Who we are

Environmental History Resources is a scholarly and educational website. Our website address is: https://www.eh-resources.org.

What personal data we collect and why we collect it?

By default, the site does not collect any personal data about visitors. However, some plugins may collect some limited personal data. We do not know where these data are stored, nor will we attempt to access this.


When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection. The IP address and browser user agent string are not retained.

After approval of your comment, your name and personal website URL (if you choose to provide a URL) will be visible in the context of your comment. If you wish to have your comment removed you can send a request through our contact form.

Contact forms

This site uses a contact form. Should you send us an email, either directly of using the contact form on this website, your email address will be used only for correspondence. Your name and email address will not be disclosed to any third parties.


If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.

Some plugins use cookies. You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser or installing a Do Not Track add-on.

Embedded content from other websites

Articles on this site may include embedded content such as YouTube videos, podcast episodes hosted by LibSyn and Google Maps. These services may collect data about you using cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content.


To measure and analyse the impact and use of EH-Resources the site uses Google Analytics.

Google Analytics collects data about site traffic via cookies and identifiers, in addition to data collected through a standard Google Analytics implementation. We do not identify users or facilitate the merging of personally identifiable information with non-personally identifiable information collected through any Google Analytics product or feature.

You can see more information about the information Google Analytics collects here


And you can opt-out from sharing your activity with Google Analytics here



This site uses LibSyn, a third-party platform, to host and serve our podcasts. When you listen or download a podcast episode, LibSyn shares with us basic analytical data, such as number of downloads, location and the time of each download, so that we can better understand our audience. No identifiable personal information is shared or communicated.

You can find out more about LibSyn’s privacy policies here: https://www.libsyn.com/privacy-policy/

How long we retain your data

If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely.

What rights you have over your data

If you have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you.

Where we send your data

Visitor comments or communications using the contact form may be checked through an automated spam detection service.

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