Ecopoetics Along Shorelines


April 17, 2018

Environmental boundaries define human relations to the shoreline, yet, as discussed in Strayer et al, boundary as a word does not fit the ecological situations scientists face, and so boundary takes on multiple meanings, describing a multitude of ecological situations. Language on the shoreline requires fluidity, but in the case of the San Joaquin Delta, economic and government forces attempted to make the delta, a web of boundaries, knowable. Sze et al claims that the boundaries that the Delta Vision process is trying to force upon the delta do not exist–specifically that economy and the environment cannot be separated.

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