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Published: 01 May 2012
Figure 10 Duck hunting, the world making game of powerful foreigners, is illegal in Costa Rica. Some farmers of Bagatzí have become poachers, intruding onto the government nature preserve in Palo Verde managed by conservation biologists. This mannequin with a wooden ‘gun’ was installed by park
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Published: 01 May 2014
Figure 1 The Aral sea, once the fourth largest lake in the world, has shrunk by 90% and is now a graveyard of ships. Photograph “The Aral Sea Loses Its Eastern Lobe.” NASA Earth Observatory, September 26, 2014. Figure 1. The Aral sea, once the fourth largest lake in the world, has shrunk by
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Published: 01 May 2018
Figure 3. Young Leningrad dog trainers at a pre–World War II All-Union Competition. Photograph courtesy of Natalia Eranina, St. Petersburg Figure 3. Young Leningrad dog trainers at a pre–World War II All-Union Competition. Photograph courtesy of Natalia Eranina, St. Petersburg
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Published: 01 May 2017
Figure 1. Pre–World War II aerial view with Elizabeth Bay at the left and Rushcutters Bay, center. City of Sydney Archives Figure 1. Pre–World War II aerial view with Elizabeth Bay at the left and Rushcutters Bay, center. City of Sydney Archives
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Environmental Humanities (1 November 2017) 9 (2): 378–397.
Published: 01 November 2017
... of other natural sciences. It has its own institutions, networks, journals, and regular conferences. It is championed by the world’s major space organizations such as NASA and the European Space Agency (ESA). The field is by and large oriented toward the “hard” sciences but historians of science...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2013) 3 (1): 93–109.
Published: 01 May 2013
... door to a world in which we can begin to negotiate life membership of an ecological community of kindred beings.” Thus, her animism, like indigenous animisms, was not a doctrine or orthodoxy, but rather a path, a way of life, a mode of encounter. In the spirit of open-ended encounter, I aim to bring...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2015) 6 (1): 53–71.
Published: 01 May 2015
...Andrew Whitehouse AbstractEver since Rachel Carson predicted a “silent spring” environmentalists have been carefully and anxiously listening to birds. More recently the musician and scientist Bernie Krause has examined the effects of human activity on avian soundscapes throughout the world. He...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2013) 2 (1): 21–41.
Published: 01 May 2013
... Jacob von Uexküll's phenomenological biology and Jean-Luc Nancy's concepts of being singular plural and the sense of the world. Copyright: © Smith 2013 2013 This is an open access article distributed under the terms of a Creative Commons License (CC BY-NC-ND 3.0). This license permits use and...
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Environmental Humanities (1 November 2017) 9 (2): 433–453.
Published: 01 November 2017
... about possible intelligent life forms out there but also about ourselves and our ability to perceive and interpret our surrounding world or, in phenomenological terms, our Lifeworld. As we go further to the right in the equation, the variables become more local, complex, and uncertain. The complexity of...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2016) 8 (1): 77–94.
Published: 01 May 2016
... animism Hawai‘i ethos worlding witness Unlike the many other seals at home in cold waters, the Hawaiian monk seal ( Monachus schauinslandi ) has taken to life in the tropics ( fig. 1 ). Members of the Monachus lineage, their ancestors evolved in the coastal waters off what is now Turkey and Greece...
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Environmental Humanities (1 November 2017) 9 (2): 398–417.
Published: 01 November 2017
...Juan Francisco Salazar AbstractThis article explores world-making processes through which extreme frontiers of life are made habitable. Examining how notions of life are enlarged, incorporated, and appropriated in complex geopolitical contexts, the article argues that microbial worlds are becoming...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2016) 8 (1): 1–23.
Published: 01 May 2016
...Thom van Dooren; Eben Kirksey; Ursula Münster AbstractScholars in the humanities and social sciences are experimenting with novel ways of engaging with worlds around us. Passionate immersion in the lives of fungi, microorganisms, animals, and plants is opening up new understandings, relationships...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2012) 1 (1): 23–55.
Published: 01 May 2012
...Figure 10 Duck hunting, the world making game of powerful foreigners, is illegal in Costa Rica. Some farmers of Bagatzí have become poachers, intruding onto the government nature preserve in Palo Verde managed by conservation biologists. This mannequin with a wooden ‘gun’ was installed by park...
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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 May 2014) 5 (1): 217–232.
Published: 01 May 2014
... Remote Islands (2009, Engl. 2010). More aware of the problematic effects of media and modes of representation on the represented world, Schalansky's atlas deconstructs the observer who looks at the territory from outside and above, and reinserts him or her into a landscape of multiple movements and...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2018) 10 (1): 129–149.
Published: 01 May 2018
...Stephanie Erev AbstractIn his celebrated 1974 essay “What Is It Like to Be a Bat?,” Thomas Nagel stages a human-bat encounter to illustrate and support his claim that “subjective experience” is irreducible to “objective fact”: because Nagel cannot experience the world as a bat does, he will never...
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Environmental Humanities (1 November 2018) 10 (2): 349–369.
Published: 01 November 2018
...Liv Østmo; John Law AbstractThis article describes a colonial encounter in north Norway between Sámi practices for fishing and knowing the natural world, and the conservation policies of state policy makers. In Sámi practices the world is populated by powerful and morally lively human and nonhuman...
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Environmental Humanities (1 November 2018) 10 (2): 501–527.
Published: 01 November 2018
... politics and undermines the potential for environmental humanities to build alternative worlds. To conclude, we propose feminist composting as a methodology to be taken up further. We call for an inclusive feminist composting that insists on feminism’s imbrication with social justice projects of all kinds...
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Environmental Humanities (1 November 2017) 9 (2): 325–340.
Published: 01 November 2017
...Lisa Messeri AbstractAstronomers searching for an Earth-like planet elsewhere in our galaxy imagine the significance of such a discovery. They tell each other a story about pointing to the star around which such an exoplanet exists and knowing with certainty that there is a world upon which humans...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2014) 4 (1): 171–194.
Published: 01 May 2014
...Jeremy Brice AbstractWhat place might killing occupy in a more-than-human world, where human life is always-already entangled among nonhumans? In this article I attempt to unsettle the assumption that only individual organisms can be killed, and to render other sites and spaces of killing visible...