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Affective Ecological Restoration, Bodies Of Emotional Practice

Pearce, Lilian


Ecological restoration is an emotional practice. Through restoration, practitioners engage in personal and palpable relationships with their local ecosystems. This paper draws on participatory social research with volunteer groups on the south-east coast of New South Wales, Australia. Here, ecological restoration volunteers react to the cumulative impacts of agriculture, mining, forestry and fishing on local ecosystems. Five affective experiences within the practice—loving, labouring,...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2018
Type: Journal article
Source: International Review of Environmental History
DOI: 10.22459/IREH.04.01.2018.11


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