Canberra by Tim Riley
Canberra and Lake Burley Griffin by Tim Riley
AMNH Group shot
Photo by Roderick Mickens©AMNH

Environmental History PhD Workshop 2014

Canberra by Tim Riley

Centre for Environmental History, Australian National University, Canberra 26–30 May, 2014 Are you writing a PhD in some aspect of environmental history? The Centre for Environmental History at the AustralianNationalUniversity […]

The Future of Nature wins prize

Future of Nature books

The Future of Nature (Libby Robin, Paul Warde and Sverker Sörlin eds., Yale UP) has won best Anthology in the 2013 New England Book Festival in the United States. Libby […]

Collecting the Future at AMNH

AMNH Group shot

How can museums contribute to building communities capable of engaging and responding to global climate change? How can museums use their collections, interpretations and traditions of encouraging debate to help […]

Living with Fire shortlisted

Living With Fire cover

Living with Fire by Christine Hansen and Tom Griffiths has been short-listed for the Victorian Community History awards (2013), to be announced on 21 October. Read more about the launch […]

Scientific and environmental diplomacy and the Antarctic

Antarctica. Photo by Rita Willaert

In a recent EH Resources podcast the Centre for Environmental History’s Alessandro Antonello speaks to Jan Oosthoek about the history of Antarctic science, environmental conservation, and international diplomacy. Interview and further […]

The Edges of Environmental History

Mandy Martin artwork

In an unprecedented international tribute, a special one-day workshop has been held in Munich to honour the work and influence of South African environmental historian Jane Carruthers, President of the […]

Tom Griffiths at Griffith REVIEW forum

Griffith REVIEW cove

Join Griffith REVIEW editor, Julianne Schultz, and Now We Are Ten contributors, Michael Wesley, Anna Rose, Tom Griffiths and Desmond Manderson, in a broad-reaching discussion about regional, international and environmental […]

Black Saturday at Steels Creek


Peter Stanley, Scribe Publications, May 2013. The Black Saturday bushfires killed 173 people — wreaking a greater human toll than any other fire in Australia’s history. Ten of those victims […]

Conquering the Highlands: A history of the afforestation of the Scottish uplands

Conquering the Highlands cover photo

Jan Oosthoek, ANU ePress, 2013 Deforestation of Scotland began millennia ago and by the early 20th century woodland cover was down to about 6 per cent of the total land […]

‘A landmark work of Australian history’

Mike Smith

Tom Griffiths discusses the career of Mike Smith, author of The Archaeology of Australia’s Deserts. CROUCHED in the red sand, handling a stone artefact with an arc of blue desert […]