Environmental Studies

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Cooler, Smarter

Practical Steps for Low-Carbon Living

By The Union of Concerned Scientists
Island Press

This science-based guide shows you the most effective ways to cut your own global warming emissions by twenty percent or more, and explains why your individual contribution is so vital to addressing this global problem.

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Making Meaning Out of Mountains

The Political Ecology of Skiing

UBC Press

Brings to the light the conflicting meanings attached to skiing by diverse groups in British Columbia.

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Evolution in a Toxic World

How Life Responds to Chemical Threats

Island Press
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State of the World 2012

Creating Sustainable Prosperity

By The Worldwatch Institute
Island Press

An incisive assessment of environmental successes and failures over the past twenty years—and what we should do next.

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Vital Signs 2012

The Trends that are Shaping Our Future

By The Worldwatch Institute
Island Press

From obesity to ecosystem services, from grain production to nuclear power, this book offers the sometimes-shocking facts that need to guide our stewardship of the Earth’s resources.

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Temagami's Tangled Wild

Race, Gender, and the Making of Canadian Nature

UBC Press

This book shows that wilderness is created rather than discovered, and describes how the creation of wilderness has led to the marginalization of Aboriginal peoples from their territories.

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Pineros

Latino Labour and the Changing Face of Forestry in the Pacific Northwest

UBC Press

Sarathy draws on interviews, government documents, and media accounts to trace the Latinization of forest labour in the US Pacific Northwest and the marginalization of Latino workers.

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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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Environmental Land Use Planning and Management, Second Edition

Creating Sustainable Communities, Watersheds, and Ecosystems

Island Press
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