wildlife

Interview with Jeff Sebo, author of Saving Animals, Saving Ourselves: Why Animals Matter for Pandemics, Climate Change, and Other Catastrophes

In this episode from the New Books Network podcast, Jeff Sebo is interviewed on his book, Saving Animals, Saving Ourselves: Why Animals Matter for Pandemics, Climate Change, and Other Catastrophes.

Defining Wilderness—Japanese

Defining Wilderness—Japanese

This chapter of the “Wilderness Babel” exhibition, written by MSc student Natasha Yamamoto, looks at how wilderness may be expressed and understood in Japanese.

A Language Without Wilderness—Italian

A Language Without Wilderness—Italian

This part of the “Wilderness Babel” exhibition, written by historian Luigi Piccioni, comes to the assumption that all the various possible Italian translations of “Wilderness Babel” are unable to transmit this synthesis of natural phenomena and human visions.

Arava, Eretz Bereshit, Midbar, and Shmurat Teva—Modern Hebrew

Arava, Eretz Bereshit, Midbar, and Shmurat Teva—Modern Hebrew

This chapter of the “Wilderness Babel” exhibition, written by MSc student Livnat Goldberg, highlights different words that are used in modern Hebrew to describe “wilderness.”

έρημος, ερημιά, and άγρια/παρθένα φύση—Greek

έρημος, ερημιά, and άγρια/παρθένα φύση—Greek

This chapter of the “Wilderness Babel” exhibition, written by Iosif Botetzagias, looks at the meaning of “wilderness” in modern Greek.

Erämaa—Finnish

Erämaa—Finnish

This chapter of the “Wilderness Babel” exhibition, written by historian Mikko Saikku, explores central concepts for understanding the traditional Finnish relationship with nature and use of natural resources.