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The author analyzes the increase of human-wildlife conflict (HWC) in Mozambique’s Limpopo National Park due to conservation-induced displacement.

Stephan Hochleithner argues that multi-dimensional resistance to Virunga National Park’s conservation strategies ties in with general conflict dynamics in eastern DRC, while at the same time reproducing them within the realm of nature conservation, tightly interwoven with global dynamics.

This article focuses on contemporary literary and musical interpretations of changing relationships between humans and the environment in Mongolia. The author explores how these works relate to deep time, and crosshatches biographical, mythological, and geologic understandings of time.

The article explores the opposing practices and philosophies between the Sámi people and state policymakers in northern Norway in terms of the human-environment relationship with a particular focus on language translation issues.

The authors analyze perspectives of conservation professionals on the neoliberalization of ecosystem services, through a survey conducted with a group of conservationists based in Cambridge, England.

Drawing on Continental theory and various cultural objects, On an Ungrounded Earth constructs an eclectic geosophy describing Earth as a dynamic engine materially invading and upsetting our attempts to reduce it to merely the ground beneath our feet.

The authors provide an empirical study of the conservation strategy adopted in the northern Sierra Madre, the Philippines, and criticize the assumptions behind the main legalistic interventions.

Bas Verschuuren reviews the book World Heritage Sites and Indigenous Peoples’ Rights, edited by Stefan Disko and Helen Tugehndhat.

Drawing on interviews with the managers of 56 internationally adjoining protected areas in 18 countries in the Americas, the study focuses on the link between land use change and environmental change, and on three adaptation strategies, namely diversification, pooling, and out-migration. It suggests that the impact of adaptation depends on the adaptation strategy chosen.

This collection of essays maps the heterogeneous and asymmetrical ecologies within which we are enmeshed, a material world that makes the human possible but also offers difficulties and resistance.