Resource Studies

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Smart Power

Climate Change, the Smart Grid, and the Future of Electric Utilities, Anniversary Edition

Island Press

This pivotal work offers a clear and accessible vision of how we can transform the electric power industry to adapt to twenty-first century challenges.

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Islands' Spirit Rising

Reclaiming the Forests of Haida Gwaii

UBC Press

Set within the context of resource conflict and collaborative land-use planning on Haida Gwaii, this book examines how historic relations of domination and oppression can be transformed and more sustainable forms of land governance created.

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Resettling the Range

Animals, Ecologies, and Human Communities in British Columbia

UBC Press

This unconventional history looks at the resettlement of interior British Columbia from the perspective of campaigns to exterminate grasshoppers and wild horses, creatures considered by some to be pests.

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Resource Communities in a Globalizing Region

Development, Agency, and Contestation in Northern British Columbia

UBC Press

This book explores how the peoples and communities of northern British Columbia are responding to global demand for local resources.

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A Town Called Asbestos

Environmental Contamination, Health, and Resilience in a Resource Community

UBC Press

In A Town Called Asbestos, a mining town’s proud and painful history is unearthed to reveal the challenges a small resource community faced in a globalized world.

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Leaky Governance

Alternative Service Delivery and the Myth of Water Utility Independence

UBC Press

Municipalities face important water supply challenges. One response has been to render utilities independent from municipal government through alternative service delivery. Both water management and municipal governance must be strengthened to meet contemporary water supply needs.

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Where the Rivers Meet

Pipelines, Participatory Resource Management, and Aboriginal-State Relations in the Northwest Territories

UBC Press

An examination of Sahtu Dene participation in the assessment of the Mackenzie Gas pipeline and other resource extraction projects, this book provides an in-depth account of the workings and effects of participatory environmental assessment in the Canadian North and its implications for the legitimization of resource co-management.

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Empowering Electricity

Co-operatives, Sustainability, and Power Sector Reform in Canada

UBC Press

This revealing analysis of Canada’s electrical power co-operatives challenges our understanding of their history and shines a light on their potential within the nation’s electricity sector.

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Community Forestry in Canada

Lessons from Policy and Practice

Edited by Sara Teitelbaum
UBC Press

The first comprehensive look at community forestry initiatives across Canada, this book provides a rich and detailed portrait of the sector from Newfoundland to British Columbia.

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Ecology of Salmonids in Estuaries around the World

Adaptations, Habitats, and Conservation

UBC Press

A comprehensive guide to understanding the crucial role estuaries play in the salmonid life cycle and what can be done to conserve – and recover – this important fish habitat.

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