All posts tagged Environmentalism

A portrait of Dr. Tyrone Hayes. Photo by Brian Hamilton, February 17, 2017.

Learning from Einstein and Tupac: A Conversation with Tyrone Hayes

The biologist who became famous standing up to agribusiness reflects on the politics of science, getting mistaken for a conspiracy theorist, and the unexpected ways race and gender matter in the academy today.

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Can Socialism Save the Planet?

Twentieth-century socialist countries get a worse environmental rap than they deserve, and some social theorists are attempting to reinvigorate Marx for the Anthropocene. Here’s where they go wrong.

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An aerial view of Ocean City, Maryland, showing typical coastal development.

The First Green Developer

Charles E. Fraser built a South Carolina beach resort privileging environmental protection, leaving a complex legacy for conservation and development today.

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Edgy Stuff: February 2016 Recommendations

A special edition of our February 2016 recommendations from the Edge Effects editorial board, honoring Black History Month.

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The Stories and Languages of Home: A Conversation with Robin W. Kimmerer

Dr. Robin W. Kimmerer speaks about indigenous knowledges, traditional science, and the stories and words that connect us to our nonhuman homes.

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The Shape of Hope

Fishing provides the opportunity to reconsider the grounds for hope in this time of the Anthropocene.

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Pictures Make History: West German Environmentalism from 1950 to 1990

Drawing helps an environmental historian make sense of changing ideas of nature in West Germany.

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Dueling Manifestos: Responses to an Ecological Crisis

This comparison of the Leap and the Ecomodernist Manifestos finds hope in an ethic of care.

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Tales from Tales

Highlights from the 2015 Tales from Planet Earth film festival.

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Drip Torch Weddings and Environmental Rituals

Devising a fire ritual for a friend’s wedding inspires one author to consider how environmental rituals connect sacred and ordinary parts of our lives.

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