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Recent Discussions

Faith in Food Webinar 2023

CreatureKind, Jewish Initiative for Animals, & Unitarian Universalist Animal Ministry invite you to an important interfaith panel on the impact of individual actions and the collective power of community, and how we can come together to work towards a more just food system for animals, people, and the Earth. 

How to use your research question as a catalyst for publication success

In order to develop a reputation as a respected authority in your field, you need a deep understanding of how to formulate a compelling research question that fills a critical knowledge gap. By investing time in developing a smart research question at the outset, you can increase your chances of producing novel and impactful research.

In this pre-recorded webinar, run by ALE in collaboration with Edanz, global publishing expert Dr. Julian Tang gives actionable tips on how to take your research question to the next level.

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Recent Reviews

Author: 
Kathleen P. Hunt, Gregg B. Walker, Stephen P. Depoe, eds.
Reviewer: 
Dylan Harris

Harris on Hunt and Walker and Depoe, 'Breaking Boundaries: Innovative Practices in Environmental Communication and Public Participation'

Kathleen P. Hunt, Gregg B. Walker, Stephen P. Depoe, eds. Breaking Boundaries: Innovative Practices in Environmental Communication and Public Participation. SUNY Series in Environmental Governance: Local-Regional-Global Interactions. Albany: SUNY Press, 2019. Illustrations. 320 pp. $95.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4384-7705-3

Author: 
Max Liboiron, Josh Lepawsky
Reviewer: 
Ramya Swayamprakash

Swayamprakash on Liboiron and Lepawsky, 'Discard Studies: Wasting, Systems, and Power'

Max Liboiron, Josh Lepawsky. Discard Studies: Wasting, Systems, and Power. Cambridge: MIT Press, 2022. 224 pp. $30.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-262-54365-1

Reviewed by Ramya Swayamprakash (Grand Valley State University) Published on H-Environment (February, 2023) Commissioned by Daniella McCahey (Texas Tech University)

Author: 
Vivien Gornitz
Reviewer: 
Jean de Pomereu

de Pomereu on Gornitz, 'Vanishing Ice: Glaciers, Ice Sheets, and Rising Seas'

Vivien Gornitz. Vanishing Ice: Glaciers, Ice Sheets, and Rising Seas. New York: Columbia University Press, 2019. Illustrations. 400 pp. $35.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-231-16824-3.

Reviewed by Jean de Pomereu (Scott Polar Research Institute) Published on H-Environment (January, 2023) Commissioned by Daniella McCahey (Texas Tech University)

Recent Roundtable Reviews

Horowitz, "Katrina: A History, 1915-2015" Roundtable vol. 11, no. 3 (2021)

 

Dear Colleagues:

Announcing a new edition of H-Environment Roundtable Reviews, featuring Andy Horowitz's Katrina: A History, 1915-2015. Please enjoy and distribute widely.

Title: Katrina: A History, 1915-2015

Author: Andy Horowitz

Commenters: Robin McDowell, Craig Colten, Lynnell Thomas, Leslie M. Harris

 

Lekan, "Our Gigantic Zoo: A German Quest to Save the Serengeti" H-Environment Roundtable vol. 11 no. 2 (2021)

Dear Colleagues:

Announcing a new edition of H-Environment Roundtable Reviews, featuring Thomas M. Lekan's Our Gigantic Zoo: A German Quest to Save the Serengeti. Please enjoy and distribute widely.

Title: Our Gigantic Zoo: A German Quest to Save the Serengeti

Author: Thomas M. Lekan

Commentators: Chris Conte, Corinna Treitel, Jeff Schauer, Julie Weiskopf

Editor: Kara Murphy Schlichting

Robichaud, "Animal City: The Domestication of America," Roundtable vol. 11, no. 1 (2022)

Dear Colleagues-

I am pleased to announce a new editon of H-Environment Roundtables featuring Andrew A. Robichaud's Animal City: The Domestication of America. Please enjoy and distribute widely.

Roundtable Review vol. 11 no. 1 (2022)

TitleAnimal City: The Domestication of America

Author: Andrew A. Robichaud

Commentators: Dawn Biehler, Frederick L. Brown, Joshua Specht, and Joanna Dean

Editor: Kara Murphy Schlichting

Selcer, "The Postwar Origins of the Global Environment: How the United Nations Built Spaceship Earth" Roundtable vol. 10 no. 11 (2020)

 

Dear Colleagues:

Announcing a new edition of H-Environment Roundtable Reviews, featuring Perrin Selcer's The Postwar Origins of the Global Environment: How the United Nations Built Spaceship Earth. Please enjoy and distribute widely.

Title: The Postwar Origins of the Global Environment: How the United Nations Built Spaceship Earth 

Author: Perrin Selcer

Commenters: Megan Black, Sabine Höhler, Thomas Robertson, Libby Robin