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The Uniqueness of the Everyday: Herders and Invasive Species in India

Rajindra K. Puri

in Climate Cultures: Anthropological Perspectives on Climate Change

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780300198812
eISBN:
9780300213577
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300198812.003.0011
Subject:
Environmental Science, Climate

This chapter approaches climate change through the quotidian response of herders in India to an invasive species, Lantana camara, whose proliferation some believe is linked to changing precipitation ... More


Landscapes

John Ryan Fischer

in Cattle Colonialism: An Environmental History of the Conquest of California and Hawai'i

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469625126
eISBN:
9781469625140
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469625126.003.0003
Subject:
History, Environmental History

After the introduction of cattle to California and Hawai‘i, the establishment of the species depended on ecological resources and native responses. The second chapter examines the ecological changes ... More


Arrivals

John Ryan Fischer

in Cattle Colonialism: An Environmental History of the Conquest of California and Hawai'i

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469625126
eISBN:
9781469625140
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469625126.003.0002
Subject:
History, Environmental History

This chapter discusses the initial establishment of cattle in California and in Hawaiʻi. The centrality of livestock to European economies, and European beliefs that domestic animals served as a ... More


Unified Framework III: Human Interactions with Biodiversity

Anna A. Sher and Bruce M. Kahn

in Biodiversity in Drylands: Toward a Unified Framework

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195139853
eISBN:
9780197561720
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195139853.003.0025
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Environmental Geography

Considering humans as components of ecosystems is not new; geographers have been doing it in human ecology departments for decades (see Field and Burch 1988). There have also been many volumes ... More


Toward a Twenty-First-Century Consensus: Problems and Possibilities

Brett M. Bennett

in Plantations and Protected Areas: A Global History of Forest Management

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780262029933
eISBN:
9780262329910
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262029933.003.0004
Subject:
Environmental Science, Nature

This concluding chapter discusses how the forest management divergence is reshaping the production of timber and the protection of native forests. It challenges the suggestion that governments lock ... More


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