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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2014) 4 (1): 113–123.
Published: 01 May 2014
..., found Giant Isopod No.1 lying listless on the bottom of its tank. By 5pm No. 1 was dead. 2 No.1's captivity and death captures the themes addressed by this special section: the awkwardness of being together in multispecies entanglements; the differential vulnerability that both precedes and is...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2014) 4 (1): 149–170.
Published: 01 May 2014
... Butler's work on vulnerability as a shared condition of living, we examine the philosophies and practices of alternative apiculture along two axes: the gifts of honey and poison; longing, connection and bee-worship. The first emphasizes how poison and honey draw bee and beekeeper together in uneven gift...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2019) 11 (1): 152–173.
Published: 01 May 2019
... project Asbestos (2016), shot at the mining town of Asbestos, Quebec, mobilizing a discussion of haptic visuality to theorize toxic embodiment in its relationship to reciprocity, vulnerability, and responsibility. In the case of asbestos, the boundary of inside and outside traverses a series of unfolding...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2016) 7 (1): 133–150.
Published: 01 May 2016
... inextricably enmeshed. What comes of all this thinking is a common account of mutual multispecies vulnerabilities and of collective agencies that recasts the dominant tales of a singular Anthropocene and the conventional human-centred inheritances of a rural Australian place. Copyright: © Instone and Taylor...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2016) 7 (1): 1–40.
Published: 01 May 2016
... environmental change that inflict ‘slow violence’ on vulnerable human (and non-human) populations. Nixon argues that a lack of “arresting stories, images and symbols” reduces the visibility of gradual problems such as biodiversity loss, climate change and chemical pollution in cultural imaginations and on...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2016) 8 (1): 95–117.
Published: 01 May 2016
... capitalism as ontological project—using the stone as a lens to explore imaginaries of relational personhood, the distribution of harm, and the limits of vulnerability. In closing, the article relates the “life” of the stone to ongoing discussions about the Anthropocene and how to develop novel, more...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2019) 11 (1): 108–136.
Published: 01 May 2019
... Haraway’s proposal to complement the Anthropocene concept with the figuration of Chthulucene, calling for a shift of ethical stance and position of enunciation from the sovereign (white, Western) “I,” waging “war” on cancer to a “we,” based on a planetwide kinship of vulnerable bodies. Underlining that this...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2017) 9 (1): 175–179.
Published: 01 May 2017
... human populations that are deemed marginal to system survival may be rendered more expendable, making them more rather than less vulnerable to change. But pernicious effects of resilience can also arise from how things come to be included in systems, not just excluded. In New York City, for example...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2014) 4 (1): 195–205.
Published: 01 May 2014
... understanding, awkwardness is premised on a knowing co-presence or felt connection. It requires a mutual vulnerability and a sense of disconcertion. It makes little sense to talk of a non-relational awkwardness. Absence and ignorance are not awkward, at least not for those involved. Awkwardness has distinct...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2016) 7 (1): 259–263.
Published: 01 May 2016
... adopted a triage system in which the Red List ranking of a species' level of endangerment was a major factor in determining its chances of becoming a priority for conservation action. Efforts are concentrated on species judged to be critically endangered, endangered, or vulnerable (collectively known as...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2019) 11 (1): 101–107.
Published: 01 May 2019
... vulnerability. With toxic pollutants as a rising threat, important questions about environmental justice, gender, and the sexual politics of environmental movements issue an urgent challenge to intersectional gender and science studies; to anticolonial, queer, and trans theory; as well as to environmental...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2019) 11 (1): 239–241.
Published: 01 May 2019
... of the individual self. Nina Lykke’s “Anthropocene necropolitics,” for instance, shifts from an individual “‘I,’ waging ‘war’ on cancer to a ‘we,’ based on a planetwide kinship of vulnerable bodies.” Much of the scientific, scholarly, and activist thinking about toxic bodies has thus far operated...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2014) 5 (1): 295–300.
Published: 01 May 2014
.... When contingencies beyond one's control result in the death of a loved one, this produces a cruel jarring slap. 14 Hope involves vulnerability when you “care for that which is beyond or outside your control,” in the words of Sara Ahmed. 15 While Jacqueline Bishop saved the lives of hundreds of...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2019) 11 (1): 27–51.
Published: 01 May 2019
... color. Constructing such strategies requires negotiating the competing demands of depicting agency and injury, self-possession and the porosity of the human body, disproportionate impact and universal human vulnerability. How we envision the world matters. But sight is a complex process, a...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2013) 3 (1): 111–127.
Published: 01 May 2013
...-feminist, skewed toward a male bias that ignores the nutritional vulnerability of pregnant women, children, and the elderly. Even if excused from practising vegetarianism, nutritionally vulnerable people will be relegated to an inferior moral status. George is convinced that a universal vegetarian diet...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2018) 10 (1): 338–342.
Published: 01 May 2018
... vulnerability and culpability that exist between us and other species.” 10 Here the transcendent perspective of the Anthropocene is vibrant in the air, but there is also something corporeally proximal, revealing the Anthropocene’s impure vibrations, its disenchanted pirouettes, its miasma, and its small...
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Environmental Humanities (1 November 2017) 9 (2): 456–459.
Published: 01 November 2017
... of ecological degradation. 1 Simplified cultures of concrete and corn divide up the green and leave multispecies ecological communities isolated and vulnerable. But new connections are also being made in response: some with a hybrid human hand and others with more of a nonhuman provenance. Some...
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Environmental Humanities (1 November 2016) 8 (2): 285–290.
Published: 01 November 2016
... their own frameworks for value and instead “tend to absolutize them as supreme verities.” This drives religion, Gebara argues, to play “the game of proselytism and power tactics.” 4 This often leaves those outside a powerful and organized religious grouping vulnerable—as we see when we look at the...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2014) 4 (1): 1–18.
Published: 01 May 2014
... The assertion that the similes offer ‘time off’ would seem to contradict any effort to link them to an exploration of ethical time. Yet they are also characterised by a recurring sense of vulnerability and (latent or actual) violence—in the “deer always moving on and looking back”, or the lion...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2018) 10 (1): 213–225.
Published: 01 May 2018
... Anthropocene narratives. 22 The six articles in this special section suggest ways to write critical Earth temporalities, showing differentially shared vulnerabilities, joys, and transformations. Following Cohen and Colebrook, the articles also wrestle with the limits of narrative, self, and representation...