Environmental Studies

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Lyme

The First Epidemic of Climate Change

Island Press

Lyme disease is spreading rapidly around the globe as ticks move into areas where it was once too cold for them to live. Lyme shows how we have contributed to this growing menace, and how modern medicine has underestimated its danger.

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The Birds of Vancouver Island’s West Coast

UBC Press, On Point Press

A detailed account of the 360 species of birds recorded on the wild west coast of Vancouver Island and its offshore waters.

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How to Feed the World

Edited by Jessica Eise and Ken Foster
Island Press

By 2050, we will have ten billion mouths to feed in a world profoundly altered by environmental change. How can we meet this challenge? In How to Feed the World, a diverse group of experts break down this crucial question by tackling big issues one-by-one.

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Public Deliberation on Climate Change

Lessons from Alberta Climate Dialogue

Athabasca University Press
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Montreal, City of Water

An Environmental History

UBC Press

Montreal, City of Water investigates the development of the city over two centuries, tracing the relationship between the city’s inhabitants and the waterways that ring its island and flow beneath it in underground networks.

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Grass Roots

A History of Cannabis in the American West

Oregon State University Press

Legal or not, marijuana cultivation has long had an impact on the environment and economy of the American West.

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The Community Resilience Reader

Essential Resources for an Era of Upheaval

Edited by Daniel Lerch
Island Press
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The Nature of Spectacle

On Images, Money, and Conserving Capitalism

The University of Arizona Press
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West Ham and the River Lea

A Social and Environmental History of London’s Industrialized Marshland, 1839–1914

UBC Press

This original account of industrial London’s expansion into West Ham’s suburban marshlands highlights how pollution, poverty, and water shortages fuelled social democracy in Greater London.

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Alberta's Lower Athabasca Basin

Archaeology and Palaeoenvironments

Athabasca University Press

Contributors discuss and explore the unique record of prehistoric landscape use revealed by development in the lower Athabasca Basin.

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