Natural History

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Urbanism in the Age of Climate Change

Island Press

This provocative and engaging work emerges from Calthorpe’s belief that, just as the last fifty years produced massive changes in our culture, economy and environment, the next fifty will generate changes of an even more profound nature.

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Geography of British Columbia, Third Edition

People and Landscapes in Transition

UBC Press

This fully revised edition of an essential text adopts a mainly thematic approach to explore the development of BC’s physical and human geography.

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

Volume 2–Nonpasserines: Shorebirds through Woodpeckers

By Al Sandilands; Illustrated by Ross James
UBC Press

This volume and its predecessor condense the vast amount of literature on the nonpasserines of Ontario into a compact reference manual that will be essential to biologists, environmental planners, and serious birders.

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Ecology and Wonder in the Canadian Rocky Mountain Parks Heritage Site

Athabasca University Press

Examining the ecology of the Western Canadian mountain region, this book argues that preserving the Rocky Mountains may be an important defence against future climate change impacts on the Canadian west.

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The Beaver Hills Country

A History of Land and Life

Athabasca University Press

This book explores a relatively small, but interesting and anomalous, region of Alberta between the North Saskatchewan and the Battle Rivers.

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Awful Splendour

A Fire History of Canada

UBC Press
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The Inner Bird

Anatomy and Evolution

UBC Press
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Indicator Plants of Coastal British Columbia

UBC Press

Indicator Plants of Coastal British Columbia fully discusses how indicator plants are recognized and demonstrates how indicator plants can be used in site diagnosis.

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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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River of Memory

The Everlasting Columbia

UBC Press

River of Memory fosters connections between the river’s natural and human histories by encouraging readers to linger along the river’s shores and spend time reflecting on its dramatic mountain and plateau landscapes.

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