All posts tagged Environmental History

"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 […]

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] […]

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

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 […]

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 […]

Featured Image: A bird's eye view of the Mackinac straits produced in 1890 by the Detroit and Cleveland Company (public domain).

The Making of ‘Pure Michigan’

This post is the fourth 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 […]

"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 […]

"Bogotá y la Serrezuela", 1771. Archivo General de la Nación (Colombia), Sección Mapas y Planos, Mapoteca 4, 34A

Farmers, Herders, and Floods: Social-ecological changes in Colombia’s Bogota Plateau during the 18th and 19th centuries

Editor’s Note: This is part of a series showing the work of the Sustainable Farms Systems Project. The most populated areas around the world are located in lowlands, such valleys […]

This map of the pre-1930s mining lake-bed was made by georeferencing historic maps over modern satellite imagery in ArcMap.

Mined Earth: Global Gold Rushes and Canadian Nature

Editor’s Note: This post is the third 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 (ASEH) […]