Tag Archives: Environment

Canada vs. Iceland: The National Park Edition

Canada celebrates nature. It celebrates nature as ‘wilderness’ that much attacked idea that for nature to matter it cannot be touched by human hands. This is the legacy of the human history of Canada as a settler society that was … Continue reading

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Stop the Great Rabbit Invasion of Canmore

Canmore need to take drastic action about the bunnies. Action that should have been taken twenty years ago when the rabbits were only in South Canmore. Continue reading

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Busy Summer

Summer is off to a busy start so post here have been few and far between – didn’t even get something up about CHESS 2011, St.Andrews edition! Will strive to do better from a writing workshop on Hornby Island next … Continue reading

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Urban Foraging: Rhubarb

Thus far the summer of 2011 in Edmonton has been wet. Wet it great if you like things to be green. It is also great if you have a garden and would like to see the plants you carefully cultivate … Continue reading

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EHTV: Live from the Field

In April NiCHE started a new project to share with the world what Canadian Environmental Historians do. A number of Flip cameras were purchased, branded with NiCHE skins, and distributed to willing historians to take with them as they research … Continue reading

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Archival Inspiration: “Dirty Pictures”

Over the past week I have spent a number of days at the Provincial Archives of Alberta researching in the STOP (Save Tomorrow Oppose Pollution) collection. Specifically, the set of files on the annual “Dirty Pictures Contest” that have caught … Continue reading

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Reflection on Sustainability: Cronon’s 2011 ASEH Plenary Address

Sustainability is the buzz word of the early twenty-first century. The Green Party of Canada runs their entire campaign based on the tenant of living and governing in a more environmentally sustainable way – but since they were barred from … Continue reading

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