The Messy Liberation of the European Bison

In this blog, Monica Vasile discusses the problematic, complicated and ambivalent ‘success story’ of the reintroduction of European bison in Romania – the subject of her new, Open Access, article in Environment and History: From Reintroduction to Rewilding: Autonomy, Agency and the Messy Liberation of the European Bison Amidst the gloom of environmental news, updates … More The Messy Liberation of the European Bison

ESEH / White Horse Press Poster Prize – Runner-up

In keeping with the fantastic efforts made by theLocal Organising Committee to make ESEH Bristol a genuinely hybrid event, our second prize winner in the poster competition was Samuel Klee’s rather terrifying presentation on murder hornets. The judges admired the striking design and also the way it embraced the online format with its use of … More ESEH / White Horse Press Poster Prize – Runner-up

Winner of the ESEH / White Horse Press Poster Prize

WHP is delighted to sponsor the ESEH poster prize and, in Bristol earlier this month, first place was awarded to Anne Jorunn Frøyen. The jury was struck by the poster’s graphic impact and balance of simplicity and informativeness. From across the room, this poster had a ‘wow’ factor. Anne definitely deserved her €100 prize (and … More Winner of the ESEH / White Horse Press Poster Prize

Strong structuration, ecologically enlightened anthropocentrism, population and welfare

In today’s blog, David Samways, editor of The Journal of Population and Sustainability (Open Access) introduces his new article in Environmental Values. My current article in Environmental Values (online first, 2022), ‘Anthropocentrism, Ecocentrism and Hunter-Gatherer Societies: A Strong Structurationist Approach to Values and Environmental Change’ takes a hard look at the relationship between orientation toward nature and … More Strong structuration, ecologically enlightened anthropocentrism, population and welfare

A conversation with Abigail Sidebotham, artist, oral historian and project lead on the Sea Empress Project

In this blog, Timothy Cooper, whose article on the Sea Empress oil spill, ‘A Kind of Sensory, Strange Thing to Experience’: Speaking Environmental Disaster in the Sea Empress Project Archive, was recently published Online-first in Environment and History interviews Abigail Sidebotham, creator of the project that inspired the article. [TC] The Sea Empress oil spill took place just … More A conversation with Abigail Sidebotham, artist, oral historian and project lead on the Sea Empress Project

Research in Theory and Practice: Politics, Ethics and Uncertainty

This blog by Jules Reynolds (University of Wisconsin – Madison) first appeared as Notes from the ICEHOuse (pages contributed by ICEHO) in Global Environment 15.1 (February 2022) In June 2019 I traveled to rural Malawi for six weeks to conduct preliminary dissertation research. I set out with confidence. I had, after all, checked off all … More Research in Theory and Practice: Politics, Ethics and Uncertainty

Working Like a Dog: Rethinking Animal Labour Through the Industrious Turnspit Dog 

Today’s blog by Neil Humphrey introduces his thought-provoking (and just a little heart-rending) new article on animal labour in Environment and History (online-first, April 2022), ‘Working Like a Dog: Canine Labour, Technological Unemployment, and Extinction in Industrializing England’. Is a dog a worker? Despite that most dogs in industrialised countries no longer work, many of … More Working Like a Dog: Rethinking Animal Labour Through the Industrious Turnspit Dog 

Rurality in Tanzania: old and new meanings, values and practices at the local-global interface

In today’s blog, Antonio Allegretti introduces his new book Policy and Practice in Rural Tanzania: Grazing, Fishing and Farming at the Local–Global Interface (The White Horse Press 2022). Pastoralists and other rural peoples in Africa and the Global South have historically been the target of development narratives and counternarratives, which have contributed to shape development … More Rurality in Tanzania: old and new meanings, values and practices at the local-global interface