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Men fighting bush fire, Bala, Ontario, August 1916, Credit: John Boyd / Library and Archives Canada /

#EnvHist Worth Reading: July 2017

Every month I 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. You can […]

"Ode to Cyberpunk" by Eleonora Gorini, Flickr Commons

#EnvHist Worth Reading: June 2017

Every month I 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. You can […]

Young shirtless male gardener staking a tree, Niagara, Ontario, MIKAN 4293061, Library and Archives Canada

#EnvHist Worth Reading: May 2017

Every month I 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. You can […]

“May Contain Wolf,” as installed at the Tree Museum, Mary Anne Barkhouse, image courtesy of the artist

Nature’s Past Episode 56: Animal Metropolis

Episode 56: Animal Metropolis [38:08] Download Audio To kick off the 2017 Congress of the Humanities and Social Sciences in Toronto, Ontario, I joined two of the editors of a new […]

Snipers using water wheels - John Miszzak operates a water wheel outfit, Quesnel River, B.C. Source: Canada. Dept. of Mines and Technical Surveys / Library and Archives Canada / PA-015383

#EnvHist Worth Reading: April 2017

Every month I 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. You can […]

Norwegian Postcard "F-1516-3 Tromsø. Byen hvor isbjørnen "vandrer" i gatene." Source: Flicker Commons, Nasjonalbiblioteket / National Library of Norway

#EnvHist Worth Reading: March 2017

Every month I 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. You can […]

"The Black Marble" NASA, 2012

2017 Melville-Nelles-Hoffmann Lecture in Environmental History: Sara Pritchard

  The Department of History at York University hosted the annual Melville-Nelles-Hoffmann Lecture in Environmental History on March 20 at 4pm in the Schulich Private Dining Room. The lecture was delivered by Professor […]

"Image from page 242 of "Domesticated animals and plants; a brief treatise upon the origin and development of domesticated races, with special reference to the methods of improvement" (1910)" Source: Flicker Commons

#EnvHist Worth Reading: February 2017

Every month I 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. You can […]

Pioneer Cabin Tree. Source: Tom Purcell, Flickr Commons

#EnvHist Worth Reading: January 2017

Every month I 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. You can […]

Rat in a flowerbox, New York City (David Shankbone, Wikimedia Commons)

#EnvHist Worth Reading: November 2016

Every month I 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. You can […]

“Jeffrey Mine, Asbestos, QC, 1944” Source: Library and Archives Canada, Mikan 3197547

Nature’s Past Episode 55: Asbestos Mining and Environmental Health

    Episode 55: Asbestos Mining and Environmental Health [38:08] Download Audio In 2012, Canada stopped mining and exporting asbestos. Once considered a miracle mineral for its fireproof qualities, asbestos came […]

Three camoufleurs in the Women’s Reserve Camouflage Corps  make one woman disappear into the forest floor.  (Photo: NARA/165-WW-599G-1); Source: Atlas Obscura

#EnvHist Worth Reading: October 2016

Every month I 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. You can […]