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  • The environmental researcher who is criticial of recycling

    [28 Apr 2017] The average citizen - at least in the western world - feel that by recycling domestic household waste they are making a positive contribution to solving some of our environmental problems. But Canadian environmental researcher Myra Hird says recycling is part of the problem. 'The golden ticket', she said during her April 27 lecture, 'is to consume less'.

  • "Global waste is tied closely with neoliberal capitalist consumption"

    [19 Apr 2017] Three questions for Myra Hird, who will visit the Environmental Humanities Network on April 27th and speak about waste management.

  • Extinction of species - a threat to humanity

    [12 Apr 2017] Three questions for Björn Billing, PhD in History of Ideas, who has written several articles on extinction of species.

  • Myra Hird visits the University of Gothenburg in April

    [28 Mar 2017] How can humanities and social sciences contribute in environmental research? Professor Myra J. Hird, Professor in the School of Environmental Studies and the Director of the genera Research Group (gRG) focuses on how to merge technology and environmental studies with research within social sciences and humanities.

  • Digitalization brings us closer to nature

    [20 Mar 2017] Digitalization can be an aid and a way of entertaining - but also changes the way we see the nature around us, suggests Dolly Jørgensen, historian of environmental technology at the University of Luleå. During the conference Digital Humanities in the Nordic countries, she spoke about the new nature that humans create in our era - the Anthropocene.

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