Content Index

Margret Grebowicz argues that James Balog’s Extreme Ice Survey (EIS), in particular the time-lapse films of glaciers receding, presents a unique example of what Guy Debord calls the ”tautological” nature of spectacle, its capacity to serve as its own evidence at the same time as it becomes a mode of relation among people.

Elizabeth Callaway analyzes scientific literature on climate change, specifically from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, to consider how scientific representations structure, articulate, and inform our experience of time.

In episode 43 of Nature’s Past, Sean Kheraj speaks with scholars from the Toronto Environmental History Network about the relationship between environmental scholarship and environmental activism.

In episode 46 of Nature’s Past, a podcast on Canadian environmental history, Sean Kheraj speaks with the editors of Historical GIS Research in Canada, Jennifer Bonnell and Marcel Fortin, as well as a few contributors.

Ryan Hackett reviews Jessica Dempsey’s book Enterprising Nature: Economics, Markets and Finance in Global Biodiversity Politics.

In episode 49 of Nature’s Past, a podcast on Canadian environmental history, Sean Kheraj speaks with Darcy Ingram about Ingram’s 2014 book Wildlife Conservation and Conflict in Quebec, 1840-1914.

In episode 47 of Nature’s Past, a podcast on Canadian environmental history, author Ryan O’Connor discusses the ENGO Pollution Probe and the early years of environmental activism in Canada with Sean Kheraj.

Aimee L. Schmidt and Douglas A. Clark examine the response of local people and agencies to a polar bear-inflicted human injury in Churchill, Manitoba, Canada, showing how human-bear conflict is often widely publicized and controversial, and how it shapes public expectations around bear management.

Map of the “Great Republican Valley” showing Burlington & Missouri River Rail Road lands for sale in Nebraska (1879).

In episode 45 of Nature’s Past, a podcast on Canadian environmental history, Daniel Macfarlane discusses his new book on the history of the St. Lawrence Seaway and Power Project with Sean Kheraj.