Environmental Studies

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States of Nature

Conserving Canada's Wildlife in the Twentieth Century

UBC Press

This multi-award-winning book is one of the first to trace the development of Canadian wildlife conservation from its social, political, and historical roots.

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Tribal Water Rights

Essays in Contemporary Law, Policy, and Economics

The University of Arizona Press

The settlement of Indian water rights cases remains one of the thorniest legal issues in this country, particularly in the West. In a previous book, Negotiating Tribal Water Rights, Colby, Thorson, and Britton presented a general overview of the processes involved in settling such cases; this volume provides more in-depth treatment ...

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Keeping It Living

Traditions of Plant Use and Cultivation on Northwest Coast of North America

University of Washington Press

Keeping It Living brings together some of the world’s most prominent specialists on Northwest Coast cultures to examine traditional cultivation practices from Oregon to Southeast Alaska.

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Birds of the World

UBC Press

Comprehensive, authoritative, and beautifully illustrated, this stunning collection of art and text captures the grace, beauty, and flamboyance of the world’s bird features 1,600 original paintings of 1,307 species.

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A New Plateau

Center for Sustainable Environments

For at least ten thousand years, until the arrival of railroads in the 1880s, the people of the Colorado Plateau--Canyon Country--primarily derived their sustenance from the natural resources of the land they inhabited. People today find themselves in a vastly different situation. Now almost everything we eat, wear, and use comes from ...

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