Science Chat #25 | Queer Ecologies

What do drag queens, microplastics, and parrotfish have in common? They all ask us to queer our traditional, family-friendly perceptions of nature and environment — recognizing its sexual diversity and deviant reproductive potential.

In this lightning talk, Rachel Carson Center fellow Nicole Seymour, author of “Strange Natures” and “Bad Environmentalism“, explains such processes and offer an introduction to the subfield known as “queer ecologies.”