Sustainable Energy Transitions in Canada
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.
The Making of the Northwest Forest Plan
The Wild Science of Saving Old Growth Ecosystems
Protecting the Coast and Ocean
A Guide to Marine Conservation Law in British Columbia
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.
A Journey through End-of-Life Medicine in Search of Sustainable Healthcare
Armadillos to Ziziphus
A Naturalist in the Texas Hill Country
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.
Life against States of Emergency
Revitalizing Treaty Relations from Attawapiskat
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?
Born with a Copper Spoon
A Global History of Copper, 1830–1980
Born with a Copper Spoon tells the fascinating and far-reaching story of one of the world’s most important metals.
In the Name of Wild
One Family, Five Years, Ten Countries, and a New Vision of Wildness
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.
The Birds of Vancouver Island’s West Coast
A detailed account of the 360 species of birds recorded on the wild west coast of Vancouver Island and its offshore waters.
From Dismal Swamp to Smiling Farms
Food, Agriculture, and Change in the Holland Marsh
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.
Against the Tides
Reshaping Landscape and Community in Canada’s Maritime Marshlands
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.
First Nations Wildfire Evacuations
A Guide for Communities and External Agencies
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.
Pollution, Persistence, and Politics
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.
The Government of Natural Resources
Science, Territory, and State Power in Quebec, 1867–1939
The Government of Natural Resources is a revealing look at how science can extend state power through territorial and environmental transformations.
Environmental Policy in Canada's Petro-Provinces
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.
How to Have Stuff without Breaking the Planet
Geography of British Columbia, Fourth Edition
People and Landscapes in Transition
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.
Indigenous Empowerment through Co-management
Land Claims Boards, Wildlife Management, and Environmental Regulation
This book is a clear, compelling, and evidence-based assessment of the effectiveness of co-management boards in providing Indigenous peoples with genuine influence over land and wildlife decisions affecting their traditional territories.
Planning on the Edge
Vancouver and the Challenges of Reconciliation, Social Justice, and Sustainable Development
Planning on the Edge explores the reality behind the rhetoric of Vancouver’s reputation as a sustainable city and paves the way for developing Vancouver and its region into a place that is both economically sustainable and socially just.
Caring for Eeyou Istchee
Protected Area Creation on Wemindji Cree Territory
In Caring for Eeyou Istchee, Indigenous and non-Indigenous partners reveal how protected area creation presents a powerful vehicle for Indigenous stewardship, biological conservation, and cultural heritage protection.
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