Technology, Agency and the Future of the Earth Workshop. 12th November 2018

Technology, Agency and The Future of the Earth Workshop. LEC Training Suites, Lancaster University. 12th November 2018 This workshop explored the concept of the ‘technosphere’ as a distinctive approach to understanding the changes occurring in the Earth system that go under the general name of the Anthropocene. Peter Haff (2014) argued that the technosphere constitutes a […]

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SLURRY-MAX Workshop in Lancaster

On December the 5th, Claire Waterton and the SLURRY-MAX team hosted a stakeholder workshop in Lancaster for a range of participants interested in how we can best “worry about slurry”. At the workshop, thirty representatives from the agricultural industries, farmers groups, agricultural colleges and Welsh, Northern Irish, Scottish and English government bodies came together to […]

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Hypermetabolic N! New interdisciplinary research on Nitrogen

Over the last century, the amount of reactive nitrogen in the biosphere has almost tripled. Emma Cardwell and Claire Waterton have secured N8 Pump Priming funds to bring together a small interdisciplinary team to explore trends in the use of inorganic nitrogen in contemporary agriculture from combined sociological and ecological/environmental chemistry perspectives. We want to […]

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