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The Lost Innocence of Transparency in Environmental Politics

P. J. Mol Arthur

in Transparency in Global Environmental Governance: Critical Perspectives

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780262027410
eISBN:
9780262320856
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262027410.003.0002
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

In this chapter, Arthur Mol elaborates on informational governance in the environmental domain. He assesses the achievements of transparency to date in enhancing democratic quality and promoting ... More


Conclusion: Grounding Global Conservation in Local Norms

Kemi Fuentes-George

in Between Preservation and Exploitation: Transnational Advocacy Networks and Conservation in Developing Countries

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780262034289
eISBN:
9780262333924
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262034289.003.0006
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

The conclusion finds that a comparative study of transnational activism underlines the importance of justice claims to global environmental governance. It links debates on international environmental ... More


Governance

Marianne E. Krasny and Keith G. Tidball

in Civic Ecology: Adaptation and Transformation from the Ground Up

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780262028653
eISBN:
9780262327169
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262028653.003.0009
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

Governance refers to how multiple institutions and organizations influence policy. Governance institutions include not only city, county, state, and national governments, but also businesses, ... More


Civic Ecology: Adaptation and Transformation from the Ground Up

Marianne E. Krasny and Keith G. Tidball

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780262028653
eISBN:
9780262327169
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262028653.001.0001
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

In communities across the country and around the world, people are coming together to rebuild and restore local environments that have been affected by crisis, disinvestment, or disaster. In New ... More


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


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


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


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


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


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


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