Environmental Studies

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Flora of the Gran Desierto and Río Colorado Delta

The University of Arizona Press

From the Pinacate lava fields and expansive dunes to the shores of the Gulf of California, the Gran Desierto is one of the hottest and driest places in the Western Hemisphere. Yet this region in the state of Sonora in northwestern Mexico embraces a remarkable number of habitats with a fascinating and surprisingly rich flora. This ...

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Fatal Consumption

Rethinking Sustainable Development

UBC Press

Taking the slogan "think globally, act locally" to heart, the contributors to this book offer both an understanding of the present and hope for a sustainable future.

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Forests under Fire

The University of Arizona Press

The devastating fire that swept through Los Alamos, New Mexico, in the spring of 2000 may have been caused by one controlled burn gone wild, but it was far from an isolated event. All through the twentieth century, our national forests have been under assault from all sides: first ranchers and loggers laid their claims to our ...

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Sustaining the Forests of the Pacific Coast

Forging Truces in the War in the Woods

UBC Press

This thoughtful collection of essays examines forest policy in the U.S. Pacific Northwest and British Columbia.

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At the Edge

Sustainable Development in the 21st Century

UBC Press

This timely book argues for governance based on human responsibility and recognition of the interconnectedness of human and natural systems.

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