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Beschädigte Vegetation und sterbender Wald traces the history of the environmental problem of air pollution and its damaging effects on forests in Germany.

Frank Zelko's study of Greenpeace is the first detailed study of the group's history, from it's origins as a loose-knit group of anti-nuclear and anti-whaling activists to the influential organization it is today.

Hausmüll documents the rise of a "new" environmental problem in post-war Germany, that of an increase in consumption and consequently a dramatic increase in waste.

Brisbane’s 1893 floods shaped water policy in southeast Queensland, creating a dependency on dams.

Pest control was a political act in late-nineteenth-century Hawaiʻi, helping sugarcane planters pursue annexation to the United States.

Aquatic dead zones result from pollution caused by excessive fertilizer runoff and wastewater discharge. Their number and extent are increasing.

Der gezähmte Prometheus traces large fire catastrophes and the rise of the insurance business from its beginnings in fifteenth century Europe to its boom in nineteenth century globalized metropoles across the world.

Through examining topics of nuclear energy and tourism, Zivilgesellschaft und Protest portrays the transitions towards radicalism in the Bavarian environmental movement from the end of the Second World War to the late 1970s.

Cholera and typhoid fever did play a role in sanitary reform in Linz/Donau, but cannot be interpreted as the trigger of these reforms.

This article describes an ongoing environmental disaster in Indonesia, where a mud volcano has been inundating an ever-increasing area.