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Anthropology in a climate of change, war, and internecine environments 2

[In process] Background* Part 1** Part 2*** From a follow-up to the newslist discussion about anthropology and climate change– Q. “So…what can we do to solve this problem? Can we think like engineers?” Please, don’t. Not even anthropological engineers. For … Continue reading

Anthropology in a climate of change, war, and internecine environments 1

[In process] Background* Part 1** Part 2*** [separate post] * Background I think there is a need for anthropological perspective in any issue of human existence. It is a sad irony that the discipline (science) which is most comprehensive and … Continue reading

Alaska at the national anthropology conference 2007

106th AAA (American Anthropological Association) Annual Meeting Nov 28 – Dec 2, 2007 Washington, DC The abstracts are not on-line, but it may be possible to do an Internet search on the author’s names to find their contact information. Governing … Continue reading

The Anthropology of Human Survival

Originally (1985) the discussion focussed on Nuclear Winter. But the basics of what it means to be human are relevant to tsunamis, earthquakes, and hurricanes among other tragedies. The late 20th century as in the late 14th century (and in … Continue reading

How One Nuclear Skirmish Could Wreck the Planet

c.f., Nuclear Winter the Human Effects at The Anthropology of Human Survival – https://13c4.wordpress.com/2006/01/12/the-anthropology-of-human-survival/ http://feeds.wired.com/~r/wiredscience/~3/14yCAzP8Kmk/ WASHINGTON ­ Even a small nuclear exchange could ignite mega-firestorms and wreck the planets atmosphere. New climatological simulations show 100 Hiroshima-sized nuclear bombs ­ relatively … Continue reading