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Learning to Do Historical Research:
A Primer for Environmental Historians and Others

Environmental History: Explore the Field

History and Sustainability
Research and Resources for Environmental History and Education for Sustainable Development.

A new website and project on the theme of 'History and Sustainability' has been launched at the Centre for History and Economics, King's College, University of Cambridge, UK. This project has emerged from the earlier 'Documenting Environmental Change' project (

The History and Sustainability project seeks to bring together environmental, economic and social historians, historians of political thought, anthropologists.

The project also seeks to build links between different educational providers within and without academia, in developing the study of History and Sustainability.

The website provides links, resources, papers, course profiles and research and events news in the UK and international community for environmental historians and sustainability studies. We are delighted to receive
suggestions for links or work in this field! 

Project co-ordinator: Paul Warde (

Gaylord Nelson and Earth Day
A website on the making of the modern environmental movement:

The Northern Research Network
The Northern Research Network facilitates dialogue among researchers conducting work on the circumpolar North in the humanities and social sciences. It is a vehicle for building professional relationships, communicating funding and conference news, sharing resources, and disseminating information on fieldwork and academic writing. The website includes a host of interactive features designed to the serve the needs of northern researchers, including personal blogs, forum discussions, detailed member profiles, and a growing collection of bibliographies, course syllabi, and recent book reviews.

Environmental History Resources
This website is maintained by Dr. Jan Oosthoek, an environmental historian based at the University of Edinburgh in Scotland.
This website is intended to provide resources and information for scholars, students and anyone interested in environmental history. The site covers a wide range of topics reflecting the interdisciplinary nature of environmental history, including landscape history, forestry and land use, pollution and ideas and perceptions of nature.

Network in Canadian History & Environment

Forest History Society


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news and events

Click here for information on ASEH's 2019 conference. Join us in Columbus!

Click here to see statement opposing program cuts at University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point.

Click here for the American Historical Association's Statement on Confederate Monuments.

Click here to read about how environmental history is "the field with the largest proportional expansion" in the last 40 years.

Click here to view the latest bulletin from the International Consortium of EH Organizations (ICEHO).

Are you an ASEH member interested in hosting our annual conference? Click here for more info.