Environmental Studies

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Ecology and Management of Sitka Spruce

Emphasizing Its Natural Range in British Columbia

UBC Press

This book is the most recent major work on the ecology and management of Sitka spruce.

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Ecology and Management of North American Savannas

The University of Arizona Press

Savannas are ecosytems with a continuous grass layer and scattered trees or shrubs. These lands occupy nearly a third of the earth's land surface and are an important resource not only in world economies but also as repositories of biodiversity. Because savannas are generally thought of as tropical ecosystems, most reviews of the ...

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Oyster Wars and the Public Trust

The University of Arizona Press

Who owns tidal waters? Are oyster beds common holdings or private property? Questions first raised in colonial New Jersey helped shape American law by giving rise to the public trust doctrine. Today that concept plays a critical role in public advocacy and environmental law.

Bonnie McCay now puts that doctrine in perspective by ...

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Talk and Log

Wilderness Politics in British Columbia

UBC Press

A comprehensive account of the rise of the wilderness movement in British Columbia examines the forest industry's political strategies, and analyzes the inner workings of the policy process.

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Gentry's Rio Mayo Plants

The University of Arizona Press

The Río Mayo region of northwestern Mexico is a major geographic area whose natural history remains poorly known to outsiders. Lying in a region where desert and tropical, northern and southern, and continental and coastal species converge, it boasts an abundance of flora first documented by Howard Scott Gentry in 1942 in a book now ...

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The Wealth of Forests

Markets, Regulation, and Sustainable Forestry

Edited by Chris Tollefson
UBC Press

This book is a pioneering attempt to consider the concrete policy implications of the much discussed transition to sustainable forestry.

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