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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 2015) 6 (1): 179–182.
Published: 01 May 2015
... their eggs on a full moon in mid-spring, this species appears from one vantage to be engaged in a timeless drama of death and renewal both heartening and reassuring to the human onlooker. 2 With such a scene surely in mind, Aristotle argued that although individuals of living kinds die, the living...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2013) 3 (1): 1–24.
Published: 01 May 2013
... a roosting couple, encircling them, ready to spring the trap ... But hang on, where are they? Where did they go? The birds have vanished, but no one saw them take off. “Like ghosts,” grumbles one of the Russians, “Lesser White-fronted Ghosts.” Like ghosts: barely there, on the cusp of non...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2018) 10 (1): 257–272.
Published: 01 May 2018
...: “in this time of calamity, because of our complete ignorance, we abuse the sacred places, we pollute the land, we cloud the spring waters of paradise, we kill wild creatures without reason . . . we pay no attention to the lords of earth and sky” (238). I wrote above of the domestication of deep...
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Environmental Humanities (1 November 2018) 10 (2): 349–369.
Published: 01 November 2018
... the advent of quad bikes (and snowmobiles) in the 1960s, this was nearly impossible in summer, so it was done in winter with sleds and reindeer. Likewise for moving the half-barrels of salted čuovža . So everything was brought to the lake in winter ( dálvi ) or “spring-winter” ( giđasdálvi ), and...
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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 2013) 3 (1): 25–41.
Published: 01 May 2013
... the National Commission on the Causes and Prevention of Violence to “‘go as far as man's knowledge takes it’ in searching out the causes of violence and the means of preventing it.” 1 It is not clear, however, whether Johnson understood that the domestic violence in the spring of 1968 in the form...
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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 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): 129–147.
Published: 01 May 2013
... of the Sociopath .” Earth Island Journal (Spring 2013 ): 41 . Jonas Hans . “ Technology and Responsibility: Reflections on the New Task of Ethics .” In Philosophical Essays . Prentice Hall , 1974 , pp. 121 - 132 . Jonas Hans . “ Toward a Philosophy of Technology...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2015) 6 (1): 175–178.
Published: 01 May 2015
... dry wind that sweeps through Tokyo at the end of winter. The spring breeze may be one which blows off cherry blossoms or which caresses the waves ... As we find our gladdened or pained selves in a wind that scatters the cherry blossoms, so do we apprehend our wilting selves in the very heat of summer...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2013) 3 (1): 71–91.
Published: 01 May 2013
.... While grounded in real concerns to protect marine life, Glover's solutions spring from an uncritical acceptance that fishermen are self-motivated individuals competing in a global commodity market. Undoubtedly this is part of the story, but Glover, and others, succeed in elevating this figure from a...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2012) 1 (1): 57–68.
Published: 01 May 2012
... Stories Translated by Willa and Muir Edwin . New York : Everyman's Library , 1993 . 467 - 503 . Latour Bruno . “ Do Scientific Objects Have a History: Pasteur and Whitehead in a Bath of Lactic Acid .” Common Knowledge 5 , no. 1 (Spring 1995 ): 76 - 91 . Latour Bruno...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2014) 5 (1): 1–11.
Published: 01 May 2014
.../gadgets/directory?synd=earth&id=145370231860 . Metcalf Jacob and van Dooren Thom . “ Editorial Preface .” Environmental Philosophy 9 , no 1 (Spring 2013 ): v - xiv . Morton Timothy . The Ecological Thought . Boston : Harvard University Press , 2007 . Wikipedia...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2016) 7 (1): 133–150.
Published: 01 May 2016
... Micalong Creek. Image courtesy of Affrica Taylor It was after an unusually wet spring that the wombat set up residence under her house. The ranger's theory was that its creek-side burrow was probably washed away in last year's record-breaking flood. The wombat has no truck with the violence of...
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Environmental Humanities (1 November 2016) 8 (2): 263–269.
Published: 01 November 2016
... contains an account of the ecological and theological significance of place in the human experience of God. Francis argues that we tend to remember most fondly those places where we have most experienced “friendship with God”: “Anyone who has grown up in the hills or used to sit by the spring to drink...