Announcing a new multi-media website, https://dsps.lib.uiowa.edu/mars-deepwater-gulf/ devoted to documenting and narrating the story of Royal Dutch Shell’s pioneering development of the Mars basin in the deepwater Gulf of Mexico (3,000 feet of water).
Both the Princeton campus and community will participate in a discussion of climate change and its impact on Indigenous communities throughout the Americas and Russia. Also at issue is the need to bring together the humanities and scientists to better address the crisis, and how to make that happen in this reactionary time.
Herbaria 3.0 emerged in part to counter an epidemic of “plant blindness,” or the inability to seethe plants that surround our everyday lives. Without recognizingthe plants around us, we cannot recognize that plants are essential: they give us medicines and metaphors, gardens and garlands, perfumes and poetry. Yet plants are not just objects for our fascination or use: they have their own wants, needs, and desires. They exhibit complex behaviors in response to equally complex stimuli. Plants exist in a world of complex relationships that are often hidden from human view.
The Environmental Data and Governance Initiative (EDGI) is an international network of academics and non-profits addressing potential threats to federal environmental and energy policy, and to the scientific research infrastructure built to investigate, inform, and enforce.
A multimedia site, EnviroSociety provides insights into contemporary socio-ecological issues with posts from top scholars in the social sciences that engage readers interested in current environmental topics.
The Repeat Photography Project showcases forestry-related sequences of photographs over time. The project is a collaboration between The Forest History Society and several other organizations that strives to provide a centralized location on the web for users to access, compare and interpret repeat photo sets.
Arcadia, a collaboration of the Rachel Carson Center and the European Society for Environmental History, publishes short, peer-reviewed, environmental histories on specific topics [adapted from the website].
The Environment & Society Portal is a gateway to open access resources on the human-environment relationship. Its content reflects research themes of the Rachel Carson Center for Environment and Society, its fellows, and partners. It addresses the community of teachers and researchers, as well as the interested public [from the website].
The Forest History Society (FHS) has many resources, including 45,000 published items relating to environmental history, 30,000 images and photographs, 250 oral history interviews, descriptions of 8,000 archival collections in over 450 respositories throughout the United States, and a catalog of over 400 fictional works relating to environmental history.
The Evolution of the Conservation Movement, 1850-1920 documents the historical formation and cultural foundations of the movement to conserve and protect America's natural heritage, through books, pamphlets, government documents, manuscripts, prints, photographs, and motion picture footage drawn from the collections of the Library of Congress.