Heather Swan speaks author and poet, Nickole Brown about her relationship with animals, the more-than-human world and the Hellbender poetry conference.
Paul Sutter interviews Simone Müller about the famous case of the Khian Sea, a “renegade ship” carrying waste and trying to dock in different countries. The ship reveals the many contradictions within environmental movements and policies.
Amy Gaeta argues that drones designed to mimic birds raise the alarm not just about unwanted surveillance but the appropriation of more-than-human life.
Edge Effects invites scholars from different disciplines to introduce texts on the complexities of borders. This list also includes ideas on how to frame and teach the topic of borders in the classroom.
Community cats lead diverse multispecies lives outside of human care, but they should still be valued. Kuhelika Ghosh explores how human stewards can engage in forms of “non-kin” care to help them thrive in their outdoor environments.
Edge Effects editors look back on their favorite essays and podcast episodes published in 2023.
Jessica Richardson reviews Sophie Chao’s book IN THE SHADOW OF THE PALMS, with a focus on indigenous groups’ nuanced feelings and relations with plantation lifeworlds as well as their radical openness toward the future.
Jayme Collins explains how a new generation of climate activists draw from histories of protest art to reveal the ties between the art world and fossil fuel capitalism.
Authors Dipti Arora & Astha Chaudhary investigate how politics, media, and affective relationships complexly shape human-crane encounters in India—with positive and negative consequences for both species.
La lógica de las plantaciones le dan forma a nuestra vida. El género es hoy un monocultivo, pero Max D. López Toledano y Topaz Zega sugieren que cultivar policultivos del género nos ofrece nuevas maneras de florecer.