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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): 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 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 November 2016) 8 (2): 235–239.
Published: 01 November 2016
... 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 choice logs...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2015) 6 (1): 183–186.
Published: 01 May 2015
... 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 gradually being consumed by...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2016) 7 (1): 129–132.
Published: 01 May 2016
... 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 distinctive assemblages of human/nonhuman/inhuman actors inherit constellations of place-specific colonial...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2016) 7 (1): 151–168.
Published: 01 May 2016
... object of scientific inquiry and a resource for economic progress. 8 The presence of raccoons in the childcare centres is closely intertwined with the environmental damages we continue to accrue. While urbanization, climate change, and other devastating human actions in the Anthropocene have eliminated...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2017) 9 (1): 149–166.
Published: 01 May 2017
..., impersonal futures, and nonteleological practices of care. Ultimately, 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...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2017) 9 (1): 175–179.
Published: 01 May 2017
... climate change? Surely resilience and the ability to “adapt” to adversity by “bouncing back” is in everyone’s interest. The plurality of claims made on behalf of resilience in fields as diverse as urban planning, international security, environmental policy, financial regulation, development economics...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2017) 9 (1): 171–174.
Published: 01 May 2017
...-conservation-work/ecological-management/invasive-species/management (accessed January 8, 2017). 6. Invasive Animals CRC, www.invasiveanimals.com/about-us/ (accessed January 8, 2017). 7. Gibbs, Atchison, and MacFarlane, “Camel Country.” 8. Benson, “Urbanization of the Eastern Gray Squirrel”; Coates, Red and...
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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 habits of...
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Environmental Humanities (1 November 2017) 9 (2): 456–459.
Published: 01 November 2017
... do well in English landscapes, urban and rural. In agricultural spaces they traverse between woodlands through hedgerows, along fences, and take their risks with mechanized traffic. In cities their sciurine suppleness makes for new modes of connection. Unthinkable leaps between rooftops become...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2014) 5 (1): 287–290.
Published: 01 May 2014
..., 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 across borders, linking the Macquarie Marshes in New South Wales to the...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2016) 7 (1): 245–254.
Published: 01 May 2016
... Manifesto contends that decoupling from nature will come to pass largely as a result of modernization itself. 5 Decoupling is said to happen as a bonus of two modern trends: urbanization and industrial agriculture. 6 By concentrating people and food production into densely populated and densely...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2014) 5 (1): 171–201.
Published: 01 May 2014
... Turner postulated that America's robust individualist democracy had emerged through immigrant Europeans' confrontation with the harsh wilderness of the frontier. Such environmental determinism led to fears that the frontier's closing was creating an overly urbanized, feminized, and physically degenerate...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2017) 9 (1): 1–17.
Published: 01 May 2017
... intensifying sense that the world is utterly different from how it was at any other time in history. 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...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2016) 7 (1): 107–127.
Published: 01 May 2016
... 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 ground rents hit bottom in places like Baltimore and Detroit, urban brown-fields and abandoned industrial sites are...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2014) 4 (1): 69–93.
Published: 01 May 2014
... Canada's history reflects one of violent extractive northern rural resource-grabbing practices that are orchestrated from within major southern urban centres. Uranium reflects this history back to Wiseman's audience, holding urban centres of power responsible for exploiting remote northern resources...