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Wildlife in the Anthropocene: Conservation after Nature

Jamie Lorimer

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780816681075
eISBN:
9781452950631
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816681075.001.0001
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Cultural and Historical Geography

Elephants rarely breed in captivity and are not considered domesticated, yet they interact with people regularly and adapt to various environments. Too social and sagacious to be objects, too strange ... More


Radicals and Rebels

Peter Dauvergne

in Environmentalism of the Rich

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780262034951
eISBN:
9780262336222
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262034951.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter adds to the book’s understanding of the shifting nature and great challenges confronting environmentalism, especially more radical strands. A glance at the history of Greenpeace reveals ... More


Biodiversity as Biopolitics: Cutting Up Wildlife and Choreographing Conservation in the United Kingdom

Jamie Lorimer

in Wildlife in the Anthropocene: Conservation after Nature

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780816681075
eISBN:
9781452950631
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816681075.003.0004
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Cultural and Historical Geography

Chapter three examines prevalent practices of biodiversity conservation as biopolitics. Focusing on the UK, it explores how biodiversity conservation seeks to secure life through identifying, ... More


Introduction: After the Anthropocene

Jamie Lorimer

in Wildlife in the Anthropocene: Conservation after Nature

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780816681075
eISBN:
9781452950631
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816681075.003.0001
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Cultural and Historical Geography

The introduction engages the Anthropocene, identifying the deficiencies in existing accounts before outlining the approach that is developed in the book. It sketches the theoretical framework before ... More


Wildlife: Companion Elephants and New Grounds for Multinatural Conservation

Jamie Lorimer

in Wildlife in the Anthropocene: Conservation after Nature

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780816681075
eISBN:
9781452950631
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816681075.003.0002
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Cultural and Historical Geography

Chapter one develops the concept of wildlife as a replacement for Nature for conservation. It does so through a discussion of the four themes of hybridity, nonhuman agency, immanence and topology. It ... More


Bringing Wildlife to Market: Flagship Species, Lively Capital, and the Commodification of Interspecies Encounters

Jamie Lorimer

in Wildlife in the Anthropocene: Conservation after Nature

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780816681075
eISBN:
9781452950631
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816681075.003.0008
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Cultural and Historical Geography

Chapter seven develops the concept of nonhuman charisma to explore how encounters between people and wildlife are valued in conservation. It explores the commodification of charisma in captivity and ... More


Conservation as Composition: Securing Premodern Ecologies in the Hebrides

Jamie Lorimer

in Wildlife in the Anthropocene: Conservation after Nature

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780816681075
eISBN:
9781452950631
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816681075.003.0005
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Cultural and Historical Geography

Chapter four examines a common mode of conservation biopolitics concerned with saving species from political and ecological change – or conservation as composition. It focuses on the conservation of ... More


Wild Experiments: Rewilding Future Ecologies at the Oostvaardersplassen

Jamie Lorimer

in Wildlife in the Anthropocene: Conservation after Nature

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780816681075
eISBN:
9781452950631
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816681075.003.0006
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Cultural and Historical Geography

Chapter five compares conservation as composition with rewilding, an alternative model concerned with ecological processes. Through a critical examination of the use of large herbivores on a polder ... More


Spaces for Wildlife: Alternative Topologies for Life in Novel Ecosystems

Jamie Lorimer

in Wildlife in the Anthropocene: Conservation after Nature

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780816681075
eISBN:
9781452950631
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816681075.003.0009
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Cultural and Historical Geography

Chapter eight explores questions of space. It traces the binary understanding of conservation territories that informs Nature conservation. Focusing on urban wildlife and recent enthusiasms for ... More


Conclusion: Cosmopolitics for Wildlife

Jamie Lorimer

in Wildlife in the Anthropocene: Conservation after Nature

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780816681075
eISBN:
9781452950631
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816681075.003.0010
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Cultural and Historical Geography

The conclusion summarizes the argument developed in the book to synthesize an approach to conservation after the Anthropocene. It then reflects on three significant challenges that face the model ... More


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