Environmental Advocacy & Activism

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The Causes of Tropical Deforestation

The Economic and Statistical Analysis of Factors Giving Rise to the Loss of the Tropical Forests

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Talk and Log

Wilderness Politics in British Columbia

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A comprehensive account of the rise of the wilderness movement in British Columbia examines the forest industry's political strategies, and analyzes the inner workings of the policy process.

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Once Upon an Oldman

Special Interest Politics and the Oldman River Dam

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Once Upon an Oldman is an account of the controversy that surrounded the Alberta government's construction of a dam on the Oldman River to provide water for irrigation in the southern part of the province.

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In Search of Sustainability

British Columbia Forest Policy in the 1990s

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A provocative, sobering examination of British Columbia's forest industry in the 1990s.

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Anatomy of a Conflict

Identity, Knowledge, and Emotion in Old-Growth Forests

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Explores the cultural aspects of the fierce dispute between activist loggers and environmentalists over the fate of Oregon’s temperate rain forest.

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Bioregionalism and Civil Society

Democratic Challenges to Corporate Globalism

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

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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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The Behavior and Ecology of Pacific Salmon and Trout

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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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Biotechnology Unglued

Science, Society, and Social Cohesion

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The two faces of biotechnology are revealed throughout to show the promises and perils associated with a range of innovations.

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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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