“What kind of world can be built from sterile and lifeless sand and land that has no roots, no history, and no memory, except for the violent extraction from its homeland?”
Category: EHN Blog
Building on Sand: The Forgotten Roots of Singaporean Land Reclamation from Colony to Postcolony
Defending Water Against a Mine: Hydrous Sociality, Environmental Struggles, and Popular Consultations in Colombia
On Sunday, July 28th, 2013, denizens of Piedras, a town located in Central Colombia, went to the polls to participate in the consulta popular on the establishment of large-scale mining activities in this rice-producing town.
Inverting “Tipu’s Tiger:” The Terrifying Tiger Trembles in Bengal’s Mangrove Tiger Land
Walking through the halls of the Victoria and Albert Museum, one will notice a peculiar object called “Tipu’s Tiger.”
Toen de dijken braken
Exact zeventig jaar geleden voltrekt zich een van de grootste Nederlandse rampen van de twintigste eeuw in de nacht van 31 januari op de vroege ochtend van 1 februari 1953.
When the Dikes Broke
Exactly seventy years ago, one of the greatest Dutch disasters of the twentieth century occurred on the night of January 31 into the early morning of February 1, 1953.