Dame à la licorne. À mon seul désir. © 2011, Rmn-Grand Palais – Tous droits de reproduction réservé
Dame à la licorne. À mon seul désir. © 2011, Rmn-Grand Palais – Tous droits de reproduction réservé
“reading – lectura” by Antonio Mantero
“reading – lectura” by Antonio Mantero

The Problems of an Eighteenth-Century Menagerie

Bradypus. Source: Stefan Laube Wikipedia

by Lisa Smith. Sir Hans Sloane (1660-1753) was a famous physician and well-known collector, whose collections became the core of the British Museum (founded in 1753). The online database of Sloane’s […]

Introducing our Social Media Editor

The Blue Bird. Image: Hongkiat.com

It’s the middle of exam period and if you’re pleasantly surprised by the unusually high volume of Canadian environmental history news on NiCHE’s social media you can thank our new Social […]

Review: Wet Prairie

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Review by Chris Bowles (Wilfrid Laurier University) Published on The Otter-NiCHE (April, 2014). Shannon Stunden Bower. Wet Prairie: People, Land and Water in Agricultural Manitoba. Vancouver: University of British Columbia […]

Jacques Le Goff : espace et nature à l’époque médiévale

Dame à la licorne. À mon seul désir. © 2011, Rmn-Grand Palais – Tous droits de reproduction réservé

Jacques Le Goff est décédé le mardi premier avril, à l’âge de 90 ans. Connu comme l’un des plus grands médiévistes de France, il a aussi marqué l’historiographie en tant […]

#EnvHist Worth Reading: March 2014

“reading – lectura” by Antonio Mantero

As many NiCHE readers know, a lot of great articles, announcements, resources, and much more get posted to Twitter, using the #envhist hashtag. For four years now, Twitter users have […]

A rare event: forest history on the sports pages.

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I cannot remember the last time that forest history became a topic of controversy on the sports pages, though perhaps your memory is longer than mine. The third CFL team […]

Contribution à l’histoire de la dimension environnementale de la RSE

Céline Berrier-Lucas, 2014

Par Celine BERRIER-LUCAS, Université Paris-Dauphine, DRM-MOST Contribution à l’histoire de la dimension environnementale de la RSE : une étude franco-québécoise d’EDF et d’Hydro-Québec des années 1950 aux années 1970  Recherche […]

Does climate change cause social crisis?

Winter storm. Source: Wikipedia

by Dagomar Degroot, Does climate change cause social crisis? A look at the Little Ice Age. The Little Ice Age (LIA) was a period of generally cooler, and more variable, temperatures that was […]

Trading Consequences’ Maiden Voyage

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For the past two years, the “Trading Consequences” team has been hard at work exploring how to get computers to read to historical sources and to visualise the results in […]

Nature’s Past – Episode 42: The Right to a Healthy Environment

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Episode 42: The Right to a Healthy Environment, 17 March 2014 [34:41] Download Audio Canadians value their natural environment. Nine out of ten worry about the impacts of environmental degradation on […]

Environment Canada archival collection coming to Western

Environment Canada Observation, Goderich, ON November, 1913. Source: Environment Canada

First published 30 January 2014. It’s nice at the end of the coldest month in memory to report some warming news – and weather-related news at that. A large, nationally-significant […]

Review: The Right to a Healthy Environment

Review: Boyd, The Right to a Healthy Environment

Review by Michael Rowan (University of Toronto) Published on The Otter-NiCHE (March, 2014) David R. Boyd. The Right to a Healthy Environment: Revitalizing Canada’s Constitution. UBC Press: Vancouver, 2012. 336 […]