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Author: Markus Vogt

life. That is why religious and ecological perceptions can enhance and com- plement each other in the ethical debate about climate change. The following essay shows a perspective that does not look at the relevant aspects in isolation, but rather in their entirety and unity. Christian ethical

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In: Climate Change and Cultural Transition in Europe
Author: Bo Poulsen

personally and had worked with collabora- tively. Intentionally or not though, there is a double meaning to the line: ‘Johannes Schmidt the leader, with ‘Papa’ Petersen behind.’ In the most recent literature review of investigations into the life history of the eel, Johannes Schmidt is described as the

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In: Global Marine Science and Carlsberg - The Golden Connections of Johannes Schmidt (1877-1933)

-1159, with further supporting documents. 25Complexion and Climate be given a thorough definition,5 but rather a rough understanding shall be evoked. During the modern era, the understanding of culture shifted from an involvement of humankind with nature that was being shared with other life- forms to an

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In: Climate Change and Cultural Transition in Europe

horse driven capstans were set up as a substitute in some places. In others, people resorted to the use of hand-mills. Surging prices for flour and bread and the lack of water resulted in life- threatening circumstances, especially for the poor.147 Trades such as hammer- mills became idle leaving the

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In: Climate Change and Cultural Transition in Europe

public, but which are historically often the result of private initiative.13 Thus, in London, both Morris and Myddleton, the profit motivated entrepreneurs who made the decisions concerning the long-term investments required for their water supply projects, often adopted a short-term approach

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In: A Tale of Three Thirsty Cities

Hōjōki after several years of living along the banks of Kyoto’s Kamo River, and his text refers to floods, droughts, and the movement of people along the region’s rivers. 2 In using the river as a metaphor to express the tension between permanence and transience, Chōmei voices a prescient awareness of

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In: Turbulent Streams
Author: Carma Casulá

the standard of living of the average European or American, we need three new planets (…) here we are, arguably the most intelligent being that’s ever walked planet Earth (…) destroying the only home we have. The indigenous people around the world, before they made a major decision, used to sit around

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In: Imaginative Ecologies

group, but we are a growing minority and we have never been in a better position to grow than today. I: I recently had an interesting experience applying for a Project Life, a European type of funding that was established to give funding to projects having to do with environmental issues. I was

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In: Imaginative Ecologies
Author: Scott Slovic

. Kathy and her husband had recently experienced 34-degree (Celsius) temperatures at midnight during a visit to Alaska’s Denali National Park, and this was one of the motivating factors in Kathy’s message to me. I wrote back, suggesting that we not only publish a Call to Writers in ISLE , the central

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In: Imaginative Ecologies
Author: Heiner Roetz

help a feeling of pity. this shows that our humanity forms one body with plants. it may be said that plants are living things as we are. yet even when we see tiles and stones shattered and crushed, we cannot help a feeling of regret. this shows that our humanity forms one body with tiles and stones

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In: Nature, Environment and Culture in East Asia