Managing the Unknown: Essays on Environmental Ignorance

Managing the Unknown offers essays that show that deficient knowledge is a far more pervasive challenge in resource history than conventional readings suggest. Furthermore, environmental ignorance does not inevitably shrink with the march of scientific progress. This volume combines insights from different continents as well as the seas in between and thus sketches outlines of an emerging global resource history.

Wild Earth 12, no. 4

Wild Earth 12, no. 4, features an interview with Sylvia Earle on “Our Oceans, Ourselves,” essays on worldwide fishing and consumer conscience, on launching a sea ethic, and the food web complexity in kelp forest ecosystems.

Reflecting on Unruliness

This reflection on unruliness refers to all papers in the volume, demonstrating how the concept of unruly environments provides a perspective of human-nature relationships from the vantage point of humans.