Content Index

Excerpt from The Desert in Modern Literature and Philosophy by Aidan Tynan.

This article looks at how a fossil-fuel-based artificial ice producer challenged a competitor using renewable and sustainable resources.

In this online exhibition, historian Christian Kehrt describes how polar researcher Alfred Wegener (1880–1930) focused on gaining detailed knowledge about the origins of Greenland’s weather and climate conditions and the dynamics of its ice sheet. His expedition diaries, which are at the core of this online exhibition, are a crucial document for anyone interested in the history polar expedition. His dense and well-preserved diaries allow for a detailed look into everyday life, continuities, and changes in polar exploration in the first half of the twentieth century.

Excerpt from RCC fellow Jemma Deer’s monograph Radical Animism: Reading for the End of the World.

In the 1960s, real-time aerial observations supported mixed forms of land use in African national parks.

In this article, RCC alumnus Bron Taylor and colleagues argue for the

On the common stingray and its longstanding place in the diet, health, and lives of people in Ringsend, Ireland.

This essay examines the multiple factors intertwined in the development of transnational astronomy in Chile in the 1960s.

Book excerpt from Ocean by Steven Mentz.

In Recycling, former Rachel Carson Center fellow Finn Arne Jørgensen investigates the benefits and drawbacks of recycling.