Content Index

This volume offers a rich and thoroughly researched history of how hurricanes have shaped and reshaped New Orleans from the colonial era to the present day.

This book reveals how IUCN experts struggled to make global schemes for nature conservation a central concern for UNESCO, UNEP and other intergovernmental organizations.

This collection investigates the emergence of specific toxic, pathogenic, carcinogenic, and ecologically harmful chemicals as well as the scientific, cultural and legislative responses they have prompted.

This book packs into one slender volume a sweeping tale of fire, and humanity’s interactions with fire, from prehistory to the dawn of the twenty-first century.

The Camargue hut, a traditional dwelling from the southern French wetlands, exemplified the practical environmental wisdom of ordinary people.

This article tells the epic tale of the fall and rise of Mono Lake— the strange and beautiful Dead Sea of California—which fostered some of the most important environmental law developments of the last century.

In the 1790s, Spanish naturalists traveled the vast realms of the Spanish Americas to seek out useful and commodifiable resources.

This essay explores the paradoxical relationship between extractive activities of the mining company Anaconda and indigenous villages of Atacama, Chile.

A historical examination of the occurrence of pests and diseases in tobacco farming and the environmental impact in Southern Rhodesia.