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Animals, Plants, People, and Things

A Review of Multispecies Ethnography

Laura A. Ogden, Billy Hall, and Kimiko Tanita

This article defines multispecies ethnography and links this scholarship to broader currents within academia, including in the biosciences, philosophy, political ecology, and animal welfare activism. The article is organized around a set of productive tensions identified in the review of the literature. It ends with a discussion of the “ethnographic” in multispecies ethnography, urging ethnographers to bring a “speculative wonder” to their mode of inquiry and writing.

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Indigenous Resurgence, Decolonization, and Movements for Environmental Justice

Jaskiran Dhillon

,” by Deborah McGregor. The article explores the potential for advancing environmental justice (EJ) theory and practice by engaging with Indigenous intellectual traditions. In particular, McGregor highlights the reemergence of the philosophy referred to

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Hunting for Justice

An Indigenous Critique of the North American Model of Wildlife Conservation

Lauren Eichler and David Baumeister

“modern science” against the animal rights “ideology,” Geist and Organ argue that the animal rights “philosophy is based on splitting life into a higher sentient form and a lower sentient one. In so doing, it denies the unity of life, and that is a

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Veronica Davidov

candle to the dolphin's skin or the butterfly's proboscis. The 3.8 website recapitulates the ethos and philosophy that Benyus reiterates throughout the book and the rest of her writings, both persuasively and technically: “Biomimicry ushers in an era

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Kyle Whyte

’s identity and caretaking responsibility as a human includes the philosophy that nonhumans have their own agency, spirituality, knowledge, and intelligence. Potawatomi people, in daily speech, often say that nonhumans have the capacity for knowledge but

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Contradictions of Solidarity

Whiteness, Settler Coloniality, and the Mainstream Environmental Movement

Joe Curnow and Anjali Helferty

us how philosophies and practices of solidarity can be contested and contradictory, as well as fluid and flailing. On Solidarity Given the racialized and colonial history of the mainstream environmental movement, it is particularly interesting that

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Contemporary Megaprojects

An Introduction

Seth Schindler, Simin Fadaee, and Dan Brockington

. The Will to Improve: Governmentality, Development, and the Practice of Politics . Durham, NC : Duke University Press . 10.1215/9780822389781 Morton , Timothy . 2013 . Hyperobjects: Philosophy and Ecology after the End of the World . Minneapolis

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Becoming an Agricultural Growth Corridor

African Megaprojects at a Situated Scale

Serena Stein and Marc Kalina

within the developmental state philosophy of the mid-twentieth century. Yet, within this trajectory, there have been few scholarly attempts 1 to trace the genealogy and evolution of the concept. The discourse of a “development corridor” was first coined

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Accounting for Loss in Fish Stocks

A Word on Life as Biological Asset

Jennifer E. Telesca

growing cultural investment in mathematics and the influence of key figures in natural philosophy. In the seventeenth century, Francis Bacon sought to ground knowledge on empirical fact rather than on universal assertions or “metaphysical essences

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Unbuilt and Unfinished

The Temporalities of Infrastructure

Ashley Carse and David Kneas

, Michael Fisch , and Miho Ishii . 2017 . “ New Ontologies? Reflections on Some Recent ‘Turns’ in STS, Anthropology and Philosophy .” Social Anthropology 25 ( 4 ): 525 – 545 . 10.1111/1469-8676.12449 Jewell , Kendra . 2017 . “ Another Big