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Environmental Humanities (1 November 2017) 9 (2): 309–324.
Published: 01 November 2017
..., philosophers, historians, geographers, scholars in science and technology studies, and artistic researchers, among others. And there is an emerging consensus that astronomers and other natural scientists—contrary to a common prejudice—are never simply depicting or describing the cosmos “just as it is.” Their...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2017) 9 (1): 1–17.
Published: 01 May 2017
... political and environmental anthropology influenced by the ontological turn and the temporal insights of Michel Serres, one of the most neglected forefathers of posthumanism in science and technology studies, I explore some of the political-economic transformations that are currently impeding recognition of...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2016) 8 (1): 37–56.
Published: 01 May 2016
... article distributed 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...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2013) 2 (1): 79–99.
Published: 01 May 2013
... unrealistic science fiction roles? Or should he be taken seriously and analyzed in an academic article on important issues such as energy and environmental policy? Gender analysis in the studies of science, technology, and the environment has become increasingly important in recent years. This focus has...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2018) 10 (1): 40–62.
Published: 01 May 2018
... at peace and environments are always healthy, and in which our species has devised cooperative social means to ensure that we care for humans and nonhumans alike. I am saying that as we imagine technologically mediated well-fed futures, we think about locating those science fictions in places where...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2014) 5 (1): 261–276.
Published: 01 May 2014
... so-called STEM disciplines (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics), which attract the lion's share of public attention and funding, have come to recognize that scientific know-how by itself is insufficient to successfully address climate instability, soil erosion, freshwater shortages...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2016) 8 (1): 57–76.
Published: 01 May 2016
...Jamie Lorimer Abstract Recent work in the life sciences presents the human as a superorganism, composed of and kept alive by diverse microbial kin. We learn that this life is changing fast as a result of modern lifestyles and that missing microbes are causing epidemics of absence. There is a...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2012) 1 (1): 69–84.
Published: 01 May 2012
... in wilderness politics. The landscape surrounding reserves represents a positive ‘heterogeneous matrix’ constructed by its varied history, and often more useful to less charismatic animals like lizards, who need open grasslands, as new studies are beginning to show. 37 This new science is...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2016) 7 (1): 1–40.
Published: 01 May 2016
...Susanna Lidström; Simon West; Tania Katzschner; M. Isabel Pérez-Ramos; Hedley Twidle Abstract Environmental narratives have become an increasingly important area of study in the environmental humanities. Rob Nixon has drawn attention to the difficulties of representing the complex processes of...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2016) 8 (1): 1–23.
Published: 01 May 2016
... embraced relational ethical approaches to grapple with diverse competing claims. This work draws inspiration from rich traditions of ethical thought in feminist science and technology studies, feminist and continental philosophies, and their intersections. Staying with the trouble, it aims to hold onto...
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Environmental Humanities (1 November 2018) 10 (2): 501–527.
Published: 01 November 2018
... Adamson, William A. Gleeson, and David N. Pellow’s introduction for Keywords for Environmental Studies , as among those texts that challenge the purported universality of science. They write, Building on the work of influential feminists, poststructuralists, sociologists, and science and technology...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2019) 11 (1): 72–100.
Published: 01 May 2019
... under the terms of a Creative Commons license (CC BY-NC-ND 3.0). Amish Anthropocene religion science technology water “Help me out, here.” The feed salesman instructed me to hold a small plastic bag up to the faucet as he turned on the water. I had never seen water samples taken in a...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2014) 4 (1): 95–112.
Published: 01 May 2014
... David E. American Technological Sublime . Cambridge, MA. : The MIT Press , 1996 . Pritchard Sara B. “ Joining Environmental History with Science and Technology Studies: Promises, Challenges, and Contributions .” In New Natures: Joining Environmental History with Science and Technology...
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Environmental Humanities (1 November 2018) 10 (2): 349–369.
Published: 01 November 2018
... technoscience mis/translation Much has been written about the internal colonization of Sápmi, the area in north Fennoscandianavia that is home to the Sámi people. For instance, in a recent study of wind power in Stekenjokk in Sweden, Rebecca Lawrence shows how the denial of Sámi land rights has worked...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2014) 5 (1): 101–123.
Published: 01 May 2014
...Jonas Anshelm; Anders Hansson Abstract Geoengineering, i.e., the deliberate manipulation of the global climate using grand-scale technologies, poses new challenges in terms of environmental risks and human–nature relationships. Until recently, these technologies were considered science fiction, but...
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Environmental Humanities (1 November 2017) 9 (2): 359–377.
Published: 01 November 2017
... Commons license (CC BY-NC-ND 3.0). space science history of technology multispecies maintenance Spaceship Earth algae Perfect smoothness is only possible in idealizations, while the rough and the real converge. —Peter Sloterdijk, Globes The American astronaut in the 1960s was the...
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Environmental Humanities (1 November 2017) 9 (2): 433–453.
Published: 01 November 2017
... “intelligence,” “technology,” and “civilization”? What makes them possible, and how do they evolve? The present examination aims to arrive at a more well-founded search for extraterrestrial intelligence that takes into account current research within cognitive science, the history of technology, and the history...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2013) 2 (1): 169–186.
Published: 01 May 2013
... was an historian of technology and made the obvious point that the then newly discovered environmental crisis was a serious side effect of “modern” technology. What made modern technology modern was its unprecedented union with modern classical science. Ever since the Greeks and up until the 18 th...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2013) 2 (1): 57–77.
Published: 01 May 2013
... supporting what seems, by comparison, the new and fragile enterprise of human life. But if science is a tool for extending and strengthening political control through the cultivation of new resources and the advancement of new technologies, then the ecological implications of the book are less important than...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2019) 11 (1): 194–215.
Published: 01 May 2019
... Creative Commons license (CC BY-NC-ND 3.0). toxicity chemical infrastructures cosmopolitics commons eco-memory urban political ecology feminist science studies In the late-afternoon light the area recalls the drowned worlds imagined by science-fiction writer James Ballard. 1 The...