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Nature's Past: A Podcast of the Network in Canadian History and Environment

Nature's Past: A Podcast of the Network in Canadian History and Environment

Description

A monthly discussion about the environmental history community and research in Canada.

Link: niche-canada.org/naturespast

Categories

History

Episodes

Nature's Past Episode 61: Why Graduate Students Study Environmental History

May 23, 2018

Description:

Four amazing stories about four impressive graduate students in environmental history.

Nature's Past Episode 60: New Research in Canadian Environmental History

Apr 8, 2018

Description:

A review and discussion of new articles and books chapters.

Nature's Past Episode 59b: Introducing Papers in Canadian History and Environment

Feb 21, 2018

Description:

New post to correct earlier feed error. Apologies for the mistake and the re-download.

Nature's Past Episode 59: Introducing Papers in Canadian History and Environment

Feb 19, 2018

Description:

Find out more about NiCHE's new peer-reviewed publication.

Nature's Past Episode 58: The Past and Future of Canadian Environmental History

Nov 29, 2017

Description:

A round-table panel about the state of Canadian environmental history from CHA 2017.

Nature's Past Episode 57: Why Study Canada?

Sep 12, 2017

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A discussion about why scholars abroad study Canadian environmental history.

Nature's Past Episode 56: Animal Metropolis

May 30, 2017

Description:

A panel on the history of animals in Canadian urban environments.

Nature's Past Episode 55: Asbestos Mining and Environmental Health

Nov 29, 2016

Description:

An interview with Jessica van Horssen about her new book on the town of Asbestos.

Nature's Past Episode 54: Reclaiming the Don, From Dissertation to Book

Sep 28, 2016

Description:

A conversation with Jennifer Bonnell about making her dissertation on the environmental history of the Don River into an award-winning book.

Nature's Past Episode 53: The Social and Environmental History of Hamilton Harbour

May 26, 2016

Description:

An interview with Nancy Bouchier and Ken Cruikshank about the social and environmental history of Hamilton Harbour.

Nature's Past Episode 52: Hydro-Power and War

Mar 22, 2016

Description:

A discussion with Matthew Evenden about the mobilization of hydro-power during Canada's Second World War.

Nature's Past Episode 51: Has Environmental History Lost Its Way?

Jan 25, 2016

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A round-table discussion about the state of environmental history.

Nature's Past Episode 50: Canadian Energy History

Nov 23, 2015

Description:

A round-table discussion on Canadian energy history with Steve Penfold, Ruth Sandwell, and Andrew Watson.

Nature's Past Episode 49: Wildlife Conservation in Quebec

Sep 21, 2015

Description:

An interview with Darcy Ingram about his book on the history of wildlife conservation in Quebec from 1840 to 1914.

Nature's Past Episode 48: Ecotones and Saskatchewan History

May 25, 2015

Description:

An interview with Merle Massie about her new book about the forest-prairie edge.

Nature's Past Episode 47: Pollution Probe and the History of Environmental Activism in Ontario

Apr 20, 2015

Description:

An interview with Ryan O'Connor about his new book on the history of Pollution Probe and enviornmental activism in Ontario.

Nature's Past Episode 46: Historical GIS Research in Canada

Jan 25, 2015

Description:

A round table discussion about the use of HGIS in environmental history research in Canada.

Nature's Past Episode 45: The St. Lawrence Seaway and Power Project

Oct 29, 2014

Description:

An interview with Daniel Macfarlane about the history of the St. Lawrence Seway.

Nature's Past Episode 44: The Second World Congress for Environmental History

Sep 24, 2014

Description:

A round-table discussion about the Second World Congress for Environmental History.

Nature's Past Episode 43: Environmental Scholarship and Environmental Advocacy

Jul 2, 2014

Description:

A round-table discussion about the relationship between environmental history and environmental advocacy.

Nature's Past Episode 42: The Right to a Healthy Environment

Mar 17, 2014

Description:

An interview with David Boyd about Canadian environmental rights.

Nature's Past Episode 41: Closing Federal Libraries

Feb 2, 2014

Description:

An interview with Andrew Nikiforuk and a round table discussion about the closure of federal libraries in Canada.

Nature's Past Episode 40: Environmental History of Atlantic Canada

Nov 4, 2013

Description:

A roundtable discussion about environmental history in Atlantic Canada.

Nature's Past Episode 39: The Environmental History of Stanley Park

Sep 30, 2013

Description:

An interview with Sean Kheraj about his new book, Inventing Stanley Park.

Nature's Past: Histories of Canadian Environmental Issues, Part 8 - Tar Sands

May 29, 2013

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An exploration of the history of the Alberta tar sands.

Nature's Past: Histories of Canadian Environmental Issues, Part 7 - Agri-Food Systems, II

May 5, 2013

Description:

A round table discussion on Canadian food history.

Nature's Past: Histories of Canadian Environmental Issues, Part 6 - Agri-Food Systems, I

Mar 31, 2013

Description:

An interview with Margaret Derry about the history of chicken breeding in North America.

Nature's Past: Histories of Canadian Environmental Issues, Part 5 - Fisheries, Regulation, and Science

Feb 27, 2013

Description:

A round table discussion with environmental historians about the history of Canadian fisheries regulation.

Nature's Past: Histories of Canadian Environmental Issues, Part 4 - The Canadian Environmental Movement II

Jan 21, 2013

Description:

A round table discussion with environmental historians about the Canadian environmental movement.

Nature's Past: Histories of Canadian Environmental Issues, Part 3 - The Canadian Environmental Movement I

Nov 26, 2012

Description:

An interview with Neil Forkey about his new book on the historical relationship between Canadians and the natural environment.

Nature's Past: Histories of Canadian Environmental Issues, Part 2 - Health and Environmental Issues in Aboriginal History

Oct 29, 2012

Description:

A round table discussion about health and environmental issues in Aboriginal history in Canada.

Nature's Past: Histories of Canadian Environmental Issues, Part 1 - Global Warming

Sep 24, 2012

Description:

An examination of the role of climate and climate change in Canadian history.

Nature's Past: Histories of Canadian Environmental Issues Preview

Sep 17, 2012

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A preview of our special six-part series on Canadian environmental issues.

Nature's Past - Episode Thirty

Apr 30, 2012

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Environmental Histories of Montreal

Nature's Past - Episode Twenty-Nine

Mar 21, 2012

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The Contributions of Environmental History

Nature's Past - Episode Twenty-Eight

Feb 22, 2012

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Winnipeg Beach

Nature's Past - Episode Twenty Seven

Jan 25, 2012

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Wildlife Histories

Nature's Past - Episode Twenty Six

Nov 30, 2011

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Environmental History as Public History

Nature's Past - Episode Twenty Five

Oct 26, 2011

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National Parks Beyond the Nation

Nature's Past - Episode Twenty Four

Sep 21, 2011

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Draining the Wet Prairie

Nature's Past - Episode Twenty Three

May 25, 2011

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Writing the Next Chapter of Canadian Environmental History

Nature's Past - Episode Twenty Two

May 15, 2011

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A Century of Parks Canada

Nature's Past - Episode Twenty One

Mar 30, 2011

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Migratory Birds on the Pacific Flyway

Nature's Past - Episode Twenty

Feb 27, 2011

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The 1918-1919 Influenza Epidemic in Winnipeg.

Nature's Past - Episode Nineteen

Jan 30, 2011

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Metropolitanism and Environmental History.

Nature's Past - Episode Eighteen

Nov 21, 2010

Description:

Local and Regional Parks.

Nature's Past - Episode Seventeen

Oct 29, 2010

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Virtual Field Trips, Automobiles, and Global Commodity Chains.

Nature's Past - Episode Sixteen

Sep 29, 2010

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The industrialization of agriculture.

Nature's Past - Episode Fifteen

May 26, 2010

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The history of forestry education in Canada.

Nature's Past - Episode Fourteen

Apr 19, 2010

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Management of the Newfoundland cod collapse.

Nature's Past - Episode Thirteen

Mar 8, 2010

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New Directions in Urban Environmental History

Nature's Past - Episode Twelve

Jan 18, 2010

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Industrialization in subarctive environments

Nature's Past - Episode Eleven

Nov 22, 2009

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Animals, History, and the Environment

Nature's Past - Episode Ten

Oct 26, 2009

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Digital Technologies and Environmental History

Nature's Past - Episode Nine

Sep 21, 2009

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Environmental history graduate studies in Canada

Nature's Past - Episode Eight

Jul 20, 2009

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The history of Aboriginal people and natural resource conflict in Canada

Nature's Past - Episode Seven

Jun 15, 2009

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The E-Waste crisis and an interview with Giles Slade, author of Made to Break

Nature's Past - Episode Six

May 25, 2009

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A special episode on teaching environmental history

Nature's Past - Episode Five

Apr 27, 2009

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Wolf Read discusses the history of windstorms in British Columbia's Lower Mainland

Nature's Past - Episode Four

Mar 16, 2009

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Ken Cruikshank speaks about environmental justice and the history of Hamilton, Ontario's waterfront since 1955.

Nature's Past - Episode Three

Feb 16, 2009

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An extended interview with John Sandlos about wildlife conservation in the Canadian Northwest Territories

Nature's Past - Episode Two

Jan 19, 2009

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A discussion of resource development in BC including a look at hydro electric dam construction and an interview about the Stikine Plateau

Nature's Past - Episode One

Dec 18, 2008

Description:

The environmental history of the Don River and web resources