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In this article, which considers the settlement of the high-rainfall forests of Eastern Australia, it is argued that the main pests were indigenous not exotic.

There is an urgency and a fracture to Australian environmental history…

Research on climatic variations in the sixteenth century has stressed the exceptionality of extreme events, but the case of the lower Po basin, where lack of instrumental data renders the concept of exceptionality complex and relative, shows that this is not necessarily valid.

This article describes the process involved in creating a watershed model for the upper Konto watershed area in Java.

Histories of environmentalism in Australia often overlook the 1950s, an era when scientific ecology dominated environmental activism…

An introduction to five papers on Man and Nature, by George Perkins Marsh.