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Sustainability Metamorphosis

An Inconvenient Change

Erland Mårald and Janina Priebe

(“sustainability”) were introduced to control nature and progress through the means of science and technology and to do so in the name of “future generations” ( Caradonna 2014 ; Grober 2012 ; Warde 2018 ). Throughout human history, concerns about sustainable

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The Alchemy of a Corpus of Underwater Images

Locating Carysfort to Reconcile our Human Relationship with a Coral Reef

Deborah James

: Rex Gary Schmidt. From the 1960s to 1980s, this interest in documenting nature continued as a combination of underwater spectacle, cinematic technology, and diving skills made accessible for home viewing. In his study of wildlife on screen, Gregg

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Ariela Zycherman

modern chemicals and mechanized technologies to improve agricultural exports. Many of these technologies were developed and supported by large multinational companies that continue to play a role in Brazil’s agricultural industry ( Hall et al. 2009

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Constanza Parra and Casey Walsh

Alternative Socio-ecological Ideas and Practices in a Context of Crisis Optimism about human entanglements with the environment is hard to come by these days. Despite, and because of, great acceleration in scientific knowledge and technology over

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Posthuman? Nature and Culture in Renegotiation

Kornelia Engert and Christiane Schürkmann

( Gibbs 2009 ; Mukherjee 2020 ). Within Science and Technology Studies, we find an upcoming concern with mining and the underground ( Kinchy et al. 2017 ). What might be unearthed from these is an archaeology of some ignored paradoxes of the

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Mark C. J. Stoddart and Paula Graham

interaction among humans and nonhumans (including environments, animals, and technologies), in conjunction with the production and circulation of discourses about the environment ( Bennett 2010 ; Franklin 2006 ; Haraway 2008 ; Latour 2005 ; Murphy 2009

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Richard Widick and John Foran

the contestation not just of climate policy, but modernity itself, insofar as modernity stands for the culture of continual application of science and technology to carbon-fueled industrial growth and the globalization of Western-style liberal

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Contact with Nature as Essential to the Human Experience

Reflections on Pandemic Confinement

Alan E. Kazdin and Pablo Vidal-González

, could be complemented by additional perspectives. For example, the move to technology (apps, smartphones, smartwatches, robots, and virtual assistants such as Alexa) has many of us staring at or interacting with machines. The benefits of technology are

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Natural Resources by Numbers

The Promise of “El uno por mil” in Ecuador’s Yasuní-ITT Oil Operations

Amelia Fiske

promote an extractive agenda. To do so, I draw from literature in the history of science, science and technology studies, and anthropological treatments of numbers in order to show that metrics such as el uno por mil both constitute and translate between

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Phil Tattersall

proponent forms the basis of the audit process where the actual practices (existing or proposed) are compared with the requirements as set out in the proponent’s plan or prescription. CBA begins with the recognition that the science and technology used by