Throughout environmental history, humanity has prospered from the natural resources provided by the biodiversity in their environments. At the same time, humans shape(d) their environments and the biodiversity....
My aim is to work on a draft of a novel I’ve been writing for several years. The main character of the story would be a 90–year–old veteran who lives in a not well–defined European...
Industrial fishing is a dangerous, difficult job: workers endure long working hours, cramped living conditions, inadequate provision of food and water, and low wages.  This work is taking place in a context...
This project will be a comprehensive review of the rare earth elements (REE) . These contemporary metallic elements are the basis of electronic gadgets, luminescent materials, magnets and electric vehicles....
Some forms of death are the result of internal “programmed” causes. Such programmed mortality is so widespread that it appears to be a general evolutionary constraint. Life seems governed by...
A quarter century into democratic South Africa, it is a truism that Apartheid’s forms remain present in various ways. ‘Queer Transitions’ asks how sexuality has mediated the contradictory processes...
Settling Nature documents the widespread ecological warfare practiced by the state of Israel. Recruited to the front lines are fallow deer, gazelles, wild asses, griffon vultures, pine trees, and cows—on...
Oral diseases are among the most common and among the most neglected diseases of mankind. The disease burden is largely unknown to public health decision–makers; the significant impact of bad oral...
From #RhodesMustFall to #BlackLivesMatter, an important component of anti-racist protest movements has been concerns about epistemic injustice. Typical accounts of epistemic injustice focus on epistemic...
Homozygous Beta thalassaemia is a lifelong condition requiring regular blood transfusions from infancy.  The resulting iron overload damages the heart, liver and endocrines organs in particular, but can...
There is a fairly substantial literature on the manner and extent to which universities engage with society. Such engagement takes many forms: service to underprivileged communities, fair access, contributions...
The global economic architecture has in recent decades undergone a significant level of reconfiguration in terms of trade and investments as a result of the emergence of China as a direct competitor to...