Month: September 2017

Royal forests in Poland and Lithuania

Title web page of Jan Kochanowski’s Satyr albo dziki mąż (1564), a political satire in verse that criticized forest exploitation.(Nationwide Digital Library Polona, from the article) Forest regulation continues to supply grist for scholarship. October’s Environmental Historical past printed, alongside an article on early Chinese language forest regulation, Mateusz Falkowski’s “Worry and

Digital library III: Compendium of Water Air pollution Legal guidelines (1959)

This week's installment within the digital library of environmental regulation strikes forward to the 20th century with Carl E. Geuther's Compendium of Water Air pollution Legal guidelines, revealed in 1959 by the Manufacturing Chemists' Affiliation, headquartered in Washington, DC. This was the fifth in a collection of "Water Air pollution Abatement

The redwood wars

The most recent American Historic Overview has a overview by Neil Maher of Darren Speece's Defending Giants: The Redwood Wars and the Transformation of American Environmental Politics (U. Washington Press, 2017). Some excerpts: Speece begins with the battle’s prehistory, describing the rise within the area through the late nineteenth and early