Category: Videos

Desert Water: The Making of Two Short Films

by Hal Crimmel In 2015, with documentary filmmaker Issac Goeckeritz, a Weber State graduate, I released two short films about water in the state of Utah. The films were based on chapters from my 2014 book Desert Water: The Future of Utah’s Water Resources.

Videos: Lunchtime Colloquia, Winter Semester 2014/15

Carson Fellows and guests gave some more great talks in our lunchtime colloquium series last semester! Check out the winter semester 2014/15 videos on our YouTube channel. Harriet Ritvo (Massachusetts Institute of Technology) presents on “At the Edge of the Wild”

Videos: Carson Fellow Interviews

Several new Carson Fellow interviews are now online! See these and more on our YouTube page. Dr. Massimo Moraglio on “Mobility and Space”  Dr.ir. Maurits Ertsen on “Colonialism and Irrigation: The Gezira Plain, Sudan” Dr. John Agbonifo on “Nigeria: Green Movements and Environmental Governance” Prof….

Videos: Lunchtime Colloquia, April

We have had some more exciting talks in our lunchtime colloquium series this month! Check out the videos below. For more videos, including a series of short interviews with fellows about their research at the RCC, please visit our YouTube channel. Angelika Krebs:  “‘And…

Connected

Post by Elin Kelsey There is widespread concern that children are increasingly disconnected from nature. I have been exploring this issue in my academic work and in my capacity as a children’s book writer. Last year, I decided to write a picture book that…

Videos: RCC Lunchtime Colloquia, November

We have had four great presentations this month by fellows and guests at the weekly RCC lunchtime colloquium. Here are the videos – we hope they are of interest! John Agbonifo (Osun State University, Nigeria): “Environmental Governance and Civil Society in Nigeria” Klaus Gestwa…

Video: “Incoming Technology and African Innovation”

Clapperton Chakanetsa Mavhunga is an assistant professor at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). He works on the history of science, technology, and society in Africa. He was a Carson Fellow from July until December 2011. This video is part of a series of…

Video: Marion Nestle Lecture

Marion Nestle gave the plenary lecture at the European Society of Environmental History (ESEH) Conference 2013. In her talk, entitled “Politics in Action: The Environment of Food Choice”, she explained how and why food production and consumption have changed since 1980. She also offered…

Video: Nacht der Nachhaltigkeit (in German)

On 21 June 2013, the Rachel Carson Center (together with BenE München and the Verein für Nachhaltigkeit) hosted a “Nacht der Nachhaltigkeit” (Night of Sustainability) to raise awareness of and explore the concept of sustainability. The theme of the event was “Rethinking Mobility and…

Conversations on a Boat: ESEH 2013

To mark the opening day of the European Society of Environmental History (ESEH) Conference 2013, here are some short conversations about the conference with former and current Carson Fellows. These videos were recorded yesterday during a field trip to Chiemsee, a lake in Bavaria….