We thank all the participants of the workshop ‘Environmental Alterities’ held in Amsterdam in September 2016. We kindly thank Annemarie Mol for having made this workshop possible and for having generously supported its realisation through her NWO Spinoza Prize. The editors wish to thank Arianna Injeian for her dedicated formatting of every essay in this book before submission, and Alejandra Vergara and Sofia Valdivieso for transcribing the conversations.

At Mattering Press, we thank our editors, Uli Beisel and Natalie Gill, and our copy editor Steven Lovatt. Many thanks to the two non-anonymous reviewers Mario Blaser and John Law. We also want to thank Casper Bruun Jensen for reading and commenting on an earlier version of the introduction. Last but not least, we thank all the authors who responded to our call, for the enthusiasm, patience and commitment they brought to this project.

This book has received funding from the European Research Council (ERC) under the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme (grant agreement No. [853133])

Part of the writing up of this book was also supported by Cristóbal’s Marie Curie Global Fellowship ‘Invisible Waters’ (n. 706346), funded by Horizon 2020. We would also like to express our gratitude for the support provided by the Center for Integrated Research on Disaster Risk Reduction (Cigiden-Conicyt/Fondap/15110017) and the Center for Intercultural and Indigenous Research (CIIR-Conicyt/Fondap/15110006).