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Land Resource Economics and Sustainable Development

Economic Policies and the Common Good

UBC Press

An introduction to issues of land use and the economic tools that are used to resolve land-use conflicts.

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The Green Economy

Environment, Sustainable Development and the Politics of the Future

UBC Press

In The Green Economy, Michael Jacobs rejects both the traditional Green demand for 'zero growth' and the new economic orthodoxy which seeks to give the environment a monetary value.

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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

UBC Press
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Reinventing Nature?

Responses To Postmodern Deconstruction

Island Press
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Achieving Sustainable Development

UBC Press

Achieving Sustainable Development provides an overall introduction to critical subjects in sustainable development -- industrial growth, women, institutional arrangements, industrial practices, and aboriginal people -- and argues for the immediate development of a research and policy agenda for Canada and suggests mechanisms for its implementation.

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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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Life in 2030

Exploring a Sustainable Future for Canada

UBC Press

A ground-breaking, practical, and, above all, positive vision of life in twenty-first-century Canada.

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Passing the Buck

Federalism and Canadian Environmental Policy

UBC Press

The first in-depth study of the impact of federalism on Canadian environmental policy, this book takes a detailed look at the ongoing debate on the subject and traces the evolution of the role of the federal government in environmental policy and federal-provincial relations concerning the environment from the late 1960s to the early 1990s.

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Balancing Act

Environmental Issues in Forestry

UBC Press

This book is a clarion call for a balanced, objective approach to forestry issues, including clearcutting, slashburning, old growth, and management chemicals.

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The International Politics of Whaling

UBC Press

The International Politics of Whaling examines contemporary whaling issues with an emphasis on three factors: our knowledge of whales and current whale populations and the impact of whaling; the actors and institutions involved in the debate over whaling; and the ethical dimension.

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A Stake in the Future

Redefining the Canadian Mineral Industry

UBC Press

A comprehensive study of the Whitehorse Mining Initiative, which aimed to revitalize the mining industry.

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Ecology and Management of Sitka Spruce

Emphasizing Its Natural Range in British Columbia

UBC Press

This book is the most recent major work on the ecology and management of Sitka spruce.

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Talk and Log

Wilderness Politics in British Columbia

UBC Press

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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The Wealth of Forests

Markets, Regulation, and Sustainable Forestry

Edited by Chris Tollefson
UBC Press

This book is a pioneering attempt to consider the concrete policy implications of the much discussed transition to sustainable forestry.

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Animals and Nature

Cultural Myths, Cultural Realities

UBC Press

“No one tradition alone offers a sufficient respect for other species. Taken together, they may offer a prospect for saner human-animal relations.” – From the book

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Once Upon an Oldman

Special Interest Politics and the Oldman River Dam

UBC Press

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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Communities, Development, and Sustainability across Canada

UBC Press

This book bridges the gap between theory and practice, bringing together concerned parties who have argued for increased local participation in sustainable community development.

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White Gold

Hydroelectric Power in Canada

UBC Press

White Gold looks at what went wrong with hydro development, with the predicted industrial transformation, with the timing and magnitude of projects, and with national and regional initiatives to link these major projects to a trans-Canada power grid.

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