Resource Studies

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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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Plants of British Columbia

Scientific and Common Names of Vascular Plants, Bryophytes, and Lichens

UBC Press

An up-to-date checklist of the current valid taxonomy for all vascular plants, bryophytes, and lichens in British Columbia.

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Ecology and Management of Sitka Spruce

Emphasizing Its Natural Range in British Columbia

UBC Press

This book is the most recent major work on the ecology and management of Sitka spruce.

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A Stake in the Future

Redefining the Canadian Mineral Industry

UBC Press

A comprehensive study of the Whitehorse Mining Initiative, which aimed to revitalize the mining industry.

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Balancing Act

Environmental Issues in Forestry

UBC Press

This book is a clarion call for a balanced, objective approach to forestry issues, including clearcutting, slashburning, old growth, and management chemicals.

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Geographic Variation in Forest Trees

Genetic Basis and Application of Knowledge in Silviculture

UBC Press

Geographic variation within tree species is one of the basic issues facing foresters, biologists, and others who work with trees.

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Life in 2030

Exploring a Sustainable Future for Canada

UBC Press

A ground-breaking, practical, and, above all, positive vision of life in twenty-first-century Canada.

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