Resource Studies

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The Behavior and Ecology of Pacific Salmon and Trout

UBC Press

Describes the lives of offspring during the months they spend incubating in gravel, growing in fresh water, and migrating out to sea to mature.

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Intensive Agriculture and Sustainability

A Farming Systems Analysis

Edited by Glen Filson
UBC Press

An analysis of intensive agriculture and sustainable farming examining food quality, manure runoff, greenhouse gases, extra-label use of antibiotics, pesticide use, and rural conflict.

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Taking Stands

Gender and the Sustainability of Rural Communities

UBC Press

Goes beyond the dichotomies of “pro” and “anti” environmentalism to tell the stories of the women who seek to maintain resource use in rural places.

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Restoration of the Great Lakes

Promises, Practices, and Performances

UBC Press

Using original findings from surveys, interviews, and other documents, this volume looks at how various levels of government are attempting to restore the environment in the Great Lakes.

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Forestry and the Forest Industry in Japan

Edited by Yoshiya Iwai
UBC Press

Representing the work of distinguished Japanese scholars, this is the first comprehensive English-language overview of forestry, forest management, and the forest products industry in Japan.

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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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