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TEEB Begins Now': A Virtual Moment in the Production of Natural Capital
(Development and Change, 2012)
This article uses theories of virtualism to analyse the role of The Economics of Ecosystems and Biodiversity (TEEB) project in the production of natural capital. Presented at the 10th Conference of the Parties to the ...
Nature for Money: The Configuration of Transnational Institutional Space for Environmental Governance (The Gloss of Harmony: The Politics of Policy-Making in Multilateral Organisations.)
(London: Pluto Press, 2014)
In this chapter I link the translocal spaces and actors involved in a seemingly simple conservation project in northern Pakistan to stress that a focus on the scalar dimensions of power relations is integral to understanding ...
The Devil is in the (Bio)diversity: Private Sector "Engagement" and the Restructuring of Biodiversity Conservation
Intensified relations between biodiversity conservation organizations and privatesector actors are analyzed through a historical perspective that positions biodiversity conservation as an organized political project. Within ...
Enclosing the Global Commons: The Convention on Biological Diversity and Green Grabbing
(The Journal of Peasant Studies, 2012)
‘Green grabs,’ or the expropriation of land or resources for environmental purposes, constitute an important component of the current global land grab explosion. We argue that international environmental institutions are ...
Grabbing ‘Green’: Cynical Reason, Instrumental Ethics and the Production of ‘The Green Economy
(Human Geography, 2013)
This paper traces the institutionalization of Environmentalism as a pre-condition for the production of ‘The Green Economy,’ particularly the containment of the oppositional possibilities of an environmentalist politics ...