recursos / resources

colaboradores e convidados / contributors and guests :

A. Mayor; Ana Cordeiro Reis; André Ruivo; Atílio Butturi Junior, António Barros; Augusta Villalobos; Brigitte Bauer; Catagreena; Catarina Alfaro; Cláudia Madeira; Catherine Clover; Dania Neumann; Dina Duque; Diana Soeiro; Elisa Scarpa; Emanuel Dimas de Melo Pimenta; Feliciano de Mira; Fernando Ianomâni; Gabriel Flores; Gabriela Carvalho; Graça Corrêa; Guobjorg R Jóhannesdóttir; Hana Platková; Helen Sear; Hugo Fortes; Ilda Teresa de Castro; Inês de Sousa Real; Inês Gil; Isabel Barros; J. Baird Callicott; Jacques-Henri Lartigue; Jo Longhurst; João Afonso Baptista; João Bento; João Pedro Rodrigues; João Rui Guerra da Mata; John Dillwyn Llewelyn; Jonas Runa; José Alberto Vasco; Julia Schlosser; Laurinda Seabra; Lisa Strömbeck; Lourenço de Azevedo; Luis Balula; Luís Lima; Maille Costa Corbet; Manuela Gonzaga; Maria Carbonária; Maria Esther Maciel; Maria Pedro Olaio; Melody Owen; Michael Marder; Nuno Ribeiro; Nuria Almiron; Patrícia Vieira; Paula McCartney; Paulo Anciães Monteiro; Paulo Borges; Pedro Bravo; Pedro Jardim Garcia; Peter Hujar; Quadros Karen Aditi; Rafael Speck de Souza; Rajele Jain; Raquel Pedro; Rayson Alex; Ricardo Andrade; Ricardo Maciel dos Anjos; Richard Twine; Rita Conde; Rita Silva; Rod Benisson; Sandra Guerreiro; Stephen Blakeway; Susan Deborah; Salma Monani; Stéphan Barron; Steve Rust; Teresa Castro; Teresa Vieira; Tereza Vandrovcová;  Vítor Rua; Yohei Kichiraku


Ligações para algumas organizações, revistas e bibliografia em Ecomedia, Ecocriticismo, Estudos Animais e Ecocinema

Links to some of the organizations, journals and book series on Ecology, Ecocriticism, Animal Studies, and Ecocinema

Agradecemos sugestões que enriqueçam estas listas. We welcome suggestions for other publications to add to this growing list.


Literary Journals

The following journals and literary magazines have an emphasis on the environmental humanities and/or place-based writing.

About Place
About Place Journal is a literary journal published by the Black Earth Institute dedicated to re-forging the links between art and spirit, earth and society.

Animalia Vegetalia Mineralia is an bilingual (portuguese/english) online journal and platform on Ecomedia, Ecocriticism and Ecocinema integrating Plants Studies, Animal Studies,  Food Studies, Art & Ecology and all related studies and thematic projects. Created in a postdoctoral research program is an online resource of the Aesthetics and Philosophy of Artistic Practices LAB (Aelab) at the Language Institute of the New University of Lisbon (IfilNova).  Founded in 2014 Animalia Vegetalia Mineralia wants to share ideas, researchs and news on these topics with particular interest in the changes of perspective on the relation human/non-human.

Arcadia: Explorations in Environmental History
Arcadia is an online, peer-reviewed publication platform for short, illustrated, and engaging environmental histories. A partnership between the European Society for Environmental History (ESEH) and the Rachel Carson Center for Environment and Society (RCC), Arcadia’s goals are to promote visibility and connections in global environmental history and historically minded cognate disciplines and to make original research accessible for general audiences.

Avocet: A Journal of Nature Poems is a quarterly publication devoted to poets seeking to understand the beauty of nature and its interconnectedness with humanity.

The Bear Deluxe Magazine
The Bear Deluxe Magazine explores place-based issues though writing and the visual arts. The magazine is published by Orlo, a non-profit organization exploring environmental issues through the creative arts.

Camas: The Nature of the West
Camas aims to cultivate novel ideas and perspectives while remaining rooted in the inherited traditions of art and literature of the American West. Founded by Environmental Studies graduate students at the University of Montana in 1992, Camas is a biannual environmental literary magazine that continues to be produced by students in the Environmental Studies program.

Canary is a literary journal that explores one’s engagement with the natural world. It is based on the premise that the literary arts can provide an understanding that humans are part of an integrated system.

Based in the new Tannery Arts and Digital Media Center Studios, in Santa Cruz, CA., our mission is to capture the vibrant creative spirit of The West Coast in writing and art from around the world. Catamaran Literary Reader published its sixth issue in May 2014. Catamaran features fiction, poetry, creative nonfiction, and the visual arts.

Cold Mountain Review
Multi-genre and multi-perspective; local, regional, and international; featuring the established, the neglected, and the emerging: Cold Mountain Review aims to recapture strands of its founding vision as well as to offer new and innovating ideas about place, sustainability, writing, and art. Come join us as we create the serious mischief of cultural change.

The Common
The Common is a print and digital literary journal published biannually, with a focus on short stories, essays, poems, and images that embody a strong sense of place. Based in Amherst, Massachusetts, the magazine is supported in part by Amherst College and The Common Foundation.

Dark Mountain Project (UK)
The Dark Mountain Project is a network of writers, artists and thinkers who have stopped believing the stories our civilisation tells itself. Their site includes publications, video and audio selections, and a blog.

EarthLines is a full-colour, thrice-yearly magazine for writing which explores our complex relationship with the natural world. We have a strong focus on place and on the culture and lore of place. Publishes poetry, fiction, creative nonfiction, and visual arts.

Ecotone, founded in 2005 and published at UNC Wilmington, is a semiannual journal that seeks to reimagine place. Each issue brings together the literary and the scientific, the personal and the biological, the urban and the rural. Publishes poetry, fiction, and creative nonfiction.

An online journal of ecocriticism founded in 2010, Ecozon@ is a joint initiative of GIECO (Ecocritical Research Group in Spain) and EASLCE (European Association for the Study of Literature, Culture and Environment) and is published by the University of Alcalá since 2014.  Its principal aim is to further the study, knowledge and public awareness of the connections and relationship between literature, culture and the environment.

Through writing and visual art, Flycatcher strives to explore what it means—or what it might mean—to be native to this earth and its particular places. They publish work that engages the themes of empathy, ecology, and belonging, or that struggles with a lack of the same.

Based out of Iowa State University, Flyway: Journal of Writing & Environment is an online journal publishing poetry, fiction, nonfiction, and visual art that explores the many complicated facets of the word environment – at once rural, urban, and suburban – and its social and political implications.

The Fourth River
The Fourth River is the literary journal of Chatham University’s MFA Programs. We welcome submissions of creative writing that explore the relationship between humans and their environments, both natural and built, urban, rural or wild.

The Goose
The Goose is the literary journal affiliated with the Association for Literature, Environment, and Culture in Canada (ALECC). They publish poetry, creative nonfiction, and photography.  Access the archived issues at the ALECC website.

Green Letters
Green Letters: Studies in Ecocriticism is an academic journal published by ASLE-UKI that explores the relationship between literary, artistic and popular culture and the various conceptions of the environment articulated by scientific ecology, philosophy, sociology and literary and cultural theory.

High Country News
High Country News covers the important issues and stories that define the American West. Its mission is to inform and inspire people – through in-depth journalism – to act on behalf of the West’s diverse natural and human communities. Publishes creative nonfiction (essays) along with journalistic nonfiction.

High Desert Journal
High Desert Journal is an online literary and visual art magazine dedicated to further understanding the people, places and issues of the interior West.

The Hopper
The Hopper is a lively environmental literary magazine from Green Writers Press. We publish poetry, fiction, nonfiction, ecocriticism, visual art, and interviews that cultivate an invigorated understanding of nature’s place in human life.

ISLE: Interdisciplinary Studies in Literature and Environment is the official journal of the Association for the Study of Literature and Environment (ASLE). The journal also publishes poetry, fiction, and literary nonfiction pertinent to its thematic focus.

Journal of Ecocriticism
The Journal of Ecocriticism is an open-access, peer-reviewed electronic review of ecocriticism and ecoliterature which has been publishing since 2009.  View the current issue.

Journal of Wild Culture
An online journal seeking contributions of all kinds that address what matters now for later, whether it be in the zones of nature, society, culture, science, politics, or elsewhere. Much is spinning out of control, and The Journal of Wild Culture wants to be part of the discussions and stories that are at the center of thisrebalancing work.

Kudzu House Quarterly
Kudzu House Quarterly is a nonprofit journal of southern ecological thought. The journal’s tagline, “literature of an invasive species,” invites hybrid understandings of place and identity. There is an autumnal scholarly issue and three creative writing issues per year. We also review books on our blog, The Kudzu Vine.

Landscapes (Australia)
A fully refereed journal of the International Centre for Landscape and Language, Landscapes welcomes submissions of scholarly articles, reviews and creative works on all aspects of the interrelationship between landscape and language, with a particular interest in ecocritical approaches.

Launched in 1989, MANOA strives to bring the literature of Asia, the Pacific, and the Americas to English-speaking readers. Publishes poetry, fiction, and creative nonfiction.

Moss is a literary journal of the Pacific Northwest founded in 2014. They exclusively publish writers from, or with a substantial connection to, the region and focus on experimental and emerging voices. They have a mission to rediscover the “lost” literary culture of the Northwest and to examine broadly the influence of place on creativity.

Newfound: Art & Place
is a nonprofit publisher based in Austin, Texas, whose work explores how place shapes identity, imagination, and understanding. The tri-annual journal features fiction, poetry, nonfiction, visual arts, reviews, and more. The press also publishes poetry chapbooks through its annual Gloria E. Anzaldúa Poetry Prize.

Orion Magazine
Orion’s mission is to inform, inspire, and engage individuals and grassroots organizations in becoming a significant cultural force for healing nature and community. Publishes poetry, fiction, creative nonfiction, and journalistic nonfiction.

The Oxford American
The Oxford American is a national magazine dedicated to featuring the best in Southern writing while documenting the complexity and vitality of the American South. Publishes poetry, fiction, and creative nonfiction.

Plumwood Mountain
Plumwood Mountain is an online journal of ecopoetry and ecopoetics published in Australia since 2014. The journal publishes poetry that may broadly be understood as engaging with a more-than-human context, in a variety of poetic forms, articles on the poetics and intent of ecopoetry, and reviews of collections of poetry that understand themselves or could be understood as ecopoetry.

Poecology is a literary journal and online resource for contemporary writing about place, ecology and the environment, with a particular interest in poetry.

Red Rock Review
Red Rock Review, a nonprofit biannual journal affiliated with the College of Southern Nevada, is dedicated to publishing quality writing, invites submissions of fiction, creative nonfiction, and poetry from both established and emerging writers.

Resilience: A Journal of the Environmental Humanities
Resilience is a digital, peer-reviewed journal of the Environmental Humanities. It provides a forum for scholars from across humanities disciplines to speak to one another about their shared interest in environmental issues, and to plot out an evolving conversation about what the humanities contributes to living and thinking sustainably in a world of dwindling resources.

Resurgence & Ecologist magazine
Resurgence & Ecologist offers positive perspectives on a range of engaging topics covering ecology, social justice, philosophy, spirituality, sustainable development and the arts.

SAGE Magazine
SAGE Magazine is a student-run environmental arts and journalism publication of the Yale School of Forestry & Environmental Studies in New Haven, Connecticut. We welcome all submissions of environmental art, including long journalistic pieces, poetry, prose, digital art, photography, cartoons, cardboard cut-outs, macaroni collages, and, on occasion, sky-writing.

Saltfront is an environmental humanities literary and art journal priming society for a radically new type of ecological storytelling. We are searching for new ways to tell stories of what it means to be human amidst the monumental ecological transformations taking place on this planet. A Journal of the Built + Natural Environments is an online journal published since 1998 that searches for the interface — the integration — among the built and natural environments that might be called the soul of place. Publishes poetry, fiction, and creative nonfiction.

The Trumpeter
The Trumpeter is an environmental humanities journal dedicated to the development of an ecosophy, or wisdom, born of ecological understanding and insight. They publish scholarly articles, narratives, poetry, book reviews, and cartoons.

Weber: The Contemporary West
Weber invites submissions in the genres of personal narrative, critical commentary, fiction, creative non-fiction, and poetry that offer insight into the environment and culture (both broadly defined) of the contemporary western United States.

Whole Terrain
Whole Terrain, Antioch University New England’s journal of reflective environmental practice, is dedicated to the experience of those who have chosen the environment as the basis of their professional work.

Written River: A Journal of Eco-Poetics
Written River is a digital literary journal published bi-annually by Hiraeth Press which focuses on poetry and non-fiction prose exploring nature and our relationship to it.  We strive to encourage the discipline of ecopoetics and return the voice of the poet to the body of the Earth.

you are here: the journal of creative geography
Published by graduate students in the School of Geography & Development at the University of Arizona, the journal is an annual publication that seeks to explore the concept of place through articles, fiction, poetry, essays, maps, photographs, and art.


Research Centers and Institutes

The Rachel Carson Center for Environment and Society is a joint initiative of LMU Munich and the Deutsches Museum designed to further research and discussion in the field of international environmental studies and to strengthen the role of the humanities in the current political and scientific debates about the environment

The Center for Culture, History and Environment (CHE) is a research center within the Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies at the University of Wisconsin-Madison which draws together faculty, staff, graduate students, and others from a wide array of disciplines in the humanities, social sciences, and natural sciences to investigate environmental and cultural change in the full sweep of human history.

The Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) is a public interest research and advocacy organisation based in New Delhi. CSE researches into, lobbies for and communicates the urgency of development that is both sustainable and equitable

The Sydney Environment Institute (SEI) at the University of Sydney aims to address the key questions of our time: how do we understand and redesign the fundamental relationship between human communities and the natural world that supports them; and how can people and societies adapt positively to environmental change?


Educational Organizations and Research Networks

The International Society for Environmental Ethics (ISEE) strives to advance research and education in the field of environmental ethics and philosophy, and to promote appropriate human use, respect, conservation, preservation, and understanding of the natural world

The Australian Environmental Humanities Hub is a central site for the gathering, dissemination and coordination of news, events, short courses and other happenings in this emerging field.

The American Society for Environmental History increases understanding of the important role played by the environment throughout human history, from the earliest period to the crucial issues of our own time. Founded in 1977, the ASEH is a non-profit scholarly organization that promotes research and teaching as well as public outreach

Cultures of Energy is the website of the Center for Energy and Environment Research in the Human Sciences at Rice University. They post resources, reviews, and field reports relevant to scholars and students in the field of environmental humanities.

Environmental Humanities: A Transatlantic Research Network serves as a platform for making the cross-cultural and historical study of environmental issues a central concern of the humanities and profiling the ways in which humanities research can be useful, even essential, for the scientific and political dimension of these concerns

The HfE Australia Pacific Observatory in Environmental Humanities brings the rich, holistic tradition of Indigenous Australians into conversation with western environmentalism we hope to deepen our mutual capacity to live sustainable and humane lives in the face of the challenges thrown up by the Anthropocene, a geological epoch in which humans now exert a significant planetary impact

The HfE North American Observatory in Environmental Humanities mission, “Building Resilience in the Anthropocene,” illustrates how the humanities are changing to meet the challenges of the 21st century as they contribute significantly to the development of social, economic, and science policy addressing environmental issues in civil and academic life. The research projects of the North American Observatory are designed to be replicated and scaled in other communities and at other institutions.

Mapungbwe Institute for Strategic Reflection (MISTRA) is an independent research institute that takes a long-term view on the strategic challenges facing South Africa

The Stanford Environmental Humanities Project provides a forum for an interdisciplinary approach to environmental issues and foregrounds recent work of humanities scholars in disciplines such as cultural studies, history, literary studies, philosophy and anthropology that has engaged with environmental problems, and explores how this research contributes to current discussions about ecological crisis

European Environmental Humanities Alliance connects humanities research in Europe with the challenges of global environmental change.


Residencies, Grants, Workshops and Other Opportunities for Environmental and Place-Based Creative Projects


A Studio in the Woods
A program of the Tulane University Xavier Center for Bioenvironmental Research. Flint and Steel are five week residencies designed to allow artists to join forces with academic partners. Artists and Tulane University faculty members will be united to inspire each other in the development of new work, to excite the public, and to ignite social change. Addressing the artists’ desire to be more effective and have longer lasting impact with their outreach, these collaborations will empower the artistic practice with scholarship, student manpower and academic resources from Tulane. We ask artists to describe in detail how the opportunity will affect their work, to identify potential departmental partners, to propose a public component to their residency and to suggest ways in which they will engage with the local community.

Arte Studio Ginestrelle
Arte Studio Ginestrelle is a residency for writers and visual artist set in the Regional Park of Mount Subasio of Assisi, and at the Writing residency, located in the historical town of Assisi in Italy.  It offers residencies to writers and artists from all artistic disciplines and its aim is to support excellence and originality. For application forms and residencies programs, please, contact

Artsmith Artist Residency and Scholarship to Writer Island Workshop
Each year Artsmith grants up to five Artist Residency Fellowships for artists, scholars, and writers to have one week of focused time to create new works. The residency takes place on Orcas Island in Washington State’s San Juan Islands. The Artsmith Peer Review Panel, comprised of artists, writers, and scholars, selects Fellows based primarily on two main criteria: 1) How well the proposed work will benefit from the residency setting (with special consideration for work that engages with the environment) and 2) Do the statement of intent and work sample reflect originality and evidence of pushing the boundaries of craft. September 30 annual application deadline. Artsmith also offers the Doug and Ann Johnson scholarship for one participant to attend the fall Writer Island weekend workshop. The scholarship includes admission to the workshop and two nights’ lodging at the Kangaroo House Bed & Breakfast on Orcas Island. August 31 annual application deadline.

Every winter we invite artists from all over the world to our Caldera Arts Center near Sisters, Oregon. Artists are provided private A-frame cabins and share access to wet and dry studios, a darkroom, a kiln, editing facilities and rehearsal and performance space. Because we believe a range of backgrounds enhances the communal experience, residencies are open to artists from any field, as well as scientists, engineers, and environmentalists. While it is not required, an embrace of how art and nature communicate is encouraged at Caldera. Annual application deadline in mid-June.

Land Arts of the American West
Land Arts of the American West is an ongoing experiment in an interdisciplinary model for an Arts pedagogy based in place. The Land Arts program provides students with direct, physical engagement with a full range of human interventions in the landscape, from pre contact Native America architecture, rock paintings and petrogylphs to contemporary Earthworks, federal infrastructure, and the constructions of the US Military. Land art includes gestures both grand and small, directing our attention from potsherd, cigarette butt, and track in the sand to human settlements, monumental artworks, and military/industrial projects such as hydroelectric dams, interstate highways, mines, and decommissioned airfields. Each year the Land Arts program travels extensively throughout the southwestern United States and north central Mexico to live and work for over fifty days on the land. Our time is divided between investigating cultural sites such as Chaco Canyon, Roden Crater, Hoover Dam, Wendover Complex of the Center for Land Use Interpretation, Juan Mata Ortiz, Spiral Jetty and the Very Large Array and working in the variety of eco-niches provided by our campsites at places such as the Grand Canyon, Grand Gulch, Gila Wilderness, Bosque del Apache and Otero Mesa Grasslands. Our current focus is on the issues of sustainability with a particular interest in food production and water use in the southwest. Various grants with spring deadlines.

PLAYA is a retreat for creative individuals who are committed and passionate about their work, and who will benefit from time spent in a remote location. They offer seclusion and quiet in a natural environment and the opportunity for interaction, if desired, with a cohort of residents and the local rural community. A residency provides the time and space to create substantive work or to research and reflect upon one’s creative or scientific processes. Residents can focus on their projects, immerse in a desert landscape of basin and rangeland, and find inspiration through self-directed inquiry. Located in the Oregon Outback, near Summer Lake in Lake County, PLAYA manages its Residency program and a range of community and educational outreach activities. Residencies are provided without a fee offering the gift of time and space to eligible applicants, and span two multi month sessions each year.

Signal Fire Outpost Residencies
Signal Fire provides opportunities for artists and activists to engage in the natural world. Our projects instill self-reliance, catalyze creative energy, and invite interdisciplinary collaboration. We utilize public lands to advocate for the access to— and protection of— our remaining wild and open places in order to enrich and sustain society. Signal Fire was formed in 2008 in response to the urban demand on working artists. We have hosted filmmakers, writers, visual artists, musicians, and creative agitators. Application deadlines vary. Join mailing list for updates.

Sitka Center for Art & Ecology
The Residency Program has provided more than 200 artists, writers, musicians, architects and natural science scholars the opportunity to conduct their work in the unique environment of Cascade Head and Salmon River estuary. Up to six residents at a time, usually from different disciplines and stages in their careers, live and work on campus for up to 3 1/2 months free of charge. All residents perform community outreach during their stay, offering free exhibits and lectures on campus, presentations to area schools or community groups, and/or conducting scholarly research for local educational institutions. Annual application deadline in April.

The Spring Creek Project
The Spring Creek Project offers two residency programs: 1) The Collaborative Retreat at the Cabin at Shotpouch Creek is a two-week-long retreat for two participants who wish to pursue a collaborative project, or two participants who each have individual projects and who anticipate a synergistic benefit from each other’s presence. At least one of the applicants must be a writer who takes inspiration from the natural world. The second applicant may also be a writer, or he or she may work in any other field (e.g. science, philosophy, music, art, crafts, etc.) and 2) Long-Term Ecological Reflections is a collaboration between the Spring Creek Project for Ideas, Nature and the Written Word, the Andrews Forest Long-Term Ecological Research Program; and the Pacific Northwest Research Station, with funding from the US Forest Service. In all of our programs, writers are encouraged to visit designated study sites for reflecting on and writing about the forest and their relation to it. These writings, which will form a collection spanning hundreds of years, will be gathered in permanent archives at Oregon State University, and are accessible via the web-based Forest Log.

United States National Park Service Artist in Residence Program
Artists have created art in national parks since the late 19th century when famed Hudson River painters captured the majestic views of our nation’s western parks. Today, the sights and sounds in national parks continue to inspire artists in more than 50 residency programs across the country. Whether staying in a remote wilderness cabin at Denali National Park and Preserve in Alaska, or contemplating history at the Herbert Hoover National Historic Site in Iowa, or working in a contemporary studio overlooking the stone-lined fields at Weir Farm National Historic Site in Connecticut, these programs provide artists with unique opportunities to create works of art in varied natural and cultural settings. There are programs for visual artists, writers, musicians and other creative media. Programs vary, but residencies are typically 2-4 weeks in length and most include lodging. Often artists are invited to participate in park programs by sharing their art with the public. Each park in this directory has its own application process and timeline so visit the park’s website for further information.

Writers’ Residencies at Vermont Studio Center
The Vermont Studio Center is the largest international artists’ and writers’ residency program in the United States. Each month the Center hosts over 50 writers and artists from across the country and around the world. The residencies run for between 2 and 12 weeks. Applications are considered year-round on a rolling basis; however, applicants who wish to be considered for a fellowship that covers the full cost of a four-week residency must submit a fellowship application by one of three annual award deadlines: 15 February, 15 June, and 1 October, 2016.  For further information about the application process visit the Vermont Studio Center website.



Bread Loaf Orion Environmental Writers’ Conference
The Bread Loaf Orion Environmental Writers’ Conference is an annual, week-long writers’ conference, based on the Bread Loaf Writers’ Conference model, that’s designed to hone the skills of people interested in producing literary writing about the environment and the natural world. The conference is co-sponsored by the Bread Loaf Writers’ Conference, Orion magazine, and Middlebury College’s Environmental Studies Program.  Email:, phone: (802)443-5286

The Environmental Writing Institute
Founded in 1990 by long-time EVST Director Tom Roy (Professor EVST) and Henry Harrington (Professor, English and EVST) at the University of Montana, the Environmental Writing Institute was one of the first writing conferences in the country to focus entirely on nature and environmental writing, issues, concerns, and approaches.

EWI participants each year (15 maximum) include both aspiring and accomplished writers–essayists, journalists, scientists, outdoor writers, natural historians, students, and teachers from around the country.  Participants are published and unpublished writers whose concerns range widely and wildly from the preservation of biodiversity to the conservation of community, from the ecology of high mountains to the wildness in vacant urban lots.  Some participants, familiar with other genres—from poetry to scientific writing—may be trying the personal, narrative, or natural history essay for the first time.

Fresh Water, Fresh Voices
This summer will mark the first Fresh Water, Fresh Voices writing conference in Marquette, Michigan (July 20-23)! The conference pairs half-day workshops and craft talks with guided outings on the trails and lake. Workshop leaders include Pam Houston, Diane Les Becquets, Frank X Walker, Mark Sundeen, Nicole Walker, Peter Geye, Kimberly Blaeser, and others. Participants will also be able to take advantage of rock climbing, biking, canoeing, and kayaking excursions, and hikes that include Anishinaabe teachings on the local ecosystem of Michigan’s beautiful Upper Peninsula. It promises to be an inspiring weekend that links writing and place in complex and experiential ways. Please consider joining us, more information at the Fresh Water, Fresh Voices website. Please direct any questions to conference director, Dr. Rachel May (

Sterling College Writing in Place Summer Writer’s Workshop
This immersive 2-week writers’ workshop draws upon Sterling College’s long history with the Wildbranch Writers’ Workshop to bring together leading writers, teachers, and environmental thinkers and to explore resonances between place, nature, food, and culture in Vermont’s Northeast Kingdom.Thanks in part to a partnership with the Association for the Study of Literature and the Environment (ASLE), Sterling is proud to be able to bring together some of the leading voices and teachers in environmental writing today.



LexArts EcoArts Grants
The program aims to generate increased awareness of environmental issues important to Lexington, celebrate Lexington’s unique bluegrass environment, educate citizens about water quality and conservation, and promote a healthy and sustainable quality of life. Each finalist will be invited to visit Lexington to develop a site-specific public art proposal and will be paid $2,000 plus $600 in travel costs. Ultimately, as many as three proposals will be selected, each with a budget of up to $25,000 (as of 2013/2014).


Environmental Arts Organizations

The Ashden Directory
Bringing together environmentalism and the performing arts.

Orion Online is a collaboration between The EnviroLink Network and The Orion Society. This site is home to the best of the Environmental Arts, featuring essays, poetry, interviews, and portfolios gleaned largely from the pages of the award-winning magazines: Orion and Orion Afield. This site is updated frequently, so check back often for new additions!

EcoArt South Florida
The mission of EcoArt South Florida is to encourage ecological health and decrease negative human impact through the rapid expansion of EcoArt in each of South Florida’s five watersheds. EcoArt SoFla implements our goal to catalyze the development of South Florida as a major center for EcoArt practice through collaboration with communities in each watershed.

The Center for Sustainable Practice in the Arts
The Center for Sustainable Practice in the Arts is a Think Tank for Sustainability in the Arts and Culture.The CSPA views sustainability as the intersection of environmental balance, social equity, economic stability and a strengthened cultural infrastructure. Seeing itself as evolved out of the principles of the 1987 Brundtland Report and 1992 Rio de Janeiro Earth Summit, the CSPA aligns itself with the policies of Agenda 21 for Culture as a resource to artists and art organizations. The CSPA’s activities include research and initiatives positioning arts and culture as a driver of a sustainable society.
This online museum emerged from our own experiences making environmental art and from seeing firsthand some of the challenges facing artists, community groups, nonprofit organizations and arts institutions when it came to presenting and discussing environmental art. More than a museum, we see as a giant collaborative art-making tool. We hope you find it useful, friendly and easy to navigate.

International League of Conservation Photographers
International League of Conservation Photographers furthers environmental and cultural conservation through communication initiatives that create vital content and disseminate conservation messages to a wide variety of audiences.

Orlo is a nonprofit organization exploring environmental issues through the creative arts.

Women Environmental Artists Directory
Focusing on women’s unique perspectives we collaborate internationally to further the field and understanding of ecological and social justice art.


Outros sites e organizações / Other organizations and sites

ASLE – Association for the Study of Literature and Environment

Ecomedia Studies


Center for Ecoliteracy

Culture & Animals Foundation

Foundation For Deep Ecology

Pachamama Alliance

Religion and Ecology at Yale


.Ligações para algumas organizações, revistas e bibliografia sobre Estudos Animais e Estudos Animais Humanos-Não-Humanos

Links to some of the organizations, journals and book series on Animal Studies and Human Animal Studies.  

a  bibliografia em Estudos Animais do Michigan State University aqui e a do New Zealand Centre em Estudos Humanos Animais aqui

see the Animal Studies bibliography at MSU, here  or the HAS bibliography by the New Zealand Centre for Human Animal Studies, here


Animal Legal Defense Fund

Animals and Society Institute

Animals in Society Working Group  – Human-Animal Studies Research

Animal Studies Bibliography at Michigan State

Animal Studies Polland

Anthrozoology: Research in Human-Animal Interaction

Australian Animal Studies Group

Australian Anthrozoology Foundation

British Sociological Association’s Animal/Human Studies Group (AHSG)

Finnish Society for Human-Animal Studies

Humane Research Council

H – Net – H – Animal

Institute for Critical Animal Studies

International Association of Human-Animal Interaction Organizations, IAHAIO

International Society for Anthrozoology, ISAZ

Minding Animals

Oxford Centre for Animal Ethics

The Ferrater Mora Oxford Centre for Animal Ethics

The British Animal Studies Network

Nonhuman Rights Project

Society for Companion Animal Studies

New Zealand Centre for Human-Animal Studies

Blogs & Bibliographies

Animal Liberation Currents

Animals and Us, Psychology Today (Hal Herzog’s blog)

Animal Studies Repository, Humane Society US

Critical Animal

Fauna & Flora

On Human-Nonhuman Relations: A Sociological Exploration of Speciesism

Resistenza Animale

The Revetarian (original posts and round ups from web on animal liberation/rights)

Species and Class: Exploring the Human-Animal relationship from Socialist and Anarchist Perspectives

Sydney Environment Institute – a general environmental blog but one with many animal related posts.  Can also navigate to Human-Animal Research Network from this page.

We Animals Humane Education Program (much more than a blog)

Vegan Feminist Network

World Animal Net – to “improve communication and coordination among the world’s animal protection groups”.

Zoomorphic – writing in Celebration and Defence of Wild Animals

Zooscope: The Animals in Film Archive


Animal Sentience: An Interdisciplinary Journal on Animal Feeling

Animal Studies Journal (the journal of the Australian Animal Studies Group)

Animalia Vegetalia Mineralia


Antennae: The Journal of Nature in Visual Culture


Between the Species: An Online Journal for the Study of Philosophy and Animals.

Frontiers in Veterinary Science: Veterinary Humanities and Social Sciences

Human Animal Interaction Bulletin


Journal of Applied Animal Welfare Science (JAAWS)

Journal of Animal Ethics

Journal for Critical Animal Studies

On Human Relations with Other Sentient Beings

Relations: Beyond Anthropocentrism

Society & Animals

Trace: Finnish Journal for Human-Animal Studies


Graduate/Student Journals

Animalia: An Anthrozoology Graduate Journal

Sloth: A Journal of Emerging Voices in Human-Animal Studies


Book Series

Animalibus series at Penn State University Press

Animals, Culture & Society at Temple University Press

Animal Ethics Series from Palgrave Macmillan

Animals, History and Culture series from the Johns Hopkins University Press

Animal Lives series from University of Chicago Press

Animal Publics series from Sydney University Press

Animal Series from Reaktion

Animal Studies series from Columbia University Press

Animal Voices, Animal Worlds from Georgia University Press

Critical Animal Studies from Rodopi

Human Animal Studies from Brill Publishers

Lexington list ‘Critical Animal Studies’ in their Sociology series, here.

New Directions in the Human-Animal Bond, Purdue University Press.

Palgrave Studies in Animals and Literature.

Palgrave Studies in Animals and Social Problems

Routledge Human-Animal Studies Series



Human Animal Science website lists current conferences

ASLE website lists current call for papers and conferences



Animal Mosaic and Sentience Mosaic – both useful resources with lots of information on animal welfare, intelligence, and sentience from a scientific perspective.


AVM convida a contribuições da comunidade científica, artística e activista. Agradecemos sugestões, informações e contributos :

AVM invites contributions from the scientific, artistic and activist community. We welcome suggestions, informations and collaborations:


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