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Environments, Natures & Social Theory: book review

by Cherice Bock Editor, Whole Terrain Environments, Natures & Social Theory: Towards a Critical Hybridity (Damian F. White, Alan P. Rudy, & Brian J. Gareau, 2016, Palgrave Macmillan) brings together the bodies of literature around social theory, economics, politics and governance, philosophy, ecology, and environmental discourse. This ambitious text is …

Rants from the Hill: book review

by Tammy Cloutier Editor, Whole Terrain A pair of unamused eyes stare back at the reader. Although this gaze does not personally belong to author Michael P. Branch, the avian expression on Branch’s Rants from the Hill (Penguin Random House, 2017) book cover offers a feathered representation of the author’s “curmudgeonly” …

Book Review: Unnatural Selection

by Cherice Bock Editor, Whole Terrain Although it’s easy to go through life thinking about evolution as a process occurring on a millennial or epochal timescale, Emily Monosson draws our attention to evolutionary processes happening within our own lifespans in her excellent book, Unnatural Selection: How We are Changing Life, Gene …

Early Spring: Whole Terrain interviews Amy Seidl

by Cherice Bock Editor, Whole Terrain Although it may be difficult for those of you in New England to believe, spring has definitely sprung in the Pacific Northwest. Oregon had its warmest January on record, and much below average precipitation, according to NOAA’s National Climate Data Center. February also held …

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