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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2012) 1 (1): 69–84.
Published: 01 May 2012
... human-size, and all has been undertaken with the technologies of the industrial revolution. In England the pre-industrial romantic survived the industrial revolution in pockets like the Quantocks. By contrast, late-twentieth and twenty-first century Australian agriculture could be described as ‘hyper...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2014) 5 (1): 261–276.
Published: 01 May 2014
... so-called STEM 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...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2014) 4 (1): 95–112.
Published: 01 May 2014
...Finn Arne Jørgensen Abstract The technological mediation of near and distant landscapes have long fascinated scholars and the public alike, and it seems like this interest peaks around times of large-scale technological transition, when new modes of both transportation and mediation become...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2013) 2 (1): 79–99.
Published: 01 May 2013
...-politically embedded, different solutions were proposed in line with dominant ecological modernization policies which view market solutions and technical fixes as the answers. Fuel Cell and Hydrogen (FCH) technology was one such solution. 1 Politicians, heads of energy companies, journalists, and engineers...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2018) 10 (1): 40–62.
Published: 01 May 2018
... even more worthwhile, in terms of continuing to maintain and nourish these relationships as human technology proposes to reshape the world we inhabit together. Synthetic yeast— Saccharomyces cerevisiae 2.0, or Sc2.0 to its intimates—is a synthetic biology project to construct the first complete...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2019) 11 (1): 52–71.
Published: 01 May 2019
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2014) 5 (1): 101–123.
Published: 01 May 2014
...Jonas Anshelm; Anders Hansson Abstract Geoengineering, 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) 3 (1): 129–147.
Published: 01 May 2013
... Anthropocene refuses to challenge human dominion, proposing instead technological and managerial approaches that would make human dominion sustainable. By the same token, the Anthropocene discourse blocks from consideration the possibility of abolishing a way of life founded on the domination of nature. In...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2014) 5 (1): 1–11.
Published: 01 May 2014
...-lapse technology locates itself in the optimistic promise of Internet community, what kind of collective relation is produced? My key interlocutors are Timothy Morton, who claims that ecological thinking effects a loss of authentic world, and Jonathan Crary, who argues that late capitalism robs us of...
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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): 359–377.
Published: 01 November 2017
...Leah V. Aronowsky Abstract This article uses the history of an unrealized technology to rethink conventional accounts of American spaceflight that cast the space cabin as the ultimate expression of human’s capacity to technologically master their environments. Drawing on archival and published...
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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 2019) 11 (1): 72–100.
Published: 01 May 2019
... communities do not always welcome regulatory and technological interventions aiming to limit environmental impact, and climate change, environmentalism, and the Anthropocene are often perceived as distant and empty intellectualisms. Through an ethnographic account about an uncanny technology, this article...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2016) 7 (1): 107–127.
Published: 01 May 2016
... explicate this claim I first explore the ecological implications of the local food movement, and a specific attempt to capitalize on emerging technologies to decentralize production: Marcin Jakubowski's Open Source Ecology project. Copyright: © Greear 2015 2015 This is an open access article...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2016) 7 (1): 169–190.
Published: 01 May 2016
...Alexander R. D. Zahara; Myra J. Hird Abstract As capitalism's unintended, and often unacknowledged, fallout, humans have developed sophisticated technologies to squirrel away our discards: waste is buried, burned, gasified, thrown into the ocean, and otherwise kept out-of-sight and out-of-mind...
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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 2017) 9 (1): 60–83.
Published: 01 May 2017
... attempts at climate control are not consistent with a desire to control the elements, I argue instead that Eliasson’s environments are fully orchestrated affairs that share the technologies and efforts of the twentieth and twenty-first centuries’ militarization of climate control. Their phenomenological...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2016) 8 (1): 37–56.
Published: 01 May 2016
...Eben Kirksey; Dehlia Hannah; Charlie Lotterman; Lisa Jean Moore Abstract There is an appreciable distance between the biochemistry of being pregnant and the experience of recognizing oneself as pregnant—a speculative gap that technology can serve to narrow or widen depending on how one chooses to...
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Environmental Humanities (1 November 2017) 9 (2): 204–229.
Published: 01 November 2017
...,” we contrast the discourses of agribusiness, mediated by satellite technology from above, with views from below, where other senses join sight, focusing on the struggle for survival of fumigated humans and weeds. In our story, while RR-soy has become a “bright object” of Argentinean agriculture...
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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...