Environmental Studies

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The Behavior and Ecology of Pacific Salmon and Trout

UBC Press

Describes the lives of offspring during the months they spend incubating in gravel, growing in fresh water, and migrating out to sea to mature.

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Biotechnology Unglued

Science, Society, and Social Cohesion

UBC Press

The two faces of biotechnology are revealed throughout to show the promises and perils associated with a range of innovations.

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Birds of Ontario: Habitat Requirements, Limiting Factors, and Status

Volume 1–Nonpasserines: Loons through Cranes

UBC Press

This work provides a comprehensive summary of the life history requirements of bird species in the Ontario, including information on habitat, limiting factors, and status.

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Negotiating Tribal Water Rights

The University of Arizona Press

Water conflicts plague every river in the West, with the thorniest dilemmas found in the many basins with Indian reservations and reserved water rights—rights usually senior to all others in over-appropriated rivers. Negotiations and litigation over tribal water rights shape the future of both Indian and non-Indian communities ...

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Canadian Natural Resource and Environmental Policy, 2nd ed.

Political Economy and Public Policy

UBC Press

This innovative book offers an interdisciplinary framework with which to think through ecological, political, economic, and social issues, provding one of the most comprehensive analyses of Canadian natural resource and environmental policy to date.

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A Dynamic Balance

Social Capital and Sustainable Community Development

Edited by Ann Dale and Jenny Onyx
UBC Press

Illustrates the links between two normally disparate literatures—social capital and sustainable development—within the overall context of local community development.

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This Elusive Land

Women and the Canadian Environment

UBC Press

This multidisciplinary anthology discusses the ways in which women integrate the social and biophysical settings of their lives, featuring a range of contexts and issues in which gender mediates, inspires, and informs a sense of belonging to and in this land.

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Shaped by the West Wind

Nature and History in Georgian Bay

UBC Press

This wide-ranging history of Georgian Bay examines changing cultural representations of landscape over time, shifts between resource development and recreational use, and environmental politics of place -- stories central to the Canadian experience.

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The Colorado Plateau II

The University of Arizona Press

The publication of The Colorado Plateau: Cultural, Biological, and Physical Research in 2004 marked a timely summation of current research in the Four Corners states. This new volume, derived from the seventh Biennial Conference on the Colorado Plateau in 2003, complements the previous book by ...

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Linking Industry and Ecology

A Question of Design

UBC Press

This remarkable volume makes a compelling argument for the need to think ecologically to develop innovative and competitive industrial policy.

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