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New Featured Article!: Climate Change Resilience and Adaptation

New Featured Article!: Climate Change Resilience and Adaptation

The latest Environment and Society featured article is now available! This month's article—"Climate Change Resilience and Adaptation: Perspectives from a Century of Water Resources Development"—comes from Volume 1 (2010). In their articles, Clive Agnew and Philip Woodhouse identify parallels between the problem of adaptive management presented by climate change and an earlier "global water crisis."… more...

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New Featured Article!: "Mino-Mnaamodzawin: Achieving Indigenous Environmental Justice in Canada"

The latest Environment and Society featured article is now available! This month's article—"Mino-Mnaamodzawin: Achieving Indigenous Environmental Justice in Canada"—comes from Volume 9 (2018). In her article, Deborah McGregor explores the potential for advancing environmental justice (EJ) theory and practice through engaging with Indigenous intellectual traditions, highlighting the emergence of the Anishinaabe philosophy mino-mnaamodzawin (“living well”… more...

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New Featured Article!: "The Metrics of Making Ecosystem Services"

The latest Environment and Society featured article is now available! This month's article—"The Metrics of Making Ecosystem Services"—comes from Volume 8 (2017). In her article, Pamela McElwee traces how definitions and metrics of ecosystem services (ES) have evolved and how they are sued, such as in biodiversity offsetting and wetland mitigation programs. Using the idea… more...

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New Featured Article!: "Extractive Conservation: Peasant Agroecological Systems as New Frontiers of Exploitation?"

The latest Environment and Society featured article is now available! This month's article—"Extractive Conservation: Peasant Agroecological Systems as New Frontiers of Exploitation?"—comes from Volume 7 (2016). In their article, Anne Cristina de la Vega-Leinert and Peter Clausing analyze to what extent conservation has become an inherent element of extraction. They scrutinize the Land Sparing versus Land… more...

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New Featured Article!: "The Social Life of Blame in the Anthropocene"

The latest Environment and Society featured article is now available! This month's article—"The Social Life of Blame in the Anthropocene"—comes from Volume 6 (2015). In his article, Peter Rudiak-Gould shows how life in the Anthropocene reconfigures blame in four ways—it invites ubiquitous blame, ubiquitous blamelessness, selective blame, and partial blame—and reviews case studies from around… more...

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Climate Change Resilience and Adaptation: Perspectives from a Century of Water Resources Development

Authors: Clive Agnew and Philip Woodhouse Volume 1, Number 1 (2010) Abstract: The Fourth Assessment Report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change and the influential Stern Report both reinforce the warming of the earth’s climate system. The alarming environmental, social, and economic consequences of this trend call for immediate action from individuals, institutions, and governments. This article identifies parallels between the problem of adaptive management presented by climate change and an earlier "global water crisis." It explores how adaptive strategies have successively emphasized three dif ... Read more

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Current Issue

Volume 9, Number 1 (2018)

  1. Introduction: Indigenous Resurgence, Decolonization, and Movements for Environmental Justice [Free to all readers!]

    Jaskiran Dhillon
  2. Mino-Mnaamodzawin: Achieving Indigenous Environmental Justice in Canada

    Deborah McGregor
  3. Decolonizing Development in Diné Bikeyah: Resource Extraction, Anti-Capitalism, and Relational Futures

    Melanie K. Yazzie
  4. Fighting Invasive Infrastructures: Indigenous Relations against Pipelines

    Anne Spice
  5. Unsettling the Land: Indigeneity, Ontology, and Hybridity in Settler Colonialism

    Paul Berne Burow, Samara Brock, and Michael R. Dove
  6. Hunting for Justice: An Indigenous Critique of the North American Model of Wildlife Conservation

    Lauren Eichler and David Baumeister
  7. Righting Names: The Importance of Native American Philosophies of Naming for Environmental Justice

    Rebekah Sinclair
  8. Damaging Environments: Land, Settler Colonialism, and Security for Indigenous Peoples

    Wilfrid Greaves
  9. Settler Colonialism, Ecology, and Environmental Injustice

    Kyle Whyte
  10. Contradictions of Solidarity: Whiteness, Settler Coloniality, and the Mainstream Environmental Movement

    Joe Curnow and Anjali Helferty

 

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