Content Index

The author attempts to reframe the classical distinction in conservation biology between native and invasive species by referring to migration and settlement of nonhuman beings as diasporas. She uses the introduction of Canadian beavers in Chilean Tierra del Fuego in 1947 as a case study.

Erika Amethyst Szymanski investigates the impact of synthetic yeast, which is gaining ground in a variety of foodscapes, and reflects upon the meaning of Terroir that synthetic yeast brings about.

Crocodiles attract tourists, and since the late 1940s, they have been used to promote travel to northern Australia.

The author works on the notion of “watershed encounter” as a diverging point in history to analyze which watershed encounters shaped the Chesapeake Bay region. He argues that current restoration efforts, far from solving the current issues, only exacerbate them.

The surprising pedigree of a botanical idea.

This article investigates the transformation of Bangalore’s Dharmambudhi lake into the central bus terminus.

Coral scientists are dealing with an existential crisis and are divided between hope and despair in their approaches to coral conservation.

The authors use the case study approach to provide insights into how an indigenous population, the Baka in Cameroon, face barriers to participation in policy making, hindering recognition of rights to traditional forestland.

Victoria Gonzalez Carman and Maria Carman focus on the interaction between a fishing community and a group of conservation experts in Brazil. They find that although fishers classify species according to their capacity to be exploited as a resource, they may also be willing to become strategic conservationists by negotiating with conservation experts to protect some of these species.

Arjaan Pellis, Annemiek Pas, and Martijn Duineveld build upon Niklas Luhmann’s Social Systems Theory to study the multidimensional nature of resource-based conflicts in and around Loisaba conservancy in Kenya.