Welcome to the Portal

The Environment & Society Portal invites you to discover openly accessible resources on the human-environment relationship. Explore interpretive exhibitions, illustrated Arcadia articles, Places & Events, and the Multimedia Library’s journals, images, and recordings. We hope you’ll find unexpected inspiration.

Virtual Exhibitions

Curated by experts in environmental humanities fields, virtual exhibitions put digitized material into interpretive contexts

Places and Events

Plot stories in time and space

Arcadia: Environmental Histories

Born-digital research from the ESEH network

Multimedia Library

An archive of curiosity-inspiring images, podcasts, films, and scholarly articles

RCC Perspectives

Online journal of the Rachel Carson Center

the globe

Zoom, pan, and plot search results on the Map Viewer

through time

View and compare events with the Timeline Tool


Find related results with the Keyword Explorer

More about the Portal

The Environment & Society Portal is a project of the Rachel Carson Center for Environment and Society, a joint initiative of LMU Munich and the Deutsches Museum.

The center is supported by a grant from the German Federal Ministry for Education and Research. Read more about the Portal in English and in German.