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Dam Nation: Hydroelectric Developments in Canada

Editor’s Note: This is the introductory post for a series titled “Dam Nation: Hydroelectric Developments in Canada.”    Is hydroelectricity “green”? Renewable energy advocates are divided on this score. On the one hand, electricity from […]

Hydroelectric Development in Eeyou-James Bay

Editor’s Note: This post is the third in a series titled “Dam Nation: Hydroelectric Developments in Canada.” James Bay is a place that evokes different histories, different perspectives of nationhood, and a good […]

“To C or not to C”: Dam Development in Northern British Columbia

Editor’s Note: This post is the second in a series titled “Dam Nation: Hydroelectric Developments in Canada.”   The pun is terrible, but Hamlet’s soliloquy about choices and consequences is an apt place […]

Cross-Pollination: Seeding New Ground for Environmental Thought and Activism across the Arts and Humanities

Event Date: Mar 24 2011 – Mar 27 2011 Venue: University of Alberta City: Edmonton Country: Canada Primary Contact Name: Lisa Szabo and Liza Piper Contact Email: lszabo@ualberta.ca Registration Deadline: Feb 11 2011 This collaborative and interdisciplinary workshop brought […]

The Otter~La loutre: Special Series

From time to time, The Otter~La loutre publishes series of posts on special topics or themes in environmental history. These series address emerging and established areas of research, featuring case studies, […]

The Otter~La loutre: Top Five Posts of 2016

With 2016 behind us, now is the time to take a quick peek at the most popular posts of the year on The Otter~La loutre. 2016 was a big year for […]

History Lingers at Muskrat Falls

Editor’s Note: This post is the fourth and final in a series titled “Dam Nation: Hydroelectric Developments in Canada.” Is Muskrat Falls a Big Dam? Muskrat Falls is an 824-megawatt capacity hydroelectric project […]