One of the prepared questions in the Write2Know campaign is about the effect of the oil sands on water quality.

Researcher Activism: The Gutting of Discard Science in Canada and the Write2Know Campaign

Not having been warned about the known hazards, Dene men even slept on burlap bags containing uranium and radium. Image from Beyond Nuclear.

Article Alert! Wasted Life: Labour, Liveliness, and the Production of Value


New Article! The Politics of Open Defecation

Photo by Staten Isand Advance/Steve White. January 4, 2013.

Commissioner of NYC’s Department of Sanitation on Hurricane Sandy


Article Alert- The Sydney Metropolitan Strategy as a zoning technology: analyzing the spatial and temporal dimensions of obsolescence

Screenshot of interactive data visualization from the Guardian. Graphic by Duncan Clark and Kiln, drawing on work by Mike Bostock and Jason Davies.

Solutions to waste and the problem of scalar mismatches

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Article alert- Undocumented migration, use wear, and the materiality of habitual suffering in the Sonoran Desert


Book Alert- Hot Spotter’s Report: Military Fables of Toxic Waste


New Edited Volume on Imperial Debris: On Ruins and Ruination


Chennai Waste, Part 2: The rural urban divide and caste politics


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