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Tag Archives: sustainability

Happy World Food Day

World Food Day is celebrated each year on 16 October to promote worldwide awareness and action for those who suffer from hunger and for the need to ensure food security and nutritious diets for all.

Celebrating World Environment Day

June 5th is World Environment Day! It is one of the principal vehicles through which the United Nations (UN) stimulates worldwide awareness of the environment and enhances political attention and action. For more information please visit worldenvironmentday.global.   Just a reminder that Berghahn Books turns 25 this year and to mark this important milestone, we […]

Are There Sustainable Cities in the Arctic?

by Robert Orttung Robert Orttung is the author of Sustaining Russia’s Arctic Cities: Resource Politics, Migration, and Climate Change, which will be available in paperback in 2018. We’re offering 25% off the paperback with code ORT427 on our website. More than four million people live in the Arctic, but so far few scholars have addressed urban conditions there. In […]

Visit Berghahn Books at the SfAA Annual Meeting 2018!

We are delighted to inform you that we will be present at The Society for Applied Anthropology Annual Meeting in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, April 3-7, 2018. Please stop by our table to browse the latest selection of books at discounted prices & pick up some free journal samples. If you are unable to attend, we would […]

Populist radical right parties and (trans)national environmental issues

This is a guest post written by Bernhard Forchtner, contributor to Volume 10: Issue 2 of the journal Nature and Culture . Bernhard Forchtner is a contributor to the article titled “The Nature of Nationalism: ‘Populist Radical Right Parties’ on Countryside and Climate.” Conversations about “populist radical right parties” (Cas Mudde) in contemporary Europe usually turn to issues […]

Celebrating International Museum Day

  Today is International Museum Day!   Every year since 1977, International Museum Day is coordinated by the International Council of Museums (ICOM) and organised worldwide around May 18. This day is an occasion to raise awareness on how important museums are in the development of society.   The event highlights a specific theme each […]

Earth Day

Each year, Earth Day — April 22 — marks the anniversary of what many consider the birth of the modern environmental movement in 1970. Earth Day 1970 capitalized on the emerging consciousness, channeling the energy of the anti-war protest movement and putting environmental concerns front and center. The very first Earth day celebration brought 20 million Americans […]

Energy Cultures and Practices: Special Issue of Nature + Culture

The below is a special guest post written by Ana Horta, special issue editor of Nature + Culture Volume 9, Issue 2. The story of this special issue is the beginning of the story of the Energy & Society Network.