Adrian Treves, Francisco J. Santiago-Ávila, and William S. Lynn, Just preservation


Treves et al.’s proposal is welcome, but it will have to face at least four challenges: the interconnectedness of the human and the nonhuman portions of the biosphere, conflicts of interest, human overpopulation, and capitalism itself.

Author Biography

Helen Tiffin is Honorary Professor of English and Animal Studies at University of Wollongong and Fellow of the Rachel Carson Center for Environment and Society. Her most recent publications include Do Insects Feel Pain?, Wild Man from Borneo: A Cultural History of the Orangutan (with Robert Cribb and Helen Gilbert), and Ecocritical Concerns and the Australian Continent (London, Lexington, 2020; Beate Neumeier & Helen Tiffin, Eds.). Website