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This article examines the environmental implications of Dutch nineteenth-century attempts to establish a telegraph connection across the Sunda Strait.

McGregor, Russell. “Alec Chisholm and the Extinction of the Paradise Parrot.” Historical Records of Australian Science 32 (2021): 156–167.

The tragic story of the Paradise Parrot is haunted by both the spectre and the reality of extinction.

In this episode from the New Books Network podcast, Stephen J. Pyne is interviewed on his recent book, The Pyrocene: How We Created an Age of Fire, and What Happens Next.

The East India Company commence gunpowder production in Chilworth on the River Tillingbourne.

This film takes viewers on a journey that explores the more recent origins of the “rights of nature,” and its application and implementation in Ecuador, New Zealand, and the United States.

Excerpt from Oil Palm: A Global History.

In this episode from the New Books Network podcast, Jonathan Robins is interviewed on his recent book, Oil Palm: A Global History.

On the exploitation of flatfish stocks in the Baltic Sea as a classic example of the “tragedy of the commons.”

In this episode from the New Books Network podcast, Kristin Poling is interviewed on her recent book, Germany’s Urban Frontiers: Nature and History on the Edge of the Nineteenth-Century City.