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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 home with a...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2013) 2 (1): 79–99.
Published: 01 May 2013
... 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 opened up...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2018) 10 (1): 40–62.
Published: 01 May 2018
... terroir fermentation studies multispecies studies Tiny microorganisms are huge figures in future foodscapes. In Isaac Asimov’s classic Foundation and Empire series, the central planet Trantor was sustained on giant underground vats of yeast and algae tended by robot labor. Asimov’s I, Robot...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2014) 5 (1): 261–276.
Published: 01 May 2014
... 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, and a host of other...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2012) 1 (1): 69–84.
Published: 01 May 2012
... open grasslands, as new studies are beginning to show. 37 This new science is compatible with the politics that says people are good for biodiversity, something advocated by Marcia Langton and other Indigenous activists for many years. 38 The need to care for nature is also formally legislated...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2016) 8 (1): 57–76.
Published: 01 May 2016
...Jamie Lorimer AbstractRecent 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 November 2018) 10 (2): 501–527.
Published: 01 November 2018
... Pellow David N. Keywords for Environmental Studies . New York : New York University Press , 2016 . Ahmed Sara . “ Making Feminist Points .” feministkilljoys.com/2013/09/11/making-feminist-points/ (accessed September 11 , 2003 ). Alaimo Stacy . Bodily Natures: Science...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2016) 8 (1): 1–23.
Published: 01 May 2016
... thought in feminist science and technology studies, feminist and continental philosophies, and their intersections. Staying with the trouble, it aims to hold onto competing ethical obligations, multiplying perspectives on what counts as “the good.” There are no neat and final answers here, nor are there...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2016) 7 (1): 1–40.
Published: 01 May 2016
... local engagements of humans with the world around them and obscure small-scale and plural forms of local stewardship. 11 Stirling maintains that the solutions proposed by this narrative of environmental change—‘sound science,’ curtailments of democracy, technology fixes—embody a ‘fallacy of control...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2014) 4 (1): 95–112.
Published: 01 May 2014
.... “ Joining Environmental History with Science and Technology Studies: Promises, Challenges, and Contributions .” In New Natures: Joining Environmental History with Science and Technology Studies , edited by Jørgensen Dolly , Jørgensen Finn Arne , and Pritchard Sara B. , 1 - 18...
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Environmental Humanities (1 November 2018) 10 (2): 349–369.
Published: 01 November 2018
... perspectivismo”). Tipiti 2 , no. 1 ( 2004 ): 3 – 22 . Ween Gro Birgit . “ Tracking Nature Inscribed: Nature in Rights and Bureaucratic Process .” Nordic Journal of Science and Technology Studies 2 , no. 1 ( 2014 ): 28 – 34 . Ween Gro Birgit , and Lien Marianne E...
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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 stuff of national...
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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 2014) 5 (1): 101–123.
Published: 01 May 2014
...Jonas Anshelm; Anders Hansson AbstractGeoengineering, 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 May 2013) 2 (1): 169–186.
Published: 01 May 2013
... Euclid, Galileo, Descartes, and Newton. New forms of literature, such as the novel, not accidentally or coincidentally emerged. The studied mathematical precision of the music that we now call classical constitutes, in effect, a new modern science of music. Even theology became rational and deistic. The...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2013) 2 (1): 57–77.
Published: 01 May 2013
... expressed the “sense of wonder” that was critical to Carson's ecological aesthetic, I argue, they also subsumed the new “frontier” of the world's oceans into the technological imperialism of the post-World War II United States. As new technologies allowed military and scientific researchers to see deeper...
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Environmental Humanities (1 November 2017) 9 (2): 181–203.
Published: 01 November 2017
... humanities and social science research on ice cores has concentrated on several aspects. In their studies of Greenland and Antarctic cores, Janet Martin-Nielsen and Aant Elzinga have each illuminated a diverse range of questions in the history of science and environmental history, including the imaginings of...
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Environmental Humanities (1 November 2017) 9 (2): 204–229.
Published: 01 November 2017
... nonprevalent or nonexistent, have become allies of humans resisting the RR-soy bioeconomy. 2 The collective resistance of people and the biological resistance of plants to GE crops in Latin America have been discussed in separate realms by scholars in science and technology studies (STS) and in the social and...