Environmental Advocacy & Activism

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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


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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Human Rights

The Commons and the Collective

UBC Press

Laura Westra argues that international and environmental law must place the rights of the collective before those of the individual if we are to protect our common heritage -- the environment, its air, water, and biodiversity -- and ensure humanity’s survival.

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Wild Horses of the West

History and Politics of America’s Mustangs

The University of Arizona Press

A comprehensive look at the evolutionary history and current plight of wild horses in the American west.

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