Resource Studies

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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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Sustaining the Forests of the Pacific Coast

Forging Truces in the War in the Woods

UBC Press

This thoughtful collection of essays examines forest policy in the U.S. Pacific Northwest and British Columbia.

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In Search of Sustainability

British Columbia Forest Policy in the 1990s

UBC Press

A provocative, sobering examination of British Columbia's forest industry in the 1990s.

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Flexible Crossroads

The Restructuring of British Columbia's Forest Economy

UBC Press

Columbia's forest economy is at a crucial crossroads, and Flexible Crossroads looks at the contemporary restructuring of British Columbia's forest economy, demonstrating how both resource dynamics and industrial dynamics have shaped this transformation.

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Policy and Practices for Biodiversity in Managed Forests

The Living Dance

Edited by Fred L. Bunnell
UBC Press

This book addresses the major problems facing policy-makers and managers in sustaining biological diversity in managed forests.

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Ecology of a Managed Terrestrial Landscape

Patterns and Processes of Forest Landscapes in Ontario

UBC Press

Ecology of a Managed Terrestrial Landscape responds to the increasing need of forest policy developers, planners, and managers for an integrated, comprehensive perspective on ecological landscapes.

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Against the Grain

Foresters and Politics in Nova Scotia

UBC Press

This book argues that forestry is a more diverse and complex activity than has been generally recognized. It also underlines the political character of the profession.

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White Gold

Hydroelectric Power in Canada

UBC Press

White Gold looks at what went wrong with hydro development, with the predicted industrial transformation, with the timing and magnitude of projects, and with national and regional initiatives to link these major projects to a trans-Canada power grid.

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The Wealth of Forests

Markets, Regulation, and Sustainable Forestry

Edited by Chris Tollefson
UBC Press

This book is a pioneering attempt to consider the concrete policy implications of the much discussed transition to sustainable forestry.

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Talk and Log

Wilderness Politics in British Columbia

UBC Press

A comprehensive account of the rise of the wilderness movement in British Columbia examines the forest industry's political strategies, and analyzes the inner workings of the policy process.

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