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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2019) 11 (1): 194–215.
Published: 01 May 2019
...Miriam Tola Abstract Located in the Prenestino neighborhood of Rome, Italy, the former chemical-textile plant Ex-SNIA Viscosa has been a site of labor exploitation, toxicity, and struggle since the 1920s. Comprising postindustrial ruins, an urban lake, and myriad species, the area has been...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2017) 9 (1): 18–39.
Published: 01 May 2017
... belonging can be “singularized” to a particular location or landscape. Building on this idea, I examine the encounters of Gorkha tea plantation workers, students, and city dwellers with landslides, a crumbling colonial infrastructure, and urban wildlife. While many analyses of subnational movements in India...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2017) 9 (1): 84–107.
Published: 01 May 2017
...Jean M. Langford Abstract At an urban parrot sanctuary in the Midwestern USA, humans care for eighty-some parrots from more than a dozen species. Many of these parrots have personal histories that include various forms of neglect, abuse, and abandonment. The article explores the forms of...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2016) 8 (1): 24–36.
Published: 01 May 2016
...Vinciane Despret; Michel Meuret Abstract In recent decades, in the South of France some young people from urban backgrounds have chosen to become shepherds and to learn to reconnect with the herding practices that many livestock breeders had abandoned under the pressure of agricultural...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2018) 10 (1): 257–272.
Published: 01 May 2018
... degradation, and the precarity of herding livelihoods has been a factor accelerating urbanization. Most recently, the intensification of mining activity has been a particular source of social and economic change. These contexts have led to a political and religious reevaluation of human relationships with the...
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Environmental Humanities (1 November 2016) 8 (2): 235–239.
Published: 01 November 2016
.... Undermanaged graveyards had emerged as stag beetle hotspots, and we were there to count the beetles, to put decay on the map, and to help foment popular support for rot. We wanted to rewild urban parks and gardens, offering aesthetic stag beetle nesting boxes, square wooden chambers for burial filled with...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2015) 6 (1): 183–186.
Published: 01 May 2015
... particular forms of intellectual labour, they rely perhaps more heavily than ever on physical inputs, natural resources and human and more-than-human support labourers. In Sydney's CBD, for example, with manufacturing all-but gone from the inner city and peri-urban farmland on the fringes of the city...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2016) 7 (1): 129–132.
Published: 01 May 2016
... different settler colonial contexts—in a rural valley in south-eastern Australia, in an early childhood setting in urban west coast Canada, and in Nunavut territory in the Canadian Arctic. When taken as a set, these situated studies reveal how things turn out differently in different settler contexts—how...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2016) 7 (1): 151–168.
Published: 01 May 2016
... environmental damages we continue to accrue. While urbanization, climate change, and other devastating human actions in the Anthropocene have eliminated numerous species and threaten many more, some species, including raccoons, have thrived. As “urban adapters” raccoons are “one of the most efficient...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2017) 9 (1): 149–166.
Published: 01 May 2017
..., I will argue, in tracing how intimacy, impersonality, and consequence disperse throughout urban space and across various measures of time, Delany offers us new ways to understand what Timothy Morton has called the “politicized intimacy with other beings” 9 that constitutes contemporary ecological...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2017) 9 (1): 175–179.
Published: 01 May 2017
... Agamben Giorgio . The Coming Community . Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press , 2001 . Bloomberg Michael . A Stronger, More Resilient New York . New York : City of New York Special Initiative for Rebuilding and Resilience , 2013 . Braun Bruce P. “ A New Urban...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2017) 9 (1): 171–174.
Published: 01 May 2017
... MacFarlane, “Camel Country.” 8. Benson, “Urbanization of the Eastern Gray Squirrel”; Coates, Red and Grey ; O’Connor and Sykes, Extinctions and Invasions . 9. Another example is Australian eucalypti in California. See Farmer, Trees in Paradise . For further discussion of North American...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2017) 9 (1): 167–170.
Published: 01 May 2017
...Stephen Muecke Copyright © 2017 Stephen Muecke 2017 This is an open access article distributed under the terms of a Creative Commons license (CC BY-NC-ND 3.0). Perhaps it is the security that modern urban societies have developed for their intellectuals that has given rise to their...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2014) 5 (1): 287–290.
Published: 01 May 2014
... the mosaic as “a conversation between what is broken.” 13 It could, for example, unite the rural and urban. The toxic contamination at the DuPont and Orica factories in Sydney is a point of connection to the Pilliga Forest, where radioactive tailings have contaminated groundwater. It could stretch...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2016) 7 (1): 245–254.
Published: 01 May 2016
... like anything less than planetary wreckage. A further complication surrounding decoupling involves the portrayal of urban centers and industrial agriculture as developments that curb, even minimize, human impact. 10 Yet it is established knowledge that the portion of nature that a city (its...
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Environmental Humanities (1 November 2017) 9 (2): 456–459.
Published: 01 November 2017
... toes. And the leaves beginning to turn. It’s time, again, for squirrelling away. The eastern gray squirrel is a familiar sight from my window. These arboreal rodents do well in English landscapes, urban and rural. In agricultural spaces they traverse between woodlands through hedgerows, along...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2014) 5 (1): 171–201.
Published: 01 May 2014
.... Such environmental determinism led to fears that the frontier's closing was creating an overly urbanized, feminized, and physically degenerate society; soon thereafter, Theodore Roosevelt and others called for the development of national parks as a social hygienic tonic for the ills of civilization. In...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2016) 7 (1): 107–127.
Published: 01 May 2016
... capitalism. Production decentralization is also enabled by concrete economic factors. In postindustrial societies such as the United States, a sort of productive vacuum has been created as whole industries have absconded, leaving abandoned warehouses, unemployed workers, and urban blight behind them. As...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2017) 9 (1): 1–17.
Published: 01 May 2017
.... As a recent review article on urban political ecology concludes, taking aim at that quintessentially rupturing notion of the Anthropocene: “The academic promise of thinking through the lens of a wholly new era is accompanied by an omnipresent urge to assign it privilege; the danger of a...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2014) 4 (1): 69–93.
Published: 01 May 2014
... major southern urban centres. Uranium reflects this history back to Wiseman's audience, holding urban centres of power responsible for exploiting remote northern resources, leaving local tailings and filling global demands that spread Canada's refined nuclear products—products that become urban power...