Harmonizing Technology with Ecology
Applied Cosmic Anthropology
Asian Social Institute
2nd Semester: SY 2008-2009
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39. Lansing, Stephen J. 1991. Priests and Programmers: Technologies of Power in the Endangered Landscape of Bali. Princeton, N.J.: Princeton University Press. The author, with a multidisciplinary team of colleages in applied systems ecology and computer simulation, constructed a model of how temple priests in Bali regulate irrigation waters for wet rice paddies through their religious beliefs and rituals. He demonstrated the efficacy of the natural functions of the supernatural.
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50. Nelson, Richard K. 1983. Make Prayers to the Raven: A Koyukon View of the Northern Forest. Chicago: University of Chicago Press.
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58. Rappaport, Roy. 1984. Pigs for the Ancestors: Ritual in the Ecology of a New Guinea People. 2d ed. New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Press. The author provided the most detailed, empirical, and elegant application of the systems approach in ecological anthropology to document and explain the natural function of the supernatural. His fieldwork with the Tsembaga of Papua New Guinea is the first substantial ethnography in spiritual ecology. He analyzed Tsembaga ritual and warfare as mechanisms regulating the delicate balance between the human and pig populations to reduce competition between them.
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61. Reijntjes, Coen, Bertsus Haverkort, and Ann Waters-Bayer. 1995. Farming for the Future: An Introduction to Low-External-Output and Sustainable Agriculture (LEISA). London: MacMillan.
64. Rose, Aubrey. 1992. Judaism and Ecology. London: Cassell.
65. Schauberger, Viktor. 1998. Nature as Teacher: New Principles in the Working of Nature. U.K.: Gateway Books.
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70. Taylor, Herry. 2003. “Sustainable Development Is Unnecessary.” In Cothran (ed.). 2003. supra. Pp. 202-209.
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81. Whole Earth. 1997. The Earth in Crisis: Religion’s New Test of Faith. Special Issue no. 91.
82. Wilson, Colin. 1996. The Atlas of Holy Places and Sacred Sites. New York: DK Publishing.
85. Wood, Stanley. 2003 “Globalized Free Trade Can Exhaust Global Resources.” In Cothran (ed.). 2003. supra. Pp. 187-194.
1. “Biotechnology.” http://www.un.org/esa/sustdev/sdissues/biotechnology/biot.htm. United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs: Division for Sustainable Development.
2. Victoria Tauli-Corpuz. 2005. “Biotechnology and Indigenous People.” http://www.biosafety-info.net/article.php?aid=186.
3. Goodman, David, Bernardo Sorj & John Wilkinson. 1987. From Farming to Biotechnology. N.Y.: Basil Blackwell Ltd.
4. Juma, Calestous. 1989. The Gene Hunters: Biotechnology and the Scramble for Seeds. Princeton, N.J.: Princeton University Press.
5. Lappé, Marc and Britt Bailey. 1998. Against the Grain: Biotechnology and the Corporate Takeover of Your Food. Monroe, ME: Common Courage Press.
6. Chee Yoke Heong and Chee Yoke Ling. 2004. “The Economics of Biotech.”
Source: Third World Resurgence (No. 159-160) Nov/Dec 2003. Posting date: June 15, 2004. http://www.biosafety-info.net/article.php?aid=95.
7. Miguel A. Altieri. 2005. “The Myths of Agricultural Biotechnology: some ethical questions.” Department of Environmental Science, Policy and Management, University of California, Berkeley. Publication date: August 19, 2005. Posting date: August 19, 2005. http://www.biosafety-info.net/article.php?aid=293
8. Rifkin, Jeremy. 1998. Harnessing the Gene and Remaking the World: The Biotech Century. New York: Penguin Putnam Inc.
9. Lim Li Ching. 2005. “European Communities – Measures Affecting the Approval and Marketing of Biotech Products.” Source: Third World Network. Publication date: July 20, 2005. Posting date: July 20, 2005. http://www.biosafety-info.net/article.php?aid=275.
10. “What are Genetically Modified (GM) Foods?” http://www.ornl.gov/sci/techresources/ Human_Genome/elsi/gmfood.shtml.
11. Shiva, Vandana. 2003. “Genetically Engineered Foods Should Not Be Produced.” In Cothran, supra. Pp. 68-76.
12. Economist, “Genetically Engineered Foods Should Be Produced.” In Cothran, Helen. 2003. supra. pp. 60-67.
13. Nottingham, Stephen. 1998. Eat Your Genes: How Genetically Modified Food is Entering Our Diet. London and New York: Zed Books Ltd.
14. “Agriculture/Organisms.” http://www.biosafety-info.net/section.php?sid=3.
15. Chee Yoke Heong. 2005. “Governments form GM-free zones, ban GMOs.” Source: Third World Resurgence No. 176 Apr 2005. Publication date: April 01, 2005. Posting date: July 06, 2005. http://www.biosafety-info.net/article.php?aid=269.
16. “Weapons Technology.” New Scientist Tech. http://www.newscientisttech.com/channel/ tech/weapons.
17. “Nanotechnology.” New Scientist Tech. 2006. http://www.newscientisttech.com/channel/ tech/nanotechnology.
18. “Agricultural Biotechnology and Rural Development.” 1999. http://www.iisd.ca/sd/sdabi/. See also http://www.iisd.ca/download/pdf/sd/sdvol26no1e.pdf.
19. “Biotechnology in the Global Economy.” 2-3 September, Harvard University, Cambridge, USA. http://www.iisd.ca/download/pdf/sd/sdvol30no1e.pdf.
Alternative Methods, Technology, and Systems
1. “Using Indigenous Knowledge in Sustainable Development.” http://www.colby.edu/ personal/t/thtieten/know-can.html.
2. Suman Sahai. “Indigenous Knowledge is Technology: It Confers Rights on Communities.” http://www.genecampaign.org/Publication/Article/IK/Ik2-Communities.pdf.
3. Gupta Anil K and Ura Karma. Blending Cultural Values, Indigenous Technology and Environment: The Experience of Bhutan. http://ideas.repec.org/p/iim/iimawp/883.html.
4. “Indigenous Knowledge Systems.” http://www.nrf.ac.za/focusareas/iks/.
5. Joseph G.M. Massaquoi. “Indigenous technology for off-farm rural activities.” http://www.nuffic.nl/ciran/ikdm/1-3/articles/massaquoi.html.
1. Miguel A. Altieri, Peter Rosset, Lori Ann Thrupp. 2005. “The Potential of Agroecology to Combat Hunger in the Developing World.” http://www.biosafety-info.net/article.php?aid=292.
2. Miguel A. Altieri. “Agroecology: principles and strategies for designing sustainable farming systems.” University of California, Berkeley. http://www.biosafety-info.net/article.php?aid=291.
3. “Lessons from the Green Revolution: Do We Need New Technology to End Hunger?” March/April 2000. http://www.foodfirst.org/media/opeds/2000/4-greenrev.html.
1. Emily Birr. 2006. “Organic Food Fights.” Compiled for Newshour Extra. http://www.pbs.org/newshour/extra/features/jan-june06/organic_2-08.pdf.
2. Susan S. Lang. 2005. “Organic farming produces same yields but uses less energy and no pesticides.” Cornell University Publication. http://www.biosafety-info.net/article.php?aid=278.
3. Lim Li Ching. 2004. “Organic Agriculture Fights Back.” (ISIS/TWN). http://www.biosafety-info.net/article.php?aid=31.
4. Dimbleby, Jonathan. 2003. “Organic Farming Protects the Environment and Sustains Human Life.” In Cothran, 2003, supra. Pp. 77-83.
System of Rice Intensification (SRI):
Henri de Laulanie. 1993. “Technical Presentation of the System of Rice Intensification (SRI), Based on Katayama’s Tillering Model.” Journal Tropicultura. Brussels. Available in PDF format.
Normal Uphoff. “Question and Answer About the System of Rice Intensification (SRI) for Raising the Productivity of Land, Labor, and Water.” Available in PDF format.
Normal Uphoff. “Agroecological Implications of the System of Rice Intensification (SRI) in Madagascar.” Environment, Development and Sustainability. Volume 1, Numbers 3-4 / September, 1999. http://www.springerlink.com/content/vg37m54225284510/?p=31a9a2fe3be7463e866dfe0 f54b07ac4&pi=8.
Christopher B. Barrett, Christine M. Moser, Joeli Barison, and Oloro V. McHugh. 2003. “Better Technology, Better Plots or Better Farmers?: Identifying Changes in Productivity and Risk Among Malagasy Rice Farmers.” Prepared for presentation at the annual meetings of the American Agricultural Economics Association, July 27-30, 2003. Montreal, Quebec, Canada. http://aem.cornell.edu/research/researchpdf/wp0319.pdf.
Norman Uphoff, Erick Fernandez, Yuan Longping, Peng Jiming, Sebastien Rafaralahy, and Justin Rabenandrasana. 2002. “Assessment of the System of Rice Intensification (SRI).” http://ciifad.cornell.edu/sri/SRI_Assessments.pdf.
Lim Li Ching. 2004. “Sustainable Agriculture is Productive!” ISIS/TWN. http://www.biosafety-info.net/article.php?aid=27.
Reijntjes, Coen, Bertsus Haverkort, and Ann Waters-Bayer. 1995. Farming for the Future: An Introduction to Low-External-Output and Sustainable Agriculture (LEISA). London: MacMillan.
The following materials are available in print, diskette, or compact disks. Contact Persons: PAMELA G. FERNANDEZ (Associate Professor) or MA. FATIMA O. MERCADO (Assistant Professor), Seed Science and Technology Division, Department of Agronomy, UPLB, College, Laguna 4031, Tel. No.: (049) 536-2217/2466/2468, Fax No.: (049) 536-2468, E-mail: email@example.com
Agroforestry Seeds. Sustainable Agriculture Newsletter (SAN) 2(3), 1990. 36 p. Supplement on Agroforestry Seed Sources; Index on Agroforestry Species. A collaborative effort of CUSO, IDRC, IIRR, SIBAT, UPLB through AFSICH and CADI. Includes topics on farm level technologies on various aspects of seed production and handling, a list of resource persons in sustainable agriculture, a list of agencies/organizations, projects on agroforestry seed‑related activities, and a supplement on 220 local and international agroforestry seed sources. (Photocopy only) PhP90.00
Agroforestry Seeds Circular no.1 (1991), no.2 (1992) and no.3 (1993). Sequel to SAN (P)
Issue 1, 1991 (10 p.). Includes seed research results, training notes, reader feedback, references and a calendar of activities on seeds, agroforestry and sustainable agriculture. The supplement (26 p.) lists scientific names, common names and seed sources of 276 Philippine agroforestry species; also contains an index of Philippine agroforestry seed sources. (Photocopy only) PhP80.00
Issue 2, 1992 (24 p.). Features an NGO‑farmer based seed collection and reforestation using indigenous species in Mindanao, Philippines; includes topics or short articles on quality of seeds from various sources, upgrading seed quality through invigoration, pests and diseases in agroforestry, seed‑related matters in multipurpose cover crops and green manure species, training notes, tips on handling seeds for transport; also includes reader feedback, useful references and calendar of activities on seeds, agroforestry and sustainable agriculture. The supplement (43 p.) lists 385 agroforestry species in the Philippines with their official name, common names, seed sources and uses; also includes index of Philippine agroforestry seed sources. (P) PhP60.00
Issue 3, 1993 (60 p.). Features an article on entrusting seed production to farmers; also includes topics or articles on seed germination of indigenous Philippine trees, seeds and fruit as medicine, recalcitrant seeds and intermediates, training and network notes, agroforestry seed procurement tips, endangered Philippine forestry and agroforestry species, species identification, and reader feedback of previous issues; also includes useful references and a calendar of activities on seeds, agroforestry and sustainable agriculture. The supplement (24 p.) lists agroforestry species in the Philippines classified according to family and provided with common names, scientific name and growth requirements; also includes index of Philippine agroforestry seed sources. (P) PhP60.00
Agroforestry Technology Information Kit (ATIK). 1 set (6 booklets) (1) Soil and Water Conservation Technologies and Agroforestry Systems, (2) Trees and Their Management, (3) Crops and Cropping Systems, (4) Livestock and Poultry Production, (5) Seeds and Plant Propagation, and (6) Related Agroforestry Livelihood Technologies. (P) PhP600.00
Manwal sa Pagpaparami at Pangangalaga ng Binhi (Manual on Seed Production and Handling). 1992. Joint publication of the Department of Agronomy, UP Los Baños and International Institute of Rural Reconstruction (IIRR), Silang, Cavite, Philippines. 34 p. (available only in Tagalog/Filipino; richly illustrated; based on sustainable agriculture framework; translation to appropriate languages, especially by NGOs or POs, is welcome). (P) A revised edition is in progress. (Photocopy only) PhP60.00
Seeds and Plant Propagation. 1992. Agroforestry Technology Information Kit No. 5. IIRR, Silang, Cavite, Philippines. 106 p. This is a revision of a portion of the ATIK (published in 1989 by IIRR, Ford Foundation, and DENR in cooperation with UPLB) and of the Agroforestry Seeds Handling, 1990 (AFSICH, Department of Agronomy, UPLB). (P) PhP60.00
Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) Sourcebook Philippines with Emphasis on Intellectual Property Rights in Agriculture and Food. UPLB and MODE, Philippines. 1994. 173 p. This is a compilation of materials that were presented during a conference on IPR issues in GATT, held in August 1994. Scientists, farmers, NGOs and government came together during the conference to exchange views on how IPRs on life will affect Philippine society. The papers included discussions on problems created by the current push to patent life from all sorts of angles: legislative, transnational corporations and trade, research, seed conservation, ethics, and international perspectives. It illustrates the hot debate going on in the Philippines. (P) PhP250.00
Compendium on Sustainable Agriculture: Perspectives and strategies of advocates and practitioners in the Philippines. DAR-UNDP SARDIC, 2000. Fernandez, P.G. (ed) 224 p. (P) PhP 150.00 ( CD-Modified version) PhP 200.00
Seed Related Databases & Glossary of terms related to agroforestry, seeds, development, genetic conservation, indigenous knowledge system, seed production handling technology, sustainable agriculture, genetic engineering and related fields/issues. Revised 2001. 232 p. (CD) PhP200.00
Professorial Lectures (P.G. Fernandez)
Alternative seed training and education for sustainable agriculture, 1999. 230 p. (CD) PhP200.00
Organic seed: Implications for sustainable agriculture, 2001. 172 p. (CD) PhP200.00
Local Seed Systems for Genetic Conservation and Sustainable Agriculture Sourcebook by P.G. Fernandez, A.L. Aquino, L.E.P. de Guzman, M.F.O. Mercado (eds.) 2002. Sponsored by International Federation of Organic Agriculture Movement (IFOAM Germany), Foundation for the Philippine Environment (FPE Philippines) and Kaisampalad, Inc., Philippines. This sourcebook is an off-shoot of the National Congress on Local Seed Systems for Genetic Conservation and Sustainable Agriculture held in Cebu, Negros Oriental and Occidental on 17-26 April 2001 organized by the University of the Philippines Los Baños-College of Agriculture (Seed Science and Technology Division, Department of Agronomy), Mag-uugmad Foundation, Inc. (MFI) and Magsasaka at Siyentipiko para sa Pag-unlad ng Pagsasaka (MASIPAG). (P) PhP1,000.00 (CD) PhP400.00
The Case for A GM-Free Sustainable World. Independent Science Panel. Drafted by Mae-Wan Ho and Lim Li Ching with contributions from J. Cummins, M. Hooper, M. Altieri, P. Rosset, A. Pusztai, S. Ewen, M. Pimbert, P. Saunders. E. Goldsmith, D. Quist, E. Novotny, V. Howard, B. John and others on the panel. 15 June 2003. London. (P) PhP150.00
Likas Kayang Pagsasaka. Mga Katangian at Pamamaraan. University of the Philippines Los Baños, Department of Agronomy and Assissi Development Foundation, Inc. (P) (Photocopy only) PhP150.00
Oryza Nirvana? An NGO Review of the International Rice Research Institute in Southeast Asia. A SEARICE Publication by N. Perlas and R. Vellve (Researchers and Authors). (P) (Photocopy only) PhP200.00 (For original copy, please inquire at SEARICE, Manila).
1988 "Buddhism, Ecology and Forests in Thailand," Leslie E. Sponsel and Poranee Natadecha-Sponsel in Changing Tropical Forests: Historical Perspectives on Today's Challenges in Asia, Australasia, and Oceania, John Dargavel, Kay Dixon, and Noel Semple, eds. Canberra, Australia: Centre for Resource and Environmental Studies, pp. 305-325 .
1991 "Nonviolent Ecology: The Possibilities of Buddhism," L.E. Sponsel and P. Natadecha-Sponsel in Buddhism and Nonviolent Global Problem-Solving: Ulan Bator Explorations, Glenn D. Paige and Sarah Gilliatt, eds. Honolulu, HI: Center for Global Nonviolence and Spark M. Matsunaga Institute for Peace, pp. 139-150.
1992 "Thailand: Buddhism, Ecology and Forests," L.E. Sponsel and P. Natadecha-Sponsel) The New Road (Gland, Switzerland) December 1991-January 1992, 21:4-5.
1992 "A Comparison of the Cultural Ecology of Adjacent Muslim and Buddhist Villages in Southern Thailand: A Preliminary Field Report," L.E. Sponsel and P. Natadecha-Sponsel in Journal of the National Research Council of Thailand (Bangkok) 23(2):31-42.
1993 "The Relevance of Buddhism for the Development of an Environmental Ethic for the Conservation of Biodiversity," L.E. Sponsel and P. Natadecha-Sponsel in Ethics, Religion, and Biodiversity: Relations Between Conservation and Cultural Values, Lawrence S. Hamlton, ed. Cambridge, U.K.: White Horse Press, pp. 75-97.
1995 "The Role of Buddhism in Creating a More Sustainable Society in Thailand," L.E. Sponsel and P. Natadecha-Sponsel in Counting the Costs: Economic Growth and Environmental Change in Thailand, Jonathan Rigg, ed. Singapore: Institute for Southeast Asia Studies, pp. 27-46,
1997 "A Theoretical Analysis of the Potential Contribution of the Monastic Community in Promoting a Green Society in Thailand," L.E. Sponsel and P. Natadecha-Sponsel in Buddhism and Ecology: The Interconnection of Dharma and Deeds, Mary Evelyn Tucker and Duncan Williams, eds. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Center for the Study of World Religions, pp. 45-68.
1997 "Environment and Nature: Buddhism," L.E. Sponsel in Encyclopaedia of Science, Technology, and Medicine in Non-Western Cultures, Helaine Selin, ed. Boston, MA: Kluwer Academic Publishers, pp. 290-291.
1998 "Sacred and/or Secular Approaches to Biodiversity Conservation in Thailand," L.E. Sponsel, P. Natadecha-Sponsel, Nukul Ruttanadakul, and Somporn Juntadach, invited by guest editor Kay Milton for the special issue on biodiversity of the journal Worldviews: Environment, Culture, Religion 2(1):155-167.
2001, "Human Impact on Biodiversity, Overview," in Encyclopedia of Biodiversity, Simon Asher Levin, Editor-in-Chief, San Diego, CA: Academic Press 3:395-409.
2001, "Do Anthropologists Need Religion, and Vice Versa? Adventures and Dangers in Spiritual Ecology," New Drections in Anthropology and Environment: Intersections, Carole Crumley, ed., Walnut Creek, CA: AltaMira Press, pp. 177-200.
2001 "Is Indigenous Spiritual Ecology a New Fad?: Reflections from the Historical Ecology of Hawaii and the Ecological Transition," in Indigenous Traditions and Ecology, John Grim, ed. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Center for the Study of World Religions, pp. 159-174.
2001 "Why a Tree is More than a Tree? Reflections on the Spiritual Ecology of Sacred Trees in Thailand," L.E. Sponsel and Poranee Natadecha-Sponsel, Santi Pracha Dhamma, Sulak Sivaraksa, et al., eds., Bangkok, Thailand: Santi Pracha Dhamma Institute, pp. 364-373..
2001, Sanctuaries of Culture and Nature: Sacred Places and Biodiversity Conservation, L.E. Sponsel, ed. (edited book manuscript under review).
2001, Thailand: Explorations in Ecology, Culture and Religion, L.E. Sponsel and P. Natadecha-Sponsel (first draft of book completed).
2001, Natural Wisdom: Meditations on Buddhist Ecology from Thailand, L.E. Sponsel and P. Natadecha-Sponsel (first draft of book completed).
Rowe, J. Stan. 1990. “Technology and Ecology.” In Home Place, Essays in Ecology, NeWest Books, Edmonton, pp. 63-70.
In 1995, David Kinsley published the first major textbook on this subject, Ecology and Religion: Ecological Spirituality in Cross-Cultural Perspective (Prentice-Hall), while a year later Roger S. Gottlieb edited a monumental benchmark anthology, This Sacred Earth: Religion, Nature, Environment (Routledge).
Periodicals about Spiritual Ecology
It is also noteworthy that since 1997, an entire international refereed academic journal focuses on aspects of spiritual ecology: Worldviews: Environment, Culture, and Religion. The purpose of this scholarly journal is to offer an interdisciplinary exploration of the environmental understandings, perceptions and practices of a wide range of different cultures and religious traditions. Disciplines represented include anthropology, environmental studies, geography, philosophy, religious studies, philosophy, sociology, and theology (http://www.brill.nl). Also a popular periodical, EarthLight: The Magazine of Spiritual Ecology, has been published for more than a decade now (http://www.earthlight.org).
The United Nations Environmental Programme sponsored publication of the monumental inventory Cultural and Spiritual Values of Biodiversity co-edited by Darrell Addison Posey and others based at Oxford University (London: International Technology Publications 1999).
Merchant, Carol 1992 Radical Ecology. Routledge, Cahapman & Hall Inc., New York
Merchant, Carolyn. 1989. Ecological Revolutions: Nature, Gender, and Science in New England. Chapel Hill and London: The University of North Carolina Press.
Arne Naess, "The Shallow and the Deep, Long-Range Ecology Movement. A Summary," Inquiry, 16 (1972): 95-100.
Harvey, Graham. 1997. Contemporary Paganism: Listening People, Speaking Earth. New York: New York University Press.
Chuang Tzu. Trans. James Legge. Ch. 22
Zenrin Kushu. The Way of the Zen. In A.W. Watts 1957:134
William James 1958:293. The Varieties of Religious Experience. N.Y.: New American Library
Bhagavad-Gita: Song of God. 1972. New York: New American Library. 3rd ed. Cohasset, Mass.: Ventura Centre. Translated by Swami Prabhavananda and Christopher Isherwood.