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              Coral Whisperers: Scientists on the Brink

              Coral Whisperers: Scientists on the Brink (Hardback)

              By Braverman, Irus

              In recent years, a catastrophic global bleaching event devastated many of the world's precious coral reefs. Working on the front lines of ruin, today's coral scientists are struggling to save these important coral-reef ecosystems from the imminent threats of rapidly warming, acid...ifying, and polluted oceans. Coral Whisperers captures a critical moment in the history of coral-reef science. Based on over one hundred interviews with leading scientists and conservation managers, Irus Braverman documents a community caught in an existential crisis and alternating between despair and hope. In this important new book, corals emerge as signs and measures, but also as a way out of the projected collapse of life on earth.
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              ISBN 9780520298842
              Released NZ 15 Sep 2018
              Publisher University of California Press
              Interest Age General Audience
              Series Critical Environments: Nature, Science, and Politics
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              Animals, Biopolitics, Law: Lively Legalities
               

              Animals, Biopolitics, Law: Lively Legalities (Hardback)

              Edited by Braverman, Irus

              • RRP: $294.00
              • $294.00
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              The legal investigation of nonhuman life - and of the animal question in particular - is typically considered via a reformist discourse of animal rights. Within this discourse, legal rights have been extended to certain nonhuman animals through the same liberal framework that has... afforded human rights before it. Animals, Biopolitics, Law proposes a new subject of inquiry: lively legalities. Envisioning the possibility of legal frameworks that might move beyond a humanist perspective this interdisciplinary collection asks what, in legal terms, it means to be human and nonhuman, what it means to govern and to be governed, and what are the ethical and political concerns that emerge in the project of governing not only human but also more-than-human life. While the contributors take nonhuman animals as a departure point, they recognize that the questions articulated above also apply to non-animal life forms, aggregations of life, and ecological processes. Drawing on a vast array of expertise-from law, geography, and anthropology, through animal studies and posthumanism, to science and technology studies-the contributors of this volume consider the vast possibilities of lively legalities.
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              ISBN 9781138943117
              Released NZ 12 Jan 2016
              Publisher Taylor & Francis Ltd
              Interest Age 19+ years
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              Gene Editing, Law, and the Environment: Life Beyond the Human
               

              Gene Editing, Law, and the Environment: Life Beyond the Human (Hardback)

              Edited by Braverman, Irus

              • RRP: $247.00
              • $247.00
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              Technologies like CRISPR and gene drives are ushering in a new era of genetic engineering, wherein the technical means to modify DNA are cheaper, faster, more accurate, more widely accessible, and with more far-reaching effects than ever before. These cutting-edge technologies ra...ise legal, ethical, cultural, and ecological questions that are so broad and consequential for both human and other-than-human life that they can be difficult to grasp. What is clear, however, is that the power to directly alter not just a singular form of life but also the genetics of entire species and thus the composition of ecosystems is currently both inadequately regulated and undertheorized. In Gene Editing, Law, and the Environment, distinguished scholars from law, the life sciences, philosophy, environmental studies, science and technology studies, animal health, and religious studies examine what is at stake with these new biotechnologies for life and law, both human and beyond.
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              ISBN 9781138051126
              Released NZ 24 Jul 2017
              Publisher Taylor & Francis Ltd
              Interest Age 19+ years
              Series Law, Science and Society
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              Coral Whisperers: Scientists on the Brink
               

              Coral Whisperers: Scientists on the Brink (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Braverman, Irus

              • RRP: $65.99
              • $65.99
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              In recent years, a catastrophic global bleaching event devastated many of the world's precious coral reefs. Working on the front lines of ruin, today's coral scientists are struggling to save these important coral-reef ecosystems from the imminent threats of rapidly warming, acid...ifying, and polluted oceans. Coral Whisperers captures a critical moment in the history of coral-reef science. Based on over one hundred interviews with leading scientists and conservation managers, Irus Braverman documents a community caught in an existential crisis and alternating between despair and hope. In this important new book, corals emerge as signs and measures, but also as a way out of the projected collapse of life on earth.
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              ISBN 9780520298859
              Released NZ 15 Oct 2018
              Publisher University of California Press
              Interest Age General Audience
              Series Critical Environments: Nature, Science, and Politics
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              Gene Editing, Law, and the Environment: Life Beyond the Human

              Gene Editing, Law, and the Environment: Life Beyond the Human (Paperback)

              Edited by Braverman, Irus

              • RRP: $91.99
              • $91.99
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              Technologies like CRISPR and gene drives are ushering in a new era of genetic engineering, wherein the technical means to modify DNA are cheaper, faster, more accurate, more widely accessible, and with more far-reaching effects than ever before. These cutting-edge technologies ra...ise legal, ethical, cultural, and ecological questions that are so broad and consequential for both human and other-than-human life that they can be difficult to grasp. What is clear, however, is that the power to directly alter not just a singular form of life but also the genetics of entire species and thus the composition of ecosystems is currently both inadequately regulated and undertheorized. In Gene Editing, Law, and the Environment, distinguished scholars from law, the life sciences, philosophy, environmental studies, science and technology studies, animal health, and religious studies examine what is at stake with these new biotechnologies for life and law, both human and beyond.
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              ISBN 9780367138462
              Released NZ 2 Dec 2018
              Publisher Taylor & Francis Ltd
              Interest Age 19+ years
              Series Law, Science and Society
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              Blue Legalities: The Life and Laws of the Sea
               

              Blue Legalities: The Life and Laws of the Sea (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              Edited by Braverman, Irus; Johnson, Elizabeth R.

              • RRP: $72.99
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              The contributors to Blue Legalities attend to the seas as a legally and politically conflicted space to analyze the conflicts that emerge where systems of governance interact with complex geophysical, ecological, economic, biological, and technological processes.

              ISBN 9781478006541
              Released NZ 17 Jan 2020
              Publisher Misc - South Pacific Books
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              Planted Flags: Trees, Land, and Law in Israel/Palestine

              Planted Flags: Trees, Land, and Law in Israel/Palestine (Hardback)

              By Braverman, Irus

              • RRP: $192.99
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              Planted Flags examines how the war between Israelis and Palestinians is reflected, mediated, and reinforced through the material and symbolic creation and juxtaposition of two tree landscapes.

              ISBN 9780521760027
              Released NZ 1 Oct 2009
              Publisher Cambridge University Press
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              Series Cambridge Studies in Law and Society
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              Blue Legalities: The Life and Laws of the Sea
               

              Blue Legalities: The Life and Laws of the Sea (Hardback)

              Edited by Braverman, Irus; Johnson, Elizabeth R.

              • RRP: $263.50
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              The contributors to Blue Legalities attend to the seas as a legally and politically conflicted space to analyze the conflicts that emerge where systems of governance interact with complex geophysical, ecological, economic, biological, and technological processes.

              ISBN 9781478005926
              Released NZ 17 Jan 2020
              Publisher Misc - South Pacific Books
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              Wild Life: The Institution of Nature
                

              Wild Life: The Institution of Nature (Hardback)

              By Braverman, Irus; Irus, Braverman

              • Imp. $295.50
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              Wild Life documents a nuanced understanding of the wild versus captive divide in species conservation. It also documents the emerging understanding that all forms of wild nature--both in situ (on-site) and ex situ (in captivity)--may need to be managed in perpetuity. Providing a ...unique window into the high-stakes world of nature conservation, Irus Braverman describes the heroic efforts by conservationists to save wild life. Yet in the shadows of such dedication and persistence in saving the life of species, Wild Life also finds sacrifice and death. Such life and death stories outline the modern struggle to define what conservation should look like at a time when the long-established definitions of nature have collapsed. Wild Life begins with the plight of a tiny endangered snail, and ends with the rehabilitation of an entire island. Interwoven between its pages are stories about golden lion tamarins in Brazil, black-footed ferrets in the American Plains, Sumatran rhinos in Indonesia, Tasmanian devils in Australia, and many more creatures both human and nonhuman. Braverman draws on interviews with more than one hundred and twenty conservation biologists, zoologists, zoo professionals, government officials, and wildlife managers to explore the various perspectives on in situ and ex situ conservation and the blurring of the lines between them.
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              ISBN 9780804793223
              Released NZ 23 Apr 2015
              Publisher Stanford University Press
              Interest Age 19+ years
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              Wild Life: The Institution of Nature
                

              Wild Life: The Institution of Nature (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Braverman, Irus; Irus, Braverman

              • Imp. $66.99
              • $66.99
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              Wild Life documents a nuanced understanding of the wild versus captive divide in species conservation. It also documents the emerging understanding that all forms of wild nature--both in situ (on-site) and ex situ (in captivity)--may need to be managed in perpetuity. Providing a ...unique window into the high-stakes world of nature conservation, Irus Braverman describes the heroic efforts by conservationists to save wild life. Yet in the shadows of such dedication and persistence in saving the life of species, Wild Life also finds sacrifice and death. Such life and death stories outline the modern struggle to define what conservation should look like at a time when the long-established definitions of nature have collapsed. Wild Life begins with the plight of a tiny endangered snail, and ends with the rehabilitation of an entire island. Interwoven between its pages are stories about golden lion tamarins in Brazil, black-footed ferrets in the American Plains, Sumatran rhinos in Indonesia, Tasmanian devils in Australia, and many more creatures both human and nonhuman. Braverman draws on interviews with more than one hundred and twenty conservation biologists, zoologists, zoo professionals, government officials, and wildlife managers to explore the various perspectives on in situ and ex situ conservation and the blurring of the lines between them.
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              ISBN 9780804795685
              Released NZ 22 Apr 2015
              Publisher Stanford University Press
              Interest Age General Audience
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