Environmental Studies

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Nourished Planet

Sustainability in the Global Food System

Edited by Danielle Nierenberg; By Barilla Center for Food and Nutrition
Island Press

Mangos from India, pasta from Italy, coffee from Columbia:every day, we are nourished by a global food system that relies on our planet remaining verdant and productive. In Nourished Planet, the Barilla Center for Food & Nutrition offers a global plan for feeding ourselves sustainably.

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The Curious Life of Krill

A Conservation Story from the Bottom of the World

Island Press

Eminent krill scientist Stephen Nicol wants us to know more about this enigmatic creature of the sea, a species that is so much more than whale food.

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Breaching the Peace

The Site C Dam and a Valley’s Stand against Big Hydro

By Sarah Cox; Foreword by Alex Neve
UBC Press, On Point Press

Award-winning journalist Sarah Cox recounts the prolonged battle, led by farmers and First Nations, to stop the cripplingly expensive and environmentally irresponsible Site C dam.

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Lyme

The First Epidemic of Climate Change

Island Press

Lyme disease is spreading rapidly around the globe as ticks move into areas where it was once too cold for them to live. Lyme shows how we have contributed to this growing menace, and how modern medicine has underestimated its danger.

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The Birds of Vancouver Island’s West Coast

UBC Press, On Point Press

A detailed account of the 360 species of birds recorded on the wild west coast of Vancouver Island and its offshore waters.

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Public Deliberation on Climate Change

Lessons from Alberta Climate Dialogue

Athabasca University Press
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Montreal, City of Water

An Environmental History

UBC Press

Montreal, City of Water investigates the development of the city over two centuries, tracing the relationship between the city’s inhabitants and the waterways that ring its island and flow beneath it in underground networks.

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Firestorm

How Wildfire Will Shape Our Future

Island Press
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Grass Roots

A History of Cannabis in the American West

Oregon State University Press

Legal or not, marijuana cultivation has long had an impact on the environment and economy of the American West.

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The Nature of Spectacle

On Images, Money, and Conserving Capitalism

The University of Arizona Press
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