Resource Studies

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The Government of Natural Resources

Science, Territory, and State Power in Quebec, 1867–1939

UBC Press

The Government of Natural Resources is a revealing look at how science can extend state power through territorial and environmental transformations.

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First Nations Wildfire Evacuations

A Guide for Communities and External Agencies

By Tara K. McGee, Amy Cardinal Christianson, and First Nations Wildfire Evacuation Partnership
UBC Press, Purich Books

Based on the experiences of evacuees from seven First Nations communities, this book offers guidance to Indigenous communities and external agencies on how to successfully plan for and carry out wildfire evacuations.

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Regime of Obstruction

How Corporate Power Blocks Energy Democracy

Athabasca University Press

Rapidly rising carbon emissions from the intense development of Western Canada's fossil fuels continue to aggravate the global climate emergency and destabilize democratic structures. This book provides essential context to the climate crisis and will transform discussions of energy democracy.

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Fossilized

Environmental Policy in Canada's Petro-Provinces

UBC Press

Fossilized reveals how Alberta, Saskatchewan, and Newfoundland and Labrador – blinded by exceptional economic growth from 2005 to 2015 – undermined environmental policies to intensify ecologically detrimental extreme oil extraction.

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Indigenous Empowerment through Co-management

Land Claims Boards, Wildlife Management, and Environmental Regulation

UBC Press

This book is a clear, compelling, and evidence-based assessment of the effectiveness of co-management boards in providing Indigenous peoples with genuine influence over land and wildlife decisions affecting their traditional territories.

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Holistic Management Handbook, Third Edition

Regenerating Your Land and Growing Your Profits

Island Press

This handbook is the key to developing a comprehensive holistic land plan based on Savory’s principles that will help you to restore health to your land and ensure a stable, sustainable livelihood from its bounty.

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The Political Economy of Resource Regulation

An International and Comparative History, 1850-2015

UBC Press

This is the first global survey of how natural resources have been regulated in the modern world.

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Guide de la méthode canadienne de prévision du comportement des incendies de forêt (PCI), 3ème édition

Canadian Forest Service

La Méthode canadienne de prévision du comportement des incendies de forêt (PCI) est une méthode systématique permettant d’évaluer le comportement potentiel des feux de forêt. Il a pour objet d’aider le personnel de terrain à établir les premières approximations tirées de la Méthode PCI lorsqu’on ne dispose pas de version informatisée.

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Levelling the Lake

Transboundary Resource Management in the Lake of the Woods Watershed

UBC Press

It’s one thing to live in a watershed. We all do. It’s another to manage one, as Levelling the Lake compellingly demonstrates.

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Field guide to the Canadian Forest Fire Behavior Prediction (FBP) System, Third Edition.

Canadian Forest Service

This field guide provides a simplified version of The Canadian Forest Fire Behavior Prediction (FBP) System, presented in tabular format. It was prepared to assist field staff in making first approximations of FBP System outputs when computer-based applications are not available.

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