• What is Environmental Humanities?

    Environmental humanity is the study of the interactions between people and nature in the past, and how they have changed with time. African Network of Environmental Humanities includes: The environmental history of Africa, Environmental humanities being done in Africa and other places Environmental humanities that compare Africa with other places

  • What is Environmental History? By: K.J.W. Oosthoek

    1. Origins Environmental history is a rather new discipline that came into being during the 1960’s and 1970’s. It was a direct consequence of the growing awareness of worldwide environmental problems such as pollution of water and air by pesticides, depletion of the ozone layer and the enhanced greenhouse effect