EARLY-CAREER ENVIRONMENTAL HISTORIANS FOR A SUSTAINABLE ACADEMIA

This blog by Roberta Biasillo, Elizabeth Hameeteman, Elena Kochetkova, Noémi Ujházy, Monique Palma, Simone Schleper, Adam Wickberg is a slightly updated version of the ESEH Notepad published in the November 2020 issue of Environment and History. How can we walk the talk of sustainability on a daily basis in our working environments? How can we … More EARLY-CAREER ENVIRONMENTAL HISTORIANS FOR A SUSTAINABLE ACADEMIA

History, environment and poetry: multiple narratives of the nature-cultures of the Brazilian Pantanal

In today’s blog, Ana Lucia Camphora, whose book Animals and Society in Brazil will be published by WHP in Spring 2021 spotlights the ongoing ecological damage to a unique Brazilian ecosystem.  It is 31 October 2020, smoke still billows from the soil in some places in Brazil’s Pantanal,  the result of fire that has penetrated deeply … More History, environment and poetry: multiple narratives of the nature-cultures of the Brazilian Pantanal

Museum Specimens across Time

Today’s blog introduces Alice Would’s new article in Environment and History (Fast-track December 2020), ‘Tactile Taxidermy: The Revival of Animal Skins in the Early Twentieth Century Museum’ In 2019, Bristol Museum veiled the endangered and vulnerable taxidermy animals in its World Wildlife Gallery for the Extinction Voices exhibition. Black fabric was draped either across display cabinets, or … More Museum Specimens across Time

AN ENVIRONMENTAL HISTORY PERSPECTIVE ON THE UN AGENDA 2030 (‘SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT GOALS’)

In this article, which first appeared as the ICEHO pages in Global Environment 13.3 (October 2020), Verena Winiwarter (Institute of Social Ecology Vienna (SEC) Department of Economics and Social Sciences (WiSo) University of Natural Resources & Life Sciences, Vienna (BOKU)) offers an environmental history perspective on UN Agenda 2030. In 2015, the UN adopted an … More AN ENVIRONMENTAL HISTORY PERSPECTIVE ON THE UN AGENDA 2030 (‘SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT GOALS’)

Diving into the environment, enlivening phenomenological landscapes

In today’s blog, Luz Gonçalves Brito (UFRGS, Brazil) and Gustavo Chiesa (Unipampa) introduce their newarticle in Environmental Values, ‘Learning to Walk with Turtles: Steps Towards a Sacred Perception of the Environment’ Phenomenology has always been concerned with experience and perception. This branch of the philosophical tree has provided enormous challenges to us, as thinkers, in the … More Diving into the environment, enlivening phenomenological landscapes

Abstracts of Global Environment 10 (2) in Russian

With many thanks to Andrei Vinogradov who kindly undertook the translation of this issue on ‘Waste as Resource’, published in October 2017. Введение в исследования экософского метаболизма Матиас Ролло и Крис Юнес Чтобы показать силу и уникальность экософскогоподхода, мы предлагаем междисциплинарную работу между философией, экологией и исследованиями дизайна. Для этого наши исследования развивают идею переработки,её исторических отношений … More Abstracts of Global Environment 10 (2) in Russian

Global Environment 13.3 Abstracts in Portuguese

The second in our series translating Global Environment‘s abstracts into languages other than English. Translation of the abstracts for the recent Special Issue edited by Christian Kehrt and John Martin, Reconfiguring Nature. Resource Security and the Limits of Expert Knowledge GE 13.3 (Autumn 2020), by Talitta Reitz, assisted by Sandro Dutra, whom we thank very … More Global Environment 13.3 Abstracts in Portuguese

MESSY RESEARCH. Methodological Mess: Doing Research in Contexts of High Variability

In today’s blog, Greta Semplici and Linda Pappagallo introduce their just-published Special Issue of Nomadic Peoples (24.2, October 2020), ‘Methodological mess: doing research in contexts of high variability’. The world is messy and, it seems, increasingly so. The global ‘pause’ dictated by Covid-19 and the feeling of uncertainty that has characterised our lives these last … More MESSY RESEARCH. Methodological Mess: Doing Research in Contexts of High Variability

Global Environment 13.3 Abstracts in Italian

As Global Environment 13.3, a special issue edited by Christian Kehrt and John Martin, entitled Reconfiguring nature: Resource security and the limits of expert knowledge is published, we begin an occasional series where a volume’s abstracts are translated into languages other than English, with the aim of widening the accessibility of the journal’s content. In … More Global Environment 13.3 Abstracts in Italian