Decolonizing Extinction: An Interview with Juno Salazar Parreñas

Decolonizing Extinction: The Work of Care in Orangutan Rehabilitation By Juno Salazar Parreñas, The Ohio State University 288pp. Durham, NC: Duke University Press. § Colin Hoag spoke with Prof. Juno Salazar Parreñas about her recent book on the orangutan rehabilitation in Malaysia.     For Engagement readers who have not yet read your book, could […]

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Human-Animal Encounters at the Park

By Shay Perryman, Ana Cruz, and Justin Brady § Woodward Park lies on the northwest edge of Fresno in California’s Central San Joaquin Valley. Fresno is California’s fifth largest city with a diverse population of just over half a million residents. Established in 1968, a local resident donated the 235-acres, and an additional 65 acres were added […]

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Multispecies Methodologies and Human-Elephant Relations

Piers Locke, University of Canterbury and Paul Keil, Macquarie University  § The recent ferment of multispecies research and writing in the humanities and social sciences has redirected our focus to the materiality of lived experience in the biophysical world we share with other species. In so doing, not only has it opened up exciting challenges of intellectual […]

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