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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 especially...
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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
... .” Fieldsights - Hot Spots, Cultural Anthropology Online , 7 October , 2014 , accessed 25 October 25, 2014 . http://culanth.org/fieldsights/586-introduction-ebola-in-perspective . Ingram Mrill . “ Fermentation, Rot, and Other Human-Microbial Performances .” In Knowing Nature: Conversations...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2018) 10 (1): 295–309.
Published: 01 May 2018
... 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 wetlands as hydrogen sulfide gas. 42 Although encounters with him are momentary, as a character of folklore he is truly ancient—a hellish...
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Environmental Humanities (1 November 2018) 10 (2): 528–531.
Published: 01 November 2018
... 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 Laura , 1 – 28 . Durham, NC : Duke University Press , 2013 . Zani Leah . “ Bomb Ecologies? Inhabiting...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2012) 1 (1): 141–154.
Published: 01 May 2012
... badly tampered with. (Supermarket button mushrooms are the same Agaricus bisporus as those growing in meadows.) Yet fungi are ubiquitous, and they follow all our human experiments and follies. Consider Serpula lacrymans, the dry rot fungus, once found only in the Himalayas. 13 Through their South...
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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
... before Weapon . 53. Kinsella notes that “even if the discourses of gender produce the distinction between combatant and civilian, the civilian as constructed is not worthy of much protection at all” ( Image before Weapon , 123). 54. Weizman, “FORENSiS.” 43. Stoler, “‘Rot Remains.’” 44. Arabic words...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2019) 11 (1): 180–193.
Published: 01 May 2019
.... One’s reluctance to pass away “for good” belongs with the logistics of the dump where heaps of isolated debris shun rotting. As does a cancerous growth, in which a group of cells rebels against finitude, maintains itself intact past its due, multiplies the quicker the less differentiated it is, invades...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2014) 5 (1): 217–232.
Published: 01 May 2014
... away from the jaws, pull the skin off, separate blubber from flesh, and boil the white gold in giant containers to extract the whale oil. ... They 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...
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Environmental Humanities (1 November 2016) 8 (2): 149–171.
Published: 01 November 2016
... wooden worktable set up beneath the corrugated metal roof of a two-sided shed. With a sharp bread knife, one of the biologists saws vertically into the head of one of the salmon, about an inch behind its eyes. The fish’s body is spotted with fungus, and it smells unmistakably of rotting flesh. The salmon...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2019) 11 (1): 3–26.
Published: 01 May 2019
... decompositional—characterized by rot, decay, and regeneration—(com)post-capitalism resembles the life that arises from death explored by Kristina Lyons in the selva of Colombia. 76 It too offers a life politics for the Anthropocene. For compost, the looping back to begin again engendered by multispecies...
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Environmental Humanities (1 November 2018) 10 (2): 421–446.
Published: 01 November 2018
...—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 mingled with love in...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2014) 4 (1): 113–123.
Published: 01 May 2014
... 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 hand, and death, decay, and dissolution on the other hand—at the same time...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2019) 11 (1): 137–151.
Published: 01 May 2019
... fish in the fjord began to rot on the bone. Their flesh became so discolored that “even cats wouldn’t eat the scraps.” 10. Reinert, “Notes from a Projected Sacrifice Zone”; see also, “Sacrifice.” 11. Naturvernforbundet, “Folkefest for Fjorden i Kvalsund.” 12. Her name is Annie Henriksen. She is...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2014) 5 (1): 203–216.
Published: 01 May 2014
... 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 them while others try to rape or kill them...
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Environmental Humanities (1 November 2017) 9 (2): 255–279.
Published: 01 November 2017
.... Nostalgia is kept at bay by decomposition, rot, and carnivorous consumption. In the film Huyghe leaves nothing in stasis. The film travels in sympathetic relation to the other works installed in the Centre Pompidou, including the bees cultivating the concrete sculpture of the warm reclining woman. In this...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2019) 11 (1): 194–215.
Published: 01 May 2019
... molecular level, this chemical is made of two sulfur atoms joining a central carbon atom. In its purest form CS2 is an extremely volatile, colorless liquid with a sweet odor. The industrial version is yellowish and smells like rotting cabbage. Tiny amounts are released in volcanic formations and produced by...
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Environmental Humanities (1 November 2018) 10 (2): 349–369.
Published: 01 November 2018
... 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. Equally important, fishing uproots the sedge that chokes the lake and stops the circulation of water. To fish, then, is to fish, but is also...