Content Index

This paper examines local responses to the expansion of state-driven modernity as a hegemonic ideological framework, and sovereignty as its jurisdictional scaffold.

The Liri valley story, located at the periphery of the industrial revolution, provides an excellent opportunity for investigating the environmental impact of privatisation in water resources, and its social costs.

This article examines water pollution and its control in the United States from the turn of the twentieth century until after the Second World War, a period during which water pollution became an interstate problem.

Daley and Griggs present documentary and oral history evidence to show that the extent and severity of mining in the Great Barrier Reef has been hitherto neglected in environmental histories of the ecosystem.

The second part of this two-part paper looks at the influence on forestry of knowledge and management practices exchanged through professional-scientific networks.

Rhododendron ponticum is the most expensive alien plant conservation problem in Britain and Ireland.

The importation providing the focus of this paper is that of members of the family Mustelidae, specifically weasels, ferrets and stoats.

This study seeks to construct a theory of geological heritage and the redemptive or recuperative power of material remains of the deep past, concentrating on three landscapes.

Drawing upon archival documents, government reports and published accounts of agricultural scientists, this paper aims to document how officers of the Queensland Bureau of Sugar Experiment Stations and the Soil Conservation Branch of the Queensland Department of Agriculture and Stock (later Primary Industries) tried to develop soil conservation methods suited to land cropped with sugar cane.

The paper reviews the changes that have taken place in Syria, Jordan, Saudi Arabia and Yemen with regard to the hima—a reserved pasture, where trees and grazing lands are protected from indiscriminate harvest on a temporary or permanent basis.