Environmental Studies

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Corporation 2020

Transforming Business for Tomorrow's World

Island Press
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Investing in Place

Economic Renewal in Northern British Columbia

UBC Press

A compelling exploration of place-based development as a timely, pragmatic approach to renewing rural and small-town economies in northern British Columbia.

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Planning as if People Matter

Governing for Social Equity

Island Press

This book goes beyond theory to give real-world examples of how better planning can level inequities.

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Resilience Practice

Building Capacity to Absorb Disturbance and Maintain Function

Island Press

In this follow-up to Resilience Thinking, Brian Walker and David Salt explore how systems can be managed to promote and sustain resilience.

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An Environmental History of Canada

UBC Press

This text traces the interaction between humans and the Canadian landscape, from the arrival of the first peoples to our current environmental crisis.

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Health and Sustainability in the Canadian Food System

Advocacy and Opportunity for Civil Society

UBC Press

Lays out new strategies for advocacy groups to achieve a sustainable, healthy food system.

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Stewardship of the Built Environment

Sustainability, Preservation, and Reuse

Island Press

Stewardship of the Built Environment shows how rehabilitating and reusing existing structures holds untapped potential for achieving sustainable communities.

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The Shape of Green

Aesthetics, Ecology, and Design

Island Press

The Shape of Green argues that beauty is inherent to sustainability, for how things look and feel is as important as how they’re made.

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The Nature of Borders

Salmon, Boundaries, and Bandits on the Salish Sea

UBC Press

This transnational view provides an understanding of the modern Pacific salmon crisis and reorients borderlands studies towards the Canada-US border while providing a new view of how Native Borders worked.

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Climate and Conservation

Landscape and Seascape Science, Planning, and Action

Island Press

Climate and Conservation offers readers tangible, place-based examples of projects designed to protect large landscapes as a means of conserving biodiversity in the face of the looming threat of global climate change.

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