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Symposium Univ Bordeaux

École d’été internationale "Weak signals and emerging issues in ecological transition" 3-7 juillet 2017


Signs of a new politics of nature: reflections on the Anthropocene

by Jelle Behagel

As human action is increasingly having an effect on global processes, including climate change, global pollution, and land use change, the processes that drive societies and the processes that drive nature are becoming increasingly intertwined. Examples of river rights, plastic soups, and regional droughts can illustrate how ecological and political processes are directly influencing each other and shaping territories. These examples also illustrate a new politics of nature that is emerging slowly but surely across the globe. This type of politics is less concerned with identity and values and more with establishing new connections between society and nature in the public domain. As a result, nature governance is increasingly also health, water, energy, and food governance, inviting us to rethink what it means to govern nature.


Ecosystèmes sociétés Transfert Forêts Atmosphère Hydrosystèmes Interactions Agrosystèmes Continuum Impacts Pressions Modélisation Pollution Ecotoxicologie Cycles biogéochimiques Ecologie Adaptation

Boat trip

Dune du Pyla

Forest trip

Ecology and society

Vineyards

Forest trip

Cellars

Vineyards

Crédit, LabEx COTE - Denis Loustau

Field trip - Salles

Ecosystems services

Crédit, G.Loubota

Vineyards

Vineyards

Field trip - Salles

Field Trip

Hydrosystems week

Evening

Cellars

Report by students

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