Environmental Studies

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Animals and Nature

Cultural Myths, Cultural Realities

UBC Press

“No one tradition alone offers a sufficient respect for other species. Taken together, they may offer a prospect for saner human-animal relations.” – From the book

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Once Upon an Oldman

Special Interest Politics and the Oldman River Dam

UBC Press

Once Upon an Oldman is an account of the controversy that surrounded the Alberta government's construction of a dam on the Oldman River to provide water for irrigation in the southern part of the province.

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Communities, Development, and Sustainability across Canada

UBC Press

This book bridges the gap between theory and practice, bringing together concerned parties who have argued for increased local participation in sustainable community development.

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White Gold

Hydroelectric Power in Canada

UBC Press

White Gold looks at what went wrong with hydro development, with the predicted industrial transformation, with the timing and magnitude of projects, and with national and regional initiatives to link these major projects to a trans-Canada power grid.

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Ecology of a Managed Terrestrial Landscape

Patterns and Processes of Forest Landscapes in Ontario

UBC Press

Ecology of a Managed Terrestrial Landscape responds to the increasing need of forest policy developers, planners, and managers for an integrated, comprehensive perspective on ecological landscapes.

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Against the Grain

Foresters and Politics in Nova Scotia

UBC Press

This book argues that forestry is a more diverse and complex activity than has been generally recognized. It also underlines the political character of the profession.

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