Tag: Donald Worster

Riches of Nature, Limits of Nature

“Riches of Nature, Limits of Nature: Donald Worster and Environmental History” Report on an International Conference (Beijing, China, June 26-28, 2016) In June of 2016, the Center for Ecological History (CEH) along with the School of History at Renmin University of China, hosted an… Continue Reading “Riches of Nature, Limits of Nature”

Video: Donald Worster on “Facing Limits: Abundance, Scarcity, and the American Way of Life”

The Rachel Carson Center has produced a series of video interviews with fellows and associates regarding their work. Below is one video from this series. For the complete playlist (55 videos), click here.

Five Minutes with a Fellow: Carmel Finley

Five Minutes with a Fellow offers a brief glimpse into what inspires researchers in the environmental humanities. The interviews feature current and former fellows from the Rachel Carson Center. Carmel Finley is interested in the role of oceans as an intersection between science and… Continue Reading “Five Minutes with a Fellow: Carmel Finley”

Dust Storm

Post by Donald Worster On October 19 the American media excitedly reported “a massive dust storm” blanketing northern Oklahoma and southern Kansas. For several hours the winds blew dirt eastward from the plains, limiting visibility on the ground to a mere ten feet. The… Continue Reading “Dust Storm”