Horseshoe Island, Great Slave Lake, June 14, 1.35am.
Horseshoe Island, Great Slave Lake, June 14, 1.35am.
Petro Harvester, Portal, ND.
Petro Harvester, Portal, ND.

Parution: Blanc, Guillaume, Une histoire environnementale de la nation

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Blanc, Guillaume, Une histoire environnementale de la nation. Regards croisés sur les parcs nationaux du Canada, d’Éthiopie et de France, Paris, Publications de la Sorbonnes, 2015. Cet ouvrage propose une […]

Aerial Views from TCA’s Vickers Viscount

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Canada, as we all know, is really really big, and its sheer big-ness is often hard to scale down to something understandable. Southern Canadians, as Northern Studies scholars like to […]

Next Stop YZF: Wetlands and Wildfires

Horseshoe Island, Great Slave Lake, June 14, 1.35am.

Editor’s note: This is the final post in a five-part series about the environmental histories Jess Dunkin encountered while travelling from Ottawa to Yellowknife this past spring. Read the full #NextStopYZF here. Day […]

Next Stop YZF: Dioramas and Grain Elevators

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Editor’s note: This is part four in a five-part series about the environmental histories Jess Dunkin encountered while travelling from Ottawa to Yellowknife this past spring. Read the full #NextStopYZF here. Day 6 […]

Next Stop YZF: Water Parks and Petro Harvesters

Petro Harvester, Portal, ND.

Editor’s note: This is part three in a five-part series about the environmental histories Jess Dunkin encountered while travelling from Ottawa to Yellowknife this past spring. Read the full #NextStopYZF here. Day 4 […]

Next Stop YZF: Shorelines and Wood Blocks

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Editor’s note: This is part two in a five-part series about the environmental histories Jess Dunkin encountered while travelling from Ottawa to Yellowknife this past spring. Read the full #NextStopYZF here. Day 2 […]

Next Stop YZF: Introduction and Gardens

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Editor’s note: This is the first post in a five-part series about the environmental histories Jess Dunkin encountered while travelling from Ottawa to Yellowknife this past spring. Read the full #NextStopYZF here. I am […]

How the Battle of Britain Changed Canadian Rivers

Battle of Britain Memorial Flight, 2010. Source: Wikimedia Commons.

The Battle of Britain, which began 10 July seventy-five years ago, is mainly remembered as a great test of British defences and patriotic valour. Bombs detonating city streets and churches […]

ICHG 2015: Closing Thoughts of a “Door Crasher” on Conference Organization

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The 2015 International Conference of Historical Geographers is now over and I am back in Canada. As I mentioned in my first post in this series, I was a “door […]

CFP: The Environmental Histories of Ports and Ocean Trade

The Environmental Histories of Ports and Ocean Trade 18-19 September 2015 Centre for Port & Maritime History Liverpool, England The waterfront of the great port city of Liverpool is still […]

ICHG 2015: Environmental, but not necessarily environmental history

Royal Geographical Society, London. Source: S. Kheraj

The intersections between historical geography and environmental history are numerous, but the two fields are certainly not synonymous. This fact struck me almost immediately as I thumbed through the program […]

ICHEO Bulletin 5

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The International Consortium of Environmental History Organizations has just posted ICEHO Bulletin 5 July 2015. If you have a contribution for the next bulletin, please send it to me by the beginning of […]