Anthropocene anxiety about uncertain climate futures is on the rise. For the Indigenous Haida Nation, ecoanxiety arrived 150 years ago.
The USDA’s National Plant Germplasm System is arguably the most important seed bank for our food supply. An agroecologist explains why it is in desperate need of attention.
The Flint water crisis is not over. Anna Clark’s new book tells the history of how we got here and how lead is here to stay.
The Thomas Fire continues to rage, bringing devastation and exacerbating existing inequality.
An environmental history of the 1906 San Francisco earthquake weaves together urban planning, plate tectonics, Progressive-Era reform, and soil dynamics.
Harvey, Irma, Maria. Why has there been so much damage, and what does it mean? A guide for reading helps make sense of disaster.
The author of “The Hamlet Fire” discusses a deadly blaze at a chicken-processing facility and the logics of cheapness which provided the kindling.
Louisiana’s coast restoration project, and its underlying framework of climate resiliency, is generating pushback from environmental justice organizations.
A storyteller’s account of Manabu Ikeda’s pen-and-ink commemoration of Japan’s earthquake, tsunami, and nuclear disaster in 2011.
Drawing from presentations at the recent meeting of the American Society for Environmental History in Seattle, a historian, an ecologist, and a political scientist bring their different perspectives to bear on central questions of knowledge stirred by Chernobyl. What have we learned, or not?