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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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Berghahn Journals is pleased to announce that the latest volume of Environment and Society has recently published and is available online at www.berghahnjournals.com/environment-and-society. Volume 9, guest edited by Jaskiran Dhillon, revolves around the theme of “Indigenous Resurgence, Decolonization, and Movements for Environmental Justice” and aims to set forth a theoretical and discursive interruption of the… more...

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The latest Environment and Society featured article is now available! This month's article—"Valuing and Evaluating Marine Ecosystem Services: Putting the Right Price on Marine Environments?"—comes from Volume 5 (2014). In their article, Julian Clifton, Leanne C. Cullen-Unsworth, and Richard K. F. Unsworth explain how the flow of ecosystem services from coral reefs, seagrass meadows, and mangrove… more...

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The Metrics of Making Ecosystem Services

Author: Pamela McElwee Volume 8, Number 1 (2017) Abstract: Ecosystem services (ES) are increasingly used as the conceptual driver for conservation and development actions, largely following from the influential Millennium Ecosystem Assessment. Scholars skeptical of the neoliberal turn in conservation have critiqued the use of economic values for nature’s services. What has been less well understood and reviewed, however, is how concepts of ES are enacted by technologies of calculation, as well as how calculative practices move through networks and among stakeholders. This review traces how definitions and metrics ... Read more

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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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