Philip Loring

Philip Loring is an ecological anthropologist and Arrell Chair in Food, Policy, and Society, at the University of Guelph [Canada]. His research focuses on food security, fisheries and coastal community sustainability.

northern pike

What does “wild and pristine” really mean?

Governments around the world, in the name of conservation, continue to displace large numbers of Indigenous peoples from their traditional territories in the name of a more “enlightened” vision for the land.

January 6, 2021

Quecha woman and child

Science Denialism is Dangerous. But So is Science Imperialism.

Calls for strict science-based decision making on complex issues like GMOs and geoengineering can shortchange consideration of ethics and social impacts.

July 13, 2018