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    • Nature's Past Episode 001: The Environmental History of the Don River 

      Kheraj, Sean (Network in Canadian History and Environment, 2008-12-10)
      On this pilot episode of the show, we introduce listeners to the study environmental history by speaking with Jennifer Bonnell, a graduate student at the University of Toronto who is researching the history of Toronto’s ...
    • Nature's Past Episode 002: Natural Resource Development in British Columbia 

      Kheraj, Sean (Network in Canadian History and Environment, 2009-01-19)
      This month’s episode focuses on resource development in British Columbia. Last November, the Nature/History/Society group hosted a roundtable on hydro in BC, featuring Jeremy Mouat (University of Alberta), Tina Loo (University ...
    • Nature's Past Episode 004: Environmental Justice on the Hamilton Waterfront 

      Kheraj, Sean (Network in Canadian History and Environment, 2009-03-16)
      The typical model of the environmental justice literature has focused on cases in which local communities fought to have government recognize their neighbourhoods as environmentally hazardous and fix the problem. Ken ...
    • Nature's Past Episode 005: The Storm History of Stanley Park 

      Kheraj, Sean (Network in Canadian History and Environment, 2009-04-22)
      In 2006, Vancouver’s Stanley Park was struck by an extreme windstorm event, which blew down more than ten thousand trees in the park. This was just one of a series of regular windstorms to strike the park in the twentieth ...
    • Nature's Past Episode 006: Teaching Environmental History Special 

      Kheraj, Sean (Network in Canadian History and Environment, 2009-05-19)
      Teaching environmental history at the undergraduate level poses several challenges for instructors in this burgeoning subfield of history. As more and more universities add environmental history courses to their calendars, ...
    • Nature's Past Episode 007: E-Waste and Obsolescence 

      Kheraj, Sean (Network in Canadian History and Environment, 2009-06-15)
      The problem of e-waste grows with each new mobile phone, music player, laptop computer or other type of consumer electronic device. Because many of these products are made with toxic substances, disposal is a major challenge. ...
    • Nature's Past Episode 008: Aboriginal People and Resource Conflicts in Canada 

      Kheraj, Sean (Network in Canadian History and Environment, 2009-07-14)
      The history of the resettlement of Canada by European peoples and the dispossession of Aboriginal people from their land was, in part, a struggle over natural resources. Since 1867, the federal and provincial governments ...
    • Nature's Past Episode 009: Digital Technologies and Environmental History 

      Kheraj, Sean (Network in Canadian History and Environment, 2009-09-21)
      After our brief summer break, the podcast returns with an episode that looks at environmental history graduate studies in Canada. Last May, we recorded a round-table conversation with four environmental history graduate ...
    • Nature's Past Episode 010: Digital Technologies and Environmental History 

      Kheraj, Sean (Network in Canadian History and Environment, 2009-10-21)
      How have online digital technologies changed environmental history research, communication, and teaching? This episode of the podcast explores this question in the context of the recent NiCHE Digital Infrastructure API ...
    • Nature's Past Episode 003: Wildlife Conservation in the Northwest Territories 

      Kheraj, Sean (Network in Canadian History and Environment, 2009-10-21)
      We turn our attention northward in this month’s episode with an extended interview with John Sandlos, author of the award winning book Hunters at the Margin: Native People and Wildlife Conservation in the Northwest ...
    • Nature's Past Episode 011: Animals, History, and Environment 

      Kheraj, Sean (Network in Canadian History and Environment, 2009-11-22)
      Environmental history is primarily concerned with the relationship between humans and non-human nature, but the study of non-human nature holds a different set of problems and poses a different set of questions when ...
    • Nature's Past Episode 012: Industrialization in Subarctic Environments 

      Kheraj, Sean (Network in Canadian History and Environment, 2010-01-19)
      Between 1920 and 1960, Canada’s northwest subarctic region experienced late-stage rapid industrialization along its large lakes. These included Lake Winnipeg, Lake Athabasca, Great Slave Lake, and Great Bear Lake. Powered ...
    • Nature's Past Episode 013: New Directions in Urban Environmental History & Abandoned Mines 

      Kheraj, Sean (Network in Canadian History and Environment, 2010-03-03)
      On this episode of the podcast, we feature a preview discussion about a round-table panel for next week’s ASEH meeting called “Urbs in Horto: New Directions in Urban Environmental History”. Matthew Klingle, Ellen Stroud, ...
    • Nature's Past Episode 014: Management of the Newfoundland Cod Collapse 

      Kheraj, Sean (Network in Canadian History and Environment, 2010-04-20)
      North American environmental history is punctuated by notorious episodes of species extinctions, most notably the cases of the passenger pigeon and the bison. In both cases, humans exhausted what they believed were unlimited ...
    • Nature's Past Episode 015: Forestry Education in Canada 

      Kheraj, Sean (Network in Canadian History and Environment, 2010-05-26)
      In 1907, the University of Toronto opened Canada’s first forestry school to undergraduate students. This was the beginning of formal forestry education in Canada and great step forward for the profession. However, the ...
    • Nature's Past Episode 016: The Industrialization of Agriculture 

      Kheraj, Sean (Network in Canadian History and Environment, 2010-09-28)
      From 1945 to the early 1970s, technological innovations helped to transform American agriculture. The introduction of industrial chemicals and new machinery to US farm operations in the decades after the Second World War ...
    • Nature's Past Episode 017: Virtual Field Trips, Automobiles, and Global Commodity Chains 

      Kheraj, Sean (Network in Canadian History and Environment, 2010-10-30)
      Over the summer, the NiCHE New Scholars group organized a virtual environmental history workshop that invited graduate students from around the world to participate in two days of discussion and review of working papers ...
    • Nature's Past Episode 018: Local and Regional Parks 

      Kheraj, Sean (Network in Canadian History and Environment, 2010-11-21)
      The provincial government of British Columbia describes Desolation Sound Marine Provincial Park as a “yachter’s paradise” located at the confluence of the Malaspina Inlet and Homfray Channel just north of the town of Power ...
    • Nature's Past Episode 019: Metropolitanism and Environmental History 

      Kheraj, Sean (Network in Canadian History and Environment, 2011-01-24)
      In 1954, Canadian historian James Maurice Stockford Careless published an influential article in the Canadian Historical Review, titled “Frontierism, Metropolitanism, and Canadian History” which offered a new approach for ...
    • Nature's Past Episode 020: The 1918-1919 Influenza Epidemic in Winnipeg 

      Kheraj, Sean (Network in Canadian History and Environment, 2011-02-27)
      Toward the end of the Great War, Canadians were struck by the most devastating influenza epidemic in the young country’s history. More than 50,000 Canadians succumbed to this virulent strain of influenza that swept the ...