Anthropologist Steven Gonzalez Monserrate draws on five years of research and ethnographic fieldwork in server farms to illustrate some of the diverse environmental impacts of data storage.
Steven Gonzalez Monserrate | Feb 14
If history is any indication, an unstoppable wave of competitive innovations is heading our way again.
Per Espen Stoknes | Apr 9, 2021
The notion of arid lands as ‘wastelands’ derives largely from colonial assumptions — assumptions that continue to harm the world’s drylands and impact the lives of millions of people.
Diana K. Davis | Aug 24, 2020
If soundscape ecologist Bernie Krause’s theories are true, then animal song is part of a far more complex and all-encompassing sound world.
Tobias Fischer | Jul 30, 2020
Recycling may be an imperfect solution for an imperfect world, but it is no less valuable as a point of potential environmental engagement.
Finn Arne Jørgensen | Jul 20, 2020
For over a century, conflicting views of wild nature created a rift between indigenous people and misguided conservationists.
Mark Dowie | Oct 11, 2019
The movement to ban miniature toiletries isn’t likely to make a dent in the global plastic crisis.
Yossi Sheffi | Aug 23, 2019
A combination of greed, colonial mismanagement, and gross incompetence has brought Nauru, once dubbed ‘Pleasant Island,’ to the brink of collapse.
Peter Dauvergne | Jul 22, 2019