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Environmental Humanities (1 November 2016) 8 (2): 235–239.
Published: 01 November 2016
...Jamie Lorimer Copyright © 2016 Jamie Lorimer 2016 This is an open access article distributed under the terms of a Creative Commons license (CC BY-NC-ND 3.0). I first got acquainted with rot and its possibilities in a graveyard in South London. This Gothic Victorian churchyard was...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2014) 4 (1): 125–148.
Published: 01 May 2014
...’ of a functional ecology? Wasting, eating, rotting, consuming, transforming and becoming-with are brought together in a variety of ways in practices of composting-with earthworms. Reporting on our own and others' attempts to ‘live-together’ with earthworms, this paper tracks the non-relations and...
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Published: 01 May 2014
Figure 2 Grapes infected with Botrytis cinerea. Several grapes in the centre of the bunch display the characteristic grey-green ‘fur’ or ‘felt’ of a mature, sporulating grey rot infection. Photo by author. Figure 2. Grapes infected with Botrytis cinerea. Several grapes in the centre of the More
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2014) 5 (1): 301–305.
Published: 01 May 2014
...://culanth.org/fieldsights/586-introduction-ebola-in-perspective . Ingram Mrill . “ Fermentation, Rot, and Other Human-Microbial Performances .” In Knowing Nature: Conversations at the Intersection of Political Ecology and Science Studies . Chicago : University of Chicago Press , 2010 . Ito...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2018) 10 (1): 295–309.
Published: 01 May 2018
... deep time too. I argue that the Shuck embodies this conjunction, and we can see evidence of this in the shape that he takes. He is no ethereal specter after all; he is not pearlescent mist but pitch black. He stinks of sulfur—a mineral from deep within the Earth, emitted by rotting vegetation in the...
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Environmental Humanities (1 November 2018) 10 (2): 528–531.
Published: 01 November 2018
... Singapore Press , 2013 . Stoler Ann Laura . Duress: Imperial Durabilities in Our Times . Durham, NC : Duke University Press , 2016 . Stoler Ann Laura . Introduction to “ ‘The Rot Remains’: From Ruins to Ruination .” In Imperial Debris: On Ruins and Ruination , edied by Stoler Ann...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2012) 1 (1): 141–154.
Published: 01 May 2012
... dry rot fungus, once found only in the Himalayas. 13 Through their South Asian conquests, the British navy incorporated it into their ships. S. lacrymans flourished in the unseasoned woods often used in ships for naval campaigns, and thus it traveled around the world. By the early nineteenth...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2014) 4 (1): 171–194.
Published: 01 May 2014
...Figure 2 Grapes infected with Botrytis cinerea. Several grapes in the centre of the bunch display the characteristic grey-green ‘fur’ or ‘felt’ of a mature, sporulating grey rot infection. Photo by author. Figure 2. Grapes infected with Botrytis cinerea. Several grapes in the centre of the...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2018) 10 (1): 86–106.
Published: 01 May 2018
..., Resurrecting Empire ; Nixon, Slow Violence ; Stoler, “‘Rot Remains’”; Vine, Base Nation . 34. Taussig, “Culture of Terror”; Stoler, Archival Grain . 35. Butler, Frames of War ; Butler, Precarious Life . 36. Butler, Frames of War ; emphasis added. 37. “Why They Died: Civilian...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2019) 11 (1): 180–193.
Published: 01 May 2019
... everything it retracts from the field of perception, anymore: perceptual thresholds shift upward as radiant energy and strong vibrations are dumped on sense organs nonstop. Just as the foulest parts of the global dump dodge decomposition and do not smell of rotting, and just as the dump’s companion affect is...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2014) 5 (1): 217–232.
Published: 01 May 2014
... leave the rest to rot. The whale skeletons show white against the dark sand, the water is red with blood and the stench of rotting flesh fills the air. Thousands of plundered bodies decompose in the crater's overflowing pond. 18 Here, the island is also reduced to one short impression, a scene...
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Environmental Humanities (1 November 2016) 8 (2): 149–171.
Published: 01 November 2016
..., about an inch behind its eyes. The fish’s body is spotted with fungus, and it smells unmistakably of rotting flesh. The salmon is one of many that have returned to the creek to spawn, dying shortly after laying their eggs or releasing their sperm. The biologist cracks the head of the salmon over the...
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Environmental Humanities (1 November 2018) 10 (2): 421–446.
Published: 01 November 2018
... stock” to destruction—crinkled leaves, twisted shoots, fungal rots, and more. No deviation was tolerated. Regular culling, for Guthrie, had a simple rationale: “If in doubt, kill it.” On the one hand, Guthrie talked with affection about seeds as living beings rather than sources of profit. Yet violence...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2019) 11 (1): 3–26.
Published: 01 May 2019
...). Anthropocene permaculture Appalachia compost postcapitalism ruins Invest in the Millennium . . . Say that the leaves are harvested, when they have rotted into the mold. Call that profit. Prophesy such returns. Put your faith in the two inches of humus that will build under the trees every...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2014) 4 (1): 113–123.
Published: 01 May 2014
... also stress that care does not end after death—compost politics requires great attention to the rotting afterlives of cucumbers and egg shells, as the death of some organisms enables life for others. Compost politics, then, is a complex dance balancing the forces of life, growth, and care on the one...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2014) 5 (1): 203–216.
Published: 01 May 2014
... Amanda is afraid and hungry, but she keeps going in an environment that is dangerous and disgusting with corpses rotting everywhere. She meets Inez, who is also looking for her father, and together the two girls try to make their way north, meeting dozens of strangers along the way, some of whom help...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2019) 11 (1): 137–151.
Published: 01 May 2019
.... See also Reinert, “On the Shore,” “About a Stone,” and “Notes from a Projected Sacrifice Zone.” 9. When the mine was last operational, in the 1970s, waste was also disposed in the fjord. While this went on, some locals say, the fish in the fjord began to rot on the bone. Their flesh became so...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2013) 2 (1): 1–20.
Published: 01 May 2013
..., hearth, and region. Despite Larry's increasing instability and unpredictability—he purchases a new set of kitchen cabinets but leaves them to rot outside in the driveway; he wrecks his truck while drinking and driving—Ty perseveres in the family's original plans to increase the farm's hog operations...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2013) 2 (1): 147–167.
Published: 01 May 2013
... finite source of solar energy, — i.e. rotted organic matter, as laid down over 350 million years—at the rate of hundreds of thousands of litres or kilos a second. 28 Similarly, it should be clear that this global human system, qua system—leaving aside the climate consequences—stands or falls on this...
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Environmental Humanities (1 November 2018) 10 (2): 349–369.
Published: 01 November 2018
... indeed is also often undertaken, by people. In part, this is done by seine net fishing itself, which is also a way of looking after a lake because the weights on the net drag along the lake floor shifting the slime and slimy rotting leaves, and stirring up sediment and worms and insects good for fish...