All posts tagged Editor’s Picks

"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 […]

Blueberries growing near the site of the Kam Kotia Mine disaster (Timmins, Ontario). Photo by author

Mining History and Hope

Editor’s note: This article is part of a series of reflections on the 2017 Canadian History and Environment Summer School. You can find all the articles here. Mining and First […]

Reconstructed longhouse at Crawford Lake Conservation Area

The Reconstructed Longhouse and Environmental History

Editor’s note: This article is part of a series of reflections on the 2017 Canadian History and Environment Summer School. You can find all the articles here. CHESS field schooling […]

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 […]

"Kiinwi Dabaadjmowin" mural at Lloyd S. King Elementary School.

CHESS 2017 Reflections: Acknowledging People and the Land

Editor’s note: This article is part of a series of reflections on the 2017 Canadian History and Environment Summer School. You can find all the articles here. CHESS 2017 felt […]

Hope – or La Villita Park, South Lawndale, Chicago. Photo by author.

A Field Guide to Hope

Editor’s note: This is the sixth and final post in a mini-series on hope and environmental history. To read the series’s other posts, click here. If Martin Luther King were […]

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 […]

Reactor 4, the original sarcophagus, and the reactor 4 memorial. Source: Robynne Mellor

Chernobyl: The Ongoing Accident

Almost a year ago, in June 2016, I visited the Chernobyl exclusion zone with a fitted dust mask in hand and little idea what to expect.  At the time it […]

Giant's Staircase Spillway, Robert-Bourassa Reservoir

Southern Identity and Northern Territory: Review of Desbiens, Power from the North: Territory, Identity, and the Culture of Hydroelectricity in Quebec.

Caroline Desbiens, Power from the North: Territory, Identity, and the Culture of Hydroelectricity in Quebec. (Vancouver: UBC Press, 2014). xxiii + 281 pp. $34.95 paper (ISBN 9780774824170). At well over one and […]

Source: Stephen Melkisethian; "#NoDAPL Emergency Rally DC 20 
Washington DC, The White House, February 8, 2017. Around 300 climate justice activists and supporters gathered on Pennsylvania Avenue in front of the White House in an emergency action to protest the Army Corps Of Engineer's sudden granting of the required easement to proceed with the construction of the last leg of the Dakota Access pipeline."

An Evolving Conversation: Environmental History and Current Events

In February/March, five new scholars in environmental history, from both the United States and Canada, gathered digitally to begin a discussion of recent environmental trends and issues and how the […]

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 […]

Roman Boed, "Chicago," Flickr.

Canadian Environmental History at ASEH 2017

This week, the American Society for Environmental History holds its 40th Anniversary Meeting at the Drake Hotel in Chicago. As usual, quite a few Canadians will be among the scholars congregating to […]