Environmental Conservation & Sustainability

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First Nations Wildfire Evacuations

A Guide for Communities and External Agencies

By Tara K. McGee, Amy Cardinal Christianson, and First Nations Wildfire Evacuation Partnership
UBC Press, Purich Books

Based on the experiences of evacuees from seven First Nations communities, this book offers guidance to Indigenous communities and external agencies on how to successfully plan for and carry out wildfire evacuations.

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Vancouverism

UBC Press, On Point Press

This is the remarkable story, told by a key insider, about Vancouver’s dramatic transformation from a typical mid-sized North American city into an inspiring world-class metropolis celebrated for its liveability, sustainability, and vibrancy.

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Birds of Nunavut

UBC Press

The first complete survey of the birds of Nunavut, this fully illustrated reference work identifies and documents the distribution, ecology, behaviour, and conservation of the species that live in and migrate through the territory.

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The Birds of Vancouver Island’s West Coast

UBC Press, On Point Press

A detailed account of the 360 species of birds recorded on the wild west coast of Vancouver Island and its offshore waters.

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Striving for Environmental Sustainability in a Complex World

Canadian Experiences

UBC Press

In the face of growing anxiety about the environmental sustainability of the world, George Francis, a leading authority in the field of sustainability studies, examines initiatives undertaken in Canada over the past twenty-five years to protect some of our unique environments.

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Islands' Spirit Rising

Reclaiming the Forests of Haida Gwaii

UBC Press

Set within the context of resource conflict and collaborative land-use planning on Haida Gwaii, this book examines how historic relations of domination and oppression can be transformed and more sustainable forms of land governance created.

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Tracking the Great Bear

How Environmentalists Recreated British Columbia’s Coastal Rainforest

UBC Press

A detailed account of the complex and contested process that resulted in the establishment of the Great Bear Rainforest in coastal British Columbia.

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Social Transformation in Rural Canada

Community, Cultures, and Collective Action

UBC Press

A series of stories, ideas, and insights into the social dynamics of change within rural Canada that help communities forge new ways of understanding and relating to each other and to the broader world.

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Health and Sustainability in the Canadian Food System

Advocacy and Opportunity for Civil Society

UBC Press

Lays out new strategies for advocacy groups to achieve a sustainable, healthy food system.

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Policies for Sustainably Managing Canada’s Forests

Tenure, Stumpage Fees, and Forest Practices

UBC Press

This book compares provincial forest policies on public land across Canada, and considers how they may hinder or enhance the pursuit of sustainable forest management objectives.

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