When facing environmental crises, why do some people bear more burdens than others? In collaboration with the Environment and Society Portal at the Rachel Carson Center, Seeing the Woods has contributed to the compilation of a digital resource covering topics of environmental justice and environmental racism from around the world.
The coronavirus pandemic has changed many of our daily routines and social practices. This series responds to diverse topics exposed by the pandemic—our treatment of animals, our relationships with the more-than-human world, and the unequal impact on much of the world’s poor.
Over the past 27 years the biomass of flying insects has decreased by more than 75 percent. Emphasizing the fundamental role played by insects in keeping the biophysical fabric intact, this series asks urgent questions about the fate of insects through a collection of stories of insect love, disappearance, and survival.
By Dan Finch-Race and Katie Ritson
Transnational discussions of the climate crisis generally use English as a primary language so as to facilitate direct communication among a high number of stakeholders. Translations into other languages tend to be limited, if available at all. We believe that multilingualism should be an important feature of research into interactions between the human and the more-than-human.
By Matthias Egeler and Anna Pilz
We are standing on the headland of Dunmore Head on the western edge of Dingle Peninsula, on the western edge of Ireland, on the western edge of Europe. One moment, the slope is speckled with light, the next it is in the shadow of a heavy rain cloud. Then the winds push away the rain leaving behind a sparkling rainbow that disappears after five minutes.