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Canadian Oceans Policy

National Strategies and the New Law of the Sea

Edited by D.M. McRae and Gordon Munro
UBC Press

This book deals with Canada's oceans management policies since the conclusion of the 1982 Convention of the Law of the Sea.

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Managing Natural Resources in British Columbia

Markets, Regulations, and Sustainable Development

UBC Press

Offers an innovative and far-reaching contribution to the debate over sustainability at a time when many individuals are questioning the future of the environment in British Columbia.

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Biodiversity and Democracy

Rethinking Nature and Society

UBC Press

In Biodiversity and Democracy, Paul Wood argues that the problem of extinction can be traced to how we think about both biodiversity and democratic societies.

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In Search of Sustainability

British Columbia Forest Policy in the 1990s

UBC Press

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

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International Environmental Law and Asian Values

Legal Norms and Cultural Influences

UBC Press

A comprehensive assessment of relevant Asian policies and their applications in key areas in light of international environmental norms and practices.

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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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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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Setting the Standard

Certification, Governance, and the Forest Stewardship Council

UBC Press

This important work undertakes a detailed comparative analysis of Forest Stewradship Council environmental standards, and their implications for global governance and regulatory theory.

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Corporate Social Responsibility and the State

International Approaches to Forest Co-Regulation

UBC Press

This book provides a clear theoretical lens and practical guidance on the prospects and limits of leveraging private corporate social responsibility standards, such as forest certification, alongside government regulatory efforts to achieve more effective and adaptive sustainability solutions.

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Human Rights

The Commons and the Collective

UBC Press

Laura Westra argues that international and environmental law must place the rights of the collective before those of the individual if we are to protect our common heritage -- the environment, its air, water, and biodiversity -- and ensure humanity’s survival.

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The Environmental Rights Revolution

A Global Study of Constitutions, Human Rights, and the Environment

UBC Press

David Boyd shows that recognition of the right to a healthy environment is not only growing, it is having a profound influence on public policy and environmental protection.

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Blue-Green Province

The Environment and the Political Economy of Ontario

UBC Press

Blue-Green Province provides the first comprehensive study of environmental policy in Ontario and explores what lessons on the future of environmental and economic policy in Canada might be learned from this province’s experience.

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The Right to a Healthy Environment

Revitalizing Canada's Constitution

UBC Press

Renowned environmental lawyer David R. Boyd argues that Canada must constitutionalize environmental rights and responsibilities if it hopes to improve its environmental record.

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Our Chemical Selves

Gender, Toxics, and Environmental Health

UBC Press

This collection provides a critical, interdisciplinary analysis of how everyday exposures to common chemicals are adversely affecting the health of Canadians and reveals the connections between social inequity, environmental risks, and the gendered division of health burdens in Canada.

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Cleaner, Greener, Healthier

A Prescription for Stronger Canadian Environmental Laws and Policies

UBC Press

David R. Boyd reveals striking weaknesses in Canadian environmental law, describes the damage these flaws are wreaking on human health, and identifies practical, proven, and affordable solutions to these problems.

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