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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 More
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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 More
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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 More
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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 More
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Environmental Humanities (2017) 9 (2): 433-453.
Published: 01 November 2017
... Drake equation is not just 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...
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Environmental Humanities (2017) 9 (2): 378-397.
Published: 01 November 2017
... the anthropologist Tim Ingold has recently specified, that “the sun we perceive in the sky, and that lights the world of our experience, can exist only through its essential correspondence with the eye. And conversely, as Goethe had observed, the eye can see only by virtue of its correspondence with...
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Environmental Humanities (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 (2015) 6 (1): 53-71.
Published: 01 May 2015
...Andrew Whitehouse Abstract Ever 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 (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 (2016) 8 (1): 77-94.
Published: 01 May 2016
... associations in the world. They are an ‘aumakua or ancestral deity for some; and the plants and forests that might disappear or change significantly without their seed dispersal are themselves also culturally significant in various ways. Many other locals are also drawn into this experience of loss, trying...
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Environmental Humanities (2019) 11 (2): 501-506.
Published: 01 November 2019
... had to commit to among each other to see it stumbling into this world? Opening up for scrutiny such a fragile and loved achievement, ungraspable for those that did not attend its earthly birth, was charged with fears and anxieties. And with excitement as well, because asking people from different...
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Environmental Humanities (2017) 9 (2): 398-417.
Published: 01 November 2017
...Juan Francisco Salazar Abstract This 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 (2016) 8 (1): 1-23.
Published: 01 May 2016
...Thom van Dooren; Eben Kirksey; Ursula Münster Abstract Scholars 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 (2019) 11 (2): 324-350.
Published: 01 November 2019
...Kevan Klosterwill Abstract Do urban open spaces, whether comprised of small planting beds and gardens or larger parks and reserves, signal the juxtaposition of two worlds, two forms of life, one human and one natural and nonhuman? Or are those spaces necessarily embedded within the logics of real...
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Environmental Humanities (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 (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 (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 (2018) 10 (1): 129-149.
Published: 01 May 2018
...Stephanie Erev Abstract In 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 (2017) 9 (2): 325-340.
Published: 01 November 2017
...Lisa Messeri Abstract Astronomers 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 (2013) 3 (1): 149-155.
Published: 01 May 2013
... sciences. I offer a different model, inspired by the Heraclitean notion of unity in opposition, which conceives the task of the arts as the common articulation of our myriad ways of being in the world and the task of the various sciences as the exploration of the world that is manifest in and through those...