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This section contains recent issues of the journal Language & Ecology. Articles can be referenced as follows:

 

Author (date) Title. Language & Ecology. Available http://ecolinguistics-association.org/journal 

 

The journal publishes articles on the role of language in the life-sustaining relationships of humans, other species and the physical environment. It also publishes creative works (prose, poems or artwork) which promote ecological awareness, and analyses of these works. If you would like to publish an article or creative work in the journal then please see the submissions page. Articles are peer reviewed.

Journal

ISSN 1745-3631

 

Language & Ecology 2016

 

 

Articles

 

A review of the “Tourism-environmental conflict signifier” logic as constructed by the Kenyan press in coverage of environmental conflicts

   by Lucy Atieno and Joseph Njoroge Download

 

Ecolinguistics in an International Context: an Interview with Arran Stibbe

   by Guowen Huang Download

 

The presentation of animals in English as an additional language coursebooks

   by George M. Jacobs, Teh Jiexin and Michael J. Joyce Download

 

Paradise in progress? Narratives of place in Monteverde, Costa Rica

   by Allison Bender  Download 

 

Representations of climate change in documentary television: integrating an ecolinguistic and ecosemiotic perspective into a multimodal critical discourse analysis

   by Andrea Sabine Sedlaczek Download

 

Ecolyrics in pop music: a review of two nature songs

   by Amir Ghorbanpour Download

 

An ecolinguistic study of media depictions of oil spillage in Ogoniland.

   by Matthew Abua Ebim Download

 

Siracusa: Italy’s smartest city? Re-branding issues from a critical ecolinguistic perspective.

   by Douglas Mark Ponton Download

 

Ecolinguistic Perspectives on Our Surroundings

   by Katarina Ghdaye et al Download

 

”The Colorado Beetle’s Attack” Or: the potato bug in the Cold War propaganda service in Poland.

   by Magdalena Steciąg and Sylwia Wodzińska Download

 

Poetry

 

Sumbul (Bombax ceiba)

    by Ayesha Fatima Download

 

Ecopoetry: Ode to the Firefly

   by Keith Moser  Download

 

Dreams of the Tropics: a collection of ecopoems

   by Karim S. Lachheb Download

 

Poetry Collection.

   by Mary McGinnis Download

 

Book reviews

 

Review of Ecolinguistics: language, ecology and the stories we live by.

 by George Jacobs Download

 

An eco-discourse analyst and his stories: an ecolinguist’s duet reviewed.

   by Zhou Wenjuan Download

 

Review of What a Fish Knows: The Inner Lives of Our Underwater Cousins by Jonathan Balcombe

   by George M Jacobs Download

 

 

 

Language & Ecology 2015

 

 

Ecometaphor: the effect of ecology and environment on shaping anger metaphors in different cultures

  by Mahnaz Talebi-Dastenaei Download

 

Nonhuman Animal Legislation and Speciesist Discourse. Argentina's Pet Responsibility Act: Anti-cruelty Law or Death Row Pardon?

  by Diego L. Forte Download

 

Hermeneutic phenomenology as a basis for ecological Critical Discourse Analysis.

  by Craig Frayne Download

 

Ecolinguistics in Nigerian environmental communication: linking print media reports with daily press review broadcasts.

   by Akintoye Samson Japhet. Download

 

Language and environmental consciousness of society: The situation in Russia

   by Olga Khryapchenkova Fischer. Download

 

An ecolinguistic, scientific, and Serresian interpretation of communication: the importance of (re)-conceptualizing language from a more ecocentric perspective.

   by Keith Moser, Mississippi State University. Download

 

The Natural Choice? Metaphors for nature in a UK Government white paper.

   by Douglas Ponton, University of Catania. Download

 

Artwork: Ecological Art by K.S. Lachheb  Download 

 

 

Article Archive

 

Please click here to view the article archive, which includes previous issues of Language & Ecology as well as working papers.

 

 

Visual Archive

 

Please click here to view articles based on artwork, photographs and visual images.

 

Language & Ecology 2021

 

Translation: A local means of addressing climate change challenges in Togo

   by Akponi Tarno  Download  

 

[further articles will be published here on an ongoing basis]

 

 

Language & Ecology 2019-2020 (double issue)

 

 

Articles

 

What’s in a name? An evidence-based approach to understanding the implications of vernacular name on conservation of the painted dog (Lycaon pictus)

   by Bryony Blades  Download

 

Ecosophical affability of some Cameroonian proverbs

   by Julius Angwah  Download

 

Ecolinguistics: The battlefield for the new class struggle?

   by Diego L. Forte  Download

 

Disappearance of the Nile: Storytelling and environmental awareness

   by Dina A. Ramadan  Download

 

An analysis of linguistic choices in Kalenjin narratives relating to protection of animals

   by Prisca Simotwo  Download

 

Shaping Self: Ecolinguistic studies of identity

   by Valentina Boschian Bailo et al. Download

 

Linguistic Representations of wild salmon health emerging from the Cohen Commission Inquiry into the decline of sockeye salmon in British Columbia

   by Michelle Riedlinger Download

 

From Prometheus to Gaea: a case for Earth-centered language

   by Cynthia Rosenfeld Download

 

Book Reviews

 

Fill, A. and Penz, H., eds., 2018. The Routledge Handbook of Ecolinguistics. 1 edition. London: Routledge.

   reviewed by Davi B. Albuquerque Download

 

Arran Stibbe, 2015, Ecolinguistics: language, ecology and the stories we live by

   reviewed by Anthony Nanson Download

 

Jonas Anshelm and Martin Hultman, Discourses of global climate change: apocalyptic framing and political antagonisms.

   reviewed by Diego L. Forte Download

 

Matthew Schneider-Mayerson & Brent Ryan Bellamy (Editors), An ecotopian lexicon.

   reviewed by George Jacobs Download

 

Jonathan Safron Foer, We are the weather: saving the planet begins at breakfast.

   reviewed by George Jacobs Download

 

Creative Works

 

Silent Mermaids

   by Igor dos Santos Mota Download

 

Selim and His Shadow

 by Abdullah Musallam al-Mahri and Janet C. E. Watson Download

 

Selim and the Dom Fruit

  by Abdullah Musallam al-Mahri and Janet C. E. Watson Download

 

Transmigration

   by Keith Moser Download

 

Reports

 

Changing lives and professional practice: A report on the impact of ecolinguistics

   by Mariana Roccia Download

 

 

 

Language & Ecology 2017-2018 (double issue)

 

 

Articles

 

Ecolinguistic Stories of Resilience

   edited by Valentina Boschian Bailo Download

 

Framing the Anthropocene: Educating for Sustainability

  by Gerri McNenny Download

 

Changing Representations of Animals in Canadian English (1920s – 2010s)

   by Sabrina Fusari, University of Bologna Download

 

The Role of Campus Sustainability Discourse on the Websites of Four Japanese Universities.

   by Peter Hourdequin and Seiji Tani Download

 

Nonhuman Animals and the Relative Pronoun ‘who’ in English Learner’s Dictionaries and Graded Readers.

   by Michael H. Brown  Download

 

 

Creative Works

 

Emma

   by Ivy T. Gilbert  Download

 

Pigsty

   by Gazelle Buchholtz  Download

 

Siyóname Skies

   by Felice S. Wyndham  Download  

 

Swift Acquisition/Seam/Keeper’s Fee

   by Meryl McQueen  Download

 

 

Book reviews

 

The Animal Inside: Essays at the Intersection of Philosophical Anthropology and Animal Studies. Geoffrey et al (Eds.) (2016, Rowman & Littlefield; ISBN: 978-1-7834-8821-6)

   reviewed by Diego L. Forte Download

 

Apology to a Whale: Words to Mend a World. Cecile Pineda (2015, Wings Press)

   reviewed by Mira Lieberman Download

 

Framing Farming: Communication Strategies for Animal Rights. Carrie P. Freeman (2014, Brill)

   reviewed by Diego L. Forte Download

 

Communicating Climate Change: The Path Forward. Susanna Priest (2016, Palgrave Macmillan)

   reviewed by José Castro-Sotomayor Download

 

The Psychology of Pro-Environmental Communication: Beyond Standard Information Strategies. Christian A. Klöckner

(2015, Palgrave Macmillan)

   reviewed by George M. Jacobs  Download

 

Ecocriticism on the Edge: The Anthropocene as a Threshold Concept. Timothy Clark (2015, Bloomsbury Publishing)

   reviewed by Douglas Mark Ponton  Download

 

 

Literature Reviews

 

A Critical Review of Ecolinguistic Studies in Iran

    by Mahnaz Talebi Dastenaee and Hamideh Poshtvan  Download