Environmental Advocacy & Activism

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Nuclear Waste Management in Canada

Critical Issues, Critical Perspectives

UBC Press

Nuclear Waste Management in Canada encourages critical thought and discussion about energy generation and waste management by exploring not only the technical but also the social and ethical aspects of the problem.

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Environmental Conflict and Democracy in Canada

Edited by Laurie E. Adkin
UBC Press

This path-breaking collection brings together environmental politics and democratic theory to reveal the deficits of citizenship and how democracy must be extended to achieve a socially just, ecologically sustainable society in Canada.

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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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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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Beyond Mothering Earth

Ecological Citizenship and the Politics of Care

UBC Press

Provides an original and empirically grounded understanding of women’s involvement in quality-of-life activism.

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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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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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Intensive Agriculture and Sustainability

A Farming Systems Analysis

Edited by Glen Filson
UBC Press

An analysis of intensive agriculture and sustainable farming examining food quality, manure runoff, greenhouse gases, extra-label use of antibiotics, pesticide use, and rural conflict.

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Bioregionalism and Civil Society

Democratic Challenges to Corporate Globalism

UBC Press

Mike Carr supports bioregional values and community-building tools for a diverse, democratic, socially-just civil society.

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