Category: Environmental Justice

The Future of Amazonia: Inheritance or Ruin?

By Marcílio de Freitas Amazonia is one of the planet’s last utopias. Even before the New World was “discovered,” it existed in the imaginary of foreign travelers and governments. Yet the future of Brazil’s Amazonia region is fast becoming a tragedy in the making [1], which is calling out for international attention.

Race, Nature, and W.E.B. Du Bois

Thomas Moran, The Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, 1901. By John R. Eperjesi Trees? American trees had ropes in them. –Ed Roberson Outdoor Afro is a national non-profit organization that uses things like canoe paddles, hiking poles, and tents to help break down the… Continue Reading “Race, Nature, and W.E.B. Du Bois”

Is all Environmental Humanities Feminist Environmental Humanities?

Photograph courtesy of Cecilia Åsberg By Lauren LaFauci and Cecilia Åsberg In the wake of the righteous movement protesting police violence and the murder of Black people in the United States, environmentalist Leah Thomas (@greengirlleah) posted an image to Instagram of text repeating 16… Continue Reading “Is all Environmental Humanities Feminist Environmental Humanities?”

USES OF ENVIRONMENTAL HUMANITIES: SULE EMMANUEL EGYA

The Uses of Environmental Humanities series explores diverse and creative ways of thinking with the Environmental Humanities in responding to socio-environmental challenges. Contributors address the influence of the Environmental Humanities and ways in which we might use this field of study, offering insights into… Continue Reading “USES OF ENVIRONMENTAL HUMANITIES: SULE EMMANUEL EGYA”