Grain elevator in Cadillac, SK. No longer a registered delivery point.  
source: Off the Beaten Path – with Chris & Connie – BIGDoer.com http://www.bigdoer.com/15824/exploring-history/prairie-sentinels-cadillac-saskatchewan/
Grain elevator in Cadillac, SK. No longer a registered delivery point. source: Off the Beaten Path – with Chris & Connie – BIGDoer.com http://www.bigdoer.com/15824/exploring-history/prairie-sentinels-cadillac-saskatchewan/
Source: Black Hour (Flicker Commons); "The people want environmental justice: The second annual "Love Yo Mama" celebration in East Oakland put environmental justice back into Earth Day (April 2010)
Source: Black Hour (Flicker Commons); "The people want environmental justice: The second annual "Love Yo Mama" celebration in East Oakland put environmental justice back into Earth Day (April 2010)
View over Mackenzie Delta from Cessna 172 - En route from Inuvik to Tuktoyaktuk - Northwest Territories - Canada
View over Mackenzie Delta from Cessna 172 - En route from Inuvik to Tuktoyaktuk - Northwest Territories - Canada
Featured Image: A farmer loads his manure spreader in Shelby County, Iowa, 1941. Image from Wikimedia Commons.
Featured Image: A farmer loads his manure spreader in Shelby County, Iowa, 1941. Image from Wikimedia Commons.

New Articles in Canadian Environmental History: From Adventurous Tourists to Experimental Farms

The R. M. S. Nascopie anchored in Pangnirtung Fjord off the coast of Baffin Island, Nunavut,
August 1946. Source: Library and Archives Canada, MIKAN 3842294.

From time to time we like to highlight new research in the fields of Canadian environmental history and historical geography that appears in journal articles. This is an ongoing series, […]

Coffee Modernization: The Green Revolution and Market Regulation in Costa Rica (1950-1980)

Costa Rican coffee labourers; shade-grown coffee (ca.1950s)
source: Album Manuel Chacón Hidalgo

Editor’s Note: This is part of a series showing the work of the Sustainable Farm Systems project. After oil, coffee is the second most valuable legal commodity in the world.[1] […]

Introducing: Methodological Challenges in Nature-Culture and Environmental History Research

Square in Guimarães, Portugal. Source: Wikimedia Commons.

I used to think that I alone preferred the discussions over dinner and drinks in conference cities to the conference panels themselves. Don’t get me wrong. I love a great […]

NiCHE New Scholars December Update

NiCHE New Scholars do not meet in December. Starting in the new year we will turn our attention to the practical work of environmental history including discussions on scholarly activism, […]

Busting Ghosts: Building an HGIS to Reveal Historical Mine Waste Producers and Develop Strategies to Mitigate Future Risk

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Editor’s Note: This post is the fifth in the “Seeds: New Research in Environmental History” series cosponsored by NiCHE and Edge Effects, highlighting the work of members of the American Society for Environmental History […]

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

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

    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 […]

Dusting off the history of drought on the Canadian Prairies in the 1930s

Image credit: Glenbow Archives NA-2496-1

By George Colpitts, Shannon Stunden Bower and Bill Waiser [Editors Note: This posts was prepared for both our website and ActiveHistory.ca where it was published last week.] The dustbowl years […]

Introducing “Mining and Communities”

Abandoned headframe at Giant Mine, Yellowknife, NWT. Photo by Arn Keeling.

We’ve invited the editors of the six new titles in the Canadian History & Environment series at University of Calgary Press to introduce the book they’ve edited. In this post, […]

Introducing “Canadian Countercultures and the Environment”

"Hippies Welcome at Heron Rocks." There is debate locally whether this was meant ironically.

We’ve invited the editors of the six new titles in the Canadian History & Environment series at University of Calgary Press to introduce the book they’ve edited. In this post, […]

Introducing “Moving Natures”

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We’ve invited the editors of the six new titles in the Canadian History & Environment series at University of Calgary Press to introduce the book they’ve edited. In this post, […]

Introducing “Border Flows”

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We’ve invited the editors of the six new titles in the Canadian History & Environment series at University of Calgary Press to introduce the book they’ve edited. In this post, […]

Indigenous Voices and Resistance in Oil Pipeline History: The Dene Tha’ and the Norman Wells Pipeline

New York City rally in support of Standing Rock Water Protectors. Source: Joe Catron, Flickr.

The actions, protest, and resistance in Sioux Nation Territory among Indigenous people, ENGOs, and other allies in North Dakota in recent months echo what Paul Sabin once referred to as […]