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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2018) 10 (1): 40–62.
Published: 01 May 2018
... imagine this scientific object, synthetic yeast, as an incipient cultural object by asking: what is the terroir of synthetic yeast? Terroir invokes tangled relationships among the many variably human and nonhuman, living and nonliving participants in a landscape. Terroir replaces synthetic yeast in its...
Environmental Humanities (1 November 2017) 9 (2): 230–254.
Published: 01 November 2017
... that evokes landscape metaphors for the human microbiome and symbiont interrelations more broadly conceived. “Terrain” closely aligns with food, recalling “terroir,” the taste of place, and implying that “improved terrain” is more vibrant, fecund, and supportive of life—more agriculturally receptive...