All posts tagged When Blue Meets Green

Durrell, a fishing and sealing community on Twillingate Island, Newfoundland, in 2009. Photo credit: John Gillett.

If a sealer talks about conservation, does anybody hear?

Editor’s note: This is the fifth in a series of posts considering the intersection between environmental history and labour and working-class histories. The entire series is available here. Profound tensions have […]

East London and Thames Estuary from the OS Sheet 1, 1805. This work is based on data provided through www.VisionofBritain.org.uk and uses historical material which is copyright of the Great Britain Historical GIS Project and the University of Portsmouth.

“Two chemical works behind him, and a soap factory in front”: Living and Working in London’s Industrial Marshlands

Editor’s note: This is the fourth in a series of posts considering the intersection between environmental history and labour and working-class histories. The entire series is available here. The environment matters […]

ETRC-P031-photographs-p64_007

Workers as Commodities: The Case of Asbestos, Quebec

Editor’s note: This is the third in a series of posts considering the intersection between environmental history and labour and working-class histories. The entire series is available here. Harold Innis wasn’t […]

Environmental historians inspect a decommissioned, all-in-one mechanical harvester at the Central New Brunswick Woodsmen's Museum in Boiestown.

Seeing the Forest (Workers) for the Trees: Environmental and Labour History in New Brunswick’s Forests

Editor’s note: This is the second in a series of posts considering the intersection between environmental history and labour and working-class histories. The entire series is available here. We scholars can […]

Blue collar green jobs.

When Blue Meets Green: The Intersection of Workers and Environmentalists

Editor’s note: This is the first in a series of posts considering the intersection between environmental history and labour and working-class histories. Subsequent posts are available here. I am what […]