New Featured Article!

“Climate Changing Small Islands”

May 5, 2017

The latest Environment and Society featured article is now available! This month’s article, “Climate Changing Small Islands: Considering Social Science and the Production of Island Vulnerability and Opportunity,” comes from Volume 1 (2010). In her article, Amelia Moore argues that climate change has influenced the way in which small island nations are viewed and understood by the international climate community.

Visit the featured article page to download your copy of the article today before it’s gone! A new article is featured every month.

“An aerial view of Marovo Lagoon in the Western Province of the Solomon Islands. Flying over the lagoon and the province’s main town of Gizo, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon was able to observe the effects of deforestation, climate change and natural disasters on the area.” Photograph by United Nations via Flickr (CC BY-NC-ND 2.0).



Amelia Moore 
obtained her doctorate in sociocultural anthropology from the University of California, Berkeley in 2010. Her doctoral dissertation is on environmental politics in the Bahamas and the intersection of Caribbean anthropology, science and technology studies, and environmental anthropology. She is currently an assistant professor at the University of Rhode Island, and she was previously a visiting assistant professor at the University of Miami. Recent research includes an investigation of sustainable design principles and equitable decision making within community development projects in the Bahamas and southern Florida.

Tags: , , , , , , ,