Content Index

In this special issue on Multispecies Studies, Eben Kirksey, Dehlia Hannah, Charlie Lotterman, and Lisa Jean Moore conduct a performative experiment which blurs the boundaries between performance art, science, and ethnography. They conduct an outmoded pregnancy test with live Xenopus frogs to probe the contours of the gap between the biochemistry of being pregnant and the experience of recognizing oneself as pregnant.

From Waterton-Glacier International Park to the European Alps, and Lake Titicaca in Peru and Bolivia, the essays in Parks, Peace, and Partnership provide illustrative examples of the challenges and new solutions that are emerging around the world.

This book explores the development of ecocriticism in the context of Canadian literary studies.

This book explores how the need for electricity at the turn of the century affected and shaped Banff National Park in Alberta, Canada.

The Virunga National Park (Democratic Republic of the Congo) is still partially influenced by imaginaries developed in the 1920s.

This book provides an economic history of the petroleum industry in Alberta, Canada, as well as a detailed analysis of the operation of the markets for Alberta oil and natural gas, and the main governmental regulations (apart from environmental regulations) faced by the industry.

Drawing on sources ranging from gardening books and magazines to statistics and oral history, Andrea Gaynor’s book challenges some of the widespread myths about food production in Australian cities and traces the reasons for its enduring popularity.

Environmental activism in the 1960s forced the Army Corps of Engineers to limit the open-water dumping of dredge spoils in the Great Lakes and create new “natural” areas along the shore.

The 1936 Guardians of the Wild, the first book written by M. B. Williams, is also the first history of the Canadian national parks system. It was written and published in Great Britain, and Williams never mentions her own part in that history.

This 1936 article by M. B. Williams is for England’s The Animals’ Friend magazine and aims to kindle interest in and enthusiasm for the establishment of National Parks and Sanctuaries in England.