Environmental Studies

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State of the World 2013

Is Sustainability Still Possible?

By The Worldwatch Institute
Island Press
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To Conserve Unimpaired

The Evolution of the National Park Idea

Island Press
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Resistance Is Fertile

Canadian Struggles on the BioCommons

UBC Press

A critical look at the social, environmental, and economic impacts of agricultural biotechnology in Canada.

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Aboriginal Peoples and Forest Lands in Canada

UBC Press

Aboriginal Peoples and Forest Lands in Canada explores the historical, political, cultural, legal, and ethical issues surrounding forest resource use and discusses opportunities for collaboration between Aboriginals and non-Aboriginals.

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The Kingdom of Rarities

Island Press

An original and important investigation of rarity and its relationship to conservation.

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Social Transformation in Rural Canada

Community, Cultures, and Collective Action

UBC Press

A series of stories, ideas, and insights into the social dynamics of change within rural Canada that help communities forge new ways of understanding and relating to each other and to the broader world.

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River Notes

A Natural and Human History of the Colorado

Island Press

Combining science and adventure with glorious imagery, this book follows environmental advocate Robert F. Kennedy Jr. and National Geographic Explorer-in-Residence Wade Davis on a rafting adventure down the Colorado.

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Global Farms Race

Land Grabs, Agricultural Investment, and the Scramble for Food Security

Island Press

The first book to examine the burgeoning trend of buying up huge swaths of farmland abroad in all its complexity, considering the implications for investors, host countries, and the world as a whole.

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Tibet Wild

A Naturalist’s Journey on the Roof of the World

Island Press

Follows Dr. George Schaller’s expeditions to the Tibetan Plateau from 1984 until the present day, including an inside look at Schaller’s current and possibly most ambitious project: the creation of the Pamir International Peace Park at the junction of Afghanistan, Pakistan, China, and Tajikistan.

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The Right to a Healthy Environment

Revitalizing Canada's Constitution

UBC Press

Renowned environmental lawyer David R. Boyd argues that Canada must constitutionalize environmental rights and responsibilities if it hopes to improve its environmental record.

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