All posts tagged Landscapes of Extraction

Global Environmental Change in Indonesia: A Roundtable

Indonesian is known both for biodiversity and environmental degradation. This tension resonates with the stories we tell about global environmental change.

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The Ethics of Ceremony at Standing Rock

Activists at Standing Rock bring a sense of ceremony to environmental politics.

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From Yavin’s Moon to the Pit of Carkoon: 7 Ways Space and Place Change How We Watch Star Wars

What do we notice if we watch Star Wars as a space epic?

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Stopping by Working Woods on a Snowy Evening

A take on Robert Frost’s famous poem, adapted to reflect changes in Wisconsin forest ownership and conservation.

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Materialized Dreams: Boom and Bust in the Cultural Landscape of West Texas

The hydraulic fracturing (or “fracking”) boom and an imminent bust in the face of a worldwide oil glut are just the most recent swings in a long history of economic and ecological instability in the mineral-rich Permian basin.

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Reflections on Extraction 2: Whose Risks, Whose Choices?

In a second set of reflections on “Landscapes of Extraction,” CHE members explore how communities negotiate the trade-offs of mining: private gain versus public well-being, individual enterprise versus regulatory caution, and economic necessity versus environmental risk.

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Reflections on Extraction 1: Mining the Invisible

Reflecting on “Landscapes of Extraction,” CHE members explore the challenges of remembering and preserving the buried histories of mining landscapes.

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