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Published: 01 May 2018
Figure 2. Map of Tierra del Fuego, modified from NordNordWest/Wikipedia. See original map at https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tierra_del_Fuego#/media/File:Tierra_del_Fuego_location_map.svg Figure 2. Map of Tierra del Fuego, modified from NordNordWest/Wikipedia. See original map at https More
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Published: 01 May 2018
Figure 2. Map of Tierra del Fuego, modified from NordNordWest/Wikipedia. See original map at https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tierra_del_Fuego#/media/File:Tierra_del_Fuego_location_map.svg Figure 2. Map of Tierra del Fuego, modified from NordNordWest/Wikipedia. See original map at https More
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2018) 10 (1): 257–272.
Published: 01 May 2018
.... We explore how these works domesticate deep time, nesting personal histories within the temporal depth of the landscape and crosshatching biographical, mythological, and geologic understandings of time. Yet we then see how this domestication comes to be threatened by developments that sever the...
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Environmental Humanities (1 November 2018) 10 (2): 447–472.
Published: 01 November 2018
.... More precisely, it was as human cultural differences were correlated with variations in the size and shape of the head that the human body, in its upright stature, came to provide an explicitly materialist—and, as we shall see, potently ethnocentric—foundation for the claim that human beings are...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2013) 3 (1): 149–155.
Published: 01 May 2013
... ways of being. This model allows us to see how we might aim towards unity in opposition rather than a fusion of the two cultures. On this basis I make some proposals concerning the long-term and more immediate institutional and pedagogical consequences of this view and reflect upon the challenges...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2016) 7 (1): 107–127.
Published: 01 May 2016
... process only the potential to meet preexisting human desires. I argue for expanding the logic of “information problems” to consider how affects as well as information flow alongside materialities in cycles of production and consumption. Rather than seeing consumer “preferences” as desires inherent in...
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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 2016) 8 (2): 196–214.
Published: 01 November 2016
...Max Ritts; John Shiga Abstract Throughout the Cold War, the US Navy aggressively explored the sound-making and sound-detecting capacities of cetaceans to help it retain its supremacy in marine battle space. Whales, dolphins, and porpoises were engaged as animals that “see with sound,” that produce...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2019) 11 (1): 27–51.
Published: 01 May 2019
..., and political contexts that infuse them with meaning. In interpreting these meanings, I argue that a more inclusive socio-ecological politics requires visual strategies that resist racialized ways of seeing while making visible the injustice of disproportionate environmental impacts on low-income...
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Published: 01 November 2017
Figure 2. Jerusalem artichoke in human vision (left), simulated butterfly vision (middle), and simulated bee vision (right), photographed by Klaus Schmitt. Both butterflies and bees can see into the near-ultraviolet (UV-A). Used with permission. Figure 2. Jerusalem artichoke in human vision More
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Published: 01 November 2017
Figure 2. Jerusalem artichoke in human vision (left), simulated butterfly vision (middle), and simulated bee vision (right), photographed by Klaus Schmitt. Both butterflies and bees can see into the near-ultraviolet (UV-A). Used with permission. Figure 2. Jerusalem artichoke in human vision More
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Published: 01 November 2017
Figure 2. Jerusalem artichoke in human vision (left), simulated butterfly vision (middle), and simulated bee vision (right), photographed by Klaus Schmitt. Both butterflies and bees can see into the near-ultraviolet (UV-A). Used with permission. Figure 2. Jerusalem artichoke in human vision More
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Environmental Humanities (1 November 2017) 9 (2): 456–459.
Published: 01 November 2017
..., and connected. 1. Primack, Essentials of Conservation Biology . 2. The debate among conservation biologists around “nonnative species” and “invasive species” (not the same, but often elided) is becoming increasingly agitated in recent years. See, e.g., Davis et al., “Don’t Judge Species” and the...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2016) 7 (1): 259–263.
Published: 01 May 2016
... comprises Species Specialist Groups, voluntary networks of scientific experts who advise on species regarded as threatened with extinction in the wild: see http://www.iucncsg.org/pages/Conservation-Status.html . Where and what “the wild” and “wildlife” are is much debated. On “the wild” see Sarah Whatmore...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2014) 4 (1): 213–220.
Published: 01 May 2014
..., no small undertaking. My personal vision for the Environmental Humanities is to see increased focus in three overlapping areas: ( a ) holistic critical theory, specifically the union of natural and cultural “critical heritage studies” 8 ; ( b ) critical pedagogy, particularly the merging of...
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Environmental Humanities (1 November 2017) 9 (2): 359–377.
Published: 01 November 2017
... Lorimer for shepherding this article into print. Research for this article was supported by a University of Florida Smathers Libraries Travel to Collections grant. 1. Hersch, “Return of the Lost Spaceman.” See also Cunningham, All-American Boys ; McCurdy, Space and the American Imagination ; Neufeld...
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Environmental Humanities (1 November 2017) 9 (2): 300–308.
Published: 01 November 2017
... and Harkins’s 1975 Cultures beyond Earth . For still earlier data points on the convergence of anthropology and search for extraterrestrial intelligence (SETI), see Steven J. Dick’s 2012 “The Role of Anthropology in SETI: A Historical View,” which reports on early 1960s calls for anthropological...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2019) 11 (1): 52–71.
Published: 01 May 2019
... writes, “We’re walking in pitch darkness and dead silence. I’m the only one using a torch, pointing down so that all I can see in its circle of light are Comrade Kamla’s bare heels in her scuffed, black chappals. . . . It turns out to be a long walk.” 25 Referring to the group collectively as “we...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2019) 11 (1): 242–246.
Published: 01 May 2019
..., and cure—to return to Clare— illuminate the way normative culture approaches ravaged environments through binaries of cure and abandonment. Additionally, Clare’s work helps us see how ableist notions of disability—as an aberrant condition—have spread to dominant values associated with particular...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2016) 8 (1): 57–76.
Published: 01 May 2016
... interests of the animals that are made subject to de- and reworming programs. It is likely, though little known, that the twentieth century saw dramatic declines in helminth biodiversity. The extinction of hosts sees the extinction of parasites and symbionts, and there has been little interest in parasites...