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Ecology

The study of how living things interact with their surroundings. For example, an ecologist may study how a plant operates in different types of soil or whether or not bacteria thrive in various environs. Ecology is important in sustainable development to ensure that an action does not irreparably harm an environment.
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In this issue, the authors of the articles position themselves at their intersection, analysing particularly contested situations of coexistence and friction to propose the notion of plural ecologies.
This approach captures the radical differences among locally salient ecologies, sometimes without explicitly talking about ontology.
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Ecologies of knowledge: Work and politics in science and technology.
1996 Liberation Ecologies: Environment, Development, Social Movements (London: Routledge)

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