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The authors base this critique of the North American Model of Wildlife Conservation (NAMWC) on its narrow stakeholder focus and limited ideological representation.

Fedor Yakovlevich Alekseev’s painting of Karuselnaya square (now Teatralnaya square) during the 1824 flood.

A Burlington Route brochure promoting the new “Vista-Dome” coaches in 1955.

Paolo Gruppuso explores the genealogy of Edenic narratives about the Pontine Marshes in Agro Pontino, Italy, and the imaginary of the Bonifica Integrale, or integral reclamation.

In this article for a special section on Green Wars, Jared D. Margulies considers Louis Althusser’s theory of ideological state apparatuses (ISAs) for advancing political ecology scholarship on the functioning of the state in violent environments. He uses the example of conservation as ideology in Wayanad, Kerala.

In this Review Essay, Karyn Pilgrim uses a vegetarian ecofeminist framework to examine the ethics of meat eating, arguing that a moral ambivalence prevails in the rhetoric of some popular nonfiction books that embrace omnivorous eating.

Xenia Cherkaev and Elena Tipikina examine the institutions of the Stalinist state that planned the distribution, raising, and breeding of family dogs for military service. The investigate how the program affected human-dog relations.

Based on participant observation, the author offers an ethnographic account of urban middle class Indian tourists’ experience of seeing the tiger in Ranthambore National Park in Rajasthan, and Kanha and Bandhavgarh National Parks in Madhya Pradesh, India.

The authors investigate how land cover, land use, and protected area management affects communities around a forest reserve in the Philippines. They conclude that incorporating local livelihoods into forest conservation strategies results in a measure of sustainability and positively impacts the socioeconomic well-being of communities near the protected area.

Charles Hoch, Professor Emeritus of urban planning and policy at the University of Illinois, talks about the challenges of regional planning in the United States. As opposed to Europe where spatial planning prevails, the notion of urban planning is more dominant here, and Hoch uses the Chicago region as a case study.