Tagged: Ideas of Nature

fossilized whale hone erected on a cliff

The Matter with Time

Monika Szuba confronts deep time through the examination of decay, between what is real and what is synthetic. In this, she writes that the long durée is not long enough to conceive the anthropogenic change unfolding around us.

Is the Outdoor Recreation Boom Too Good to Be True?

The outdoor recreation economy (ORE) is where land, labor, and leisure collide. Mara MacDonell explores the complexities and complications behind the apparent rise of ORE, including housing insecurity, economic inequality, and environmental degradation.

A brown-color bear catches a fish while with its mouth while standing in a river

Reveling in the Gluttony and Glee of Fat Bear Week

Once a fringe event, Fat Bear Week has recently come to the attention of mainstream media. Margaret McGuirk argues that this seemingly frivolous program in fact gives us an opportunity to revel in a queered view of nature.

A Call For Humanities at the Seabed

Inspired by recent debates about deep sea mining, Killian Quigley, Charne Lavery, Laurence Publicover discuss the urgency of what they call a “critical seabed studies.”