Environmental Studies

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Brute Souls, Happy Beasts, and Evolution

The Historical Status of Animals

UBC Press

In this provocative inquiry into the status of animals in human society from the fifth century BC to the present, Rod Preece provides a wholly new perspective on the human-animal relationship.

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The 1985 Pacific Salmon Treaty

Sharing Conservation Burdens and Benefits

UBC Press

Beginning late in the nineteenth century and culminating in the 1985 Pacific Salmon Treaty, Canada and the United States carried out long and contentious negotiations to provide a framework for cooperation for conserving and sharing the vitally important Pacific salmon resource. This book traces provides an insider’s perspective on the tumultuous negotiations.

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A Practitioner's Guide to Freshwater Biodiversity Conservation

Island Press

A Practitioner's Guide to Freshwater Biodiversity Conservation brings together knowledge and experience from conservation practitioners and experts around the world to help readers understand the global challenge of conserving biodiversity in freshwater ecosystems.

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States of Nature

Conserving Canada's Wildlife in the Twentieth Century

UBC Press

This multi-award-winning book is one of the first to trace the development of Canadian wildlife conservation from its social, political, and historical roots.

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Tribal Water Rights

Essays in Contemporary Law, Policy, and Economics

The University of Arizona Press

The settlement of Indian water rights cases remains one of the thorniest legal issues in this country, particularly in the West. In a previous book, Negotiating Tribal Water Rights, Colby, Thorson, and Britton presented a general overview of the processes involved in settling such cases; this volume provides more in-depth treatment ...

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Birds of the World

UBC Press

Comprehensive, authoritative, and beautifully illustrated, this stunning collection of art and text captures the grace, beauty, and flamboyance of the world’s bird features 1,600 original paintings of 1,307 species.

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A New Plateau

Center for Sustainable Environments

For at least ten thousand years, until the arrival of railroads in the 1880s, the people of the Colorado Plateau--Canyon Country--primarily derived their sustenance from the natural resources of the land they inhabited. People today find themselves in a vastly different situation. Now almost everything we eat, wear, and use comes from ...

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Eau Canada

The Future of Canada's Water

Edited by Karen Bakker
UBC Press

The country’s top water experts discusses our most pressing water issues.

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The Culture of Hunting in Canada

UBC Press

From hunting ethics to animal rights to tensions between hunting sub-groups, this towering collection of essays address important historical and contemporary issues regarding the culture and practice of hunting.

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