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Why Climate-Change Skeptics Are Wrong

Kristin Shrader-Frechette

in What Will Work: Fighting Climate Change with Renewable Energy, Not Nuclear Power

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199794638
eISBN:
9780199919277
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199794638.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Chapter 1 begins by stressing the severity of climate change (CC) and showing how, contrary to popular belief, atomic energy is not a viable solution to ... More


“Dancing with Goblins in Plastic Jungles”: History, Nikkei Transnationalism, and Romantic Environmentalism in Through the Arc of the Rain Forest

John B. Gamber

in Karen Tei Yamashita: Fictions of Magic and Memory

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780824872946
eISBN:
9780824877873
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824872946.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

Yamashita’s longstanding interest in the biosphere and environmentalism comes under scrutiny in this essay, especially as manifested Through the Arc of the Rainforest. The novel’s magic-realist ... More


Did You Hear the One About … ?: Humor in Through the Arc of the Rain Forest and Brazil-Maru

Chris LaLonde

in Karen Tei Yamashita: Fictions of Magic and Memory

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780824872946
eISBN:
9780824877873
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824872946.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

If Yamashita has pursued serious enough themes of environmental damage or the set-backs to dreams of ideal Japanese settlement in Brazil (respectively in the two titles within the chapter title), ... More


Kinkajou: the tree-top specialist

Melody Brooks and Roland Kays

in Biology and Conservation of Musteloids

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780198759805
eISBN:
9780191820519
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198759805.003.0026
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

Kinkajous have evolved a suite of unique adaptations not seen in other Carnivores, helping them thrive in the canopies of neotropical forests. They have a prehensile tail and reversible hind feet to ... More


Biological Diversity

Bryan G. Norton

in Toward Unity among Environmentalists

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195093971
eISBN:
9780197560723
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195093971.003.0014
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmentalist Thought and Ideology

As a philosopher who has written on the subject of endangered species policy, I am asked from time to time to join a panel discussion on “the value of biological diversity.” Consider a ... More


The Tropical ‘Anthropocene’ A Modern Battleground or a Long-Term Framework?

Patrick Roberts

in Tropical Forests in Prehistory, History, and Modernity

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780198818496
eISBN:
9780191917264
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198818496.003.0012
Subject:
Archaeology, Environmental Archaeology

Although referencing temperate, rather than tropical, rainforest destruction in the United States of America the above passage highlights the shift in landscape valuation driven by modern ... More


Island Eye Island Ear

You Nakai

in Reminded by the Instruments: David Tudor's Music

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
April 2021
ISBN:
9780190686765
eISBN:
9780190686796
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190686765.003.0007
Subject:
Music, History, American, History, Western

For more than ten years since 1974, Tudor collaborated with Fujiko Nakaya and Jackie Monnier on a grand-scale project to convert an entire island into a musical instrument. His plan was to play back ... More


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