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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2012) 1 (1): 123–140.
Published: 01 May 2012
...Alex Lockwood Abstract In the fiftieth year since the publication of Silent Spring, the importance of Rachel Carson's work can be measured in its affective influence on contemporary environmental writing across the humanities. The ground broken by Silent Spring in creating new forms of writing has...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2013) 2 (1): 101–116.
Published: 01 May 2013
...Kenny Walker Abstract The 50 th year anniversary of Rachel Carson's monumental Silent Spring invites reflection on how the controversy over chemical pesticides shaped environmental discourse in the modern era. This essay focuses on uncertainty as a boundary device that shapes scientific ethos in...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2015) 6 (1): 53–71.
Published: 01 May 2015
...Andrew Whitehouse Abstract Ever since Rachel Carson predicted a “silent spring” environmentalists have been carefully and anxiously listening to birds. More recently the musician and scientist Bernie Krause has examined the effects of human activity on avian soundscapes throughout the world. He...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2013) 2 (1): 57–77.
Published: 01 May 2013
...Amanda Hagood Abstract Recent scholarship on the work of the great nature writer, Rachel Carson, posits that her landmark book, Silent Spring (1962)—often credited with igniting the modern environmental movement—is best understood in the context of her earlier, extraordinarily popular publications...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2014) 5 (1): 287–290.
Published: 01 May 2014
... lifetimes. It will persist in the geological record and in our genetic legacies. Earlier this year, researchers in The Lancet Neurology announced that we are in the midst of a “global, silent pandemic of neurodevelopmental toxicity.” 2 That's your brain, and my brain, taking a hit—and it's worse for...
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Environmental Humanities (1 November 2017) 9 (2): 460–463.
Published: 01 November 2017
... Life and Thought . Schweitzer (to whom Rachel Carson dedicated Silent Spring ) coined “reverence for life” to orient his ethics of life affirmation. However, his term carries mystical overtones that I deviate from here. 13. Darwin, On the Origin of Species , 128. 14. For an elaboration...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2016) 7 (1): 233–238.
Published: 01 May 2016
... Modern Thought, Susan Neiman observed that “Providence is a tool invented by the rich to lull those whom they oppress into silent endurance.” 12 The same may be said for the invention of the good Anthropocene: for the victims inclined to protest against the system, the golden promise of a new dawn...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2014) 4 (1): 69–93.
Published: 01 May 2014
... participate in a tragedy; at a comedy we only look. –Aldous Huxley 5 Wiseman performs Uranium with voice and guitar accompanied by a film. The film is a silent recording of a staged outdoor theatre where puppeteers interpret Wiseman's narrative. Uranium is a story of curiosity, love, mourning...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2019) 11 (1): 108–136.
Published: 01 May 2019
... carried out by, among others, the Silent Spring Institute, Massachusetts, US. Founded in 1994 with the aim of getting “a lab of our own” 34 in order to investigate links between polluted environments and breast cancer, the institute has been an important actor, initiating research that challenges...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2019) 11 (1): 180–193.
Published: 01 May 2019
... repercussions are also dump-like, whether they contribute to the “global cancer epidemic” 17 or indiscriminately contaminate the organisms that imbibe them through their membranes. In Silent Spring , Rachel Carson refutes the argument that herbicides should be the weapons of choice in a targeted killing...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2013) 3 (1): 25–41.
Published: 01 May 2013
... decade in the streets, the tempestuous political climate also birthed a burgeoning environmental movement, itself an important reaction to the environmental degradation fittingly described by Rachel Carson's Silent Spring as a kind of war. 8 Indeed, as Carson dramatized, an encroaching domestic...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2014) 5 (1): 301–305.
Published: 01 May 2014
... once “silent and poorly represented,” they are now “noisily and prolifically present” due to new genetic and information technologies. 15 Paxson and Helmreich observe that microbes have moved “from peril to promise,” no longer only associated with “germs, disease, and contagion.” 16 Relations...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2017) 9 (1): 149–166.
Published: 01 May 2017
... circulate throughout the broader social milieu in which they transpire. 11 We thus might argue that TSRTSB theorizes a kind of sexual ecology, a term that I borrow from Gabriel Rotello, whose 1997 book of the same name has been deemed “the Silent Spring of the AIDS epidemic.” 12 Sexual Ecology...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2018) 10 (1): 343–347.
Published: 01 May 2018
... our visit to meet and talk about the disappeared animals now gathering—albeit as a little assemblage of museum taxidermy forms—on the canvas groundsheet spread at our feet. Alice arrived late, in a rush, and I reached down and picked up the bilby skin and silently handed it to her. She immediately...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2015) 6 (1): 167–174.
Published: 01 May 2015
..., demanding from everybody anywhere on the earth recognition and compliance with one “rational” course of action. The knowledge regarding the intrusion of Gaia comes from global models, models that can only be global. It is thus a knowledge that as such is doubly silent. First, it is silent on the...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2013) 3 (1): 1–24.
Published: 01 May 2013
... car, a tractor or a barking dog can snap the moment like a thread and in the blink of an eye, the whole field comes alive, rising like a wave through the treeline and beyond, out and away. As long as the moment lasts, however, the fields remain silent and the geese graze undisturbed. Hushed, crouching...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2016) 7 (1): 245–254.
Published: 01 May 2016
...-modernization, are possible to predict; thus, the Manifesto remains silent about this particular aporia which is, of course, the heart of the matter for those concerned about the fate of the more-than-human world. In brief, according to the authors, in the course of spreading its trends modernization is...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2014) 5 (1): 35–53.
Published: 01 May 2014
... Authority in Silent Spring. ” Paper presented at the biennial meeting of the Association for the Study of Literature and Environment, Tenth Biennial Conference, University of Kansas , Lawrence , 28 May – 1 June 2013 . Bergthaller Hannes , Emmett Rob , Johns-Putra Adeline...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2017) 9 (1): 84–107.
Published: 01 May 2017
... simply watching him, listening to him prattling away, he who is generally silent inside the sanctuary building, rarely even bothering to say “Hello Cowboy” by way of greeting or to announce his presence? As Ingold has insightfully commented, the question about the existence of animal minds reinforces a...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2013) 2 (1): 117–146.
Published: 01 May 2013
... separate, pure, discrete. Of course utopian socialism and abolition mixed, though historical scholarly literature is all but silent on the matter. 36 And of course green thinking formed a third channel in this braided intellectual and cultural stream, which all together gave rise to a flood tide that we...