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Local Governance in Transition

Toward Sustainable Canadian Communities

UBC Press

Local Governance in Transition presents a framework for conversations around technological, ecological, and economic challenges – and encourages innovative thinking for those interested in exploring sustainable solutions.

  • Copyright year: 2024
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Nature-First Cities

Restoring Relationships with Ecosystems and with Each Other

UBC Press

Nature-First Cities recognizes nature as the lead architect in the most essential of restoration projects – our cities.

  • Copyright year: 2024
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Sea Change

Charting a Sustainable Future for Oceans in Canada

UBC Press

Sea Change takes stock of what we know about Canada’s changing oceans, offering a wealth of practical information to support the task of building resilient, sustainable oceans and ocean communities.

  • Copyright year: 2024
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Sustainable Energy Transitions in Canada

UBC Press

Sustainable Energy Transitions in Canada brings together experts from across the country to share their perspectives on how energy systems can respond to climate change, enhance social justice, respect local cultures and traditions – and still make financial sense.

  • Copyright year: 2023
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Protecting the Coast and Ocean

A Guide to Marine Conservation Law in British Columbia

UBC Press

Protecting the Coast and Ocean, the first comprehensive guide to marine protection law in British Columbia, analyzes and compares the legal tools available to reverse ocean decline.

  • Copyright year: 2023
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The Making of the Northwest Forest Plan

The Wild Science of Saving Old Growth Ecosystems

Oregon State University Press
  • Copyright year: 2023
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Dying Green

A Journey through End-of-Life Medicine in Search of Sustainable Healthcare

Rutgers University Press
  • Copyright year: 2023
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Armadillos to Ziziphus

A Naturalist in the Texas Hill Country

University of Texas Press

This book aims to show people, in short pieces accompanied by one image, some of the surprising, fascinating, and ecologically valuable things happening around a Hill Country ranch.

  • Copyright year: 2023
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Life against States of Emergency

Revitalizing Treaty Relations from Attawapiskat

UBC Press

Life against States of Emergency responds to the central question Attawapiskat chief Theresa Spence asked in a high-profile ceremonial fast: What does it mean to be in a treaty relationship today?

  • Copyright year: 2023
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Born with a Copper Spoon

A Global History of Copper, 1830–1980

UBC Press

Born with a Copper Spoon tells the fascinating and far-reaching story of one of the world’s most important metals.

  • Copyright year: 2022
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In the Name of Wild

One Family, Five Years, Ten Countries, and a New Vision of Wildness

UBC Press, On Point Press

In the Name of Wild takes you on the five-year journey one family made across five continents to re-imagine the meaning of wildness.

  • Copyright year: 2022
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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.

  • Copyright year: 2018
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From Dismal Swamp to Smiling Farms

Food, Agriculture, and Change in the Holland Marsh

UBC Press

From Dismal Swamp to Smiling Farms reveals how some of the most profitable farmland in Canada has been shaped, and ultimately imperilled, by liberal notions of progress and nature.

  • Copyright year: 2021
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Against the Tides

Reshaping Landscape and Community in Canada’s Maritime Marshlands

UBC Press

Against the Tides tells the compelling story of the rehabilitation of the Maritime marshlands, a project that reshaped not only the landscape of the Bay of Fundy region but the communities that depended on it.

  • Copyright year: 2021
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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.

  • Copyright year: 2021
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Plastic Legacies

Pollution, Persistence, and Politics

Athabasca University Press

Plastic Legacies brings together scholars from the fields of marine biology, psychology, anthropology, environmental studies, Indigenous studies, and media studies to investigate and address the urgent socio-ecological challenges brought about by plastics.

  • Copyright year: 2021
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The Government of Natural Resources

Science, Territory, and State Power in Quebec, 1867–1939

By Stéphane Castonguay; Foreword by Graeme Wynn; Translated by Käthe Roth
UBC Press

The Government of Natural Resources is a revealing look at how science can extend state power through territorial and environmental transformations.

  • Copyright year: 2021
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Fossilized

Environmental Policy in Canada's Petro-Provinces

UBC Press

Fossilized reveals how Alberta, Saskatchewan, and Newfoundland and Labrador – blinded by exceptional economic growth from 2005 to 2015 – undermined environmental policies to intensify ecologically detrimental extreme oil extraction.

  • Copyright year: 2020
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Fixation

How to Have Stuff without Breaking the Planet

Island Press
  • Copyright year: 2020
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Geography of British Columbia, Fourth Edition

People and Landscapes in Transition

UBC Press

This extensively revised edition of Geography of British Columbia teaches students how to think like geographers as it takes them on a journey from the origins of the region’s diverse and unique landscapes to its more recent history as a province being reshaped by the forces of globalization.

  • Copyright year: 2020
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