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By Miyase Christensen

Combining multidisciplinary views and new study, this quantity is going past huge discussions of the affects of weather switch and displays at the present and old mediations and narratives which are a part of growing this new social and clinical fact.

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University of the Arctic publications series (4). University of the Arctic and ICSU/WMO Joint Committee for International Polar Year 2007–2008, Rovaniemi, Finland. Kuhn, T. S. (1962) The Structure of Scientific Revolutions (Chicago: University of Chicago Press). Latour, B. (1987) Science in Action: How to Follow Scientists and Engineers Through Society (Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press). Latour, B and S. Woolgar (1979) Laboratory Life: The Social Construction of Scientific Facts (Beverly Hills: Sage).

Contribution of Working Group I to the Fourth Assessment Report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change’. Geneva: Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change. ch. Jasanoff, S. ) (2004) States of Knowledge: The Co-Production of Science and the Social Order (London: Routledge). Katz, E. (1980) ‘Media Events: The Sense of Occasion’, Studies in Visual Anthropology, 6, 84–9. Keskitalo, C. (2004) Negotiating the Arctic: The Construction of an International Region (London: Routledge). Krotz, F.

In the Anthropocene – as a new geological era where human society is a significant driving force – it becomes crucial to understand the social forces that not only shape nature but also how those social forces shape and are shaped by our understanding of the environment. In September 2012, the National Snow and Ice Data Center released information about the Arctic sea ice reaching below the 2007 extent. ’8 Trade remains vital to global capitalism and certainly to growing economies such as that of China.

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