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Apr 3, 2021

I fortuitously got mixed up with this group called Just Language. Christopher Widmaier, Danielle Bunch, Lisa Fink and Celeste Williams interrogate our language around invasive species. Join in the dialogue and effort to make our conservation language more inclusive and purge terms like “invasive” and “alien” that have racist, prejudiced and xenophobic implications. Clayton County Water Authority and Green Collar Collaborations make this project possible.

Just Language on Green Collar Collaborations The following organizations, businesses, and individuals have provided resources to make this project possible.

Clayton County Water Authority

Green Collar Collaborations

Brainstorm found here from Just Language Group

Inglis, M. I. (2020). Wildlife Ethics and Practice: Why We Need to Change the Way We Talk About ‘Invasive Species’Journal of Agricultural and Environmental Ethics, 1-15. 

Nicholas J. Reo & Laura A. Ogden (2018) “Anishnaabe Aki: An Indigenous Perspective on the Global Threat of Invasive Species” Sustainability Science 

Warren, C. R. (2007). Perspectives on the alien 'versus native' species debate: a critique of concepts, language and practiceProgress in Human Geography31(4), 427-446. 

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Music on this episode was created by Jesse Gallagher and Chris Haugen

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