Posts in Climate Change
THE BUREAU of LINGUISTICAL REALITY on Seeding New Language /138

Heidi, Alicia, and Ayana break through the limits imposed by dominant languages, and invite radical freedom of expression to enrich our unique identities, experiences, our relationships with each other and with the earth.

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COREY LESK on Warming Winters and Southern Pine Beetle Migration /136

Ayana and Corey discuss the implications of southern pine beetle expansion, how forest structures will shift, the threat to native biodiversity, the importance of cold winters, and how forestry measures are not the solution.

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Dr. DAVID WAGNER on The Ever Indispensable Insect /114

Ayana and Dr. Wagner discuss insects as biological controls, insect decline in relation to political and economic destabilization, how cultural understandings of insects influence the field of entomology, and the main drivers behind insect decline. It is certainly true that while some people can’t live with insects, we know we can’t live without them…

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Dr. M Jackson on The Teachings of Glacial Beings /111

Ayana and Dr. Jackson discuss how glacial retreat is impacting communities, how the connection between extractive tourism, extractive science, and glaciers, why it matters that the majority of glaciology has been produced by white men, and the ways in which polar and mountain explorations have furthered colonial, capitalist, and imperialist projects.

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