Environmental Studies

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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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Global Farms Race

Land Grabs, Agricultural Investment, and the Scramble for Food Security

Island Press

The first book to examine the burgeoning trend of buying up huge swaths of farmland abroad in all its complexity, considering the implications for investors, host countries, and the world as a whole.

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Tibet Wild

A Naturalist’s Journey on the Roof of the World

Island Press

Follows Dr. George Schaller’s expeditions to the Tibetan Plateau from 1984 until the present day, including an inside look at Schaller’s current and possibly most ambitious project: the creation of the Pamir International Peace Park at the junction of Afghanistan, Pakistan, China, and Tajikistan.

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The Right to a Healthy Environment

Revitalizing Canada's Constitution

UBC Press

Renowned environmental lawyer David R. Boyd argues that Canada must constitutionalize environmental rights and responsibilities if it hopes to improve its environmental record.

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Corporation 2020

Transforming Business for Tomorrow's World

Island Press
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Investing in Place

Economic Renewal in Northern British Columbia

UBC Press

A compelling exploration of place-based development as a timely, pragmatic approach to renewing rural and small-town economies in northern British Columbia.

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Planning as if People Matter

Governing for Social Equity

Island Press

This book goes beyond theory to give real-world examples of how better planning can level inequities.

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Resilience Practice

Building Capacity to Absorb Disturbance and Maintain Function

Island Press

In this follow-up to Resilience Thinking, Brian Walker and David Salt explore how systems can be managed to promote and sustain resilience.

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An Environmental History of Canada

UBC Press

This text traces the interaction between humans and the Canadian landscape, from the arrival of the first peoples to our current environmental crisis.

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Health and Sustainability in the Canadian Food System

Advocacy and Opportunity for Civil Society

UBC Press

Lays out new strategies for advocacy groups to achieve a sustainable, healthy food system.

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