Figure 3 She on the Greyhound Bus heading to Toronto. Figure 3 . She on the Greyhound Bus heading to Toronto. More
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2013) 3 (1): 129–147.
Published: 01 May 2013
...Eileen Crist Abstract This paper examines the recent proposal to christen our geological epoch “the Anthropocene.” The reasoning offered for this new name is that humanity's enormous mark on the geological strata would be a discernible boundary to future geologists; therefore a change in...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2014) 4 (1): 195–205.
Published: 01 May 2014
... understanding, awkwardness is premised on a knowing co-presence or felt connection. It requires a mutual vulnerability and a sense of disconcertion. It makes little sense to talk of a non-relational awkwardness. Absence and ignorance are not awkward, at least not for those involved. Awkwardness has distinct...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2014) 4 (1): 19–39.
Published: 01 May 2014
...? How did this particular landscape change to accommodate its accumulation? What trajectories flowed into the pond, and what hidden memories sat buried in its mass? Drawing on ethnographic and archival research, this paper weaves together juxtaposed scenes that form (some of) the backstory of this event...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2017) 9 (1): 18–39.
Published: 01 May 2017
..., Darjeeling’s majority population of Indian-Nepalis, or Gorkhas, have struggled for subnational autonomy over the district and for the establishment of a separate Indian state of “Gorkhaland” there. In this article, I draw on ethnographic fieldwork conducted amid the Gorkhaland agitation in Darjeeling’s tea...
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Environmental Humanities (1 November 2016) 8 (2): 215–234.
Published: 01 November 2016
... the implications of ME for the environmental humanities in general and for Anthropocene narratives in particular. ME relies on non-Darwinian evolutionary principles. In common with other branches of Earth system science, it also destabilizes prevailing ontological categories. Life becomes more...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2016) 8 (1): 24–36.
Published: 01 May 2016
... enlarged world. These practices cannot be reduced to a livestock economy: shepherds consider herding a work of transformation and ecological recuperation—of the land, of the sheep, of ways of being together. Learning the “arts of living on a damaged planet,” as Anna Tsing has termed it, humans and animals...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2016) 8 (1): 95–117.
Published: 01 May 2016
..., increasingly, by catastrophic violence and the unfolding collapse of planetary ecosystems. I situate this question between two research imaginaries: one, the multispecies world of critters and lovable (or unlovable) beings; 5 and two, more implicitly, the disconcerting new vistas opened by the geological...
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Environmental Humanities (1 November 2018) 10 (2): 397–420.
Published: 01 November 2018
... knowledge epistemologies Angola Africa “We need reliable information on forests.” This plea traveled the world in a brochure made by a major agency of the United Nations. 1 A few years later, in 2012, NASA revealed the most accurate map ever produced of the United States’s forests. One leading...
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Environmental Humanities (1 November 2017) 9 (2): 418–432.
Published: 01 November 2017
... navigation—I consider how people visiting the Antarctic are trained to order their lives and work, especially in preparation for emergencies. Notions of risk, danger, and catastrophe hinge on the broader historical and cultural contexts of Antarctica as a frontier zone, making preparedness in the Antarctic...
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Published: 01 November 2017
Figure 1. Soviet dog spacesuit, designed at NPP Zvezda in 1954. On display at Memorial Museum of Cosmonautics, Moscow, Russia. Photo by Stefan Helmreich. Figure 1. Soviet dog spacesuit, designed at NPP Zvezda in 1954. On display at Memorial Museum of Cosmonautics, Moscow, Russia. Photo by More
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Published: 01 May 2018
Figure 1. A young seal on an Australian cattle farm. Photograph courtesy of Stacey Lee Figure 1. A young seal on an Australian cattle farm. Photograph courtesy of Stacey Lee More
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Published: 01 May 2018
Figure 5. Beaver pond on Estancia Marel, Isla Grande, Chile. Photo by author Figure 5. Beaver pond on Estancia Marel, Isla Grande, Chile. Photo by author More
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Published: 01 November 2017
Figure 3. The graffiti on the bus stop in Malvinas Argentinas: “Free Seeds with no pesticides” Figure 3. The graffiti on the bus stop in Malvinas Argentinas: “Free Seeds with no pesticides” More
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Published: 01 November 2017
Figure 1. Soviet dog spacesuit, designed at NPP Zvezda in 1954. On display at Memorial Museum of Cosmonautics, Moscow, Russia. Photo by Stefan Helmreich. Figure 1. Soviet dog spacesuit, designed at NPP Zvezda in 1954. On display at Memorial Museum of Cosmonautics, Moscow, Russia. Photo by More