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Environment and nature

 

NEW: How BP dealt with the aftermath of the 2010 Gulf of Mexico Deep Water Horizon spill:

   crisis communication under the microscope.

   by Richard Alexander. Download

 

Environmental Discourse in publicdebates in poland: relativization, xxclusion and acceptance.

    by Magdalena Steciag. Download   

 

Different degrees of natural:  new encounters and old discourses of Amazonian original peoples.  

    by Francesca Zunino. Download   

 

Acceptance and avoidance of responsibility in world leaders’ statements about climate change.  

    by Mai Kuha. Download 

 

Awakening at the point of no return.  by Arran Stibbe. Download 

 

Linguistic erosion on the Chesapeake: intergenerational diachronic shifts in lexicalizations of the bay.  

    by Anjali Pandey. Download   

 

Língua e meio ambiente na literatura oral em língua Tetun, Timor Leste [in Portuguese].  

    by Davi Borges de Albuquerque. Download 

 

People, environment, language and meaning: values in nature and the nature of ‘values’.  

   by Denise Dillon. Download   

 

Worldviews and metaphors in the human-nature relationship: an ecolinguistic exploration through the ages.  

    by Frans C. Verhagen. Download     

 

A marvellous and useful new world: Constructions of American ecology in Christopher Columbus΄ Indies.  

    by Francesca Zunino. Download   

 

Uncertainty about causes and effects of global warming in U.S. news coverage before and after Bali.  

    by Mai Kuha. Download   

 

Bilingual – “Biecological“? The Impact of Language on Environmental Consciousness

      by Olga Khryapchenkova  Download 

 

 

Advertising, financial discourse and magazines

 

           

Environmental discourse: power, agency, and the ‘green consumer’ by David Bland, Download

 

The gadgeteer: sex, self and consumerism in Stuff magazine. by Paul Slater. Download                 

 

Magic Romance: on perfume, language and the environment. by Michelle Gargan. Download               

 

Masculinity, health and ecological destruction. by Arran Stibbe. Download   

 

On voit grand. Très grand : language and the construction of nature across cultures.  

    by Rachel Williams. Download               

 

Happiness consists of living each day as if it were the first day of your honeymoon.  

    by Natasha Roberts. Download               

 

Perfecting’ People, Poisoning Planet: The language of the sunbed tanning industry.  

    by Hannah Spencer. Download       

 

The hide of a rhinoceros or soft as a baby’s bottom? Ecology and the language of cosmetic advertisements.  

    by Anne Filbey. Download     

 

What a Feeling: women, advertising and ecology. by Sara Peck. Download     

 

Radiant red: the use of flattery in hair product advertisements. by Zoë Clifton. Download       

 

It's (not) easy being green: unpacking visual rhetoric and environmental claims in car, energy and utility advertisements.

    by Susan Hogben. Download   

 

Ecology and the magic of economics. by Arran Stibbe. Download     

 

Consumed by consumerism: the persuasive discourse of financial institutions. by Ian Grabowski. Download       

 

 

Education

 

An ESD Priority: Language issues that should be a central focus in teacher education and curriculum studies classes

    by Chet Bowers. Download

 

Words and worlds: New Directions for Sustainability Literacy.

    by Arran Stibbe. Download     

 

The Language of Ecological Intelligence. by Chet Bowers. Download 

 

 

Animals

 

 

On pigs, political correctness and poetic activism. by Arran Stibbe. Download       

 

Dog as Self and Other: comparisons to canines as a practice of dehumanisation. by Alec MacLeod. Download     

 

Extending the circle of compassion to include nonhuman animals: the use of who as seen in grammars and dictionaries.

    by George Jacobs. Download       

 

 

Language Ecology

 

Ecologies of Translation, Translations of Ecologies: Between Ecolinguistics and Translation Studies.

    by Philippe G. Lynes Download

 

Linguistic sustainability and language ecology. by Albert Bastardas-Boada. Download       

 

 

Poetry

 

Poem: License to dredge. by Jenni Meredith. Download   

 

Poem: From within the darkness. by Maryse Rochette. Download

 

Thus spoke the Earth. by John Esposito. Download            

 

 

Miscellaneous

 

Hip Hop and Environmental Sustainability. by Declan McDowell. Download 

 

Haiku and Ecology. by Julia Wood. Download     

 

Chance encounters: ecology and haiku-inspired photography. by Arran Stibbe. Download       

 

The Janus Machine: computers, language, and the enclosure of the cultural commons. by C. A. Bowers. Download     

 

Philosophy, language, and the titanic mind-set. by  C. A. Bowers. Download     

 

Insights into language and ecology. by various authors. Download   

 

Sacred worldview in tribal memory: sustaining nature through cultural actions. by Mahendra K Mishra. Download     

 

Why the George Lakoff and Mark Johnson theory of metaphor is inadequate for addressing the ecological crises.  

    by C.A. Bowers. Download     

 

Inmunidad compartida ante el riesgo geológico en el estado de Colima, México [in Spanish].  

    by Gabriela del Carmen González. Download     

 

The insights of Gregory Bateson on the connections between language and the ecological crisis. by C A Bowers. Download   

 

 

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The articles below include the full archive of the journal Language & Ecology, as well as working papers, student articles and poems related to ecolinguistics. Articles can be referenced as follows:

 

Author (date) Title. Language and Ecology Research Forum, available www.ecoling.net/articles

 

If you would like to publish an article here then please email it to the articles editor (articles@ecoling.net). Articles can be in any language, but need to be written accessibly and be clearly related to ecolinguistics.

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  Book Reviews

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Irrititja – The Past. Antikirrinya History from Ingomar Station and Beyond by Ingkama Bobby Brown and Petter Attila Næssan. 2012. Southport, Queensland: Keeaira Press.  64 pages. ISBN 978 0 9805942 5 6 (pbk)  

     review by Douglas Hudson.  Download

 

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