Worlding the end

Mara Dicenta & Gonzalo Correa (2021) Worlding the end: A story of colonial and scientific anxieties over beavers' vitalities in the Castorcene, Tapuya: Latin American Science, Technology and Society, DOI: 10.1080/25729861.2021.1973290 This article examines a technoscientific project for eradicating theNorth American beaver in Tierra del Fuego (TDF), an austral region known as“The End of the World.”Introduced from Canada into TDF... Continue Reading →

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Bio-Social Invasions in southern Patagonia

Archibald, J.L., Anderson, C.B., Dicenta, M. et al. The relevance of social imaginaries to understand and manage biological invasions in southern Patagonia. Biol Invasions 22, 3307-3323 (2020). Here, we studied how terrestrial and freshwater vertebrate species assemblages in Tierra del Fuego (TDF) have been co-constructed between humans and nature. To analyze how socio-historical processes interact with biological invasions,... Continue Reading →

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Hostile HOAs: Exploring discrimination & wildness through private communities

By: Emma Henry Introduction: Homeowners Associations (HOAs) are a byproduct of the evolution of gated communities throughout global history. HOA neighborhoods are typically private, suburban neighborhoods that help maintain property values, ensure various standards are met, and provide various services such as landscaping, building maintenance, and operation of shared spaces.  Edward Blakely and Mary Gail... Continue Reading →

The Hidden Markets

By Kieran Loftis Expectations vs what reality?  i When we go to farmers markets, what do we expect? We expect local products – we want the food from farmers markets to be grown/produced nearby, as it makes us feel as if we are being more sustainable by purchasing produce and other goods that take much... Continue Reading →

The False Promise of Trash Cans

By: Nhu-Lan Pho Image of Overflowing Trash Can at the Sunken Garden. Photo by Author. Sitting outside on one of the many benches that lined the Sunken Garden, the main quad at The College of William and Mary, I saw many people taking advantage of the abnormally warm November afternoon. I saw students taking a... Continue Reading →

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