It will be news to no one that state-based explanations for the past just don’t fire the historical imagination like they used to and that environmental historians have been at the forefront of a transnational shift.
Environmental History Now.
A Platform on Representation, Engagement, and Community
Noxious Natures: The Not-so-Pleasant Island
Dr. Katy Kole de Peralta’s student Emily Morley at ISU is the first to share her perspective on global environmental racism in this Noxious Nature series.
Noxious Natures: Global Perspectives on Environmental Racism, an Introduction
Under guidance of Dr. Katy Kole de Peralta, three environmental history students at ISU will discuss environmental racism in a global context in this new series.
Archived in the Asphalt: An Abridged History of LA, Pleistocene to Present
The La Brea Tar Pits have yielded the most extensive record of a Pleistocene environment on the planet. Yet the pits are also a misnomer, for they are an artifact of nineteenth-century asphalt mining and twentieth-century fossil excavations.