All posts tagged #envhist

"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 […]

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New Scholars Call for Participants: Digital #EnvHist Meeting, Current Climate e-Roundtable, and ASEH Warm-up

NiCHE New Scholars will run 3 events this spring, and we are currently looking for participants! 1) February: Digital Environmental History Showcase (Google Hangouts) The digital toolbox available to historians gets […]

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Teaching Media Literacy Through Environmental Disaster: The Kalamazoo River Oil Spill

As we entered the Age of Trump, university educators justifiably questioned what they could do in the classroom to address the “post-truth” state of North American public discourse. Opinion pieces made […]

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/

Raising Cattle, Losing People: Tracking soil nitrogen in Wise Creek, Saskatchewan

Editor’s Note: This is part of a series showing the work of the Sustainable Farm Systems project. Southwestern Saskatchewan is an isolated area where the low population density makes it easy […]

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)

#EnvHist Worth Reading: December 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 […]

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

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

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] […]

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, […]

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 […]

Harvest of carrots at the case study farm (Holubí Zhoř, Czech Republic). Photo by Eva Fraňková

Looking for sustainability halfway through: Energy and organic small-scale farming systems in the Czech Republic

Editor’s Note: This is part of a series showing the work of the Sustainable Farm Systems project. Eva Fraňková and Claudio Cattaneo During the last two centuries, agriculture in Europe […]

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New Scholars November Update

Now recruiting! Graduate students, post-docs, and emerging scholars interested in northern history for our November NiCHE New Scholars discussion. As the air grows colder and the nights grow longer, we’re turning […]

"Farmer girl milking a cow". Provided by Julie Ruiz, UQTR.

From mixed dairy farming to intensive feedlot agriculture: The evolution of agrarian landscapes in Quebec

Editor’s Note: This is part of a series showing the work of the Sustainable Farm Systems project. When most of us think of Quebec agriculture, we think of dairy farming […]