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HMCS Montreal near Nanisivik, DND
HMCS Montreal near Nanisivik, DND

Empire, Trees, and Climate in the British North Atlantic: Towards Critical Dendro-Provenancing

Watercolour sketch of the Royal Naval Hospital, Bermuda, built possibly with timber from Nova Scotia or New Brunswick.  The Johnson Savage MD Collection, Royal Artillery, ca.1830s  (Courtesy of the National Museum of Bermuda)

A goal of Nipissing University’s Master of Environmental Studies/Master of Environmental Science program is to foster interdisciplinary research on the environment. Recently, Dr. Kirsten Greer, assistant professor of Geography and History, and Dr. […]

Pour ne pas perdre la carte!

La Laurentie. Ministère de l'Énergie est des Ressources naturelles du Québec. Comprend des données ouvertes octroyées sous la licence d'utilisation des données ouvertes de l’Administration gouvernementale disponible à l’adresse Web : 
www.données.gouv.qc.ca. L'octroi de la licence n’implique aucune approbation par l’Administration gouvernementale de l’utilisation des données ouvertes qui en est faite.

Dans le cadre de mes recherches sur les représentations de la forêt au Québec, je travaille avec une diversité de sources, à travers lesquelles je voyage quotidiennement à la grandeur […]

Public Lecture: Making a Multidisciplinary Environmental History of the Baltic Sea

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It is one of the most polluted and one of the most protected bodies of water in Europe. This is the irony of the Baltic Sea in the twentieth century […]

Portrait of a Country: Images for Teaching Canada

HMCS Montreal near Nanisivik, DND

You know how they say that just as long as you’re two days ahead of the students, you’re okay? (Who is “they”? I’d like to have a word with them.) […]

Embedded Wounds in the Histories of Pipelines and Petro-chemicals

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This past June, I graduated from my master’s degree in Canadian Studies at Carleton University. I was accompanied on stage by friends in my program who were also receiving their […]

Quelques arpents de neige Environmental History Workshop, 2014

Kingston Yacht Club, 1905. Source:  Bill Stevenson

12-13 December 2014 Kingston Yacht Club 1 Maitland St, Kingston ON Event page available here. Quelques arpents de neige brings together scholars in Quebec, Ontario, and in nearby U.S. states […]

“Landscape, Nature, Memory”: Touring Vancouver by Foot

"False Creek sunrise panorama 2014" by Gord McKenna

My experience as a tourist has often been about consuming the novel, quaint, or adventurous aspects of a place. As much as travel is about seeing and doing unfamiliar things, […]

#EnvHist Worth Reading: October 2014

Harold Fisk's maps of the alluvial history of the Mississippi River, 1944. Source:  US Army Corps of Engineers, Engineering Geology & Geophysics Branch.

Every month we carefully track the most popular and significant environmental history articles, videos, audio, and other items making their way through the online environmental history (#envhist) community. Also check […]

Le NICHE rend visite au RUCHE à Rennes

Architecture traidtionnelle en pans de bois, Rennes. Photo: Maude Flamand-Hubert, 2014.

Les 16 et 17 octobre dernier, se tenait à l’Université Rennes 2 le colloque du RUCHE (Regroupement de chercheurs en histoire environnementale). C’est en Bretagne que les organisateurs, Raphaël Morera, […]

Nature’s Past – Episode 45: The St. Lawrence Seaway and Power Project

Construction of St. Lawrence Seaway, 1950s. Source: Wilfrid Laurier University Archives & Special Collections.

Episode 45: The St. Lawrence Seaway and Power Project, 29 October 2014 [56:00] Download Audio It cuts through the centre of the continent linking all of the Great Lakes to […]

Cold Cases: Hypothermia before, and after, Stonechild

"Two Worlds Colliding," NFB Documentary about Starlight Tours and Aboriginal Deaths

The 2013 ice storm left hundreds of thousands of Canadians out in the cold and made some people pause to consider the fragility of urban energy systems in a changing […]

A Parliament of Cats

Source: Yatmandu, "Parliament Cats," https://www.flickr.com/photos/yatmandu/391698641/

When I lived in Ottawa, my wife and I regularly strolled up Parliament Hill to visit the cat sanctuary. Right beside the Canadian Parliament, less than a stone’s throw away, were […]