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Funded MA & PhD positions in Participatory Citizen Science, Marine Plastics, and Action-based Research

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Canada’s Waste Network Launched!

An image of what we catch in a trawl before we strain it. Photo by Max Liboiron.

Plastic Smog and Horizontal Smoke Stacks: Representations of Pollution as Knowledge

Images of microplastic ingestion by plankton. From Cole, Matthew, et al. "Microplastic ingestion by zooplankton." Environmental science & technology (2013).

How the Ocean Cleanup Array Fundamentally Misunderstands Marine Plastics and Causes Harm

Historic Doukhobor 1895 Arms burning sketch by William Perehudoff, artist from Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada.

An ethics of surplus and the right to waste?: Discards and Degrowth

Debris plot by NASA. A computer-generated image of objects in Earth orbit that are currently being tracked. Approximately 95% of the objects in this illustration are orbital debris, i.e., not functional satellites. The dots represent the current location of each item. The orbital debris dots are scaled according to the image size of the graphic to optimize their visibility and are not scaled to Earth. Public domain image by NASA.

Bibliography on Space Trash & Orbital Debris

Images from "baloon mapping" of an oil spill in the Chandeleur Islands, May 9, 2010. Images captured via balloon by Mariko Toyoji, Stewart Long and Shannon Dosemagen. Images stitched by Stewart Long.

CfP: Toxic Politics // Science as Culture

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Visually Representing Slow Disasters

Photograph by Andrew Moore.

The Perils of Ruin Porn: Slow Violence and the Ethics of Representation

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Discard Studies at the Association of American Geographers Conference (April 2015)

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