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Environmental Humanities (2020) 12 (1): 296–320.
Published: 01 May 2020
...Ben Garlick; Kate Symons Abstract This is an article about extinction, geography, and the geographies of extinction. The emerging field of extinction studies has brought a vibrant corpus of interdisciplinary scholarship that destabilizes static notions of species, traces the spatiality of death...
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Environmental Humanities (2022) 14 (2): 438–456.
Published: 01 July 2022
... in the other. To survive the Borderlands you must live sin fronteras be a crossroads. — Gloria Anzaldúa, Borderlands/La Frontera migration butterflies species borders kinship art activism aspiration © 2022 Anand Pandian 2022 This is an open access article distributed under...
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Environmental Humanities (2023) 15 (2): 195–214.
Published: 01 July 2023
... the temptation to discard species-being with Marx’s and Marxist speciesism. Attempts have been made to take species-being in a multispecies direction. Barbara Noske for instance identifies animal alienation from species-being in the context of industrialized farming but treats species-being as an overarching...
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Environmental Humanities (2019) 11 (1): 239–241.
Published: 01 May 2019
... a deindividualizing cross-species leveling, as toxic substances “hit ‘me’ as though I were a lump of flesh not at all distinct from the flesh of a rodent, a cockroach, microbes, or a dandelion.” Thinking with indistinct flesh, or in my terms, thinking as the very stuff of the world, can radiate curiosity and concern...
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Environmental Humanities (2012) 1 (1): 141–154.
Published: 01 May 2012
...Anna Tsing Abstract Human nature is an interspecies relationship. In this essay, Haraway's concept of companion species takes us beyond familiar companions to the rich ecological diversity without which humans cannot survive. Following fungi, we forage in the last ten thousand years of human...
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Environmental Humanities (2016) 7 (1): 1–40.
Published: 01 May 2016
.... In this article we demonstrate the idea of invasive narratives through a case study of the ‘invasive alien species' (IAS) narrative in South Africa. We suggest that IAS reduces complex webs of ecological, biological, economic, and cultural relations to a simple ‘good’ versus ‘bad’ battle between easily...
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Environmental Humanities (2021) 13 (1): 224–244.
Published: 01 May 2021
...Kristen Cardon Abstract This article tracks the history of species suicide , a phrase that originally referred to a potential nuclear holocaust but is now increasingly cited in Anthropocene discourses to account for continued carbon emissions in the face of catastrophic climate change. With its...
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Published: 01 November 2019
Figure 3. Linneaus’s table of plant species for constructing his Horologium Florae, arranged by the hour when flowers begin to bloom each day (from 3:00 a.m . to 12:00 noon on this page). From: Caroli Linnaei, Philosophia Botanica (Stockholm: Kiesewetter, 1751: 274). More
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Environmental Humanities (2018) 10 (1): 63–85.
Published: 01 May 2018
...Laura A. Ogden Abstract For decades the role of invasive species has been central to discussions of anthropogenic loss and change. Conceptual debates over whether “native” and “invasive” species are useful to our understanding of dynamic processes of world making have significantly challenged...
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Environmental Humanities (2017) 9 (2): 280–299.
Published: 01 November 2017
...Gordon M. Sayre Abstract In the last quarter-century many scientific, environmental, and popular publications have used a metaphor comparing species extinction and the loss of biodiversity in the modern era to the destruction of the ancient Library of Alexandria in Egypt more than 1,500 years ago...
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Environmental Humanities (2022) 14 (1): 89–109.
Published: 01 March 2022
...Thom van Dooren Abstract The Hawaiian Islands were once home to one of the most diverse assemblages of terrestrial snails found anywhere on earth, with more than 750 recognized species. Today, however, the majority of these species are extinct, and most of those that remain are headed swiftly...
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Environmental Humanities (2020) 12 (1): 370–387.
Published: 01 May 2020
...Zachary Baynham-Herd Abstract Endangered species are not simply revealed but are presented . This process of presentation is shaped by conservation discourses that reflect how actors understand, categorize, and imagine nonhuman life. Such discourses combine to produce narratives of endangerment...
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Environmental Humanities (2015) 6 (1): 29–52.
Published: 01 May 2015
...Jonathan L. Clark Abstract Although philosophers have examined the ethics of invasive species management, there has been little research approaching this topic from a descriptive, ethnographic perspective. In this article I examine how invasive species managers think about the moral status...
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Environmental Humanities (2021) 13 (2): 301–322.
Published: 01 November 2021
... mentioned by Shakespeare. This article uses the methods of literary history to investigate this popular anecdote. Today starlings are much despised as an invasive species that displaces native birds and does almost a billion dollars worth of damage to agriculture annually. Because of the starling’s pest...
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Environmental Humanities (2022) 14 (2): 265–283.
Published: 01 July 2022
... and living well across species difference. Based on ethnographic fieldwork with a cheesemaker in southern Australia, this article asks what it means to take seriously goats as gastronomic subjects and to consider what a ruminant gastronomy might look like within the web of creaturely relations that make...
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Environmental Humanities (2022) 14 (1): 1–28.
Published: 01 March 2022
... Jacques Cousteau announced Homo aquaticus , a vision involving both technological intervention and natural adaptation to intentionally evolve a species of human to live underwater. The story of Homo aquaticus reveals the extent to which humanity’s future has become tied to the ocean. This article...
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Environmental Humanities (2016) 8 (1): 1–23.
Published: 01 May 2016
..., and accountabilities. This introduction to the special issue offers an overview of the emerging field of multispecies studies. Unsettling given notions of species, it explores a broad terrain of possible modes of classifying, categorizing, and paying attention to the diverse ways of life that constitute worlds. From...
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Environmental Humanities (2018) 10 (1): 150–170.
Published: 01 May 2018
... in Britain and Belgium to argue that remnants, re-creations, and reenactments of the extinct great auk offer a material substrate from which to grasp a human drive to achieve contiguity with a lost species. Re-creation as a form of attentive reanimation by dedicated experts takes shape both discursively...
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Environmental Humanities (2018) 10 (1): 171–186.
Published: 01 May 2018
... management data through attentiveness to the experience of a single grizzly bear, which functions as a counterdiscourse to the dominant framing of wildlife data as aggregate information about a species population. Second, the visual strategy of the minimalist interface prompts the viewer/user to navigate...
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Environmental Humanities (2012) 1 (1): 23–55.
Published: 01 May 2012
... people were speaking for nature. Departing from a failed attempt to speak for another species (the fringe-toed foam frog), this paper considers how diverging values and obligations shape relationships in multi-species worlds. As spokespersons articulated competing visions of nature on the borderlands...
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