2011 marks the 200 year anniversary of the Luddite rebellion in the UK. The Luddite’s were workers whose livelihoods, cottage industries … More
To celebrate Earth Day 2011
To mark Earth Day on 22nd April I was invited to reprint a short article on the theme of ‘Bioculturalism … More
The business of bio(cultural) diversity?
On 8 July, an opinion piece was published in the journal Nature under the title ‘The Business of Biodiversity‘. In … More
The environmentality of ‘Earth Incorporated’
The environmentality of ‘Earth Incorporated’: on contemporary primitive accumulation and the financialisation of environmental conservation Paper presented at the conference … More
Current Conservation 3(3) special issue: Neoliberal biodiversity conservation & displacement
Special journal issue bringing together cases and critique regarding the impacts of neoliberal biodiversity conservation on local peoples and alternative … More
On constructing nature as ‘service-provider’
Green capitalism, and the cultural poverty of constructing nature as service-provider in Radical Anthropology 3 (2009), pp. 18-27. ‘People differ … More
On non-equilibrium and nomadism
On non-equilibrium and nomadism: knowledge, diversity and global modernity in drylands (and beyond …) forthcoming in Pimbert, M. (ed.) Reclaiming … More
Displaced and disobedient knowledge
Problematizing neoliberal biodiversity conservation: displaced and disobedient knowledges Co-authored with Jim Igoe, this is a report of a workshop with … More
An ecosystem at your service?
An ecosystem at your service? in The Land, Winter 2008/9: 21-23. Online here. Download full article here (.pdf)
For the G20 Alternative Summit, London 2009
Notes on the poverty of constructing nature as service-provider Everyone has the right to freedom of opinion and expression; this … More
On bioculturalism, shamanism and unlearning the creed of growth
This piece started life as a talk at the a symposium on ‘Sustaining Biological and Cultural Diversity’ at the American … More
The elephant in the room?
The elephant in the room? Problematizing ‘new’ (neoliberal) biodiversity conservation Published in Forum for Development Studies 33(1) (2006), pp. 105-135. … More
Conceptualising glocal organisation
Conceptualising glocal organisation: from rhizomes to E=mc2 in becoming post-human pp. 149-166 in Kornprobst, M., Pouliot, V., Shah, N. and … More
An ‘Other’ World is Possible?
An Other World is Possible? On Representation, Rationalism and Romanticism in Social Forums pp. 370-392, in ephemera: theory and politics … More
Dissent or libel in resistance to a conservancy in north-west Namibia
Protest, conflict and litigation: dissent or libel in resistance to a conservancy in north-west Namibia pp. 69-86 in Berglund, E. … More
How sustainable is the communalising discourse of ‘new’ conservation?
How sustainable is the communalising discourse of ‘new’ conservation? The masking of difference, inequality and aspiration in the fledgling ‘conservancies’ … More
On dance and difference
On dance and difference: bodies, movement and experience in Khoesān trance-dancing – perceptions of ‘a raver’ pp. 234-241 in Haviland, … More