Content Index

Jennifer Hamilton's article for the "Living Lexicon for the Environmental Humanities" section rethinks "labor" as a useful concept for the Environmental Humanities, by troubling the spectacle of the skyline of Sydney’s Central Business District: a sublime image of late Capitalist growth.

In this Special Commentary Section titled "Replies to An Ecomodernist Manifesto," edited by Eileen Crist and Thom Van Dooren, Bruno Latour explores the political import of the notion of "ecomodernism."

In the special section titled "Living Lexicon for the Environmental Section," Hugo Reinert writes about the history of sacrifice and parses it as violence.

In the special section titled "Living Lexicon for the Environmental Section," Simon Pooley reflects on the decisions and implications of conferring the status of "endangered species" on animals.

In the "Living Lexicon for the Environmental Section" of Environmental Humanities, Maan Barua reveals encounters as spatializing and "ecologizing" politics in ways that are vital for the environmental humanities' efforts to redistribute powers to act and to flourish.

In this special issue on Multispecies Studies, Celia Lowe and Ursula Münster present three open-ended stories of elephant care in times of death and loss: at places of confinement and elephant suffering like the zoos in Seattle and Zürich as well as in the conflict-ridden landscapes of South India, where the country’s last free-ranging elephants live. They call attention to the Asian elephant, a species that is currently facing extinction through the elephant endotheliotropic herpesvirus.

In this special issue on Disempowering Democracies, Melis Ece, James Murombedzi and Jesse Ribot show how, though all major agencies intervening in community-based and carbon forestry – such as international development agencies, conservation institutions, and national governments – state that their interventions must engage local participation in decision making, forestry interventions conversely weaken local democracy.

ICEHO is an international consortium of organizations interested in the historicity of human-environment interaction.

This article studies the “Neste war,” 1970–1972, the first major victory of the environmental movement in Finland.

This comic The Urban Planet: How Cities Save Our Future condenses into an illustrated story the fundamental findings of Humanity on the Move: Unlocking the Transformative Power of Cities, a report published by the German Advisory Council on Global Change (WBGU).