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Sophisticated local agricultural and forest management techniques have underlain the creation and maintenance of the main landscape features in Kissidougou Prefecture of Guinea’s forest-savanna transition zone…

Inner Harngzhou Bay, on the east coast of China at approximately 30 degrees N, is an unstable macrotidal estuarine system whose geographical configuration has altered dramatically over the last thousand years…

The attempts of Angus Smith and his colleagues to control alkali pollution after 1863 are usually seen as being a success…

This paper addresses one of the most under-researched areas of resource use and management in rural India, that of “wild resources,” and explores the links between ecological change, famine and poverty.

This paper attempts to show the ways in which the recurring image of an older landscape served as a powerful metaphor in Chotanagpur’s resurgence.

The introduction to Australia Revisited, which provides an opportunity to consider the developments in environmental history over the past decade, and reflect on how Australian environmental historiography sits in relation to that of the rest of the world.

An introduction to the essays in this special issue, which provide new perspectives on local as well as state and international environmental politics, and their interactions.

Minstrels (or waits) in the 15th century Port of Sandwich walked the streets at night and woke mariners with information about wind directions…

While their paintings and photographs sometimes helped to secure the protection of particular places, nineteenth-century artists often showed little respect for the environment when they set about securing their views.

The British were not the only foreign rulers to bring ecological catastrophe to India. Large areas of forest had been destroyed under the Moguls in the 17th century…