Environmental Studies

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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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