Tag: global warming

Ripple effects of global warming and climate change on American public health disparities

Soham Govande , May 3rd, 2021

Climate change is one of humanity’s most pressing obstacles this century. With longer summers and shortening coastlines, environmental changes are well-documented by scientists. However, environmenta…

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Climate Change and COVID-19: Online Learning and Experiments in Seeing the World Anew

Guest Contributor , May 1st, 2021

By Adam Fleischmann The site is easy to access. Just a short walk and I’m there, immediately confronted with two large rectangular windows. The large window up high…


Future of circumpolar youth in a changing climate

fstammle , October 18th, 2020

just wanted to share this, have a look. A nice project, idea to have very short clips of young people talking about life. But as worrying as it…

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“CCC” – corona, climate change and conspiracy in the Yamal tundra

fstammle , April 8th, 2020

I have been doing fieldwork with Yamal Nenets reindeer herders for more than 20 years now, and have noticed this year a change in their perception of the…

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Walls beneath the Waves

Chelsea Horton , November 15th, 2019

Geoarchaeological analyses in New York Harbor reveal intriguing evidence of past oceanic transgression even as we fortify our coasts for the future. Millions of people live, work, and…

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Trees Talk…and Sometimes They Also Tell Lies

Maximilian C. Forte , September 28th, 2019

Out on a limb in Grenada in August, I had the fine pleasure of sampling such a special sweet fruit of the “Spice Isle”. It is a fruit…


Goose Lessons

Alma Gottlieb , June 28th, 2019

What can an anthropologist (who specializes in humans) learn from an unlikely species (like a goose)? Plenty, it turns out. My husband and I went goose-banding the other day,…

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Do animal livelihoods in the Arctic suffer from global warming?

fstammle , March 14th, 2019

This was one of the questions covered in an interdisciplinary exhibition on the effects of global warming and melting permafrost in Yakutia, on display in the Hokkaido museum…

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Role-playing urgency: bridging climate change knowledge and action?

Adam Fleischmann , December 12th, 2018

Image: Adam Fleischmann “What does it mean to know climate change?” ask Henderson and Long in a 2015 piece for this site’s Anthropologies #21. Researchers on science education,…


Feelings in the field: reflections on fieldwork in murk-o

Adam Fleischmann , November 27th, 2018

Image: Nick Seaver (https://twitter.com/npseaver/) My lower back is sore. There’s a tension that’s rising from the place where my neck meets my scalp, and my eyes feel baggy….


Musings from the murky middle ground of climate science and action

Adam Fleischmann , November 13th, 2018

Image: NASA (https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Glacial_lakes,_Bhutan.jpg) “There are many reasons why people in our field work remotely,” one data analytics coordinator tells me. We are talking …


1.5ºC: The Future and Present of Anthropology in an Era of Climate Change

Adam Fleischmann , November 2nd, 2018

Image: Trent Schindler, NASA/Goddard/UMBC (https://www.nasa.gov/topics/earth/features/climate-sim-center.html) Anthro{dendum} welcomes guest blogger Adam Fleischmann Early Saturday morning, October 6,…


Is Climate Change Always the Reason for Wildfires?

Ethnohistory Research, LLC | David G. Lewis, PhD , August 4th, 2018

Recently, in the media the subject of climate change has again become popular. In NPR interviews scientists have discussed  how reporters need to not just be reporting the…

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