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Charlotte Prové, Denise Kemper, and Salma Loudiyi

launched a call for a project proposal for community development at a disused train station in the former Paris greenbelt. La Recyclerie is run by two entrepreneurs and driven by the issues of biodiversity in the area and feeding our future population. The

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Adwaita Banerjee, Emma Banks, Julie Brugger, Maya Daurio, Florence Durney, Wendi A. Haugh, Lisa Hiwasaki, David M. Hoffman, Raka Sen, David Stentiford, and Weronika Tomczyk

landscape of the Maya Biosphere Reserve (MBR) in Guatemala's Petén region. This book fills a critically important gap in the literature on biodiversity conservation by providing an in-depth, ethnographic understanding of conservationists as opposed to

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The Role of Naturalness in Ecological Restoration

A Case Study from the Cook County Forest Preserves

Nicole M. Evans and William P. Stewart

. New York : Oxford University Press . Willis , Kathy , and John Birks . 2006 . “ What Is Natural? The Need for a Long-Term Perspective in Biodiversity Conservation ”. Science 314 ( 5803 ): 1261 – 1265 . doi:10.1126/science.1122667 . 10

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Totemic Outsiders

Ontological Transformation among the Makushi

James Andrew Whitaker

: Cambridge University Press . 10.1017/CBO9781139096669 Fausto , Carlos , and Eduardo G. Neves . 2018 . “ Was There Ever a Neolithic in the Neotropics? Plant Familiarisation and Biodiversity in the Amazon .” Antiquity 92 ( 366 ): 1604 – 1618

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Forgotten moralities of agrarian economy in Bali

Production and exchange, business and friendship

Graeme MacRae

later, after two successful crops, the group had grown to 30, with another 20 planning to join. Productivity had increased from around 4–5 tons/ha to 5–8 tons/ha, costs of production decreased, the waste problem had disappeared, and biodiversity was

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Richard Widick and John Foran

range of purposes. And now, as knowledge of climate change and other ecological rifts—ocean acidification, collapsing biodiversity, the destruction of the water and land that supply our food—grows more certain, civil society conjures up new ecological

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Making Sense of the Human-Nature Relationship

A Reception Study of the “Nature Is Speaking” Campaign on YouTube

Ulrika Olausson

.1080/10462930802514305 . 10.1080/10462930802514305 Takacs , David . 1996 . The Idea of Biodiversity: Philosophies of Paradise . London : John Hopkins University Press . Uggla , Ylva , and Ulrika Olausson . 2013 . “ The Enrollment of Nature in Tourist Information

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Experiments in Excreta to Energy

Sustainability Science and Bio-Necro Collaboration in Urban Ghana

Brenda Chalfin

of life's biodiversity’. Imre Szeman (2014: 458) , speaking to the nexus of energopolitics and necropolitics without speaking of it, describes energopower as ‘destructive of all life’. Energy's fundamental connection to human and non-human life

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Tiziana Soverino, Evgenia Mesaritou, Thomas M. Wilson, Steve Byrne, Dino Vukušić, Fabiana Dimpflmeier, Eva-Maria Walther, and Eva Schwab

in the Yasuní National Park, home to extraordinary biodiversity and indigenous people. The attempt has unfortunately failed, showing that developing nations often need to make a difficult choice between preserving their environment or economic

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The Evolution of 20 Years of Social Quality Thinking

the SQA architecture. The executive summary to the Living Planet Report 2016 implicitly endorses this way of reasoning: “The growth of the Ecological Footprint, the violation of Planetary Boundaries and increasing pressure on biodiversity are rooted