• Publications
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Peatlands and environmental change
  • W. Boyd
  • Environmental Science
  • 1 June 2004
Making Meat: Science, Technology, and American Poultry Production
L'auteur analyse la transformation des pratiques de l'agriculture a la suite de l'industrialisation de l'agro-alimentaire au XXe siecle. Son champ d'etude se limite aux Etats-Unis et a la production
Ways of Seeing in Environmental Law: How Deforestation Became an Object of Climate Governance
Few areas of law are as deeply implicated with science and technology as environmental law, yet we have only a cursory understanding of how science and technology shape the field. Environmental law,
Climate Change, Fragmentation, and the Challenges of Global Environmental Law: Elements of a Post-Copenhagen Assemblage
The 2009 United Nations climate conference in Copenhagen has been widely viewed as a failure - a referendum in the eyes of many on the top-down, comprehensive approach to climate governance embodied
A microwave digestion method for the extraction of phytoliths from herbarium specimens
Abstract The extraction of phytoliths from herbarium and/or fresh plant material to obtain a suite of comparative reference samples is an essential component of palaeobotanical studies for the
Social change in late Holocene mainland SE Asia: A response to gradual climate change or a critical climatic event?
The prehistoric archaeology of the Mun River floodplain, northeast Thailand, provides evidence for a long, rich settlement in a now marginal and resource-poor landscape. The valley was settled for
A Comparative Analysis of Wet and Dry Ashing Techniques for the Extraction of Phytoliths from Plant Material
Abstract Two methods are commonly used for the extraction of phytoliths from plant material to be used as reference in the analysis of archaeological phytolith samples: (1) spodograms or dry ashings;
More food, more forests, fewer emissions, better livelihoods: linking REDD+, sustainable supply chains and domestic policy in Brazil, Indonesia and Colombia
The triple, intertwined challenges of climate change, the conversion of tropical forests to crop lands and grazing pastures, and the shortage of new arable land demand urgent solutions. The main
The geoarchaeology of the prehistoric ditched sites of the upper Mae Nam Mun Valley, NE Thailand, III: Late Holocene vegetation history
Abstract The upper Mae Nam (River) Mun Valley of northeast Thailand has been occupied at least since the Bronze Age, but is notable for the rapid expansion of intense town-based Iron Age settlement.
The chronology of the Iron Age ‘moats’ of northeast Thailand
This paper reports the first chronometric study of the ‘moats’ of the abundant mounded Iron Age sites of northeast Thailand. Here AMS 14C dates and TL dates are reported which indicate that the moats