New Books in Environmental Studies

Interviews with Environmental Scientists about their New Books

https://newbooksnetwork.com/category/science-technology/environmental-studies/

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episode 79: Ben Nobbs-Thiessen, "Landscape of Migration: Mobility and Environmental Change on Bolivia's Tropical Frontier, 1952 to the Present" (UNC Press, 2020)


Nobbs-Thiessen traces the entwined histories of Andean, Mennonite, and Okinawan migrants to Amazonian Bolivia...


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episode 323: Johan Elverskog, "The Buddha’s Footprint: An Environmental History of Asia" (U Penn Press, 2020)


Elverskog challenges the popular image of Buddhism as a religion intrinsically concerned with the environment...


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episode 729: Adam M. Sowards, "An Open Pit Visible from the Moon" (U Oklahoma Press, 2020)


With the Wilderness Act (1964) unable to protect this area of outstanding beauty, conservationists set out to apply moral rather than legal strategies of resistance...


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episode 86: Toshihiro Higuchi, "Political Fallout: Nuclear Weapons Testing and the Making of a Global Environmental Crisis" (Stanford UP, 2020)


Higuchi presents a history of the 1963 Partial Test Ban Treaty, by which the then-nuclear powers, US, USSR, and UK, agreed to cease, among other things, the atmospheric testing of nuclear weapons...


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episode 50: Betsy Gaines Quammen, "American Zion: Cliven Bundy, God and Public Lands in the West" (Torrey House, 2020)


Quammen situates the Bundy standoff within the long and convoluted history of Mormon migration into the American West—and provides an exciting new take on religion in modern American politics...


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episode 51: A. M. Barton and W. S. Keeton, "Ecology and Recovery of Eastern Old-Growth Forests" (Island Press, 2018)


Old-growth forests captivate and inspire us. Walking through them can transport us to a time before human domination of the natural world....


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episode 50: Robert Sroufe et al, "The Power of Existing Buildings" (Island Press, 2019)


Your building has the potential to change the world...


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episode 49: Christian Wright, "Carbon County, USA: Miners for Democracy in Utah and the West" (U Utah Press, 2020)


During the early 1970s, a movement of rank-and-file coal miners rose up in Appalachia to challenge mine bosses and stodgy union officials...


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episode 49: Patrick M. Condon, "Five Rules for Tomorrow’s Cities" (Island Press, 2020)


How we design our cities over the next four decades will be critical for our planet...


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episode 193: Leslie M. Harris, "Slavery and the University: Histories and Legacies" (U Georgia Press, 2019)


How involved with slavery were American universities? And what does their involvement mean for us?


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