All posts tagged Disasters

“Stop Calling Me Resilient”: Addressing Environmental Degradation in Louisiana

Louisiana’s coast restoration project, and its underlying framework of climate resiliency, is generating pushback from environmental justice organizations.

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Beautiful Resilience: Conversations after an Earthquake

A storyteller’s account of Manabu Ikeda’s pen-and-ink commemoration of Japan’s earthquake, tsunami, and nuclear disaster in 2011.

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Nuclear power station row in Chernobyl. Photo by Tim Mousseau.

Chernobyl at Thirty: A Special Edition Environment and Health Roundtable

Drawing from presentations at the recent meeting of the American Society for Environmental History in Seattle, a historian, an ecologist, and a political scientist bring their different perspectives to bear on central questions of knowledge stirred by Chernobyl. What have we learned, or not?

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The Flint Water Crisis: A Special Edition Environment and Health Roundtable

The Flint water crisis sounds a call not just to address the immediate emergency, but to consider the larger legacies to which it points. We’ve assembled a roundtable of noted scholars to contemplate this history, whose understanding, they suggest, is crucial to any broader solution.

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Tales from Tales

Highlights from the 2015 Tales from Planet Earth film festival.

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Edgy Stuff: July 2015 Recommendations

July 2015 recommendations from the Edge Effects editorial board.

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April 2015 Recommendations

Edgy Stuff: April 2015 Recommendations

April 2015 recommendations from the Edge Effects editorial board . . . and a couple farewells.

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