In 1914, agriculture, industry and warfare formed a violent triad of destruction. While combat damage to nature was generally short-lived, major environmental changes occurred behind the battlefields. Join Tait Keller, Associate Professor of History at Rhodes College , as he explores how warfare and energy extraction coevolved during the war and explains how the intersections of armed conflict, human victimization, and environmental exploitation still affect us today.
When we think of WWII science, we tend to think of the Manhattan Project and Germany’s rocket program. But another watershed piece of science emerged from the war – the honeybee dance language.