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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 ...
Orchestrating Consent: Post-politics and Intensification of NatureTM Inc. at the 2012 World Conservation Congress
(Conservation and Society, 2014)
This article reports on the results of a collaborative event ethnography (CEE) conducted at the 2012 World Conservation Congress (WCC) on Jeju Island, South Korea. The WCC is organised every four years by the International ...
Setting the Stage for New Global Knowledge: Science, Economics, and Indigenous Knowledge in 'The Economics of Ecosystems and Biodiversity' at the Fourth World Conservation Congress
(Conservation and Society, 2010)
Global environmental knowledge underwrites the authority of international institutions charged with managing climate change, biodiversity loss and other looming environmental problems. While numerous studies show how global ...
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 ...