Tag: local knowledge

Fuel Maps: Digitizing Grass and Sensing Fire in Brazil

Guilherme M. Fagundes, Princeton University § Part and parcel of the technological repertoire in wildland fire management, fuel maps invite us to reflect on the everyday life of…

Fields of Vision: On Biodynamic Farming, Ecological Entanglement, and the Nature of Knowledge

Editorial Note: This post is part of our series highlighting the work of the Anthropology and Environment Society’s 2020 Roy A. Rappaport Prize Finalists. We asked them to outline…

Natural Infrastructures: Sediment, Science, and the Future of Southeast Louisiana

By Monica Patrice Barra, The Graduate Center, City University of New York § Losing a football field an hour “Historical and projected coastal Louisiana land changes: 1978-2050” (www.lacoas…

Mapping the rainforest? I’ve got an app for that.

By Gill Conquest When I was a kid, the one thing I wanted more than anything else in the world was a computer-in-a-book, where I could look up…