Content Index

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.

Is it possible to conserve the Galápagos Islands as a “natural laboratory” in the Anthropocene?

Time to Eat the Dogs is a blog about science, history, and exploration. It aims to broaden the conversation beyond the limits of the history of science.

Discard Studies is a website designed as an online hub for scholars, activists, environmentalists, students, artists, planners, and others whose work touches on themes relevant to the study of waste and wasting.

This guidebook from ca.1930, written by M. B. Williams, offers a more concise exploration of Canada’s Jasper National Park.