After many stops and starts due to COVID, Maps of the Pacific finally opened at the State Library of New South Wales on 13 November 2021. Congratulations to all involved. I’m delighted to have contributed to this wonderful exhibition. Maps of the Pacific | State Library of NSW Explore the beauty, art and science of mapping … More Maps of the Pacific exhibition opens
Exploring the human and natural histories of Antarctica’s sea ice Presentation by Dr Joy McCann to ANU Research Roadshow, November 2020 I am mesmerised by sea ice. It is neither land nor sea, but something else entirely. Below me, invisible currents stir delicate white crystals of ice, pushing them together until they curl up at … More Ice memory
Things have been a bit quieter lately while I’ve been settling into my new life in Tasmania. However, I’ve managed to contribute to a few projects in recent months, including: . Expert contributor to audio guide for State Library of NSW ‘Mapping the Pacific’ exhibition, Sydney, July-October 2021 . N Bax, C Novaglio, KH Maxwell … More A few environmental history activities of late
The Australian Association for Maritime History has announced the winner of the 2019 Frank Broeze Memorial Maritime History Book prize, and Wild Sea was on the shortlist – yay!
Just discovered this wonderful review of Wild Sea by Jean McNicol published in History Today (UK), Vol. 69 Issue 9, September 2019. The reviewer is the author of Ice Diaries: An Antarctic Memoir (ECW, 2016).
Delighted to have contributed to Narissa Bax, Camilla Novaglio, Kimberley H Maxwell, et al, ‘Ocean resource use: building the blue economy’, a multi-disciplinary paper developed as part of the Future Seas project (www.futureseas2030.org). It has been accepted for publication in the Future Seas special issue in Reviews in Fish Biology & Fisheries to be published … More Building the blue economy
A great day of presentations from a wide range of perspectives on the theme of environmental violence. Here’s a link to my presentation Ice Memory – exploring the human and natural histories of sea ice: https://youtu.be/1oGo7ax9vxohttps://www.google.com.au/url?
Review: McCann “The Southern Ocean” 021 Sep 2020Australia, Book Reviews, Environmental History, Ocean history, Ocean Science, Oceanography and environmental monitoring, Polynesia, South Atlantic, South Pacificby Meaghan Walker Joy McCann. Wild Sea: A History of the Southern Ocean. University of Chicago Press, 2019. ISBN: 9780226622385, Hardback $28.00USD, 256 pages, 9 colour plates, 8 halftones, and 8 maps. By Erin Becker In Wild Sea: A History of the … More New review of Wild Sea