Pandemics in Context

What can we learn from human responses to epidemics and pandemics in history? What insights can ecological and environmental humanities perspectives provide? This new and growing collection of annotated links to open-access media (analyses, primary sources, and digital resources) helps put pandemics in context.

Pollution on the New River between the United States and Mexico

New River (Spanish: Río Nuevo), which flows between Calexico, US, and Mexicali, Mexico, is known as the most polluted waterway in North America; the pollution is responsible for a number of health, environmental, and political problems.