Resource Studies

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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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Transforming Rural Water Governance

The Road from Resource Management to Political Activism in Nicaragua

The University of Arizona Press, University of Arizona Press
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When the Caribou Do Not Come

Indigenous Knowledge and Adaptive Management in the Western Arctic

UBC Press

When the Caribou Do Not Come highlights the knowledge and perspectives of northern Canadian communities that have been dealing with caribou population fluctuations for generations.

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Breaching the Peace

The Site C Dam and a Valley’s Stand against Big Hydro

By Sarah Cox; Foreword by Alex Neve
UBC Press, On Point Press

Award-winning journalist Sarah Cox recounts the prolonged battle, led by farmers and First Nations, to stop the cripplingly expensive and environmentally irresponsible Site C dam.

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Who Controls the Hunt?

First Nations, Treaty Rights, and Wildlife Conservation in Ontario, 1783-1939

UBC Press

Tracing the connections between colonialism and the early conservation movement in Ontario, Who Controls the Hunt? examines the contentious issue of treaty hunting rights and the impact of conservation laws on First Nations.

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Alberta's Lower Athabasca Basin

Archaeology and Palaeoenvironments

Athabasca University Press

Contributors discuss and explore the unique record of prehistoric landscape use revealed by development in the lower Athabasca Basin.

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Unbuilt Environments

Tracing Postwar Development in Northwest British Columbia

UBC Press

This book looks at the long-term social and environmental effects of imagined, abandoned, and failed resource-development schemes in northwest British Columbia.

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Striving for Environmental Sustainability in a Complex World

Canadian Experiences

UBC Press

In the face of growing anxiety about the environmental sustainability of the world, George Francis, a leading authority in the field of sustainability studies, examines initiatives undertaken in Canada over the past twenty-five years to protect some of our unique environments.

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