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Barbara Rose Johnston

Barbara Rose Johnston is an environmental anthropologist at the Center for Political Ecology in Santa Cruz, California. Her efforts to document the human environmental impact of nuclear weapons testing and the experiences of hosting the cold war nuclear enterprise are published in her edited volume, ‘Half-lives and Half-truths: Confronting the Radioactive Legacies of the Cold War’ (SAR Press, 2007) and the co-authored book, ‘Consequential Damages of Nuclear War: The Rongelap Report with Holly Barker’ (Left Coast Press 2008). Her most recent book is ‘Life and Death Matters: Human Rights, Environment, and Social Justice’ (Left Coast Press 2011).