Content Index

Symbioses is an interdisciplinary research network that connects life scientists, social scientists, and humanities scholars working at the nexus of biology and social life.

Manifesto for Living in the Anthropocene argues that the current climate crisis calls for new ways of thinking and producing knowledge, suggesting that our collective inclination has been to go on in an experimental and exploratory mode, in which we refuse to foreclose on options or jump too quickly to “solutions.”

The Power and the Water: Connecting Pasts with Futures examines the nature of environmental connectivities since industrialization and how their legacies challenge us in the early 21st century.

Vital Reenchantments takes up E. O. Wilson’s Biophilia (1984), James Lovelock’s Gaia (1979), and Carl Sagan’s Cosmos (1980), to show how each work fleshes out scientific concepts with attention to “affective wonder.”

Contributing authors examine what happens when we cease to assume that only humans exert agency, by considering animals and vegetables as agents rather than mere objects.

The Extinction Studies Working Group is a group of humanities scholars researching and writing on the themes of time, death, generations, and extinction.

The Environmental History Network for the Middle Ages (ENFORMA) website is a networking portal for researchers working on medieval environmental history, a place to share publication news, conference information, and research ideas.

The Aldo Leopold Archives in the University of Wisconsin-Madison Libraries Digital Collections serve scholars, policy leaders, and the general public who look to Aldo Leopold for insight and inspiration on how to deal with complex conservation challenges facing society in the twenty-first century.

This article investigates the problem of defining technological change based on environmental sustainability criteria in Galicia.

Adrian Ivakhiv proposes an ecological realism based on humanity’s eventual demise, asking what we can do now and what quality of compost we should leave behind.