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Making Game

An Essay on Hunting, Familiar Things, and the Strangeness of Being Who One Is

Athabasca University Press

Making Game is a mixed-genre composition in which the author reflects on the philosophical and ethical implications of hunting wild game.

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Environmentalism in Popular Culture

Gender, Race, Sexuality, and the Politics of the Natural

The University of Arizona Press

In this thoughtful and highly readable book, Noël Sturgeon illustrates the myriad and insidious ways in which American popular culture depicts social inequities as “natural” and how our images of “nature” interfere with creating solutions to environmental problems that are just and fair for all.

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Aridland Springs in North America

The University of Arizona Press

Springs ecosystems are among the most structurally complicated, ecologically and biologically diverse, productive, evolutionarily provocative, and threatened ecosystems on earth. Springs are places where groundwater reaches the earth's surface through complex, tortuous, and sometimes lengthy flow paths. Historically, they have been revered ...

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Natural Environments of Arizona

The University of Arizona Press

Best known for its cactus-studded deserts and the awe-inspiring Grand Canyon, Arizona boasts even more natural features that surprise visitors and continue to amaze longtime residents. Using C. H. Merriam's turn-of-the-twentieth-century descriptions of Arizona's life zones, Charles Lowe first defined those biotic communities in his 1964 ...

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Natural Environments of Arizona

The University of Arizona Press

Best known for its cactus-studded deserts and the awe-inspiring Grand Canyon, Arizona boasts even more natural features that surprise visitors and continue to amaze longtime residents. Using C. H. Merriam's turn-of-the-twentieth-century descriptions of Arizona's life zones, Charles Lowe first defined those biotic communities in his 1964 ...

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Sins of the Flesh

A History of Ethical Vegetarian Thought

UBC Press

Renowned animal rights author Rod Preece examines the history of vegetarianism in its ethical dimensions, from the origins of humanity through to the present.

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Ancient Landscapes of the Colorado Plateau

Grand Canyon Association

Imagine seeing the varied landscapes of the earth as they used to look throughout hundreds of millions of years of earth history. Tropical seas lap on the shores of an Arizona beach. Immense sand dunes shift and swirl in Sahara-like deserts in Utah and New Mexico. Ancient rivers spill from a mountain range in Colorado that was a precursor ...

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Grand Canyon's North Rim and Beyond

Grand Canyon Association

Visiting the Grand Canyon's North Rim is a unique experience. Just ten miles across the abyss from the canyon's busy South Rim, the two settings are worlds apart. Fewer than ten percent of park visitors find their way to the remote North Rim. Sublime beauty, rugged terrain, and quiet solitude await those who do.

Those who visit ...

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Awful Splendour

A Fire History of Canada

UBC Press
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Monitoring, Simulation and Management of Visitor Landscapes

The University of Arizona Press

Conventional methods used in the planning and management of human-landscape interactions fall far short of the needs of today's land management professionals. Monitoring, Simulation, and Management of Visitor Landscapes presents a growing body of applied research that provides decision makers with tools to maintain the ecological integrity ...

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