Resource Studies

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Captain Alex MacLean

Jack London's Sea Wolf

UBC Press

Sealing wars and maritime history are brought into focus in this vivid account of the life of the Alex MacLean, the inspiration for Jack London's Sea-Wolf.

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Farming in a Changing Climate

Agricultural Adaptation in Canada

UBC Press

Covering all agricultural regions and a wide variety of commodity production and farming systems, this comprehensive survey synthesizes twenty years of research on climate change and Canadian agriculture.

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Awful Splendour

A Fire History of Canada

UBC Press
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Setting the Standard

Certification, Governance, and the Forest Stewardship Council

UBC Press

This important work undertakes a detailed comparative analysis of Forest Stewradship Council environmental standards, and their implications for global governance and regulatory theory.

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Landing Native Fisheries

Indian Reserves and Fishing Rights in British Columbia, 1849-1925

UBC Press
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Mining, the Environment, and Indigenous Development Conflicts

The University of Arizona Press

This book gets to the heart of mining resource conflicts in examining why indigenous communities support mining development on their lands in some cases but not in others.

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Nuclear Waste Management in Canada

Critical Issues, Critical Perspectives

UBC Press

Nuclear Waste Management in Canada encourages critical thought and discussion about energy generation and waste management by exploring not only the technical but also the social and ethical aspects of the problem.

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Forestry and Biodiversity

Learning How to Sustain Biodiversity in Managed Forests

UBC Press

Sustaining biodiversity in managed forests is a complex problem, but the authors argue that it can be done -- through adaptive management, which they describe as a structured approach to “learning by doing.”

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The Industrial Transformation of Subarctic Canada

UBC Press

A revealing history of human impact in the Canadian North, this book focuses on the causes and consequences of the industries that replaced the fur trade.

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What Is Water?

The History of a Modern Abstraction

UBC Press

A history of the modern concept of water that traces how a scientific abstraction has helped to produce a global crisis.

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