Environmental Studies

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At the Edge

Sustainable Development in the 21st Century

UBC Press

This timely book argues for governance based on human responsibility and recognition of the interconnectedness of human and natural systems.

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The Cost of Climate Policy

UBC Press

We all want to reduce the risks of global warming, but how much will this cost? What will it mean on a personal, business, or community level? What policy responses should we expect from our governments?

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Awe for the Tiger, Love for the Lamb

A Chronicle of Sensibility to Animals

UBC Press

Brings together the most significant statements of sensibility to animals in the history of thought.

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Anatomy of a Conflict

Identity, Knowledge, and Emotion in Old-Growth Forests

UBC Press

Explores the cultural aspects of the fierce dispute between activist loggers and environmentalists over the fate of Oregon’s temperate rain forest.

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Forestry and the Forest Industry in Japan

Edited by Yoshiya Iwai
UBC Press

Representing the work of distinguished Japanese scholars, this is the first comprehensive English-language overview of forestry, forest management, and the forest products industry in Japan.

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Restoration of the Great Lakes

Promises, Practices, and Performances

UBC Press

Using original findings from surveys, interviews, and other documents, this volume looks at how various levels of government are attempting to restore the environment in the Great Lakes.

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Ecosystems and Human Well-Being

A Framework For Assessment

By Millennium Ecosystem Assessment
Island Press
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A Passion for Wildlife

The History of the Canadian Wildlife Service

UBC Press

A chronicle of the Canadian Wildlife Service and the evolution of wildlife policy over the first 50 years of this venerable Canadian institution's history.

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The Integrity Gap

Canada's Environmental Policy and Institutions

Edited by Anthony Perl and Eugene Lee
UBC Press

This thoughtful collection exposes the gap between rhetoric and performance in Canada’s response to environmental challenges.

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Game in the Garden

A Human History of Wildlife in Western Canada to 1940

UBC Press

This intriguing book identifies the imaginative use of wild animals in early western society and shows how attitudes to wild animals changed according to subsistence and economic needs and how wildlife helped to determine social relations among people.

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