Tag: Ingo Heidbrink

Photo of the Week: Ingo Heidbrink

Antarctica When thinking about the seventh continent, the first thought likely to come to mind is that this frozen region is one of the few places on the globe where humans have not instigated major environmental issues, and where forces of nature are more…

Research Roundup #3

Welcome to the third installment of the Research Roundup, Seeing the Woods’ quarterly listing of recent publications in the environmental humanities by staff and fellows at the Rachel Carson Center. (For the two previous installments, please click here.) 2013 has been a busy and…

Photo of the Week: Ingo K. Heidbrink

Ny Herrnhut or Herrnhuthuset. The building was constructed in 1747 as the center of the Moravian Brethren Mission to Greenland. The timber for the construction was imported from the Netherlands due to the lack of local building supplies in Greenland. Herrnhuthuset is located on the outskirts of…

Photo of the Week – Ingo K. Heidbrink

The remains of the Norwegian whaling station ‘Hector Whaling Company’ and the British Research Station ‘Deception Island – Base B’ at Whalers Bay on Deception Island were destroyed by volcanic eruptions in 1967 and 1969. Today they serve as a monument for the whaling…

Research Roundup #1

Introducing our new regular feature: the Research Roundup, Seeing the Woods’ quarterly listing of recent publications in the environmental humanities by staff and fellows at the Rachel Carson Center.