Environmental Advocacy & Activism

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The First Green Wave

Pollution Probe and the Origins of Environmental Activism in Ontario

UBC Press

The First Green Wave examines the origins and development of first wave environmental activism (1967-86) in Toronto, home to one of Canada’s earliest and most dynamic communities of environmentalists.

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Tracking the Great Bear

How Environmentalists Recreated British Columbia’s Coastal Rainforest

UBC Press

A detailed account of the complex and contested process that resulted in the establishment of the Great Bear Rainforest in coastal British Columbia.

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Welcome to Resisterville

American Dissidents in British Columbia

UBC Press

A compelling, highly readable study of American migration to the West Kootenays and of the counterculture values that created a vibrant society in the Canadian wilderness.

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Resistance Is Fertile

Canadian Struggles on the BioCommons

UBC Press

A critical look at the social, environmental, and economic impacts of agricultural biotechnology in Canada.

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River Notes

A Natural and Human History of the Colorado

Island Press

Combining science and adventure with glorious imagery, this book follows environmental advocate Robert F. Kennedy Jr. and National Geographic Explorer-in-Residence Wade Davis on a rafting adventure down the Colorado.

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The Environmental Moment

1968-1972

Edited by David Stradling
University of Washington Press

A collection of documents that reveal the significance of the years 1968-1972 to the environmental movement in the United States.

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